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KASA500 Amplifier

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KASA500 is a powerful Class-D Dual 250WPC amplifier. This DSP controlled system amplifier is optimized to deliver thunderous bass from KEF Ci subwoofers.
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Features

KASA500

KASA500 is a powerful Class-D Dual 250WPC amplifier. This DSP controlled system amplifier is optimized to deliver thunderous bass from KEF Ci subwoofers. With both line and speaker level inputs, and DSP configurable pass-through with optional high pass filters – the KASA500 is versatile and can be deployed in limitless system configurations. Optional rack mount ears included.


Specification

Additional Information

Crossover Frequencies 40 - 140Hz or software bypass
Inputs Selectable stereo RCA line level, or mono LFE RCA level; Stereo speaker level
12 Volt trigger input voltage 8 to 14 Volt DC@1.5mA max ⅛" diameter female plug (tip positive or tip negative)
Recommended Amplifier Power (<1% THD) 2 x 250watts 4ohms; Bridge 1 x 500watts 8ohms
Amplifier Power 2 x 250watts 4ohms; Bridge 1 x 500watts 8ohms (<1% THD)
Product external dimensions H x W x D : 88 x 432 x 304mm (3½ x 17 x 12 in.)
H x W x D with feet : 92 x 432 x 304mm (3⅝ x 17 x 12 in.)
H x W x D with rack ears; 2 EIA rack space: 88 x 483 x 304mm (3½ x 19 x 12 in.)
Weight 4kg (9 lbs)
Unit measurement Piece
Document Download Ci Series Brochure
Ci Series Specification Sheet
Ci Series Minimum Cabinet Volume Chart
KASA500 user manual
Remarks KEF reserves the right, in line with continuing research and development, to amend or change specifications. E&OE.
Ci Software Download

1. KEF Speaker Placement Tool

Created by KEF UK engineering, the "KEF Speaker Placement Tool" is a software program* designed to assist you in the placement and layout of KEF Ci loudspeakers. Able to accommodate both 70V/100V and stereo music systems the software will graphically show room sound coverage, show speaker layout, and to provide wiring diagrams. For your convenience room layouts can be saved, printed, exported, and retrieved for future reference.

Download Ci Software

* KEF Speaker Placement Tool currently runs only on Windows based machines. Due to a compatibility issue between the "KEF Ci Speaker Placement Tool" and the latest version of Java, previous versions of the "KEF Ci Speaker Placement Tool" may not run. To correct this problem please uninstall the KEF Ci Software and then download and install the latest version from the link on this page.










2. KASA500 Software Update Tool

KASA500 is a powerful Class-D Dual 250WPC amplifier. This DSP controlled system amplifier is optimized to deliver thunderous bass from KEF Ci subwoofers. With both line and speaker level inputs, and DSP configurable pass-through with optional high pass filters – the KASA500 is versatile and can be deployed in limitless system configurations. To allow for future flexibility KEF engineers may update the KASA500 DSP firmware to optimize performance with additional KEF speakers. The KASA500 Programmer* is a proprietary tool for updating the KASA500 firmware. NOTE: KASA500 software requires a "USB Type A Male to USB Type A Male cable" for connection between your computer and the KASA500.

Download KASA500 Programmer

Download KASA500 Firmware Rev. 10.04 - The latest KASA500 Firmware provides settings for KEF Ci subwoofer models Ci3160RLb-THX, Ci200QSb-THX, Ci200TRb and Ci4100QLb with THX certified performance (if applicable) in both mono and stereo mode.

Download KASA500 EQ setting dip switch chart

Download KASA500 user manual - KASA500 manual includes installation diagrams for both home theater and music sub/satellite installations.

* KEF KASA500 Programmer currently runs only on Windows based machines.





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