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Stewart Amp owners

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by RS, May 14, 2003.

  1. RS


    Aug 27, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    Are you able to run 2 ohm loads with these amps?

  2. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    In stereo per channel, yes. Not bridged though.

    I've never actually run a 2 ohm load... I have run 2.66666 from one side of mine with absolutely no problems. In fact my World 2.1 never breaks a sweat. :)
  3. Chuck M

    Chuck M Supporting Member

    May 2, 2000
    San Antonio, Texas
    I've been using Stewart power amps for several years and have never had any problems except for a World 1.2 the smoked because of an internal problem that Stewart could not locate. They replaced that one with a World 1.6 for a $50 upgrade charge.

    I do not run my amps into loads lower than 8 ohms because of problems that some folks have had with the amps shutting down on thermal overload. I've run my 1.6 at stupid loud volumes into my 8 ohm 410XLT and it barely gets warm. A friend had his 1.6 shut down when running into a 4 ohm 410XLT.

    Another friend has a PA-500 that shuts down when running hard bridged into his Bergantino 310 (5.6 ohms?). He had a fan on it and it still gets too hot.

  4. RS


    Aug 27, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    Hmmm. Do the 1.6 and 2.1 have internal cooling fans?
  5. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

  6. Steven Green

    Steven Green

    Jul 25, 2001
    Pacific NW
    everything fuzzbass said...