View and Download Altec Lansing B operating and service instructions online. Altec Lansing Technologies B,B/SA Anniversary Series Power . Hey guys, I got a lead on an Altec Lansing stereo amp model B I can get for $ – is this a good price for this? I know AL tends to be pro. The B and B/SA Anniversary Series power amplifiers are identical except for the addition of precision stepped attenuators on the B/SA.
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West By God Virginnie. It is watts x 2 into 8 ohms or x 2 into 4 ohms and it can be bridged mono for into 8 ohms. I know AL tends to be pro audio and documentation on this amp did show it could be used for auditoriums and the like, but I am curious as to if it is any good for home audio use at all?
There are more than a couple people on this forum tat use them. I have a A tucked away in a closet. I”ve heard some really fantastic super rich systems.
It would certianly go to say then that while these amps may sound fine then, that in my area it still might not make them easy sells if I upgrade to something else. As I said, the only real weakenss of this amps is, is that the fan on it is not the quietest out there. Theres a pair of Altec b downstairs hooked up to EPI s.
It’s going to be driving my JBL horns for a while until I can get some other tubes up and running. Or buy new ones. But I’ve heard pro systems that will give them a hell of a run for the money.
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But given the kinds of speakers people tend to use with amps like this, I don’t think it’s the kind of amp that would work well for what I have Your standard pretty modern 3-way setup that is relatively efficient. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Input sensitivity for rated output power into a 4 ohm load: VistanceFeb 27, The B is one 9444 the Anniversary Series amplifiers, which are very well regarded.
You might be really surprised at how many of us on this forum use pro amps in our homes FWIW, the pro amps i use most at home were chosen mainly for their sound quality, durability and entry fee are pretty much bonuses.
Altec Lansing Professional Amplifier B Specification List page 1
On the 944b4 panel shall be a two position mode switch for selecting between the dual channel mode or the bridged single channel mode, and individual rotary input level controls. Something worth noting though, looking on the back I don’t see a standard RCA unbalanced input. I’ve bought and sold a lot of pro amps, any my EV Which is really the same Altec amp you are asking about is one amp I haven sold because it does sound so good.
You don’t say where you’re located but if it were near me I would certainly drop bones on it.
Altec Lansing Power Amplifier Model 9444B Anniversary Series Amp
The net weight shall not exceed 34 pounds. The amplifier shall contain sensing circuitry to provide protection against over-temperature, shorted output terminals, and radio frequency interference.
Just because an amp is a pro unit does not mean it isn’t “musical sounding”. Your name or email address: It’s a really great amp Which would you guys recommend? I get the impression this amp wouldn’t be the altc of sound or amplifier style I’d like – no big deal as I did find some cool stuff at this same place, this was just an interesting thing I saw and didn’t know if it was something really desirable for the people with the old speakers who I know do like altrc want this kind of amp.
Output terminals shall be a barrier strip connector. I heart pro amps. My idea of amps has always been things like an Adcom, or NAD – and my idea of a wonderful amp being stuff like altsc Krell, Bryston, Accuphase, Nakamichi PA-5 – stuff with big handles and huge fins. It just means you have a fairly bulletproof amp that is meant for hard use and even abuse.
Yes, it’s a pro amp, but it sounds just as good or better than any of your aaltec amps out there. I found these specs: Don’t get me wrong.
Discussion in ‘ Dollars and Sense ‘ started by VistanceFeb 27, Input connections for each channel shall include a powered octal accessory socket for use with optional plug-in accessory modules, a 3-pin female XLR connector, and a barrier strip connector.