AudioControl Architect 2660

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16 channel multi-zone power amplifier

The Architect 2660 is the latest addition to AudioControl’s highly successful Architect multi-zone amplifier series. AudioControl Architect Amplifiers are amongst the world’s best selling multi-zone amplifiers and the Architect Model 2660 is a stunning addition to the Architect Series.


The Architect 2660 outputs sixteen channels of high-power amplification, ‘all channels driven’ in a compact 2U chassis delivering over 65 watts per channel at 8 ohms, 100 watts per channel at 4 ohms, and 175 watts at 8 ohms bridged. The Architect 2660 benefits from the latest AudioControl cool running proprietary design that AudioControl has been known for across over 35 years of Amplifier design. It includes AudioControl’s LightDrive anti-clipping protection, input bussing capability, output pass-thru, master 12v trigger in/out and local 12v trigger inputs on all zones, signal sense as well as also including an additional SPDIF input for digital sources.


The Architect 2660 is available in an expresso black finish and is designed, engineered and manufactured in USA somewhere North of Seattle! The Architect 2660 also comes with AudioControl’s standard 5-year warranty but is built to last a lifetime!


Key features

  • 16 Channels of AudioControl Power and Performance
  • 65 watts per Channel at 8 Ohms (All Channels Driven)
  • 100 watts per Channel at 4 Ohms (All Channels Driven)
  • Bridgeable as an 8 channel amplifier at 175 watts
  • Energy Efficient Cool Operation
  • Low Standby Current Draw of Less Than 1 Watt
  • Compact Design Fits into 2 Rack Spaces
  • LightDrive Anti-Clipping Protection Circuitry
  • 2 x Input Bus Local, A&B
  • Remote/Local Zone Input Trigger
  • 12v Trigger Input and Output
  • Signal-Sensing On All Channels
  • Input Bussing and Level Controls
  • Mono-switch for Improved Bridging
  • Beefy Rack Mount Brackets Included
  • Five Year AudioControl Warranty



  • Inputs: 8 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: 16
  • Power Output (8Ω): 65W per channel
  • Power Output (4Ω): 100W per channel
  • Power Output (Bridged Mono): 175W
  • Minimum Speaker Load: 4Ω


  • Damping Factor: >200
  • Signal to Noise: >105 dB, (A-wtd, ref full output)
  • Crosstalk: >80 dB @ 1kHz
  • Gain: 27 dB
  • DAC Specifications: 32 – 192 kHz sample rate, 16/24 bit depth


  • Remote Power Trigger: +12 VDC or Dry Contact Closure


  • Power Consumption (Standby): 0.4W
  • Power Consumption (Idle): 30W
  • Power Consumption (loud listening level): 217W
  • Power Consumption (maximum): 1300W
  • BTU/Hour Output (Standby): 1.4 BTU/hr
  • BTU/Hour Output (Idle): 92 BTU/hr
  • BTU/Hour Output (1/8th power, loud listening level): 297 BTU/hr
  • BTU/Hour Output (maximum): 890 BTU/hr
  • Protection: clipping, short circuit, thermal, ultrasonic, DC offset, stable into reactive or mismatched loads

weights & dimensions

  • Dimensions: 17” W x 15.5” D x ” H (2U)
  • Weight: 16.0 lbs (7.3 kg)


IN THE BOX: Architect Model 2660, Speaker Connectors, Remote Connector, Power Cord, Manual, Warranty