BHA-1 Balanced Headphone Amplifier

Advancing our tradition of unmatched audio performance and functionality, the BHA-1 Balanced Headphone Amplifier is Bryston’s reference amplifier solution for the finest listening experience from your headphones. The BHA-1 is compatible with both traditional (single-ended) and balanced headphones.

Inputs: Balanced XLR Pair, Single Ended Pair (RCA), 3.5mm Stereo Mini Jack (MP3 Player Source, etc.)
Outputs: Balanced XLR (4 Pin Stereo), Balanced XLR Pair (3 Pin Left/Right), ¼" Headphone Jack
Control: Remote Trigger Input ( 5 - 12V AC/DC @10mA)

Specifications:
  • 2 Ohms output impedance for each op-amp driver.
Load @ 600 Ohms
  • Hi - 10.9V Out @ 001% Power 200 mW
  • Lo - 5.45 V Out @ 001% Power 50 mW
  • Lo - 2.50 V Out @ 001% Power 10 mW
  • Lo - 788 mV Out @ 001%¹ Power 1 mW
Load @ 300 Ohms
  • Hi - 10.8 V Out @ 001% Power 390 mW
  • Lo - 5.40 V Out @ 001% Power 50 mW
  • Lo - 1.79 V Out @ 001% Power 10 mW
  • Lo - 583 mV Out @ 001%¹ Power 1 mW
Load @ 80 Ohms
  • Hi - 10.4 V Out @ 002% Power 1.35 W
  • Lo - 5.20 V Out @ 001% Power 383 mW
  • Lo - 887 mV Out @ 001% Power 10 mW
  • Lo - 345 mV Out @ 003% Power 1 mW
Load @ 32 Ohms
  • Hi - 9.65 V Out @ 0.150% Power 2.9 W²
  • Lo - 4.84 V Out @ 002% Power 732 mW
  • Lo - 578 mV Out @ 001%¹ Power 10 mW
  • Lo - 185 m V Out @ 005%¹ Power 1 mW
  • Lo - 4.00 V Out @ 001% Power 500 mW³
Options:
  • Available with Silver or Black Faceplate (2U)
  • 17” or 19” Faceplate available
  • Rack Mountable Ears available
  • Internal or External MPS-2 Power Supply (see MPS-2 Power Supply in Other Products)
  • Locking mechanisms on Balanced XLR connectors
Features:
  • Balanced outputs
  • Balanced dual mono circuitry
  • Left/Right balance control
  • Six fully discrete Class A Bryston operational amplifiers
  • 14dB or 20dB gain
  • 10k input impedance
  • High quality noble stereo volume control (laser trimmed)
  • Gold plated input and output connectors
  • Multiple headphone drive capability
Physical:
  • 2.75” (2" W/O feet) H x 17” W x 12.25” D (17" faceplate)
  • 69.85mm (50.8mm W/O feet) H x 431.8mm W x 311.15mm D (431.8mm faceplate)
  • 2.75” (2" W/O feet) H x 19” W x 12.25” D (19" faceplate)
  • 69.85mm (50.8mm W/O feet) H x 482.6mm W x 311.15mm D (482.6mm faceplate
  • 13.25 Ibs

² Onset of clipping
³ Rated output

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