With Class D efficiency, the amplifier comes in a smaller, lighter enclosure, yet runs cooler comparing with other classes of amplifiers with the same amount of power. The fanless design helps eliminate operation shutdown brought by fan malfunction and ensures the amplifier not to be vulnerable to outside elements. Constructed in a compact, sealed casing, the AP106 approves of hidden placement, for instance, behind the TV, or even in the dusty environments, such as above the ceiling.
Speaking of the system protection circuit, the AP106, along with the speakers connected to it, is prevented from damages led by shorted outputs, over / under-voltage, high frequency overload, and overtemperature. Built to be energy-efficient, the amplifier enters Power Saving Mode when no audio input is detectable in 30 minutes and turns back on when a source is detected. Additional features include the front panel LEDs that indicate the device status, plus the bi-directional RS-232 serial port that allows for firmware upgrade and easy integration with ATEN’s Control System, which acts as a centralized platform where hardware devices are converged to be monitored and controlled via an intuitive GUI. The AP106 is perfect for upgrading commercial or residential Pro AV systems where maintaining ultra-low distortion while exhibiting exceptional sound quality is required.