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Crest audio cc 1800 power amp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bass_extremes, Feb 23, 2006.

  1. bass_extremes


    Jul 9, 2005
    Hey everyone, Ive been thinking about going the pre/power amp combo for my rig. and Ive think im going to get a demeter VTBP-201S preamp and I was thinking about pairing it with a crest cc1800 poweramp. and I wanted to ask a couple questions when in bridged mode does that mean that it connects both channels so it will give 2x as much power? and is there a sound diffrence in stereo and bridge mode?
  2. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    Bridged mono means both amp channels are working together with exactly opposite, mirror-image output voltages, so that figuratively speaking, one pushes while the other pulls and vice-versa. This results in double the output voltage and 4x the power (below clipping) into the loudspeaker load.

    With a good amp like that one, there shouldn't be any sonic difference between stereo and bridged mono, aside from the latter being generally louder.