Parasound Halo A 52+ Five Channel Amplifier

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  • 180 watts RMS x 5 @ 8 Ω
  • 255 watts RMS x 5 @ 4 Ω
  • 225 watts RMS x 2 @ 8 Ω
  • 350 watts RMS x 2 @ 4 Ω
  • Class A/AB circuitry designed by legendary John Curl
  • Direct coupled - no capacitors or inductors in audio path ensures the cleanest signal
  • Balanced XLR inputs with discrete circuits
  • Full power is rated all the way down to 5Hz for unrestricted low-end bass
  • Custom 1.5 kVA encapsulated toroid power transformer with independent secondary windings for each channel
  • Hand-matched JFETs for input stage
  • Hand-matched MOSFETs for driver stage
  • Beta-matched 15 amp, 60 MHz bipolar output transistors (3 pairs per channel)
  • 100,000 µF power supply filter capacitance
  • DC Servo and relay protection circuits
  • Auto turn on by audio signal or 12V trigger
  • Heavy-duty 24k gold-plated, 5-way speaker terminals
  • 3U chassis with updated cosmetics, rack mountable with HRA3 (sold separately)



Power Output - All 5 Channels Driven 
180 watts x 5, 8 Ω 
255 watts x 5, 4 Ω

Power Output - 2 Channels Driven 
225 watts x 2, 8 Ω 
350 watts x 2, 4 Ω

Power measurements parameters with 120VAC 
0.05% THD, RMS continuous power, 
full audio band (20 Hz - 20 kHz)

Current Capacity: 
45 amperes peak, per channel

Dynamic Headroom: 

Slew Rate 
> 130 volts per microsecond

Frequency Response 
5 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB 
20 Hz - 20 kHz, +0/-0.3 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) 
< 0.05 % at full power 
< 0.03 % at typical listening levels

IM Distortion 
< 0.04 %


Interchannel Crosstalk 
> 78 dB at 1 kHz 
> 63 dB at 20 kHz

Input Impedance 
Unbalanced: 47 kΩ 
Balanced: 94 kΩ, 47 kΩ per leg

Input Sensitivity for 28.28 V Output into 8 Ω 
Unbalanced: 1 V 
Balanced: 1 V per leg 
Total Gain: 29 dB

S/N Ratio 
> 112 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted 
> 102 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Damping Factor 
> 1100 at 20 Hz

DC Trigger Requirements 
+9 Vdc to +12 Vdc, 5 mA

Audio Trigger Requirements 
2 mV - 10 mV

XLR Pin Identification 
1 = Ground (Shield) 
2 = Positive 
3 = Negative (Return)

Width: 17-1/4" (437 mm) 
Height without feet: 5-1/4" (133 mm) 
Height with feet: 5-7/8" (149 mm) 
Depth: 20" (508 mm) 
Depth with cables: 21-1/4" (540 mm)

Net Weight 
55 lb. (25 kg)

Shipping Weight 
69 lb. (31.3 kg)

Power Requirement 
Standby: 1 Watt 
Idle: 125 Watts 
Maximum: 1500 Watts

We are in the business of creating satisfied customers. We hope you love your purchase, but in the event that you are not satisfied, you may return unopened and unused items within 30 days for a full refund of the purchase price.

In the event that merchandise is not in its original condition, has been opened, or is missing packaging, manuals, accessories or other components a partial refund will be given.  Partial refunds are calculated on a case-by-case basis but incur a minimum 15% restocking fee.

Items ineligible for return: furniture and other oversized product shipped via a Motor Freight Carrier or scheduled delivery, televisions larger than 32”, in-ear headphones, special order items, and any item that has been permanently modified (e.g. spliced wires or custom order cables).

Three Simple Steps:

1. Give us a heads up: Please call 631-585-5600 or email to let us know you’d like to return an item. We will give you a RA number (Return Authorization) to include with your order.

2. Ship it back to us: Please pack the product in its original packaging with all original contents and use the original shipping carton and packing materials. Safely and completely packaged returns are less likely to incur a damage or restocking fee. Please consider insuring and tracking your item as you are are responsible for the item until it reaches our warehouse.

Return Address:
Audio Den
Attn: Returns
RA# (Insert RA #)
2845 Middle Country Road
Lake Grove, NY 11755

3. Sit tight! We will process your return as quickly as possible and issue a credit by the original payment method. Depending on your credit issuer, it may take as long as 10 days for the refund to post.


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