Audioengine N22 Desktop Audio Amplifier

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The N22 is a compact integrated stereo power amplifier and high-quality headphone amp. Connect your iPod, computer, and speakers or headphones for a great-sounding personal stereo system.


Powerful but compact stereo audio amplifier
Cool-running 22 watts RMS per channel
2 inputs for iPod, iPhone, computer, TV, etc.
High-performance headphone output
Variable preamp output
USB charge/power port
Gold-plated speaker connectors
High-quality analog volume control
Detachable power cord
Power-saving idle mode
Hand-finished MDF wood cabinet
Integrated vertical stand
Cables included
Recommended speakers: Audioengine P4

Works With
Audioengine P4 passive speakers
Audioengine wireless audio adapters
Desktop computers and laptops (Mac and PC) 
iPods and iPhones
Rear channel surround speakers
Any products with mini-jack or RCA audio outputs!

What's in the box
(1) N22 amplifier with integrated stand
(1) N22 power supply(1) Detachable AC power cord
(1) 1/8" audio cable, 2 meters (~6.5ft) 
(1) RCA audio cable, 1 meter (~3.25ft) 
(2) Speaker wire (16AWG), 1.75 meters (~5.75ft) 
(1) Cloth amplifier bag
(1) Cloth power supply bag
(1) Cloth cable bag
(1) Setup Guide
(1) Product line brochure

N22 Technical Specifications
Type  Compact Integrated Stereo Amplifier
Power Output  80W peak total (22W RMS/40W peak per channel), AES
Amplifier type  Dual Class A/B
Voltages  110-240V, 50/60Hz auto-switching for worldwide voltages
Inputs  RCA and 1/8" (3.5mm) mini-jack
Outputs  RCA variable preamp
Speaker outputs  5-way binding posts
SNR  >95dB A-weighted
THD+N  <0.02% at all power settings
Crosstalk  <50db
Frequency response  20Hz-22kHz +/-1dB
Input impedance  10K ohms unbalanced
Input sensitivity  410mV (max volume)
Protection  Output current limiting, thermal over-temperature, power on/off transient protection
Headphone Amplifier  Burr-Brown/TI OPA2134
Dimensions  7"(H) x 2.75"(W) x 5.5"(D)
Weight  3.55 lbs (1.6kg)
Shipping weight  5.0 lbs (4.6kg)


Positive Feedback - N22 + P4 Review "If you're looking for a desk top system that will give you great musical satisfaction for a long time with no hassle, you can't go wrong with the N22 desktop amplifier and the P4 passive bookshelf speakers..." 

BestTechie - N22 Review "The Audioengine N22 at $199 is hard to beat, it is one the best amplifiers in its price range."

Audiophiliac/cnet - N22 Review "The sound was extremely open and pure, so the N22's headphone sound is another reason to consider this little amp."

MacTech - N22 + P4 Review "They worked impressively and the audio quality was vibrant and clean."

Surfbits - N22 review "For $199, the compact and powerful N22 amplifier is a perfect fit for the Audioengine P4 speakers..."

Maximum PC - N22 Review "Crisp, clean sound; terrific price/performance ratio."

Electronista - N22 + P4 review "If you want a compact, dedicated amplifier and a pair of small, yet powerful, bookshelf speakers that can compete with some genuinely expensive audiophile-grade equipment, the N22 and P4 make a great team."

Digital Reviews - N22 + P4 review "If you are looking for a fairly portable amplifier for your speakers, go for the N22."

Ask Dave Taylor - N22 + P4 review "...sound far beyond what you would expect."

Connect Reviews - N22 + P4 review "We were impressed with the sound quality they were pumping out, specifically the bass reproduction and lack of distortion at high levels of volume."

Hartford Courant - N22 + P4 review "As a headphone amplifier, the N22 is way ahead of the average audio-video receiver."

Soundstage - N22 review "The Audioengine N22 is a terrific little component and an incredible value. It's small, inexpensive, and ridiculously easy to use."

MacNN - N22 + P4 review "The sound is warm without being overdone, which is really what we'd hoped for in such an audio system."

Digital Home Thoughts - N22 review "The Audioengine N22 desktop amplifier is a small power plant that produce big, beautiful sound."

The Gadgeteer - N22 + P4 review "Since the N22 and AP4 are really made for each other, the sound is powerful, clean with no noticeable listening fatigue over hours of use."

Gadget Review - N22 + P4 review "Without a doubt, the N22 amp is a smart choice for anyone looking to augment their current audio situation."

Affordable Audio - N22 "Best of 2010""Consider the N22 my favorite budget audio product of 2010."

HT Guys - N22 Video Review "N22 coupled with an Airport Express is a cost effective way to take speakers you all ready own and turn them into additional audio zones."

AV Revolution - N22 review "My trusty Athena AS-B1 bookshelf speakers, with sensitivity rating of 90dB, proved an excellent match to the N22."

Macenstein - N22+P4+S8 review "The system comes highly recommended."

In The Face News - N22 + P4 review "We can not come up with one thing that we would change about the N22, its powerful, compact, and easy to use."

Mac Observer - N22 Review "Just as with its speakers, the quality is unmatched by anything in that price range."

Positive Feedback - N22 Award 2011 PFO Writers’ Choice Award for the N22 Desktop Amp

AVguide - N22 Review  "I found the N22 had the potential to make desktop listening experience more enjoyable and engaging, so I kept coming back for more."


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