First is a new A/B speaker button lockout switch on the rear panel. Anyone running one of these? See below for the lowdown on all of the great new features. Parasound NewClassic Model 2100 Preamplifier & 2125 Amplifier An uncompromisingly neutral sound. 21. NewClassic 2125 v.2 Two Channel Power Amplifier NewClassic (Click to enlarge) Support. The standard for 12 volt triggers in the audio world has become the 3.5mm size and all new Parasound products will change to use this larger size. If this isn't sensitive enough for your system needs, you can also use the 'Louder' setting. The use of Class D amplification allowed them to put such a powerful amp in the NewClassic’s slim 1U (Rack Unit) chassis, which is only about 2 1/2 inches tall! Building on the foundations of the compact 275 v.2 is with it's THX Ultra2 certification distinctly both a high end home theatre and two channel audio product. The rear panel has updated silk screening making it easier to read and understand the functions. specs. 09-25-2019, 09:27 AM #2. whitey019. This is the new v.2 version offers several new features for enhanced performance and convenience. Audio. These include automatic switch on and off when the amplifier detects the presence or absence of an audio signal. 35 amps peak per channel, Frequency Response Overall, the Parasound NewClassic 200 integrated amplifier is a good looking product. Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 power amplifier just received an update. All Channels Driven May be Purchased Separately: RMK22, HiFi Voice (Czech Republic) October 2015 Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 power amplifier just received an update. The Parasound NewClassic NewClassic 2125 v.2 is a high fidelity two THX Ultra2 certified channel power amplifier. Parasound NewClassic 2125 v.2 Two Channel Power Amplifier - Black. Parasound Halo, ZoneMaster, Z Custom, and NewClassic are four distinct product families. New Classic is made up of the Model 2100 preamplifier and Model 2125 power amp as reviewed here, plus three other power amps (including the Model 5250 v.2, which is a 250 watt five channel beast).    (437 x 406 x 107mm, 88.2 mm panel only), Rack Mount Accessory And the THX Ultra2 certification means that it meets the highest performance standards for convincing reproduction of movie soundtracks. Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 power amplifier just received an update. It offers 150-watt-per-channel output at 8 ohms and 225 watts at 4 ohms. 0.5 watts standby For that they get my recommendation.". 114 dB at rated output, IHF A-weighted And the THX Ultra2 certification means that it meets the highest performance standards for convincing reproduction of movie soundtracks. 0.015% at average listening levels, IM Distortion - 0.05 % Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 has been one of the company's most popular two-channel power amplifier. You can see a big indent of the company name on the top cover of the unit. Both channels are driven, with 150 watts-per-channel into 8 ohms. Transient IM Distortion - Not measurable, S/N Ratio 32 watts Idle (no audio) The Model 2125 v.2 is built to extremely strict quality and performance standards for which Parasound is renowned.    16" Deep, with cables connected 0.25% at full rated output Parasound’s NewClassic Model 2100 is a versatile two-channel preamplifier that’s equally expert with venerable and modern technology, from vinyl to MP3. Standby, channel status, and high temperature indicators keep you informed of the operation status. A low-noise phono input provides the correct gain and load for both MM and MC cartridges. The front panel has been updated with rounded corners, a new display lens, and updated silk screening. Its winning combination of power, features, build quality, and affordability make it a must-have for all but the most demanding systems. Item model number: Parasound 2125v2. The newly designed power supply delivers all the voltage you need for transient peaks in musical programs and stunningly realistic special effects. With the v.2 amps, Parasound has changed the specification to match the actual capability of each amp. Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 power amplifier just received an update. Parasound NewClassic is a fresh interpretation of the classic designs that have earned top reviews and customer allegiance for over 25 years. Updated front and rear cosmetics give the v.2 amps a fresh new look. Its winning combination of power, features, build quality, and affordability make it a must-have for all … Post a comment. You'll have to examine very closely to find any signs of wear. "The NewClassics make a fine upgrade for those wanting to ditch their mass-market receivers and step in to the world of hi-fi separates," writes Clarke Robinson in his November 2007 review of the Parasound Model 2100 preamp and Model 2125 power amp for EnjoyTheMusic.com. Fully discrete circuitry with a large toroidal transformer keeps the noise floor exceptionally low and the musical signal pure. The NewClassic amplifiers have several features that make them ideal for custom installation. View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Jun 2018 Posts 22. 84 dB at 2.828 V output, unweighted, Input Sensitivity 106 dB at rated output, unweighted 550 watts full output, Dimensions NewClassic 2125 v.2 Features | Specs | Reviews. Halo has earned honors and awards that are unmatched. It's been reborn as the NewClassic Model 2125 v.2. There's also a power specification increase. Product: Parasound NewClassic 2125 v.2 Stereo Power Amplifier; 2125v2 Product SKU: 29211 Serial Number: 23164 Voltage: 120V Cosmetic Description: 8/10 Excellent condition with minimal visible cosmetic wear including a scratch at the back-left corner of the top surface. Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 power amplifier just received an update. There are also A/B speaker terminals with individual on/off functions. The Parasound 275 v.2 retails for $595 and is rated at 90 watts per channel into eight ohms or 150 watts per channel into four or two ohms. Building on the foundations of the compact 275 v.2 is with it's THX Ultra2 certification distinctly both a high end home theatre and two channel audio product. Re: Anyone using Parasound 2125v2 with Sierras? To conserve energy and meet Energy Star and EU power consumption requirement NewClassic amps only require 0.5 watts in standby. 2U rack mount kit available separately (Model RMK22), 150 watts x 2 into 8 Ω (all channels driven), 225 watts x 2 into 4 Ω or 2 Ω (all channels driven), 2 Ohm stable operation with load selector switch, Two pairs of speaker outputs with front panel A/B buttons, Rear-mounted lockout switch disables front A/B buttons, High pass filter, switchable for 20Hz or 40Hz, Automatic on/off by DC trigger with looping output, Automatic on/off by audio signal with 2 sensitivity settings, Fully discrete circuitry with high current toroid transformer, Bridging switch for stereo or mono operation, Rear-mounted left and right gain controls, Standby, channel status and high temperature indicators, Heavy duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker terminals. Parasound NewClassic 2125v2 Two Channel Power Amplifier - Item # PAC2125V2. Dynamic Headroom - 1.3 dB, Total Harmonic Distortion Parasound is a well-respected manufacturer of high quality electronics dating back almost 30 years, and they have always had a foot in the “value high end” arena of affordable but high quality electronics. With an advanced and extremely efficient low-heat design, this superb new product line of power amps runs cooler than previous Parasound Classic series models, making these amps ideal for rack or … The Parasound NewClassic NewClassic 2125 v.2 is a high fidelity two THX Ultra2 certified channel power amplifier. With its advanced and extremely efficient low-heat design, the New Classic Model 2125 runs cooler than previous Parasound Classic series models, making it ideal for rack or cabinet mounting. 1 V in for 28.28 V out, THX standard, Inter-Channel Crosstalk Thanks to Parasound, anybody can afford to get onboard its NewClassic series of amplifiers. There is an average rating increase of 10-15%. First is a new A/B speaker button lockout switch on the rear panel. 