Chord Electronics Ultima Integrated

Chord Electronics
A first integrated amp in the high end ULTIMA line and a first integrated amp to feature advanced ULTIMA technology, the new ULTIMA integrated offers 125 watts per channel of natural engaging sound with vanishingly low distortion: a performance which is up to modern high resolution digital sources and also true to the musical artistry whenever it was recorded.
ULTIMA technology is a synergetic design approach which uses Chord Electronics’ proprietary solutions: high speed low noise power supply, custom designed and exclusively made power MOSFETs and optimized dual-feedforward error correction topology. The name ULTIMA just describes the ultimate performance attainable: outstanding fidelity, class leading low noise and low distortion circuitry, great reserves of power for any loudspeaker.
Main design features:
·      Fully balanced operation from inputs to outputs
·      Precision machined solid chassis of aerospace grade aluminium
·      Individually buffered inputs to prevent all kinds of interference
·      Microprocessor controlled source selector relays
·      Multilevel protection from operational hazards
·      Stackable (Integra Legs) or non-stackable (optional acrylic side blocks)
·      Argent Silver or Jet Black finish
Main functionality features:
·      1 balanced XLR input, 3 unbalanced RCA inputs
·      Pre-amp out (XLR) for an external power amp or bi-amping
·      Power amp in (AV-bypass) for use with a multichannel processor
·      12V trigger in/out for remote power on/off
·      Balance, mute, LED dim controls

Product Type: Amplifier



At the point of sale, Chord Electronics Ltd. provides the ULTIMA INTEGRATED with a comprehensive five-year warranty, which covers defects in materials and workmanship through fair usage.
The warranty is transferable with proof of purchase, however, the warranty on ex-demonstration units begins from the retailer‘s date of purchase. Warranty claims must be made via the supplying retailer.
For the best possible support and service, please register your purchase with Chord Electronics at:


Frequency response
10 Hz-200 kHz ±3 dB
0.01 % 20 Hz-20 kHz
Signal-to-noise ratio
90 dB on all inputs
Input impedance
100 kΩ
Input maximum voltage
Output maximum voltage
35 V RMS
Channel separation
100 dB
Mains voltage
80-250 V AC auto-switching
Power output
125 W into 8Ω
Power consumption
 idle c. 45 W, operation at rated output c. 400 W, standby <1W

Dimensions with included Integra legs:
13 cm(H) x 48 cm(W) x 38 cm(D)
Dimensions with optional side blocks (can not be stacked):
11 cm(H) x 43 cm(W) x 38 cm (D)
14.75 kg
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