Power 220 Watts per channel into 8 Ohms

Voltage 42 Volts RMS, 20Hz to 20 kHz; onset of clipping

120 Volts peak to peak

Current 45 Amps peak to peak

Damping factor 180

Output devices 2 pairs per channel

Line inputs

Input signal voltage 0-7 Vrms maximum

THD+N < 0.007 % typical, 20Hz to 20 kHz

Signal / noise ratio > 107dB ‘A’-weighted

Input impedance 40 kΩ

Frequency response + 0, –0.1dB, 10Hz to 20 kHz


Line level inputs

3 pairs line level RCA connectors

Digital inputs

2 Optical S/PDIF (up to 24bit/192kHz)

2 Coaxial S/PDIF (up to 24bit/192kHz)

USB sockets

1 Front panel Type A USB2 socket (1.5A USB-BC 1.2 compliant)

2 Back panel Type A USB2 socket (500mA)

1 Back panel Type A USB3 Socket (USB-BC1.2)

1 Back panel Type B socket (Factory use only)

All of the ENCOREs USBs are activated to copy music files from USB devices, and the sockets are electrically active so you can charge your phone/tablet/portable USB device.

Line level outputs

1 pair line level RCA connectors, fixed level outputs gain = 0dB (x1) 7 Vrms output maximum

1 pair line level RCA connectors, PREAMP outputs set by volume gain = -∞ to +13dB maximum 7 Vrms output maximum

Digital Outputs

1 Optical S/PDIF (up to 24bit/192kHz)

1 Coaxial S/PDIF (up to 24bit/192kHz)

Speaker outputs (Encore 225 only)

2 pairs 4mm banana plug/binding posts (1 set each left and right)

Headphone outputs

0.25” (6.35mm) impedance 10Ω - ∞

Network connection

RJ45 8P8C 10/100/1000Base-T

Power requirement

Mains voltages 115/230VAC 50/60Hz (factory pre-set)

100VAC 50/60Hz (alternative)

Power Consumption

<0.5W in standby mode

58W idle

680 Watts maximum


Unit only, unboxed 18.3 kg (40 lbs)

in shipping carton (inc. accessories) 23 kg (51 lbs)


Wide 440 mm (17⅓”)

High, including feet 125 mm (5”)

Deep (front to back) including terminals 400 mm (15¾”)

Standard accessories

IEC type mains lead 10-Amp type

Remote control

Batteries LR03 or AAA, manganese alkaline type 2 off

Ethernet cable

Quick start guide