QSC PLX 1804!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bassballs27, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    Wow, I just have to say, this is an amazing power amp that I should have tried years ago.

    For the longest time I thought I needed more power after owning an QSC PLX 2402 for like 12 years and was using a 1/4" to 1/4" connection to an Eden Navigator. That was a big mistake. I should have at least been using a mono TS to XLR connection, it would have drove the amp with a higher gain.

    And after owning both a QSC 3002 and 3402 recently, the 1804 to me works much better.
    That input sensitivity of 1.2V, no bridging (because who really needs to bridge 3000W at 4 ohms into one cab?) The 900W at 4 ohms per channel is devistating. I love it. Tons of headroom and great clarity. And at 13 lbs.....man what an amp.

    I just picked up an Aguilar DB750 and man does that amp rock.
    But the QSC seems to offer a little more clarity as it's much dead flat.....so your preamp matters.

    It was interesting running the preamp out from the DB750 into the PLX 1804.....got a different sound. I liked it!

    It's fun playing around with amps. Just thought I'd share this post for anyone still messing around with rack gear.
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  2. Passinwind

    Passinwind I know nothing. Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics
    I've owned quite a few QSCs and the 1804 was by far my favorite for bass rig duty.
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  3. AlexanderB


    Feb 25, 2007
    Another "happy camper" here. Stepping up from an LMII to a rack mount pre + PLX1804 is quite dramatic... The way the lows slam down with authority can almost be TOO much, when standing up close to the cab!
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  4. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    Awesome. It's so stellar. Lead sled worthy for size and weight for sure.
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