Tons of power with a single-rack footprint
Playing music in multiple rooms of your home is a lot of fun — especially when you have plenty of power to get the most out of your speakers. AudioSource's AD3002 is a solid choice for folks who want a high-current amplifier to power a two-zone music system. The AD3002 delivers high-quality playback for analog sources like a tuner or turntable, and digital sources like a TV or CD player. Use it to drive tower or bookshelf speakers in your living room, while also playing music through a pair of outdoor speakers at the same time.
Drive your speakers with authority
The AD3002 delivers 150 watts of continuous power per channel when connected to a pair of eight-ohm speakers. It also cranks out 275 watts at four ohms. Want to bridge the two channels to drive a single speaker? You'll get a whopping 600 watts of clean power from this amp. Use multiple AD3002s for a cost-effective and space-saving way to get separate amplification for each channel of your home theater or two-channel system. You'll have plenty of headroom to drive even the most demanding speakers. A carefully designed chassis minimizes heat when installed in a rack.
Easily play music in two rooms
It's a breeze to set up a two-zone music system with the AD3002. It can drive two separate pairs of speakers connected to its A and B binding posts. Because it's four-ohm stable, you can enjoy music through two pairs of eight-ohm speakers simultaneously. Play music indoors through the A pair of speakers, and listen to the same source outside through the B speakers. When it's time to come inside for the night, simply switch off the B pair and let the party continue inside. The included remote provides easy control.
Multiple source and power-on options
The AD3002 offers two pairs of analog RCA inputs for your music sources. It also has an optical digital input, which provides a high-quality connection for a TV, CD player, or network music streamer. The amp can switch sources automatically when a signal is detected. It can be turned on manually, or automatically when it detects a source. The '3002 is even 12-volt trigger compatible so you can have it turn on when another piece of equipment is fired up. Rear-mounted bass and treble controls provide tone adjustment for your room.
Never worry about blowing your speakers
One of the features I like the most about the AD3002 is the ability to set maximum volume limits. On the upper left corner of the back panel are two small dials. These let you set a volume "ceiling" for each channel, so even if some over-enthusiastic listener maxes out the volume knob on the front of the amp, there won't be any damage to the speakers. This is a great way to make sure that guests or kids don't accidentally turn the system up to distortion levels.