Is Adcom a good brand?

Is Adcom a good brand?

The ADCOM GFA-555 II is among the world’s greatest audio power amplifiers of all time. Considering that you can get a used GFA-555 II like this one for about $350, I doubt there’s a better bargain for high-end amplification. Its performance is exemplary; I haven’t heard any other amplifier surpass it today.

Where are Adcom amplifiers made?

However, although some Adcom amplifiers are built in Taiwan, others are not. The Adcom GFA-5500, for example, is built for Everest by China-based company Quality Technology Electronics.

Is Adcom GFA 555 Class A?

Though not constructed to Mark Levinson standards (none of the amps in this survey are), it is nonetheless an attractive, user-friendly piece of gear. It is a direct-coupled, high-power, high-current design with class-A bias for the input stage.

What does monoblock mean on amps?

Monoblock refers to how many “channels” it can power. Typically, a mono amp is used to power a subwoofer. For example, if you have a good subwoofer amp (CLAS D Monoblock 1-ohm stable amp) then its only going to output a low frequency (bass) sound.

Which Adcom amplifiers did Nelson Pass design?

ADCOM earned worldwide acclaim with the GFA-555 – a power stereo amplifier designed by Nelson Pass. It was an ADCOM milestone that became a classic step-up for budget amplifiers at that time.

Who owns Adcom now?

Adcom Worldwide is part of the Radiant Network, which comprises more than 100 locations in the US, Canada and worldwide.

What does Adcom mean?


Acronym Definition
ADCOM Admissions Committee
ADCOM Administrative Committee
ADCOM Advanced Computing and Communications (International Conference)
ADCOM Advanced Computing and Communication (International Conference)

Are mono amplifiers good?

A monoblock amp meets the specific requirements of a subwoofer without compromise. The circuitry of a mono amp creates power for low frequencies. A good mono amplifier can handle all the power without overheating.

Can I use a monoblock amp for 2 subs?

A mono block amplifier has only 1 channel and cannot be bridged. The 2 outputs of a mono block amplifier are there to easily connect multiple subwoofers.

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