Dayton Audio’s SBA302-BT plate amplifier makes it possible to build your own custom soundbar with all the modern conveniences. This unique soundbar amplifier features a modular design with separate input/amplifier, control, and IR components making it easy to build a low-profile design. Line level, optical, HDMI ARC, and Bluetooth 5.0 inputs ensure an easy connection to almost any TV. In addition, the included IR remote gives you the added convenience of controlling everything directly from your seat.
- Modular design makes it easy to build your own custom soundbar with all the modern features
- Multiple inputs allow quick connection to any TV: Line level, optical, HDMI ARC, and Bluetooth 5.0
- HDMI ARC input supports Dolby Digital decoding and remote integration with most TVs
- Unique remote learning feature makes your soundbar compatible with any IR remote control
- Efficient Class-D design delivers 2 x 30 watts RMS from an extremely compact design
Dayton Audio SBA302-BT Sound Bar Plate Amplifier Kit with BT and IR Remote
The SBA302-BT soundbar amplifier from Dayton Audio makes it easier than ever to build your own modern powered soundbar. With separate input/amplifier, control, and IR modules you now have the ability to create your own custom soundbar loaded with all the common features found on commercial units.
For simple connection to almost any television, the SBA302-BT features a variety of input options, including line level, optical, and HDMI ARC. All of the wired inputs are recessed into the power/input module allowing you to design a low-profile soundbar that can mount extremely close to a wall. In addition, a Bluetooth input gives you the ability to stream audio directly from your phone, tablet, or another wireless device.
As an added convenience the SBA302-BT includes two methods of control. The first is the wired control module which gives you the ability to control power, input, and volume directly from your soundbar. The second option is the IR remote control for convenient operation directly from the comfort of your seat. Also, a unique remote learning feature allows you to use any existing IR remote to control the most common functions of the SBA302-BT.
Note: An 18V, 3A power supply is included with the SBA302-BT.
The input/amplifier module in the main component of the SBA302-BT consisting of the audio inputs, power connections, and the amplifier board. At only 1-7/8” high, 8-1/2” wide, and 3" deep, this unit requires minimal space allowing you to build the most compact designs. With line level, optical digital, and HDMI ARC wired inputs the SBA302-BT is easy to connect to any modern TV. Finally, all of the connections are recessed into this module for installation close to a wall to keep you sound bar as unobtrusive as possible.
With the control module you can control the majority of the functions directly from the sound bar. This module includes separate buttons for power, input switching, and volume controls. Requiring less than 1/2” of mounting depth, this 2-1/4” x 3-1/2” panel can be installed almost anywhere. The SPA302-BT can also be programmed to control all of the function on this module from any infrared remote control.
Designed to be installed in the front of your sound bar, the IR module accepts the signal from the wireless remote control and includes the status LEDs. The status LEDs indicate which input is selected, indicate when a Dolby Digital signal is present, and blink to indicate volume adjustments. As an added convenience, the status LEDs can be toggled on/off with the included remote to give you the optimal viewing experience by making your sound bar completely discreet.
An IR remote control makes it easy to control all of the functions on the SBA302-BT right from the comfort of your seat. The remote controls the same functions as the control module; power, input switching, and volume. In addition, the remote add the ability to mute, toggle the LED on/off, and select one of 4 EQ presets.
Note: The subwoofer level adjustment is not currently used.
Specifications: Output Power: 2 x 30 watts RMS • Minimum Impedance: 4 ohms • Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz • Inputs: 3.5 mm stereo (line level), Toslink (optical), HDMI ARC, and Bluetooth • Outputs: Wire leads • Bluetooth Version: 5.0 • Bluetooth Range: up to 65 ft. (20 m) • Total Harmonic Distortion: <1% @ rated power • S/N Ratio, A Weighted: >96.3 dB • Maximum Input Sensitivity: 2.3V RMS • Power Consumption: 0.5W standby, 66.5W maximum • Power Supply: Input: 100~240 VAC, 50/60 Hz; Output: 18 VDC, 3A • Input/Amplifier Plate Dimensions: 1.81” H x 8.5” x 3” D (hole size: 1.22" H x 7.875" D) • Control Module Dimensions: 2.28" H x 3.5" W x 0.4" D (hole size: 1.25" H x 2.36" W) • IR Module Dimensions: 2.28” H x 1.81” W (hole size: 1.53” H x 1.22” W).