110 - 120 V / 220 -240 V, 50 - 60 Hz The new ultra-sensitive two-position audio trigger allowed Parasound to eliminate the audio trigger sensitivity knob. NewClassic models deliver maximum “bang for the buck” performance and reliability. The Model 2125 v2 delivers the high-resolution power you need for big entertainment. We’re proud to offer you this exceptional audio component that will bring you many years of enjoyment and dependability. I'm looking at the Parasound NewClassic 2125v2. Parasound NewClassic Model 2125 - power amplifier | 2125. The sound quality is pure Parasound pleasure, of course. A low-noise phono input provides the correct gain and load for both MM and MC cartridges. The Parasound 2125v2 is a two-channel THX Ultra2 Certified power amplifier. Futhermore, there is no loss of resolution, even with quieter music and low level listening. [NewClassic 2125V2] Add to Cart. Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 has been one of the company's most popular two-channel power amplifier. Other features include handy rear-panel gain controls, gold-plated RCA input jacks and loop output jacks, and heavy-duty 24K gold-plated five-way speaker terminals. 400 watts x 1, 4Ω (Load switch set to 2-3Ω), Current Capacity    171/4" Wide It's been reborn as the NewClassic Model 2125 v.2. 400 watts x 1, 8Ω 150 watts x 2, 8Ω Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC Esprit SB Turntable, Focal Clear Open Circumaural High Fidelity Headphones, Copyright © Audio Advisor, Inc. 1981-2021, Parasound New Classic Model 2125v2 2-Channel Powered Amp Manual (PDF Format), 2019 Parasound Product Line Brochure (PDF Format), Parasound NewClassic 2125v2 Two Channel Power Amplifier Product Reviews, New A/B speaker button lockout switch (on the rear panel), New ultra-sensitive two-position audio trigger (the old audio trigger sensitivity knob is no longer needed), 12 volt trigger jacks change from 2.5mm to 3.5mm, Internal grounding of the amp allowed Parasound to remove the ground lift switch, Two-channel THX Ultra2 Certified power amplifier, 150 watts-per-channel into 8 ohms, both channels driven, 225 watts-per-channel into 4 ohms, both channels driven, 225 watts-per-channel into 2 ohms, both channels driven, 400 watts bridged into 8 ohms mono or 4 ohms mono, Impedance selector switch for 2W operation, Bridging switch for stereo or mono operation, A/B speaker terminals with individual on / off, 18 dB / octave high-pass filter, switchable 20 Hz or 40 Hz, Fully discrete circuitry with toroid transfer, Automatic on/off by DC trigger with looping output, Gold-plated RCA input jacks, loop output jacks, Heavy duty 24K gold-plated five-way speaker terminals, Standby, channel status, high temperature indicators, Continuous RMS Power Output (20 Hz - 20 kHz, Both Channels Driven): 150 watts x 2, 8 ohms; 225 watts x 2, 4 ohms; 225 watts x 2, 2 ohms, Continuous RMS Power Output (20 Hz – 20 kHz, Bridged Mono): 400 watts, 8 ohms; 400 watts, 4 ohms, Current Capacity: 35 amps peak per channel, Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 50 kHz, +0/-3 dB, 1 watt, Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.025% at full rated output 0.015% at average listening levels, S/N Ratio: 114 dB at rated output, IHF A-weighted 106 dB at rated output, unweighted 93 dB at 2.828 V output, IHF A-weighted 84 dB at 2.828 V output, unweighted, Input Sensitivity: 1 V in for 28.28 V out, THX standard, Inter-Channel Crosstalk: 85 dB, 1 kHz; 73 dB, 10 kHz; 67 dB, 20 kHz, Auto Turn On - Audio 1.2 mV - 12 V, adjustable 15 minute turn off delay, AC Power Requirement: 110 - 120 V / 220 -240 V, 50 - 60 Hz 3 watts standby; 550 watts full output, Dimensions: 17-1/4" wide, 16" deep, with connectors 4-1/4" tall with feet, 3-1/2" panel only. Parasound sent me the revised version, the Halo Hint 6, with a revised list price of $2995—a $500 increase. Damping Factor - Over 150 at 20Hz It is paired up with my Sierra 2s (soon to be 2EXs) as part of a 2-ch system driven by a … 85 dB @1 kHz, 73 dB @10 kHz, 67 dB @ 20kHz While not the 2125v2, I am using a 275v2 with very good results. I think the audience appreciated the especially strong, dynamic sound with superb control of bass at all volume levels and an imperceptible loss of the finest details on several audiophile SACDs.". Temporarily Out of Stock. Page 2: Important Safety Instructions 20. It's been reborn as the NewClassic Model 2125 v.2. Halo is our premier line with a reputation for going head-to-head with the most expensive equipment on the market, while costing a fraction of the price. 