Professional Systems Division

Design | Performance | Support

PowerMatch® PM8500 / PM8500N

configurable professional power amplifier

The Bose® PowerMatch PM8500 configurable professional power amplifier provides concert-quality sound with a high level of scalability and configurability for fixed installation sound reinforcement systems. Ethernet-equipped versions enable network configuration, control and monitoring, and an expansion slot supports input from optional digital audio accessory cards. PowerMatch amplifiers utilize numerous Bose technologies to deliver an unprecedented combination of performance, efficiency and ease of installation—all in a reliable, proprietary design. 

PowerMatch® CobraNet® card

The Cobranet card for PowerMatch configurable professional amplifiers inserts into the digital card slot and provides a connection of up to 16 (8 input and 8 output) channels of uncompressed digital audio using industry-proven CobraNet audio networking.

PowerMatch® ESPLink 8-channel input card

Accessory card installs into the digitial input slot of the PowerMatch amplifiers. Receives eight digital audio channels from a ControlSpace® ESPLink output card. Includes optical cable.