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New Carver RAM 285 Amplifier $4995


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Here's the spec's:


RAM285 Specifications


As of Jan 4 2023



85 WPC into 8ohms 

100 WPC into 8ohms for periods of time (approx 15 minutes below 85C)



THD+N < 0.5% up to 100W I to 8ohms

THD+N < 0.25% for 30W I to 8ohms

THD+N <0.15% for 1W into 8ohms


Noise Floor:

Output Noise with Inputs shorted: < 650uV rms A-weighted. 



-3db at 35KHz, -6db at 45KHz, at 100WPC

-3dB at 18Hz and 100WPC

-3dB at 11Hz and 40WPC


Source Impedance:

1.3 ohms



100W at 1.27Vrms, for both 8ohm and 4ohm loads.


Weight: 60 lbs.


The front panel is a full 17 inches wide and 3 1/2 inches thick. The chassis is almost 1/4 inch thick (.24 / 6mm) aluminum.

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On 1/9/2023 at 4:31 AM, Shakeydeal said:

Looks interesting, if I needed 100 watts.


 You know I thought my Crimson 275 had plenty of power until I hooked a pair up in mono, the difference is pretty staggering. Not that I listen any louder but the immediacy and inner details that are fleshed out now is incredible.



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