Application Note

Possible Crown Amp Discontinuation (#102)

While ASTi has not been officially notified by the manufacturer, we believe that the following Crown amplifier part numbers will be discontinued in the 3rd quarter of 2013.

We evaluated a number of possible alternatives, and have deemed one model a viable replacement. Its use, however, may require an update to your software as well as cabling changes. We will try to make the transition to the new equipment as painless as possible.

ASTi will invest in a modest inventory. We recommend that you buy spares now, and help us prepare for your future needs by providing a forecast. Since we do not have confirmation from Crown, we cannot anticipate the date of the last production build for our long-term projects.

The affected products are:

ASTi P/N: A-PAMP-CRN-8
Crown P/N: CTS8200AUSPCN 110v
Description: 8 Channel Networked Audio Amplifier 110V domestic

ASTi P/N: A-PAMP-CRN-8i
Crown P/N: CTS8200AE60USPCN - International
Description: 8 Channel Networked Audio Amplifier 230V international

ASTi P/N: A-PAMP-CRN-4
Crown P/N: CTS4200AUSPCN 110v
Description: 4 Channel Networked Audio Amplifier 110V domestic

ASTi P/N: A-PAMP-CRN-4i
Crown P/N: CTS4200AE60USPCN - International
Description: 4 Channel Networked Audio Amplifier 170 international

If you have any questions, please contact ASTi at 703-471-2104 or support@asti-usa.com.