Acoustic Image Introduces Clarus SL and SL-R Amp Heads

Acoustic Image Clarus-SL Amp Head

Acoustic Image has announced it will be reintroducing the Clarus SL and Clarus SL-R single-channel amp heads as part of their 4plus Series. The compact units weigh in at just over 2 1/2 pounds while dishing out 600 watts of power into 4 ohms.

A core update to the models is the inclusion of Acoustic Image’s FLEX-style four-channel EQ, with Low, Lo Mid, High Mid, and Treble controls. It also has a sweepable low cut filter. Each model has both Hi Z and Lo Z 1/4-inch inputs to optimize for piezo pickups. The SL and SL-R differ with the SL-R adding built-in reverb and delay effects. Other features include a front-facing effects loop, a direct output with controls, a mute switch, and automatic voltage switching for universal AC mains operation.

Acoustic Image Clarus SL-R Amp Head

The Acoustic Image Clarus and Clarus SL-R will be shipping soon with street prices of $549 and $649, respectively.

Acoustic Image Clarus SL and SL-R Amp Head Specs:

Frequency Response:30 Hz – 20 kHz, ±3 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio:>110 dB at direct out
AC Power:100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz, automatically switched
Size:2.1″ H x 7.2″ W x 7.4″ D
Weight:2 lbs, 10 oz
Instrument Input:1 Mohm or 10 Mohm, 1/4 inch jack
Direct Out:+4 dB, balanced, XLR connector, ground lift, pre/post EQ selector, 10 dB pad
Effects Loop:Parallel type
Low Control:Shelving type, ±12 dB at 30 Hz
Low Mid Control:±12 dB at 250 Hz
High Mid Control:±12 dB at 1200 Hz
High Control:Shelving type, ±15 dB at 10 kHz
Low Cut Filter:-12 dB/oct sweepable from 30 to 180 Hz
Effects (SL-R only):Reverb with variable decay time, Delay/Reverb with variable delay time, Delay with variable delay time
Power Amp Type:Class D (PWM)
Switching Frequency:500 kHz
Output Power @ 4 ohms:500W rms continuous, 650W rms music (40% duty cycle), 1000W peak transient
External Speaker Out:Speakon type (pole 1), 2ohm min load
Supplied Accessories:Gig bag, Speakon to 1/4 inch adapter

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Acoustic Image

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