Cerwin Vega the Loud Speaker Company. For more than 50 years Cerwin Vega has set the standard for high performance professional and home audio sound with the right products, at the right prices and award-winning innovations. Cerwin Vega pro audio, home audio, floorstanding, bookshelf, center-channel, subwoofer, speakers and amplifiers. Musicians, performing artist, professionals, home theater enthusiast, mobile DJs, and production companies, we invite you to experience the kind of sound that's been disturbing the peace for a half century.


This field proven amp design is the most muscular yet in the CV Series and is a perfect match for Cerwin-Vega's largest and loudest Passive Speakers and Folded Horns. A true powerhouse, the CV-5000 is capable of driving the most demanding speaker applications including Cerwin-Vega's TS-42 Folded Horn Sub. The 3 RU enclosure is compact and feature-laden, with a design that includes a high-efficiency, variable-speed fan tunnel cooling system, complete LED monitoring of the amplifier's status and comprehensive protection circuitry that guards vital components.

  • Front: Volume control that features a 21 detent potentiometer for each channel
  • Rear: Mode selector switch (Parallel/Stereo/Bridged Mono)
  • HPF: On/Off switch for each channel
  • Limiter: On/Off switch for each channel
  • Connectors
    Input: Combo jack electronically balanced 1/4" & XLR male for input link
    Output: 5-way binding post & Speakon® connector for each channel
  • Indicator: Signal, -20dB, -10dB, 0dB, Clip, Protect & Active
  • Protection: Short Circuit, Thermal, Current Limit, DC Offset, Current Inrush, RF Protection, Turn On / Turn Off Mute
  • Cooling: Variable speed fan forced cooling
Performance Data:
  • Rated Power:
    Stereo @ 8 ohms 1100 W
    Stereo @ 4 ohms 1800 W
    Stereo @ 2 ohms 2500 W
    Bridge @ 8 ohms 3600 W
    Bridge @ 4 ohms 5000 W
  • Input Sensitivity (8 ohms 1.42V (+5.3dB)
  • Input Impedance 20 kohms Balanced / 10t kohms Unbalanced
  • Frequency Response (+/-3.0 dB) 5Hz – 50kHz
  • Class H , 3 tier
  • T.H.D (1 kHz, Rated Power) < 0.03 % 4 ohms and 8 ohms
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (20Hz - 20kHz) <-100 dB
  • Damping Factor (8 ohms,400 Hz) > 300
  • Power Source 100~240 Vac, 50/60 Hz
  • Weight (Net) Net:
  • Dimensions (H x W x D) 132 x 482 x 482 mm
83.3 lbs / 37.2 Kgs / Gross 96 lbs / 43.5 Kgs
Dimensions (HxWxD)
5.1” x 18.9” x 18.9”
  132 mm x 482 mm x 482 mm

(Cerwin-Vega! is constantly striving to maintain the highest consumer standards. As a result of these efforts, modifications may be made from time to time to existing products without prior notice. Specifications and appearance may differ from those listed or shown in this brochure.)

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