Emotiva Introduces the Fully Integrated BasX Line

April 26, 2016


Emotiva Audio Corporation, the company that continually proves high-end audio doesn’t have be high-priced, introduces the BasX line of audio components, including powerful multizone amplifiers and versatile stereo preamp/tuners, engineered to work together to reproduce flawless sound, with the most intuitive operation in audio.

“A central part of Emotiva’s mission is been making it easy to explore and enjoy high-end audio technology that is affordable and a no-brainer to use,” says Dan Laufman, President and Founder of Emotiva. “We consider BasX a real breakthrough in terms of delivering audiophile power and performance at price points that allow a far larger segment of the market to enjoy high-end audio.”

BasX amplifiers feature robust toroidal power supplies and muscular Class A/B output stages. The line includes four power amplifiers, with various output power levels and configurations from two to eight channels, ensuring a perfect fit with a consumers’ needs.

BasX components are available exclusively at www.emotiva.com and through authorized Emotiva dealers. [An addendum with product information follows the release.]

About Emotiva Audio Corporation

Emotiva Audio Corporation (www.emotiva.com) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of high performance audio and video products. Outstanding performance and impeccable customer service has helped build a strong, dedicated following among the most demanding music and movie lovers.

The company invests extensive resources into engineering, development, and quality, the sum of which is reflected in every amplifier, pre-amplifier, processor/controller, audio source, and loudspeaker system bearing the company’s name, assuring end-users an entertainment experience on a par with systems costing significantly more. For additional information, contact Adam Sohmer; Sohmer Associates, LLC; 347-662-6535; adam@sohmerassoc.com.

BasX Product Selection

The PT-100 preamp/tuner (MSRP: $299) features a high-quality FM tuner, and both digital and analog inputs to connect to all audio sources. The PT-100 includes a precision phono preamp that supports moving magnet and moving coil cartridges, a USB input that supports digital audio up to 24/96k without having to install computer drivers, and an optional Bluetooth module input.

The menu system is both powerful and intuitive; the front panel VFD display is bright and easy to read, and all unit controls can be accessed from either the front panel or the remote control.

The IA-100 tuner/amplifier (SRP: $399) includes all of the features of the PT-100, but adds a powerful 50-watt RMS/channel into 8 ohms stereo amplifier.

The BasX A-100 (MSRP: $199) is a small, powerful, and great sounding integrated amplifier in 1/2 rack width package and is ideal for pairing with a small stereo system. Use the A-100 as an auxiliary amplifier for a larger system; it includes automatic turn-on, front panel volume control, and a high-powered headphone output.

BasX A-150, BasX A-300, BasX A-500, BasX A-700 power amplifiers are powerful amps that feature a heavy duty power supply, audiophile quality Class A/B output stages on each channel, high quality construction throughout, sophisticated fault protection, informative front panel status indicators, heavy duty audiophile speaker terminals, trigger input and output, and understated yet elegant styling.

• BasX A-150 (MSRP: $299): two channels; 75 watts RMS/channel into 8 ohms
• BasX A-300 (MSRP: $399): two channels; 150 watts RMS/channel into 8 ohms
• BasX A-500 (MSRP: $499): five channels; 100 watts RMS/channel into 8 ohms
• BasX A-700 (MSRP: $599): seven channels; 100 watts RMS/channel into 8 ohms

BasX A-800 (MSRP: $599)

A multi-zone amplifier that features a heavy duty power supply, audiophile-quality Class A/B output stages on each channel, high quality construction throughout, sophisticated fault protection, informative front panel status indicators, trigger input and output, and understated yet elegant styling. The A-800 has individual inputs for each channel and an input bus for multi-zone and multi-room sound distribution. It boasts eight channels; 50 watts RMS/channel into 8 ohms. Channel pairs are bridgeable to 100 watts per channel into 8 ohms.

BasX MC-700 (MSRP: $599)

A high performance 7.1 AV preamp/processor with HDMI 2.0 and Emo-Q™ room correction. Featuring twin dual-core 32 bit DSP engines, it handles all HD decoding with precision and exceptional fidelity.

Five HDMI 2.0-capable inputs support HDCP 2.2, and Emotiva’s acclaimed Emo-Q automatic room correction engine produces excellent results in nearly any room. Also, The MC-700 features manual parametric EQ on all channels with independent pre-sets and a pure along bypass mode. Rounding out its deep feature set are 7.1 analog inputs and USB audio support.

Source: Press Release