SM Pro Audio release the HP6E enhanced multi-channel headphone amp 17/01/08
SM Pro Audio are showcasing the new HP6E multi-channel headphone amplifier.
They tell us that the HP6E is a high-quality, powerful, flexible, and reliable six channel headphone amplifier housed in a sturdy 1RU 19â€� standard rack-mountable metal chassis.
The HP6E boasts a variety of improvements over the original HP6 including improved frequency response, additional power, digital control of input selection, and a fifth mix input. Built in flash memory has also been added to allow for last state memory recall of the input selection for each channel... perfect, say SM Pro Audio, for saving critical studio time.
The HP6Eâ€™s flexible design allows any of the four available audio input source signals to be routed to any of the 6 Class A headphone amps provided on the HP6E. An additional fifth stereo signal can also be mixed into each individual headphone channel. This allows for endless application support including studio monitoring, live monitoring, in ear individual mixing, signal distribution, and more. Features:
10 TRS inputs, 5 stereo channels
6 class A headphone amplifiers
Auto to sensing switch mode power supply
Built in flash memory for last state memory recall
Mix control for each amplifier output
Nominal output @ 32Ohm 600mw per channel
Frequency response @100mw output 20Hz-20kHz +- 0.3 dB
THD @300mw less than 0.02%
Danny Olesh, SM Pro Audio product manager, told us, "As with
the HP6E, we are always looking to improve on our previous designs and pass the benefits ts to our customers. We have been able to offer real world improvements ts with the HP6E whilst remaining true to our philosophy of quality and affordability.â€� Pricing and Availability:
The HP6E 6E is set for release at a list price of USD $249.00