Clarion 5-Channel or more Amps at Sonic Electronix

Clarion 5-Channel or more Amps

Filters
Loading...
Filters

An amplifier increases the power of the signal being fed to it by taking energy from its power supply and matching the signal but increasing its amplitude. Amplifiers use many different methods for converting these electrical signals and have been categorized into classes.

Class A/B: Greater than 50% of the input signal is amplified while the other percentage is “off”. These amplifiers have a small amount of current flowing through the output transistors all the time which almost eliminates crossover distortion. Class A/B has great sound quality but is not as efficient as class D. These amps are most commonly used to drive speakers.

Class D: Also known as switching amplifiers, class D amps have output transistors that are completely turned “on” or “off”. This means that when the transistors are on, there is almost no voltage across them but when they are off there is significant voltage but no current flowing through it which makes these amplifiers very efficient at the cost of sound quality. These amps are most commonly used to drive subwoofers.

Other Classes: You may see classes such as GH, bD, X, FD, etc. by some manufactures. These amplifiers tend to be either class A/B, D or a hybrid of the two but with improvements to their designs that can make them more efficient or offer better sound quality.

Each channel on an amplifier will power one speaker using a positive and negative cable. There are various types of amplifiers, each designed to power a certain number of speakers. Monoblock amplifiers, also known as single channel, are designed to power one or more subwoofers. These amplifiers often have very high power ratings. On the other hand, multi-channel amplifiers power multiple speakers, usually at lower power ratings. 2-Channel and 4-Channel amplifiers can power car speakers or low powered subwoofers. Occasionally you might see a 5 or 6-channel amplifier that can power speakers and subwoofers at the same time. The most common setup is a monoblock amp to run subwoofers and a 4-channel amp to run door speakers. Check out our Knowledge Base for more information.
Total RMS power is measured by multiplying RMS power per channel by the number of channels, and is calculated at the lowest level of operating impedance.

RMS power is the amount of continuous power, measured in watts, that an amplifier produces is called RMS power. The higher the RMS figure, the louder and cleaner your music sounds.

The RMS output figure is much more accurate than the peak rating when comparing products.

The total peak power output is measured as the wattage per channel multiplied by the number of channels, and is calculated at the lowest level of operating impedance.

It is measured during a brief musical burst, such as a sudden drum accent. Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal.

The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison.

If the amp comes with a bass/gain remote you will be able to control the level of your bass from your dashboard. Typically bass remotes also include a 16-20 ft. wire for installation.

A crossover is a type of filtering system that permits only certain frequencies to play. A Low-Pass (LP) crossover allows only frequencies below its setting to get through which is good in the case of some subwoofers. A High-Pass(HP) filter allows frequencies above its setting to pass through, this is normally used on speakers.

When a crossover is set to FULL it means no filtering is added and the full frequency spectrum is allowed through the amplifier. Filtering is important because feeding a speaker frequencies it cannot reproduce effectively creates distortion.

Speaker level inputs are commonly referred to as high-level inputs and vice versa. This input type allows you to get your audio signal directly from the speaker wire in your vehicle, instead of using RCA cables. The advantage of this is factory integration, as most stock radios do not have RCA outputs to run amplifiers.
Amplifiers that have been tested to meet specific standards. When a car amplifier meets these standards, you can be sure that it will be able to produce the amount of power specified by the official CEA-2006 rating. Usually, these rating consist of the following items:
  • RMS Power
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio

This rating applies to both external car amplifiers, as well as the amplifiers inside of in-dash stereos.

This feature will tell you if the amplifier has the capability to connect to a Bluetooth device.
listview icon
gridview icon
Clarion XC2510

700W Peak Ultra Compact 5/4/3 Channel XC Series Micro Class D Marine Amplifier

XC2510 main
Go to item page

700W Peak Ultra Compact 5/4/3 Channel XC Series Micro Class D Marine Amplifier

• 50 Watts RMS x 4 @ 4 ohms
• 75 Watts RMS x 4 @ 2 ohms
• Total Peak Power: 700 Watts
• CEA-2006 Compliant
• 0 to +12 dB bass boost at 50 Hz
• Nickel heat-sink for extreme heat dissipation
• 11.02"W x 4.33"L x 1.54"H

3
Clarion XC2510

700W Peak Ultra Compact 5/4/3 Channel XC Series Micro Class D Marine Amplifier

Special order

Ships at Later Date

$399.99 (17.50% off)
$329.99

Item Added to Cart

XC2510 small

700W Peak Ultra Compact 5/4/3 Channel XC Series Micro Class D Marine Amplifier

$329.99

Keep Shopping

FREE NVX XMountPro Cell Phone Mount with Select Orders

Spend $200 and use code XMOUNTPRO to get this free!.

$14.99

Add
NVX Universal Remote Level Bass Control

Controls bass level and frequency via RCA/Interconnect connectors on any amp.

$9.99

Add
NVX XIV65 V-Series Interconnect Cable

5m (16.40 ft) 6-Channel RCA Audio Interconnect Cable

$34.99

Add

Don't see the accessory you're looking for?
View all available accessories for the Clarion XC2510.

Related Categories


Clarion Marine Amplifiers Clarion Marine Amplifiers

Enhance the sound on your boat by adding an amplifier to your marine audio system. These marine amps are the perfect way to get louder, bigger, and clearer sound quality on your boat. These marine amplifiers can be great for standard boat speakers, tower speakers, and even some marine PA systems. Each amp is specially treated and engineered to function in the same wet, salty environment that boats are in.

Clarion Motorcycle Amplifiers Clarion Motorcycle Amplifiers

Your motorcycle will sound better than ever with the proper amplifier. Most of these amps are specially designed with special materials that can withstand the vibrations and elemental exposure, while others are designed with an extremely small footprint to fit conveniently in a saddlebag or other tight installations. Many of the products in this category are specifically designed for certain motorcycles, making installation a breeze.

    clear all items