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Monacor PA-948 1 x 480W PA Mixer Amplifier (100V 4, 8, & 16 Ohms)

by Monacor
£519.00 (inc. VAT)
SKU PA-948

The Monacor PA-948 is a straight up 480W PA Mixer-Amplifier designed for medium-scale public address, tannoy and background music systems running either 100V Line or low impedance loudspeakers (4, 8 or 16 Ohms)

This professional mixer amplifier has five mixable input channels for connecting an array of devices. Inputs include 4 x XLR sockets with switchable 48V Phantom Power and a line level to microphone level ideal for connecting vocal and paging microphones. In addition to this, there are 4 x RCA inputs for directly connecting CD players, FM radio tuners, smartphones or tablets etc.

Channels 1 to 4 have selectable DIP switches giving them priority over the AUX channel. This is a useful feature for making emergency announcements and calls from a microphone.

The Monacor PA-948 Mixer Amplifier has a balanced XLR output for an RCA output for taking the mixed signal to another amplifier or mixer.
Situated to the rear of the PA-948 is a 24V DC input for connection of an emergency power supply unit.

The PA-948 from Monacor is designed to operate either 100V Line or low impedance loudspeakers rated at 4, 8 or 16 Ohms impedance. The connection is made quick and easy via the screw terminals located at the rear of the amplifier.

The Monacor PA-948 is supplied with a 3-Year manufacturers warranty.

Monacor PA-948 Mixer Amplifier Key Features:

  • 1 x 480 W4 balanced microphone inputs and line inputs with selectable priority
  • 4 stereo line inputs
  • Speaker outputs via screw terminals
  • Balanced line output
  • Record output
  • Insert facility, e.g. for effect units, equalizers, feedback controllers
  • 2-tone or 4-tone chime, can be activated externally
  • Input level control and output level control2-way tone control for the output
  • Switchable 48 V phantom power for microphone inputs
  • Temperature-controlled fan
  • Mains operation or 24 V emergency power operation
  • Removable mounting brackets

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


Technical specifications Monacor PA-948

  • Peak output power: 680 W
  • Power rating: 480 W
  • Channels: 5
  • Inputs: 2.5-100 mV (mic), 350 mV (line)
  • Frequency range: 50-16,000 Hz
  • Equalizer bass: ± 10 dB/100 Hz
  • Equalizer treble: ± 10 dB/10 kHz
  • S/N ratio: > 75 dB
  • THD: < 0.1%
  • Phantom power: 48 V
  • Mains voltage: ~ 230 V
  • Mains frequency: 50 Hz
  • Power consumption, operation: 1,090 VA
  • Operating voltage (possible alternative): DC 24 V
  • Power supply (possible alternative): DC 27 A
  • Admiss. ambient temp.: 0-40 °C
  • Width: 482 mm
  • Height: 137 mm
  • Depth: 395 mm
  • Rack spaces:, RS 3
  • Weight: 19 kg


  • 4 x XLR (mic),
  • 4 x RCA L/R (line),
  • 1 x XLR (line out),
  • 1 x RCA L/R (line out),
  • screw terminals (speakers)

    Monacor PA-948 480W Mixer Amplifier Specifications Amplifier - PDF Downloads

    Download the Product Spec Sheet Here


    Monacor Background Music System ProductsMonacor - 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. 



    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