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CEA-2006 Compliant: CEA-2006 is a new system of testing and
measurement methods for mobile audio amplifiers. This voluntary standard
advocates a uniform method for determining an amplifier's RMS power output and
signal-to-noise ratio. The criteria for measuring power uses a DC input voltage
of 14.4 volts and the RMS power output is measured into a 4-ohm load, with 1% or
less Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) plus noise, and at a frequency range of 20
Hz to 20,000 Hz when applicable. Signal-to-Noise ratio is measured in weighted
absolute decibels (dBA) at a reference of 1 watt into 4 ohms. CEA-2006 allows
consumers to compare car amplifiers and receivers on an equal basis. The MTX
Terminator TN250/1 under CEA-2006 regulations is rated at 100 Watts RMS x 1
channel with a 73dBA signal to noise ratio.
2-Ohm Stable: The MTX mono-amplifier is capable of handling
load impedances down to 2-ohms. The amplifier is rated at 200 Watts RMS x 1
channel in 2 ohms with 1% THD.
Mono-Block Amplifier: The MTX Terminator TN250/1 is designed
with specific features to power your subwoofer or subwoofers with a frequency
range between 20 to 85 Hz. This amplifier is not designed to power a full-range
Class-D Design: The TN250/1 is a Class D mono-block
amplifier, which uses digital switching to amplify audio signals. This design
results in high efficiency and less heat.
Active Fan Cooling: Rather
than weighing the amplifier down with heavy aluminum heat sinks, the Terminator
amplifier is cooled using a variable speed internal fan. The increasing output
of the amplifier engages the fan to automatically increase its speed allowing
more cool air to enter the amplifier. This keeps the amplifier performing at its
peak level longer and prevent the amplifier from having to into thermal shutdown
due to overheating. The fan will automatically slow down when the amplifier's
output is decreased.
Crossover: The Terminator
TN250/1 features a fixed 18dB/octave, 85Hz low-pass crossover.
Bass Boost: The MTX TN250/1
features a 40Hz Bass Boost which can be set to 0, 6, or 12 dB.
Power/Ground/Turn-On Connections: The TN250/1 features 0.5"
Power, Ground, and Turn-On Lead screw terminals. These terminals will handle up
to 4 AWG wire.
RCA Inputs: The pair of RCA type line-level inputs have a gain (Input
Sensitivity) control. The Input Sensitivity control will accept an input signal
of 200mV to 4.0 Volts.
Smart-Engage Speaker Level Input: The Terminator TN250/1
comes with a pair of speaker level input harnesses. This feature makes it easier
to add an amplifier to a factory radio or to a receiver with no preamp outputs.
When using the speaker-level inputs, the amp automatically turns on when it
senses signal from the head unit, eliminating the need for a remote turn-on
connection. In many cases, this feature will allow you to install the amplifier
without removing your radio.
Parallel Speaker Outputs: The amplifier is equipped with two pairs
of speaker terminals for an easy parallel subwoofer connection. The
speaker terminals are 0.3125" screw terminals which will accommodate 12 to 8 AWG
Fuse: The amplifier is equipped with a 25-AMP fuse.