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CTs 4200 (discontinued)

Four-channel, 260W Power Amplifier

CTs 4200
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Crown’s CTs Series amplifiers provide exceptional performance, flexibility and value for installed sound applications. CTs Series amplifiers feature independent selection of high and low impedance operation for a specific channel, plus power levels and features that were carefully chosen to match the requirements of fixed install design. Easy integration with HiQnet™ and CobraNet™ allows CTs amplifiers to deliver a comprehensive lineup of monitoring and control features along with digital audio transport for an award-winning digital audio solution.

Recommended for: Installed Sound.


  • High power density. All two channel models and four channel model in a 2RU chassis, eight channel model in a 3RU chassis
  • Crown Switching Power Supply for lighter weight
  • Selectable "Constant-Voltage" or low-impedance (4/8 ohm) operation per channel on 2-channel models, and per channel-pair on 4-and 8-channel models
  • 100V direct outputs on CTs 2000, CTs 3000, CTs 4200, and CTs 8200
  • Legendary Crown class-I (BCA) and AB+B output topologies offer the best in amplifier reliability
  • 4- and 8-channel models offer perfect independent power solutions for multi-zoned systems· "FIT" (Fault Isolation Topology) circuitry on 4- and 8-channel models isolates fault conditions without affecting neighboring channels
  • Comprehensive array of indicators provide accurate diagnostics
  • Two-channel models are fully PIP2-compatible. Multi-channel models accept MC accessory modules.


  Version Language Size Uploaded
file type icon CTs 4200 CAD files
updated: Mar 14
    1.07 MB Mar 14
file type icon CTs 4200 Cut Sheet
updated: Mar 13
    1.13 MB Mar 13
file type icon CTs 4200 Owner's Manual
updated: Mar 13
    2.28 MB Mar 13
platform icon IQwic
version 8.23, updated: Aug 22
8.23     10.1 MB Aug 22
platform icon IQwic
version 8.22, updated: Aug 21
8.22     9.94 MB Aug 21
platform icon IQwic
version 8.10a, updated: Aug 23
8.10a     9.25 MB Aug 23
platform icon IQwic
version 8.10, updated: Aug 22
8.10     9.22 MB Aug 22
platform icon IQ
version 512, updated: Jul 09
512     10.8 MB Jul 09
platform icon IQwic
version 8.01, updated: Aug 20
8.01     8.89 MB Aug 20
platform icon HiQnet Audio Architect™
updated: Dec 02
    Dec 02
platform icon PIP / I-Tech / CTs Multi-Channel Firmware
version , updated: Aug 20     2.11 MB Aug 20
platform icon PIP / I-Tech / CTs Multi-Channel Firmware
version , updated: Aug 23     2.5 MB Aug 23
platform icon Firmware for PIP-Lite, USP3, USP3/CN, I-Tech, CTs4200 & CTs8200 USPCN
version , updated: Aug 23     2.44 MB Aug 23

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Channels 4
Sensitivity 1.4 V
Signal to Noise Ratio (below rated power 20 Hz to 20 kHz, A-Weighted) 100 dB
THD (full rated power, 20 Hz - 20 kHz) < 0.05%
Intermodulation Distortion (from 0 dB down to -40 dB) <0.05%
Frequency Response (at 1W, 4/8 ohms) +/- 0.5 dB
Phase Response (at 1 watt, 10 Hz - 20 kHz) +/- 35 degrees
Crosstalk (below rated power) 20 Hz to 1 kHz > 80 dB
Common Mode Rejection (20 Hz to 1 kHz) > 50 dB
Maximum Input Level before Compression +20dBu
Load Impedance 70V (4/8/16 Ohm)
Voltage Gain (at maximum level settings) (8/4 ohm operation) 20:1 (26 dB)
Power Draw at Idle (120VAC mains: standby mode) 58W
Dimensions 3.5" x 19" x 16.25"
Weight 27 lbs 8 oz
Shipping Weight 32 lbs


HARMAN Professional Solutions:

CTs 4200 (discontinued)

Four-channel, 260W Power Amplifier