QSC RMX850 VS Carvin DCM1000

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by tmu, Apr 16, 2004.

  1. tmu


    Mar 14, 2004
    I was wondering which amp you would recommend of these two? Can the RMX stand to be continually bridged at 4 ohms?
  2. carvin's rock!!! built like tanks, tone quality comparable to Crest....but they're heavy

    (esp my DCM1500 it's 35lbs!)
  3. Thumpinthenight


    Apr 13, 2004
    New York
    I'm in the marked for an amp too! That QSC RMX 850 is 35lbs. as/per specs. The Carvin DCM1000 is 25lbs. The DCM1500 now is 26lbs, and a 2u rack size-as per the Carvin message board. Apparently there was an error on one of the specs previously.
    And in this corner, weighing in at a mere 21 lbs, I'm looking at the QSC-PLX1202. Damn! too many choices. :rolleyes:
  4. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Lord, I hope so! That's how I'm using mine. No problems, so far....
  5. mr e

    mr e

    Nov 17, 2003
    i play through the qsc 850
    it works great for me, running stereo @ 200w per

    make sure you buy the right amp for your needs
    not just how much you can lift


  6. Pete


    Jan 3, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    I ended up buying a used Carvin F600 (300wpc @ 4 ohms) for my bass rig. I think it's 30lbs or so, a little lighter than the QSC RMX1450 I used to use (not Monitor 3/4 in my main PA rig). I'd go for light on this one since you'll be hefting it around a lot. The qsc is bullet proof though and I'd look at the 1450 or PLX1602 (21lbs) for more power. Buy as much power as you can afford.

  7. Schwinn


    Dec 4, 2002
    Sarasota, FL
    Seriously guys, I like carvin gear and I used to have a QSC RMX...but...

    the QSC PLX amps are worth the extra money. (Thank me later.)
  8. andrewd


    Sep 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    im running my RMX 850 bridged mono into a 4ohm 4x10. didnt even get hot after a 2 hour jam session today