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Nady Power Amps

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Folmeister, Jan 21, 2004.

  1. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    Hear Me, Oh Bass Gods!
    I just picked up a cheap monitor amp from MF for the PA, a Nady XA-900, for an ungodly cheap price. Now, what is wrong with it? From searches I have come to the conclusion that Nady is to be avoided. Why wouldn't I want to power a bass rig with it? Is it a reliability issue? Bad sound?
  2. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    Reliability issues I've heard. They're cheaply made with cheap components. No idea about the sound though. :meh: But I think with power amps you can't go any cheaper than the QSC RMX series before you start sacrificing quality for cost.
  3. jobu3

    jobu3 Artist formerly known as Big Joe

    Feb 17, 2002
    Mountain Top, PA
    I bought one in a pinch and it had thermal shut-down issues when pushed slightly... the sound is not good IMO. Nady power-amps are the lower end Ibanez active electronics of the power-amp world: Clunky, artificial, and plastic sounding with zilch in the headroom department.

    My advice to anyone else thinking of buying one: Stay away and save some more money up for QSC RMX or something similar... you'll save money by not wasting it in the first place. :spit:

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