AudioControl Architect Model P2260 Multi Channel High Power Amplifier



12 Channel Multi-Zone High-Power Amplifier

The Architect ‘P’ Series superbly complements AudioControl’s popular high-power Architect multi-zone amplifier series with an industry leading 100 Watts RMS per channel into 8 ohms, 200 watts per channel into 4 ohms; all channels driven.

The P2260 uses a cool running proprietary design, including AudioControl’s LightDriveTM anti-clipping protection and features input busing capability, output pass-thru, master 12V trigger in/out plus local 12V trigger inputs on all zones, signal sensing as well plus coax SPDIF inputs for digital sources.

Available in a robust black powder coat finish, the Architect Model P2260 is designed, engineered and manufactured at AudioControl’s manufacturing facilities located in Seattle, USA. The Architect ‘P’ series comes with AudioControl’s legendary 5-year warranty and is available exclusively to the residential custom install and pro audio markets through AudioControl authorized dealers.


  • 12 Channels of High Power and AudioControl Performance
  • 100 watts per Channel at 8 Ohms (All Channels Driven)
  • 200 watts per Channel at 4 Ohms (All Channels Driven)
  • Bridgeable as an 6 channel amplifier at 400 watts
  • Low Standby Current Draw of Less Than 1 Watt
  • Compact Design Fits into 2 Rack Spaces
  • LightDriveTM Anti-Clipping Protection Circuitry
  • 2 x Input Buses (Digital and Analog)
  • Local Zone Input Trigger
  • 12v Trigger Input and Output
  • Signal-Sensing On All Channels
  • Input Busing and Level Controls
  • Mono-switch for Improved Bridging
  • Beefy Rack Mount Brackets Included
  • Five Year AudioControl Warranty


Inputs 6 Stereo Local Analog Inputs, 1 Stereo Bus Digital Input, 1 Stereo Bus Analog Input
Input Sensitivity Variable 0-1 Vrms
Analog Input Sensitivity 1 Vrms for full output; level at maximum
Amplifier Channels 12
Stereo Bus Analog Output 1
Power Output (8Ω 100W per channel
Power Output (4Ω) 200W per channel
Power Output (Bridged Mono) 400W
Minimum Speaker Load
Damping Factor >300
Signal to Noise >105 dB, (A-wtd, ref full output)
Crosstalk >80 dB @ 1kHz
Gain 30 dB
Analog Input Sensitiviy: 1 Vrms for full output, level at maximum
DAC Specifications 32 – 96 kHz sample rate, 16/24 bit depth
Remote Power Trigger +12 VDC or Dry Contact Closure, 2 x 1/8″ TS mono in/out
Standby 0.9W
Idle (main power on, all channels off): 40W
All channels active 75W
All channels 1/8th rated power 253W
Full power (20A residential service limited) 2400W
Protection clipping, short circuit, thermal, ultrasonic, DC offset, stable into reactive or mismatched loads
Standby 3.1 BTU/hr
Idle (main power on, all channels off) 136 BTU/hr
All channels active 256 BTU/hr
All channels 1/8th rated power 320 BTU/hr
Full power (20A residential service limited) 2194 BTU/hr
Dimensions 19″ W (w/rack ears) 17” W (w/no rack ears) x 15.5” D x ” H 3.5″ (2U)
Weight 19.5 lbs (8.8 kg)