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    can i use bass boost on this amp?

    so i have a Soundstream TX1.2000D and and SPLX 15. i tried bass boost before and the sub sounded a bit distorted. the bass boost is either 0,6, or 12 db. when i tested it though, i had very low voltage. i have upgraded batts since.

    i have heard bass boost is bad but i have also heard that on good amps and quality amps,
    it is not as bad if used correctly.

    im not saying this amp is the best because it isn't a sundown or anything but it is a lot better than my old PA amp.

    so what do you think?



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    Re: can i use bass boost on this amp?

    It doesn't matter how good the amp is a boost is a boost. Therefore you can clip the amp. I wouldn't use it




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    Re: can i use bass boost on this amp?

    It should only be used as a EQ. And never turned up more then 3db



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    Re: can i use bass boost on this amp?

    Quote Originally Posted by soundstream16 View Post
    so i have a Soundstream TX1.2000D and and SPLX 15. i tried bass boost before and the sub sounded a bit distorted. the bass boost is either 0,6, or 12 db. when i tested it though, i had very low voltage. i have upgraded batts since.

    i have heard bass boost is bad but i have also heard that on good amps and quality amps,
    it is not as bad if used correctly.

    im not saying this amp is the best because it isn't a sundown or anything but it is a lot better than my old PA amp.

    so what do you think?
    why in the hell would you want to use a bass boost????



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    Re: can i use bass boost on this amp?

    The boost is centered at 50hz.
    That is right in the middle of the "easy" zone for bass. That is probably very near the peak output of your system w/o boosting. Even a dirt cheap sub can create a little SPL at that frequency.

    To boost at that point would be like putting big ol' fake p0rn boobs on a girl with a fantastic pair of c's.




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