The power amplifier is the heart of your home theater system. Only a truly great power amp can render the delicate subtleties of an intimate scene in all their finest detail, or deliver the pounding sound track of the latest blockbuster thriller, backed by a full orchestra, without the slightest hint of stress or strain. The amplifiers in many receivers, even though they may at first seem to be rated for plenty of power, just aren’t up to the task. Some are underpowered, don’t drive real world speaker loads very well, or start to sound muddled and confused when you Ask them to play complex musical passages at anything resembling realistic listening levels. We’re pleased to introduce you to the New Emotive XPA-5 Gen3 – the latest in Our highly acclaimed xpa Series of power amplifiers. The XPA-5 Gen3 Features a classic audiophile class a/b topology, with dual differential inputs, all discrete components, and a short, highly optimized signal path. Our optimized class H power supply topology gives the New XPA-5 Gen3 higher efficiency than its predecessor, and the New switch mode power supply delivers tightly regulated power, with better efficiency, and reduced overall weight. The New XPA-5 Gen3 is also modular, which means that you can add more channels later if you need them – up to a total of seven channels. The XPA-3 Gen3 also offers the Features you expect from a high-end power amp – like machined gold plated RCA connectors, audiophile grade speaker binding posts, and top quality parts and construction throughout. If you’re looking for the centerpiece of an awesome New 5.1 channel system, or a great way to upgrade the output of your current home theater receiver. The XPA-5 Gen3 – pure audiophile power: 250 watts RMS per channel, all channels driven, into 8 ohms. 300 watts RMS per channel, two channels driven, into 8 ohms. Th.D.: 115 db. (ReF rated power; a-weighted). power bandwidth: 20 Hz – 20 kHz +/- 0.1 db. Power Requirements: 100 – 250 VAC 50/60 Hz.