Description: 4 Channel Hybrid Amplifier / Pre-Amplifier & AM/FM Tuner
Technical Pro’s HYBRID series of amplifiers has been turning a lot of heads in the professional audio community. In their latest offering the engineers at Technical Pro have successfully combined a high rack mount quality amplifier, state of the art tuner and professional preamplifier all into one built to last unit. The HB8X500U 4 Channel Hybrid Amplifier / Pre-Amplifier & AM/FM Tuner is one of the most powerful and versatile piece of audio gear on today’s market.
The HB8X500U is an amplifier that can push out a total peak power of 4000 watts. This is HUGE! This amplifier can be used for a professional studio, live on stage, showrooms and for home entertainment. The options loaded on this unit give the ability to be added to almost any sound set up. The inputs consist of 2 RCA jacks that can used to connect sources such as a CD player, DVD Player, mixer, etc. Or use the built in tuner and listen to your favorite AM or FM stations! There is also an MP3 input that comes complete with a cable. Connect your iPhone™ or iPod™ by using the MP3 input and play your songs through this system!
There is also a SD Card and USB flash drive input on the front panel of the HB8x5000U, allowing you to connect your portable audio directly to the amplifier.
So what is so special about a USB flash drive / SD Card input? Like most of us, you probably have an ever-growing library of mp3 audio files on your computer or laptop that you want to listen to while sitting on the comfort of your couch. Have you ever tripped over a wire connected to your computer or laptop and then dive onto the floor to save it from crashing and breaking into pieces? We can all agree the fewer wires in our sound system the better. A USB flash drive / SD Card lets you carry around thousands of .mp3 audio files in the palm of your hand. Simply connect the USB flash drive / SD Card to the computer and copy the.mp3 files onto the USB flash drive / SD Card. Disconnect it from the computer and connect it to the HB8X500U and the unit will automatically begin playing the files from the USB flash drive / SD Card. All while keeping your laptop perfectly safe.
There are also dual microphone inputs that can be used to connect any standard microphone. Make an announcement to your crowd, sing a professional performance or have a karaoke style party!
The outputs are banana binding post outs that be used to connect up to 8 speakers on 4 different channels. The 4 channel output will allow you to set up a SURROUND SOUND set up including sending out to a subwoofer. Additional outputs include 1 RCA dedicated for preamplifier output, 1 RCA dedicated for record line output and 2 mono RCA dedicated for passive subwoofer output. The unit also has a subwoofer controls with an adjustable low pass! This will let you set the frequencies you send to your subwoofer….this is a great option if you are trying to balance the sound in your room or venue and need to adjust the bass level output! And if you need more bass, engage the BASS BOOSTER button on the overall output! Use the preamplifier output to send all of your sources to another amplifier without having to disconnect everything to only reconnect to another amp…just send the whole signal by using the preamplifier output!
The HB8X500U has multiple uses and also multiple varying controls on the front panel along with an illuminated digital read out! The main output has a Dual 9 band equalizer. Use this to precisely adjust the levels of your frequency output and tune your sound to your exact needs. Also included is an echo effect that has controls for delay and repeat…you can actually set up different types of echo effects by adjusting these dials! The microphone controls can be used to adjust volume, bass, treble and echo amount. Choose your speakers by using the speaker selection…this will allow you to quickly turn off or on the speaker output from the front panel. If you don’t want set of speakers to play, just turn them off! Also included is a dimmer button, remote control and headphone jack.
The HB8X500U has so many options which in turn will you give you so many uses in the studio…live on stage…in your home entertainment system….or in your showroom or office space. It is powerful! It is universal! And it has a price that won’t break the bank!
Technical Pro changes the face of amplifier technology with the introduction of HYBRID, a technological advance that makes bulky and inefficient amplifiers a thing of the past. We started with the same revolutionary technology found in our power amplifiers, and incorporated a pre-amp, tuner and a dual Karaoke mic mixer. With high power output, versatile loading options, high thermal capacity and reliability, the HYBRID series brings you all of what Technical Pro stands for—incredible performance and sound, versatility, and the ultimate in reliability under harsh conditions.