Amplifiers: Calypso Control Systems CA-500 and CA-1000
The CA-500 and CA-1000 miniature amplifiers from Calypso Control Systems are designed for small room applications.
The CA-500 and CA-1000 miniature amplifiers from Calypso Control Systems are designed for small room applications. The CA-500 produces 16 W per channel at 4 ohms, and 8 W per channel at 8 ohms. It has a single balanced stereo input and a signal-to-noise ratio of greater than 85 dB at 0.1 percent THD. The CA-1000 (pictured here) incorporates a single balanced/unbalanced stereo input, two unbalanced inputs, and one mono balanced/unbalanced input. Channels one through three can be set as mono channels, while any pair can be mixed using an onboard mixer. Price: $225 (CA-500); $295 (CA-1000). Availability: currently available (both models). For more information, contact Calypso Control Systems at 715-381-9646 or at www.calypsocontrol.com.