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Hegel C53 Power Amplifier

SKU 75506
Original price £5,800.00 - Original price £5,800.00
Original price
£5,800.00 - £5,800.00
Current price £5,800.00
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  • In Store Item Only

    Available at our Nottingham Store

  • Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

    Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

  • 1 Year Warranty

    1 Year Warranty for Peaceful Ownership

Hegel C53 Multi-Channel Amplifier

The Hegel C53 is a multi-channel amplifier that redefines sound performance without the hefty price tag typically associated with high-end audio equipment. Tailored to meet your specific needs, the C53 belongs to the Hegel C5 series, offering configurations in 3, 4, or 5 channels. Whether you're aiming to create a 5.1 surround sound setup, an Atmos theatre, bi-amp speakers, utilise active crossovers, or power multiple speakers in diverse environments such as mastering studios, restaurants, or homes, the C5 series ensures exceptional sound performance with remarkable dynamics and ultra-low distortion.

Exceptional Performance

Despite its versatility, the C5 series maintains the signature Hegel Sound, incorporating the patented SoundEngine2 technology renowned for its myriad benefits. Notably, the SoundEngine2 technology enables low-bias operation, ensuring that the high-power class A/B amplifier remains cool enough for installation in a 19-inch rack. Additionally, the SoundEngine2 technology delivers an impressively high damping factor exceeding 2000, resulting in deep, controlled bass and precise management of bass drivers. This contributes to the dynamic Hegel sound, characterised by low distortion and a spectacular soundstage. Hegel's patented SoundEngine2 amplifiers function akin to noise-canceling headphones, dynamically eliminating all distortion elements created within the amplifier circuits by playing them back in a negative phase. Thus, regardless of configuration, the C5 series guarantees a captivating audio experience that is natural, smooth, and incredibly dynamic.

Unmatched Versatility

The versatility of the C5 series extends beyond its channel configurations, offering additional features to streamline integration into larger systems. Individual phase switching for each channel and the option to select different gain settings per channel simplify integration processes. Moreover, the inclusion of trigger input and output facilitates daisy-chaining and remote operation, allowing hassle-free usage even when installed in separate rooms. The C53 amplifier, standing at 3U tall, features massive rackmount ears integrated into the amplifier shell. When installed in a rack, it is recommended to leave 1U spacing on top and bottom for optimal ventilation. Adjustable and detachable rear mount ears offer further installation flexibility, while included feet cater to alternative setup options for various applications.

  • Amplification Channels: Offers 3, 4, or 5 channels with 150 watts of power each at 8 ohms, providing versatility for various audio setups.
  • Gain Control: Allows precise adjustment of the input signal level for optimal performance and compatibility with different sources.
  • SoundEngine Technology: Incorporates advanced SoundEngine technology for high-fidelity sound reproduction with minimal distortion.
  • RCA & XLR Inputs: Provides both RCA and XLR inputs for flexible connectivity options with a wide range of audio sources.
  • Trigger In/Out: Features trigger input and output connections for seamless integration with other audio components and systems.
  • Modular Design: Designed with a modular construction for easy maintenance and potential future upgrades.
  • Rack Mount: Designed to be rack-mounted for convenient installation and integration into professional audio setups.

Power Output3 x 150/300/600 W into 8/4/2 ohms
Minimum Load2 ohms
Analog Inputs3 x balanced (XLR), 3 x unbalanced (RCA)
Control Inputs1 x mini-jack 5-12 V trigger
Control Outputs1 x mini-jack 11.9 V trigger out
Gain ControlSwitchable between 23 dB or 29 dB (individual)
Phase ControlSwitchable 1/180 (individual)
Frequency Response5 Hz - 100 kHz
Signal-to-Noise RatioMore than 100 dB
CrosstalkLess than -100 dB
DistortionLess than 0.01% @ 100W 8 Ohms 1 kHz
IntermodulationLess than 0.01% (19 kHz + 20 kHz)
Damping FactorMore than 2000 (main power output stage)
Net Weight28.5 kg
Gross Weight34 kg
Net Weight (US)61 lbs
Gross Weight (US)75 lbs
Dimensions NoteFor precise installation dimensions, refer to user manual
Dimensions48.2 cm x 13.2 cm x 52 cm (BxHxD incl handles, ex feet)
Dimensions (US)18.97 in x 5.2 in x 20.47 in (BxHxD incl handles, ex feet)
Special FeaturesBalanced and unbalanced inputs, Trigger in/out, Modular design, Adjustable rear rack mount, Gain & Phase selectors

  • Hegel C53 Power Amplifier
  • Power cable
  • Feet with screws
  • Rear rack brackets
  • User Manual

Delivery is made by common carrier next working day. Delivery is FREE for orders in-stock and over £100 or £9.99 for orders less than £100 or special delivery items.

Statutory Cancellation Right

You have the statutory right to cancel your order for any reason within 14 days beginning with the day you receive the item (please see clause 2 of our Conditions of Sale for the full instructions on cancellation and further information on your right of cancellation). We only accept cancellations via phone - 0115 975 8613, email - or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Our Voluntary Returns Policy

As well as your statutory cancellation rights described above, you can return most products within 30 days of receipt of the products if the products are complete and are in an unused and undamaged condition. We only accept returns via phone - 0115 975 8613 or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Please note that this returns policy doesn't affect your statutory rights and therefore doesn't affect your right of cancellation as described above.

Please note that you must return each item in the same condition in which you received it. This means that new items must be returned new, unused and complete (including all accessories). Refunds for returned items that are not received in this condition, may be reduced.

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