1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to post, make friends, earn reward points at our store, remove most ads and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

stewart world 1.2

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jasonbraatz, Jul 3, 2001.


  1. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    this seems like a really good power amp - looks like i can get it for only a few hundred more than a comparable wattage big PA poweramp.

    what are the drawbacks to it? the only one i can see is that i don't think it has speakon connectors. does it? if not, you can get banana plug - speakon cables, right?


    jason
     
  2. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    I've had a Stewart PA-1000 for years now, and its been great. The newer 1.2 is very similar, if not identical to the older PA-1000. Since it has no fan, overheating can be a problem in extremely hot ambient temperatures. You shouldn't mount it next to another heat generating component (another power amp, or really hot pre amp), but I don't think it needs the extra rack space all the time for sufficient cooling. but you should support the rear of the unit, as the aluminum face panel will flex otherwise.

    I don't think the newer model has speakons, just 1/4" and binding posts.