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Fan Noise?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Monomer, Jul 22, 2005.


  1. Monomer

    Monomer

    Jul 22, 2005
    Anyone every delt with the fan noise emitted by most pro-quality power amps?


    I'm currently trying to decide between a couple of amps (Mainly QSC PLX vs. a Crown K2/CE4000)




    It will be used in my school jazz band.
     
  2. CamMcIntyre

    CamMcIntyre

    Jun 6, 2000
    USA
    If you're playing in a big band-you won't hear the fan noise.....even if you're playing in a combo-once you start playing, you won't hear the noise.

    YMMV.
     
  3. DubDubs

    DubDubs

    Aug 23, 2004
    Los Angeles
    The fans can get loud but you shouldn't worry about it unless you need it silent for use in the studio or something of that nature. Even quiet playing covers up the fan noise.
     
  4. Steve

    Steve

    Aug 10, 2001
    The K2 ain't got no fan.

    I own the other two about which you've enquired....the fan noise is a non-issue outside of a studio.
     
  5. Monomer

    Monomer

    Jul 22, 2005

    I know. That's why I'm asking if fan noise is a big issue.


    I've heard the K2 has less current draw, which is another big issue. But with QSC having the 6 year warrenty....