The Bose 1801 is a power amplifier in the solid state amplifier category. It was manufactured from 1973 to unknown.
Thierry Martin (May 7, 2006): Notes: The Bose 1801 stereo power amplifier has 250 watts per channel and had a retail price of $986.00. The 1801 was sold from 1973-1977
- Thierry Martin (May 6, 2006):
- Power Output: RMS continuous at 8 ohms, at or below rated distortion, 20Hz to 20kHz 500 Watts (250/CH)
- Total Harmonic Distortion: at or below rated power from 20Hz to 20KHz 0.5%
- Intermodulation Distortion: at or below rated power, any combination of two frequencies, 20Hz to 20kHz 0.5%
- Hum and Noise: 100dB
- Basic Amplifier Input Sensitivity and Impedance: 1.5V - 50k ohms
- Damping Factor: 40
- Dimensions: Width: 18", Height: 7 - 3/16", Depth: 18 - 1/2"
- Weight, unpacked : 82 lbs
- GE Elbert (April 27, 2014):
- 1800 vs 1801
ModificationsThierry Martin (May 6, 2006): New opamps in the input buffer (OPA627).
Motorola MJ15024 / M15025 output transistors.
New output stage driver transistors
New low ESR reservoir capacitors.
Decoupling caps where needed.
All resistors swapped with metal film ones.
GE Elbert (April 27, 2014): 1800 vs 1801
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