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MOON EVOLUTION 760A

The MOON 760A is the first amplifier to be housed in the slim Evolution series chassis, making it unusually compact, yet very heavy.

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The MOON 760A is the first amplifier to be housed in the slim Evolution series chassis, making it unusually compact, yet very heavy. A dual-mono, class A/B design with balanced differential circuitry, it exhibits all the sonic hallmarks which MOON products are globally known for: an airy, detailed and open top end, transparent and 3-dimensional in the midrange, robust, powerful and authorative in the bass. In a nutshell, the 760A will amplify music with all the harmonic accuracy, richness and dimensionality of a live musical performance.

A DC-coupled amplifier with our own "zero global feedback" circuit, the 760A has both balanced (XLR) and single-ended (RCA) inputs, but will sound best when driven via its XLR inputs. The heatsinks are crafted from custom made aircraft-grade aluminum extrusions and covered with our thermally transparent paint which will not fade or discolor over time.

This amplifier was created as a result of "market driven" demand; the 760A closes the large pricing gap between the Nēo and Evolution series for a single-chassis 2-channel amplifier. It is the perfect entry into the Evolution range of MOON products, and when mated with the MOON 740P Preamplifier, becomes a formidable, ultra-high performance amplification package for its price.

Of course, key features you'd expect in a MOON Evolution Series product are present such as an RS-232 port and 12 Volt triggers for custom-install environments

Technical Features

A "no overall feedback" design resulting in genuine real-time amplification, a more accurate musical reproduction with respect to tonality, virtually non-existent intermodulation distortion and the elimination of common phase errors resulting from feedback

Custom proprietary toroidal transformer design with lower magnetic, electrical and thermal loss, yielding an improved power transfer and lower regulation factor. The result is increased current speed and better dynamics.

A dual-mono oversized power supply

Precision matched and fully decoupled proprietary MOON Bipolar output transistors with unprecedented gain linearity resulting in improved bass response and even more accurate sonic reproduction.

A very short capacitor-free signal path for a faster transient response.

Self-diagnostic system that detects both over-heating and the presence of DC in the input signal.

"Class A" output to 5 watts for greater efficiency.

RS-232 port for (i) full unsolicited bidirectional feedback and (ii) firmware updates.

12 Volt trigger input/output for remote operation.

4-Layer printed circuit boards with pure copper tracings for a much shorter signal path;
This results in greater sonic accuracy and a dramatically improved signal-to-noise ratio.

Designed to be powered up at all times for optimal performance.

Low operating temperature for a longer than normal life expectancy.

Ultra rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations.

Accurate matching of the very finest quality electronic components in a symmetrical circuit design

» Tekniske data

Type: Solid State
Configuration: Dual Mono / Balanced
Power Supply Transformers: 2 x 0.5kVA
Power Supply Capacitance: 80,000µF
Class Of Operation: A/AB
Balanced Inputs: XLR - 1 pair
Single-ended Inputs: RCA - 1 pair
Input Device Type: J-FETs
Input Impedance: 47.5KΩ
Input Sensitivity: 900mV RMS
Output Device Type : Bipolars - 4 per channel
Output Binding Posts: WBT - 1 pair per channel
Output Power @ 8Ω : 130 Watts
Output Power @ 4Ω: 260 Watts
Output Power @ 2Ω: 500 Watts
Output Power - Bridged Mono : 500 Watts
Frequency Response: 10Hz - 200kHz (+0/-3dB)
Output Impedance: < 0.03Ω
Damping Factor (static): > 267
Gain: 31dB
Signal-to-noise Ratio: 104dB @ full power
Maximum Output Voltage : 37 Volts
Slew Rate: 35 V/µs
Maximum Current - Peak : 32 amperes
Maximum Current - Continuous: 20 amperes
Crosstalk: @ 1kHz -102dB
IMD: Unmeasureable
THD (20Hz - 20kHz @ 1 watt): 0.015 %
THD (20Hz - 20kHz @ 130 watts): 0.04 %
12 Volt Trigger Input/Output Operation: Direct Logic (0V = off, 12V=on) using a 3.5mm
mono jack with an Input/Output impedance of
1000Ω and current requirement of 12mA
RS-232 Port: 9-pin female DB connector
Power Consumption @ idle: 35 watts

Dimensions (width x height x depth)
18.75 x 4.0 x 18.1 in.
47.6 x 10.2 x 46.0 cm

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