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Power Amp tech Q's

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by smo, Nov 3, 2005.


  1. Hi Everyone,
    I'm brand new here - so please be gentle, Hi.
    I'm also on the Orange and Ampeg forums under the same name.
    A bass plyr of 9 years, looking to upgrade my rig.

    I've just bought a SVP-CL pre-amp, and I'm looking for a power-amp to go with it. Will any poweramp do?

    I spoke to a guy recently who said any decent general amp, like the crown, qsc, samson etc....are all made for PA - and will have way too much high frequency to be useable for a bass rig.
    Is this true? :eyebrow:

    Also - I'm thinking about the Crown XLS602A, the Samson SX1800 or some others from Alto, Peak or Biema. Opinions?

    Thanks everyone,
    smo
     
  2. Dan Molina

    Dan Molina TalkBass Secular Progressive

    Jul 17, 2002
    Murr Town, California
    Hello welcome to TB

    Bull
     
  3. so he was talking out his behind then............. :meh:

    Well - have any of you guys used those brands i mentioned before?
    Which ones are good/bad?

    Thanks,
    smo
     
  4. Dan Molina

    Dan Molina TalkBass Secular Progressive

    Jul 17, 2002
    Murr Town, California
    The only poweramp I've used is the QSC I have now. It's strong. reliable, and insanely loud.

    I hear nothing but good things about Crown, and Crest products, so I think if you decide to go with any of these companies i'm sure you won't be dissapointed.