225 watts x 2, 2Ω (Load switch set to 2-3Ω), Bridged Mono The soft touch power buttons glow in standby mode. It's been reborn as the NewClassic Model 2125 v.2. This is the new v.2 version offers several new features for enhanced performance and convenience. Control is evident across the audio spectrum even at high volume where there is sufficient power in reserve. Thank You for Choosing Parasound Your new Parasound Model 2125 v.2 power amplifier has been designed with proven class AB amplifier technology. Wall or Ceiling Mounting — Mount the product to a wall or ceiling only as recommended. 93 dB at 2.828 V output, IHF A-weighted With its advanced and extremely efficient low-heat design, the NewClassic Model 2125 v2 runs cooler than previous Parasound Classic series models, making it ideal for rack or cabinet mounting. "This combination of audio performance without the use of tone controls or filters is dynamic, precise and detailed. © Parasound Products, Inc. All right reserved. 20 Hz - 50 kHz, +0/-3 dB, 1 watt The original versions of the NewClassic amps were underrated. This amp offers kick ass performance at a price that real world people can afford! The Parasound NewClassic 200 puts out a substantial 110 watts per channel of Class D power into 4 or 8 ohms, using an amp stage from Denmark’s Pascal Audio. "I am very easily excited by the music they produce. Building on the foundations of the compact 275 v.2 is with it's THX Ultra2 certification distinctly both a high end home theatre and two channel audio product. Here's one more change to the rear panel. And it boasts 35 amps of peak current per channel for superior resolution of demanding musical peaks. Changes to the internal grounding of the amps make this switch unnecessary.    4.25" High with feet, 3.5" panel only (2U) A 'Quieter' setting will automatically turn on the amp at a very low volume. The 12 volt trigger jacks change from 2.5mm to 3.5mm. Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 has been one of the company's most popular two-channel power amplifier. The 'Class AB' circuitry provides efficient operation with less heat output than pure 'Class A' for the highest degree of reliability with DC servo and relay protection circuitry. 225 watts x 2, 4Ω Usually Ships in 3-7 Business Days. The ground lift switch has been removed. When this switch is set to Lockout, the front panel A and B buttons are disabled and speakers A and B will always be on. The Parasound name is also found on the top-middle of the faceplate right above the display in a darker gold ink, in contrast with the all-black design, which looks nice. We … The Parasound NewClassic NewClassic 2125 v.2 is a high fidelity two THX Ultra2 certified channel power amplifier. Summary of Contents for Parasound NewClassic Model 2125. It will also deliver a huge 400 watts into 8 ohms or 4 ohms in bridged mono mode. It's been reborn as the NewClassic Model 2125 v.2. This item looks like new from just a few feet away. Both version 1 and v.2 amps have the same power and there are no changes to the audio circuits. Parasound bills New Classic as delivering “maximum bang for the buck performance and ease of integration for custom installations”. Parasound's NewClassic Model 2100 is a versatile two-channel preamplifier that's equally expert with venerable and modern technology, from vinyl to MP3. Parasound really hit a home run with the 275.v2 stereo amplifier! Gold-plated RCA input jacks ensure quality sound playback. It's been reborn as the NewClassic Model 2125 v.2. It’s a little bit wider and deeper than your standard audio … This can be particularly useful for a professional audio installer who never intends for the client to use the front panel buttons. Parasound's NewClassic Model 2125 has been one of the company's most popular two-channel power amplifier. When this switch is set to Lockout, the front panel A and B buttons are disabled and speakers A and B will always be on. 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