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The **Yamaha A-S2000** is a hi-fi natural sound stereo amplifer and is the flagship model of those offered by Yamaha. This system uses a new, superior approach to analog amplifier design with a full floating and balance circuit design including a floating balanced power amp and fully balanced control amp. Some notable features include parallel volume and tone controls, a discrete phono amp and a headphone amp for low impedance drive. It is designed using symmetrical construction and has specially designed feet. The Yamaha A-S2000 is available in black as the A-S2000BL and in silver as the A-S2000SL and comes with a remote.

Specifications

- Maximum Power: (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7 % THD, for Europe) 160 W + 160 W
- Minimum RMS Output Power (8 ohms, 20 Hz—20 kHz, 0.02% THD): 90 W + 90 W
- Minimum RMS Output Power (4 ohms, 20 Hz—20 kHz, 0.02% THD): 150 W + 150 W
- Maximum Power (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD): 120 W + 120 W
- Maximum Power (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD): 190 W + 190 W
- Dynamic Power/Channel: (8/6/4/2 ohms) 105 W/135 W/190 W/220 W
- Damping Factor: (8 ohms, 1 kHz) 160
- Input Sensitivity/Impedance, CD, etc.: 150 mV/47 k-ohms
- Input Sensitivity/Impedance, Phono MM: 2.5 mV/47 k-ohms
- Input Sensitivity/Impedance, Phono MC: 100 µV/50 ohms
- Input Sensitivity/Impedance, Main In: 1 V/47 k-ohms
- Frequency Response, CD,etc. to Speaker Out, Flat Position: 5 Hz–100 kHz +0 dB/-3 dB
- Frequency Response, CD,etc. to Speaker Out, Flat Position: 20 Hz–20 kHz,+0 dB/-0.3 dB
- RIAA Equalization Deviation, Phono MM: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.5 dB
- RIAA Equalization Deviation, Phono MC: 20 Hz–20 kHz, ±0.5 dB
- Total Harmonic Distortion(20 Hz–20 kHz), CD Balanced to Speaker Out: 0.01% (90 W/8 ohms)
- Total Harmonic Distortion(20 Hz–20 kHz), CD, etc. to Speaker Out: 0.015% (90 W/8 ohms)
- Total Harmonic Distortion(20 Hz–20 kHz), Phono MM to Rec Out: 0.005% (2 V)
- Total Harmonic Distortion(20 Hz–20 kHz), Phono MC to Rec Out: 0.05% (2 V)
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio[IHF-A Network], CD, etc.: (S: 150 mV, Input Shorted) 98 dB
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio[IHF-A Network], Phono MM: (S: 5 mV, Input Shorted) 93 dB
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio[IHF-A Network], Phono MC: (S: 500 µV, Input Shorted) 85 dB
- Residual Noise (CD, etc., IHF-A-Network)
- Channel Separation (1 kHz/10 kHz), CD, etc., Input: 5.1 k-ohms Terminaled 74 dB/54 dB
- Channel Separation (1 kHz/10 kHz), Phono MM, Input Shorted, Vol: -30dB 90 dB/77 dB
- Channel Separation (1 kHz/10 kHz), Phono MC, Input Shorted, Vol: -30dB 66 dB/77 dB
- Bass Boost/Cut (at 50 Hz): ±9 dB
- Bass Turnover Frequency: 350 Hz
- Treble Boost/Cut (at 20 Hz): ±9 dB
- Treble Turnover Frequency: 3.5 kHz
- Audio Muting: -20 dB (approx.)
- Load Impedance, Speaker A or B: 4 ohms to 16 ohms
- Load Impedance, Speaker A + B: 8 ohms to 16 ohms
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 137 x 465 mm, 17-1/8” x 5-3/8” x 18-5/16”
- Weight: 22.7 kg, 50 lbs.

## Amazon Best Sellers Rank

# 43 in Power Amplifiers

## Versions

Yamaha A-S2000 | Black

**PG title:***A-S2000 Amplifier***Amazon title:***Yamaha A-S2000BL Natural Sound Stereo Amplifier (Black)***ASIN:***B001L19FBC***UPC:***027108929101***MPN:***AS2000BL***EAN13:***027108929101*

Yamaha A-S2000SL Natural Sound Stereo Amplifier (Silver)

**PG title:***A-S2000 Amplifier***Amazon title:***Yamaha A-S2000SL Natural Sound Stereo Amplifier (Silver)***ASIN:***B001M9G6I8***UPC:***027108929064***MPN:***AS2000SL***EAN13:***027108929064*

## Rob Roberts

This ''product review'' has it all backwards. The Yamaha AS2000 is a screaming bargain worthy of three times the asking price. Just LISTEN to it, one short audition will suffice. Absolutely superb.

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