Daniel Hertz Maria 800 4-Channel Integrated Amp

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Daniel Hertz Maria 800 4-Channel Integrated Amp

Unlock the pinnacle of audio perfection with Maria 800 – the world's first single-chassis, WiFi and Bluetooth-enabled device that not only replaces the DAC, preamplifier, power amplifier, interconnect cables, and headphone amplifier but also introduces active crossovers for bi-amplified speakers. Crafted by the legendary Mark Levinson, Maria 800 heralds a new era, delivering the ultimate emotion of bi-amplified systems, surpassing the purity of pure analog for the very first time.

Designed for uncompromising audio enthusiasts, Maria 800 stands as a testament to Mark Levinson's commitment to excellence. Operating in bridge mode, this powerhouse amplifier can unleash an impressive 800 watts per channel across two channels, ensuring a breathtaking auditory experience.

Experience precision like never before with Maria 800's fully programmable active crossovers featuring laboratory-grade algorithms. Achieve meticulous tuning in .1dB increments, tailored for bi-amplifying speakers without any compromise. Maria 800 is engineered to meet the demands of speakers requiring bi-amplification, providing a level of performance that sets it apart.

At the heart of Maria 800 lies the Mighty Cat™ Class D chipset, a DAC with analog power output boasting a native resolution of 384kHz. With an elegant and concise signal path, Mighty Cat™ eliminates signal degradation associated with multiple chassis systems, cables, and power supplies, ensuring unparalleled audio quality.

Mighty Cat™ takes audio purity to new heights with zero audible noise, delivering high output current and low output impedance to effortlessly drive high-quality speakers. Maria 800 incorporates power supply regulation through a state-of-the-art SMPS (switching mode power supply), delivering rock-solid bass, astonishing punch, dynamics, and pinpoint imaging – features typically found in only a select few pure analog amplifiers.

Elevate your audio experience with Maria 800 – where innovation meets precision, offering a no-compromise solution for bi-amplified systems and setting a new standard in amplifier technology.

Features

"Maria 800 is essential for creating the world's finest music systems which are by definition, bi-amplified."
-Mark Levinson

Specifications
  • Daniel Hertz Mighty Cat™ Audio Chip with C-Wave™
  • 3 analog inputs (1 meg ohms), USB, coax, wi-fi - Bluetooth
  • Digital to analog converter, no separate DAC
  • 4 Channels with active crossovers for Bi-Amplification
  • 350 Watts per channel (8 ohms)
  • 500 Watts per channel (4 ohms)
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled
  • Internal tunable Headphone amplifier
  • Custom Daniel Hertz speaker connectors
  • Hand-built mirror black finished Perspex chassis
  • Hand-polished stainless steel knobs and buttons
Weight & Dimensions

Power output, four channels:
350W per channel at 8 ohms.
500W per channel at 4 ohms.

Frequency response:
5 Hz - 30 kHz

Native resolution:
384 kHz PWM, 3ns

AC Power input:
90V - 250 V

Dimensions:
Height:
110mm (4.33’’)

Width:
430mm (16.93’’)

Depth:
330mm (12.99’’)

Weight:
6kg (13 lbs)

Fuse:
15 A

Digital inputs:
Bluetooth, digital coaxial, USB Audio 2.0, WIFI
Bluetooth (wireless):
24 bit, 48 kHz

Digital Coaxial:
24 bit, 192 kHz

USB Audio Class 2.0:
24 bit, 192 kHz

Analog inputs:
stereo RCA, 3 pairs with 1 megohms input impedance

Analog outputs:
Left and right channel speaker outputs via Daniel Hertz speaker connectors.
Headphone output via front panel 1/4" phone jack.

Active crossovers:
Left and right high pass
Left and right high pass
Fully programmable crossover frequencies, slopes, levels, and time delays. Resolution in steps of .1dB.