Ohms with QSC RMX 1450 and avatar

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by orskard, Sep 28, 2004.

  1. orskard


    Mar 17, 2004
    Hey i have a 2x10 avatar in 4 ohms and the power amp im looking at is the QSC RMX1450. the specs on that are: Stereo: 280W @ 8 ohms, 450W @ 4 ohms, and 700W @ 2 ohms. Bridge mono: 900W @ 8 ohms, 1,400W @ 4 ohms.

    my avatar is 600 watts at 4 ohms....will it explode if i run it bridged at 1400? couldnt i keep the gain down really really low and not push it. or can i run it in stereo, with only one output though and send 450 watts to it. can i do that or do i need something on the other side of the power amp to balance it out?

    thanks a lot guys.
  2. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    It'll be fine, just keep the gain on the amp down. Your ears will tell you when you're taking it too far.

    I pump 1500 watts into one of my Aguilar 4x10's, rated at 700 watts, push it pretty hard, and its fine.