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Cerwin Vega! Announces New CV Series Power Amps [ Winter NAMM 2007 ]

United States
Three high performance amp models for a broad range of musical applications

HOLLYWOOD, FL — January 16th, 2007 — Cerwin Vega!, a leading manufacturer of loud speakers and audio products, proudly announces the introduction of the new CV Series power amplifiers at NAMM. Available in three models—the CV-900, CV-1800, and CV-2800 — these rugged, 2U rackmountable, workhorses feature state-of-the-art designs that include a highly efficient tunnel cooling system to ensure reliable, cool running operation, 21-position detent level control knobs for easily repeatable settings, signal and clip indicators for convenient monitoring of the amplifier’s status, and the right connectors for integration into most any environment.

Cerwin Vega’s new CV Series power amps have the muscle to accommodate the most demanding audio challenge. With power ratings up to 2800 watts, support for bridged mono operation in all three models, and exceptional THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) and Signal-to-Noise ratings, the CV Series power amps are the right choice for a myriad of musical tasks.

Sporting a hi-tech appearance that will be right at home in any equipment rack, the new Cerwin Vega! power amplifiers present a clean, inviting presence. The amplifier’s front panel includes a Power On/Off switch, 21-position detent level control knobs for channels 1 and 2 that make repeatable settings a breeze, and 6-segment, multi-color LED ladders for visual monitoring of signal status per channel.

At the heart of these new amplifiers resides an electronic design that delivers clean, reliable performance, protection circuitry guards against thermal overloads, short circuits, DC voltage, subsonic frequencies, and current overdriving. Additionally, these amps provide independent limiters for speaker protection, along with high-pass filters to eliminate extreme low end which can damage small speaker systems. Combined with a highly efficient, continuously variable tunnel cooling system designed to maintain low operating temperatures under extreme load conditions, the new CV Series power amps provide pristine audio quality and dependable performance.

With the right combination of input and output connectors, the new CV Series power amps integrate easily into most any audio environment. Rear panel input provisions include the balanced Combo (combined XLR and 1/4″ TRS) connectors, while outputs are handled by 5-way binding post and Speakon® connectors. Further, the rear panel is home to the High Pass Filter switch, Limiter switch, and a Mode select switch (for bridged/parallel/stereo operation).

Rick Richardson, Cerwin Vega’s Marketing Manager, commented on the company’s new power amplifier offerings, “True to Cerwin Vega’s legacy, these amplifiers are designed to drive loudspeakers to their maximum capabilities. By offering Cerwin Vega! customers three options in the CV Series, we are meeting the needs of anyone in need of high quality power amplification.”

The new CV Series of amplifiers have a suggested retail price of:

  • CV-900 $499
  • CV-1800 $679
  • CV-2800 $899

About Cerwin Vega!

A member of the Stanton Group of companies, Cerwin-Vega!, Inc. is a leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of loudspeakers for the home, mobile, and professional audio markets. Designed in the pursuit of dynamic, accurate sound reproduction since 1954, Cerwin-Vega! products are distributed throughout the world via a network of distributors and dealers in more than 75 countries.
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