At its virtual HARMAN ExPLORE event, JBL celebrated its 75th anniversary by launching the JBL SA750 Integrated Amplifier. The device supports Google Chromecast and Apple’s AirPlay 2 technology.
JBL SA750 Integrated Amplifier
The amplifier’s retro design features teak veneer side panels, 3.5mm Aux input and 3.5mm headphone output on the front, and a 2-line orange display screen. Various switches and dials control power, mute, direct, MC/MM phono, and Dirac Live room calibration.
It also includes a a high-resolution DAC, a switchable MM/MC phono input, support for UPnP wireless, full MQA file decoding, and is Roon Ready. The Class G amplifier can deliver 120W of power per channel into 8Ω and 220W per channel into 4Ω. Connectivity includes Ethernet and WiFi with UPnP for connecting to a home network; USB for playing files from removable memory drives; Ethernet and RS-232 serial control for third-party control systems; two optical and two coaxial digital inputs, and six pairs of analog RCA inputs.
The JBL SA750 will be available to purchase for US$3,000 starting in April.