Chord Electronics continues to impress with the ULTIMA 3, an exceptional offering from the British manufacturer.
The ULTIMA 3 has an all-new circuit topology, taking the world of modern power amplifiers by storm. Chord Electronics’ flagship Ultima amplifier topology is utilized in this mono power amplifier to create something truly special to mark Chord’s continuing 30th-anniversary celebrations.
John Franks’ latest design delivers on the high quality of Chord products that we have come to expect. The new 480-watt ULTIMA 3 takes the place of the SPM 1400 MkII in the full size range.
The fascia has been machined from aircraft grade aluminum. It has the recessed spherical buttons that we have come to love when it comes to Chord Electronics’ design. You will be able to choose between black or silver finishes. Every ULTIMA is assembled by hand in the Chord Electronics factory in England.
The ULTIMA 3 is able to deliver 480 watts into 8 ohms. This makes it capable of driving any speaker with ease. Providing stable, clean power with great efficiency. The dual feed correction provides seamless error monitored and compensated amplification at all times.
At the rear panel of the amplifier, there are both balanced and unbalanced connections, high-quality loudspeaker terminals, a 12V trigger and a C-19-type IEC. The ULTIMA 3 is the perfect mono power amplifier to deliver exceptional sound to any speaker.