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What is the best way to add power to my rig?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by handlax14, Aug 21, 2002.


  1. handlax14

    handlax14

    Aug 13, 2002
    Connecticut
    hey i was just wondering what the best and most cost efficient way to add wattage to my rig would be. i have too much cab and not enough head.(can never get enough of that)
    thanx

    pgk
     
  2. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    PDX
    Just be sure you have access to 2 independent AC circuits wherever you go with that thing!
     
  3. handlax14

    handlax14

    Aug 13, 2002
    Connecticut
    so the best way is with a power amp? thas a pretty obvious answer. shows what i know. what IYO is a good economic choiche if im only looking for around say 400-500 watts?
     
  4. rockindoc

    rockindoc Daily Lama

    Jan 26, 2002
    Bonham, Tx
    Again, Carvin. DCM 600?
     
  5. Used QSC RMX 850's are only about $200 - $250 on eBay.
     
  6. BigBohn

    BigBohn

    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    No no, children, Carvin DCM2000.


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  7. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    What the guy with the big chin said ;)

    Actually 2000 watts may be excessive.. but 600 watts may leave you wanting more. i would suggest getting a DCM1000. what kind of cab(s) are you using?

    [edit] you could always get the DCM1500, i did and I like it :)
     
  8. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    Flip the button to the "On" position.
     
  9. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    "best" and "most cost efficient" don't always coincide.

    i'd spend a little extra and get a qsc instead of a carvin.
     
  10. handlax14

    handlax14

    Aug 13, 2002
    Connecticut
    im running a hartke 3500 through an avatar 4x10 and 115. together rated at 1500watts at 4 ohms. and here i am with only 350 to spare.