Goldhorn DSPA 1216 Plus | 24 Channel DSP / 8 x 80w + 4 x 150w Amplifier

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Introducing the Goldhorn DSPA 1216 PLUS

Introducing the Goldhorn DSPA 1216 PLUS, the pinnacle of high-end amplifier processors meticulously crafted to cater to the needs of multi-channel high-end automotive audio enthusiasts who understand that their vehicle's interior can be a sanctuary of sound. This remarkable device is designed to simplify and enhance your in-car audio experience, allowing you to embrace the world of superior sound without the need for excessive additional equipment. 

Whether you find yourself behind the wheel of a luxurious Mercedes-Benz, an adventurous Land Rover, a sophisticated BMW, an elegant Audi, a refined Volvo, a stately Lincoln, a luxurious Lexus, or any other esteemed vehicle, the DSPA 1216 PLUS is the perfect addition to elevate your driving soundtrack. By seamlessly integrating this powerhouse into your car's audio system, the original car speakers can be transformed to achieve the desired audio perfection, delivering an auditory experience that transcends the ordinary. 

With the Goldhorn DSPA 1216 PLUS, you're not just enhancing your car's audio; you're embarking on a journey to unlock the full potential of your vehicle's sound system. It's more than an amplifier processor; it's your key to unlocking a world of audio excellence, ensuring that every note, every beat, and every melody is delivered with pristine clarity and precision. Elevate your driving experience to new heights with the DSPA 1216 PLUS and immerse yourself in a symphony of sound that makes every moment behind the wheel truly extraordinary. 

 Discover the artistry of automotive audio, where every drive becomes a musical masterpiece, and every road is a stage for sonic perfection. With the Goldhorn DSPA 1216 PLUS, the journey itself becomes a symphony, and your car is the orchestra, delivering an unparalleled auditory experience that transforms your daily commute into a mesmerizing performance.
12 Channels of Amplified Outputs
• 12 channels of built in amplification:
• 8 x 80watts @ 4ohm 
• 4 x 150 watts @ 4 /2 ohm (300w x 2 @ 4 ohm)
16 Channels of Preamp Outputs

• 16 Channels of 6v preamp outputs
• THD+Noise <.003 
• S/N 108db
Full Featured Input Section
• 16 x Hi-Level 
• 2 x RCA
•  1 x Optical
• 1 x Coaxial
• Bluetooth 5.0

Processing Functions

Input EQ

Output EQ


Delay | Phase



Input Equalizer

EQ bands: All Channels 5 bands
Steps: ± 15dB in 0.1dB per Step
Filter Functions: Peak / High Shelf / Low Shelf / 1st order All Pass/ 2nd Order All Pass 
Input Delay: 0 ~ 10ms in 0.02 Steps

Output Equalizer

EQ bands: All Channels 31 Bands
Steps: ± 15dB in 0.1dB Per Step
Filter Functions: Peak / High Shelf / Low Shelf / 1st order All Pass / 2nd Order All Pass

Crossover Types

Butterworth: 6,12,18,24,30,36,42,48dB per octave
Bessel: 6,12,18,24,30,36,42,48dB per octave
Linkwitz 12, 24, 36dB


Delay: 0 ~ 20ms
Steps:  0.02ms

Phase Rotation

Variable Phase: Variable shift at High Pass and Low Pass filters from 0° ~ 359°

Main Functions

Crossover Frequency: 20Hz ~ 20kHz @ 1hz steps
Master Gain: 0 ~ 60dB 
Channel gains: -20dB ~ +5dB 
Polarity: Phase Reversal 0 or 180 / 
EQ filters: Q 0.5 ~ 15 @ 0.1 steps / 
Input Mixer: Three Linking Functions: 
Volume Linking: Absolute or Relative 
EQ Linking: Relative or Absolute 
Crossover Linking: With EQ link on, Freq Link button will link crossovers

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the physical Measurements of the Goldhorn DSPA 1216 Plus

331mm (13.1") wide x 217mm (8.55") deep x 43mm (1.7") Tall

How does the DSPA 1216 PLUS maintain sound quality at high volumes?

The DSPA 1216 PLUS is engineered with advanced circuitry and processing capabilities that prevent distortion at high volumes. Its dynamic range control and precision filtering ensure that sound remains clear and detailed, even when the volume is turned up, preserving the integrity of the music and preventing auditory fatigue during long drives.

How does the DSPA 1216 PLUS compare to traditional car amplifiers?

Unlike traditional amplifiers, the DSPA 1216 PLUS is a high-end processor and amplifier combo designed specifically for automotive environments. It offers a sophisticated multi-channel output system and superior power handling capabilities, allowing for a more nuanced and rich audio experience. Its advanced technology ensures that each channel is finely tuned, resulting in unparalleled sound quality that brings out the best in your vehicle's acoustics.

Can the DSPA 1216 PLUS be customized according to my listening preferences?

Yes, the DSPA 1216 PLUS is designed with customization in mind. It allows for extensive adjustments to tailor the sound output to your personal preferences. Whether you prefer a more bass-heavy sound for your favorite tracks or a balanced, clear output for all genres, the DSPA 1216 PLUS provides the flexibility to fine-tune the audio experience to your liking.

Can the DSPA 1216 PLUS be updated or upgraded for future enhancements?

The DSPA 1216 PLUS is designed with future-proofing in mind. It includes provisions for firmware updates that can be applied to introduce new features, improve performance, and adapt to evolving audio technologies. These updates can be carried out by authorized service centers, ensuring your system remains at the cutting edge of audio processing technology.

What kind of technical support is available for DSPA 1216 PLUS users?

Users of the DSPA 1216 PLUS have access to comprehensive technical support provided by Goldhorn. This includes a dedicated customer service team, online resources like FAQs and troubleshooting guides, and a network of authorized service centers for in-person assistance, ensuring that help is readily available whenever needed.

Can the DSPA 1216 PLUS be used in vehicles with existing premium audio systems?

Yes, the DSPA 1216 PLUS can be an excellent addition to vehicles already equipped with premium audio systems. It can work in conjunction with these systems to further refine and enhance the audio quality, offering an even greater level of customization and control over the sound environment within the vehicle.
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