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Monacor AKB-160 Compact 40W 100V Line Amplifier for Background Audio System

by Monacor
£115.00 (inc. VAT)

The Monacor AKB-160 compact 40W amplifier is ideal for retail shops and stores, small hospitality or leisure outlets that are wanting to run a background music system.

The Monacor AKB-160 is a compact 40W amplifier that is perfect for discreet installs in to small retail environments or hospitality and leisure outlets. Its compact size means the 100V line amplifier is ideal for screwing to the underside of a counter/ desk, to the wall or even above a ceiling tile.

The low profile amplifier has multiple inputs for connection of a smartphone/ tablet, MP3 player and a microphone etc. You could also connect an Apple Airport via the RCA inputs for a wireless connection to the amplifier.

The AKB-160 offers silent operation due to its fanless cooling system and features a protective circuit to prevent overheating.

Key Features:

  • 40W compact amplifier

  • Ideal for discreet installs or where space is limited

  • Can be screwed to underside of a desk/ counter, wall or above a ceiling tile

  • Silent operation due to fanless cooling concept

  • Multiple inputs for connection of smarthpone/ tablet, MP3 player, microphone etc

  • Metal housing with mounting brackets

Some other features include:

  • balanced line input (XLR) and unbalanced line input (RCA)

  • Speaker output via spring-loaded speaker terminals

  • Volume control

  • protective circuit to prevent overheating

    All Monacor products have a 3 year warranty

    All Monacor products carry an industry leading 3 year warranty

    If you require any assistance with any of our products then call us on 02476 369890 and one of our specialists will be happy to help. Or you can use our Request a call back form. 

    See SPECIFICATION tab for technical specs


    Monacor AKB-160 Specifications

    Channels:     1
    Power rating:     40 W
    Power rating at 100 V:     40 W
    Peak music power output (PMAX):     60 W

    • 390 mV/26 kΩ, bal.
    • 420 mV/11 kΩ, unbal.
    Frequency range:     17-20,000 Hz
    S/N ratio:     > 80 dB
    THD:     < 1%
    Power supply:     ~ 230 V/50 Hz/75 VA
    Mains voltage:     ~ 230 V
    Mains frequency:     50 Hz
    Power consumption, operation:     75 VA
    Admiss. ambient temp.:     0-40 °C

    Dimensions:     213 x 55 x 238 mm
    Width:     213 mm
    Height:     55 mm
    Depth:     238 mm
    Weight:     3.2 kg

    • 1 x XLR (line)
    • 1 x RCA L/R (line)

    Monacor AKB-160 - PDF file download

    Download the User Manual HERE

    Download Product Data Sheet HERE


      Monacor Background Music System Products

      Monacor - a premium brand, engineered in Germany that's a heavyweight in the background music industry.

      Founded in 1965 by Günter Schilling, Monacor has grown to be a global player in technology with trading partners in over 40 countries.

      As well as providing a superior sound quality and an industry leading 3-year warranty on their products, Monacor also have an in-house UK based repair workshop, giving you peace of mind.

      The Monacor technical advisers have extensive background audio experience and are always on hand to advise Audio Volt on the latest industry advances.

      Audio Volt is proud to stock Monacor and offers FREE UK Shipping on orders over £50 with in-stock items dispatched within 24 hours.

      Our sales manager Tom says; "Monacor is a high-quality, premium brand that is well-engineered. Perfect for a professional look and a world-class sound!"

      Monacor was our brand of choice when we designed our mighty 24 speaker background audio system, suitable for large spaces, warehouses, offices and large department stores.

      With an impressive range of speakers and some of the most powerful amplifiers available in the background audio market, you can be sure to find a Monacor system you will be delighted with. 



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      Delivery Charges

      Orders over £50.00 will be delivered FREE of charge via our Standard UK Delivery Service (2-3 days, UK Mainland).

      All orders below £50.00 will be sent at a rate of £3.99 per order (2-3 days, UK Mainland). 
      If you need your item faster we also offer a Premium Delivery, Next Day Tracked service at a cost of £9.95.

      Do you require your item before 12 pm? We offer a Premium Delivery, Next Day Tracked, Pre 12 service at a cost of £24.95.

      All delivery options will be available at the delivery stage in the checkout. 

      (Please ensure you add a mobile number to your order for tracking)

      European Delivery Charges

      Standard EU Shipping service £16.99  (Shipping to France, Germany, Ireland, Guernsey & Jersey - 2-4 days)


      Delivery Notes

      On delivery you must inspect the goods carefully for damage as Audio Volt is unable to accept responsibility for damage in transit, shortage of delivery or loss of products unless the customer advises Audio Volt of such within three working days from the date of delivery.

      60 Day Returns Policy

      We ask that you follow these guidelines to help us process your return as quickly and efficiently as possible:

      1. Please keep your order reference to hand. This confirms your original order and gives us the necessary details to authorise the product’s return.

      2. Contact our Customer Services Team on 02476 369890 (or e-mail We will then send you an RMA number and returns form which needs to be completed and sent back with the returned item(s).

      3. (If the order has been unpacked) re-package it to ensure that it is being returned in its original condition. Please make sure all items relating to the product are returned, including manuals and cables.

      4. When returning an item please obtain a ‘proof of postage’ receipt from the Courier.

      Returned items must be mailed within 10 days of when the RMA Number has been issued. Items received with a post date 30 days after your requested return will NOT be eligible for refund.

      Please note: Our returns policy is quite straightforward but there are a number of conditions that we ask our customers to comply with before applying:

      1. It is your responsibility to request a return. If you don’t tell us you want to make a return, we don’t know. Once you do tell us, we will do everything we can to action it.

      2. If you have not requested a return within 60 days of receiving an order, we will have assumed that you are intending to keep it and we will not authorise a return.

      3. We always refund the payment according to how the original purchase was made and aim to do so within 72hrs of the return being received by us.

      4. Returned goods are liable for a restocking fee of 15% towards handling and repackaging if the order is not returned in its original, unopened packaging. This charge will be subject to our inspection of the returned goods.

      5. Delivery charges will not be refunded unless the delivered goods are faulty.

      6. Replacement products are dispatched immediately after the returned goods have been received and accepted by Audio Volt.

      7. Items that develop a fault within 30 days of delivery are eligible for a replacement or a refund. Delivery costs are also reimbursed for faulty items. Please contact our Customer Services Team on 02476 369890 if you believe your item has developed a fault.

      Finally, please remember that notifying us of your intention to apply for a return, saving the delivery paperwork and keeping the order in its original packaging will help both you and Audio Volt to process the return quickly.

      If you have any questions about our Returns policy please telephone us on 02476 369890 or email us at