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JBL Classic SA550 Integrated Amplifier

Sale price£1,349.00 Regular price£1,749.00

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JBL Classic SA550 Integrated Amplifier

JBL Classic SA550 Integrated Amplifier

Aluminium Silver / Walnut wood veneers

Doug Brady HiFi

Pickup also available, usually ready in 1 hour

Kingsway Studios
Kingsway North
Warrington WA1 3NU
United Kingdom


The JBL Classic SA550 Integrated Amplifier expertly delivers JBL's signature sound. The SA550 is a Class G amplifier that minimises distortion, offers high efficiency, and delivers 90W of power into two separate channels, making it the perfect companion for your hi-fi music system. The SA550 includes a Bluetooth input, a high-performing ESS ES9038K2M DAC, and supports hi-res audio up to 24bit/192kHz so you can stream your favourite music in stunning quality. With the multiple coaxial and optical inputs, you can also directly connect the SA550 to an array of digital audio devices.

Key Features

  • Class G amplifier offers great efficiency and reduces distortion
  • Enjoy 90W per channel into 8Ω and 150W into 4Ω for solid audio
  • Slim design and walnut veneer side panels ensure positional flexibility and great visual appeal
  • Bluetooth input with Hi-res AptX®Adaptive technology provides seamless, wireless music streaming
  • Supports up to 24bit/192kHz audio so you can enjoy high-quality playback whilst streaming your favourite music
  • 20Hz-20kHz frequency response offers a wide-ranging sound that optimises various music genres from hip-hop to rock
  • Phono stage elevates the signal transmitted from the MM cartridge on your turntable, offering stunning playback quality
  • Multiple coaxial and optical inputs let you directly connect to your digital audio products
  • Using the various analogue inputs you effortlessly connect to your loudspeakers and enjoy incredible sounds
  • Buttons and rotary controls on the front panel provide ample sound management

The JBL SA550 amplifier features four analogue inputs, including a phono stage which optimises your MM cartridge performance and creates a captivating sound to magnify your favourite records. With walnut veneer side panels, the SA550 offers an irresistible visual appeal that will elevate your home's aesthetics. The silver front panel is even equipped with robust button and rotary controls so you can have ample management over the sound output.

Class G Amplifier

Featuring a Class G amplifier design, the SA550 offers high efficiency, low distortion, and improved dynamic range, making it an ideal choice for audiophiles who demand the highest level of sound quality. The SA550 delivers 90W per channel into 8Ω as well as 150W into 4Ω thanks to a higher voltage power supply. To combat unwanted distortion, the SA550 provides a set of high-speed ''lifters'', which gently increases the power transmitted to the SA550, ensuring high-quality sounds. This high power output ensures that the amplifier can reproduce music with stunning accuracy, even at high volume levels.

Excellent Digital Playback

The JBL Classic SA550 Integrated Amplifier offers a Bluetooth input with Hi-res AptX®Adaptive technology. This lets you wirelessly stream all the music stored on your smart devices in thrilling sound quality directly to the amplifier. The built-in ESS ES9038K2M DAC significantly improves the playback of digital audio and ensures a memorable listening experience. The SA550 supports 24bit/192kHz hi-res audio, which captures every detail of the music and delivers incredible sound accuracy. Thanks to the 20Hz-20kHz frequency response, the amplifier will also create a wide-ranging sound output.

Great Connectivity

The phono stage is designed to provide accurate and detailed audio reproduction from your turntable. This input is specially catered to amplify and equalise the signal produced by a Moving Magnet (MM) cartridge which results in a more intricate and balanced sound. The SA550 provides various coaxial and optical inputs that allow you to connect to a variety of digital audio devices, such as CD players. You can also securely connect to your active speakers thanks to the multiple analogoue inputs. The SA550 provides both the preamplifier and power amplifier in one package, allowing you to create a simplified yet dynamic HiFi setup.



Continuous power output both channels driven (0.5 THD) 2 x 90W into 8Ω


2 x 150W into 4Ω


Harmonic distortion, 80 power, 8 ohms at 1kHz: 0.002
Phono moving magnet input Input sensitivity at 1kHz: 5mV


Input impedance: 47k? + 100pF


Frequency response (ref. RIAA curve): 20Hz - 20kHz ±1dB


Signal/Noise ratio (A-wtd) 50W, ref. 5mV input: 80dB


Overload margin, ref. 5mV at 1kHz
Line inputs Nominal sensitivity: 1V


Input impedance: 10kΩ


Maximum input: 6Vrms


Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.2dB


Signal/Noise ratio (A-wtd) 50W, ref. 1V input: 106dB
Digital inputs Supported Bit depth: 16 bit - 24 bit


Supported sample rates (Optical)(kHz): 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96


Supported sample rates (Coaxial)(kHz): 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192


Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.05dB


Signal/Noise ratio (A-wtd) 50W, ref. 1V input: 115dB
Mains Voltage 110–120V or 220–240V


Maximum Power Consumption 500W
Product Dimensions (W x H x D, including feet, control knob, and speaker terminals) 449 x 114 x 327mm
Product Weight 12kg
Shipping Weight 14kg
JBL Classic SA550 Integrated Amplifier
JBL Classic SA550 Integrated Amplifier Sale price£1,349.00 Regular price£1,749.00