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Chord ULTIMA 6 Power Amplifier

Chord ULTIMA 6 Power Amplifier

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Chord ULTIMA 6 180W Power Amplifier

ULTIMA 6 is the most affordable next-generation ULTIMA stereo power amplifier

ULTIMA 6 is an evolution of the award winning SPM 1050 MK II. This 180-watt model boasts ultra-fast response and effortless power for astonishing dynamics, timing, and fidelity.

This amplifier includes Chord Electronics' latest circuitry and proprietary lateral-matched MOSFETs which share the same DNA as as the flagship and reference-level monos, yet benefits from greater practicality and affordability, due to a lower power output.

In addition to performance improvements, ULTIMA 6 boasts a chassis redesign featuring John Franks’ latest aesthetic, the precision CNC-machined fascia is made from aircraft-grade aluminum and features a reassuringly solid 28-mm thick front panel, enhanced by a recessed spherical polycarbonate power button that illuminates for standby and operation modes; a discreet, hidden front panel switch, located in the vertical split line, enables dimmable lighting.

Key Features

  • Class AB Sliding Bias
  • Convection Cooled
  • HF Switch Mode Power Supply
  • Balanced XLR Inputs
  • Unbalanced RCA Inputs
  • Proprietary Chord MOSFETs
  • Fully Balanced Circuitry
  • 12v Trigger On/Off Input
  • Solid Aluminium Chassis

Included in the Box

  • ULTIMA 6 Quickstart guide
  • Safety instructions
  • 15A Mains IEC cable

Technical Specifications


1x Stereo Pair of Gold Plated Balanced XLR Inputs

1x Stereo Pair of Gold Plated Unbalanced RCA Inputs

1x 12v Trigger Input – Chord Electronics Auto Start

Outputs 1x Pair of High Quality, High Current, Gold Plated Type Speaker Terminals
Output Power 180W RMS per channel  into 8Ω
THD 0.005%
Frequency Response -1dB – 0.5Hz – 100kHz
Gain 30dB
Dimensions with included Integra Legs 18cm (H) x 48cm (W) x 36cm (D)
Dimensions with optional Side Blocks 15cm (H) x 42cm (W) x 36cm (D)
Weight 22.4 kG