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The right Power Amp ?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by KIRKSFANGS, Mar 8, 2003.


  1. Greetings -- I am currently powering my rig with a Crown CE-1000 power amp,and am having lots of clipping issues. I have been told that this particular amp , while great for highs and mids , just doesn't do it for bass guitar(6-string bass , just to make it worse !!). Can I get some ideas as to a power amp that can handle subs ?? 'll need at least 1000 watts at 4 ohms , playing bridged mono.
    Thanks -- Kirk
     
  2. Don't know what your budget is, but for a good quality power amp, at a great price, try the Carvin DCM1000.

    Alot of guys on this board use Carvin power amps, and love them. You get great watts for the dollar value.
     
  3. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    Who said that the CE-1000 isn't good for bass?

    A friend of mine uses his CE-2000 to drive a pair of Acme B2s (4 ohms each) and doesn't have any problems.

    If weight isn't an issue, perhaps something like a Crest would be good. I'm quite fond of my QSC PLX-2402.
     
  4. Jeff Haley

    Jeff Haley

    May 17, 2001
    Atlanta, Ga.
    I just bought a Crest LT 1500 and it sounds great.
     
  5. Adam Wright

    Adam Wright Supporting Member

    Jun 6, 2002
    Arlington,Tx
    QSC PLX or the new QSC Powerlight 2 series. Just bought a QSC PL224 and it crushes.