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    Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    I am trying to make a Christmas list for the family and I am hard to shop for generally because I have most of what I need and only want electronics. I have been looking around PE and some other sites, trying to get a good idea of what to ask for as far as subwoofer amplification.

    I've been using PC power supplies on car audio amps for a while but now looking to just get a nice 1000watt plate or rack style amp for sub amplification. The only 1kW plate I have seen is the dayton SPA1000 on PE, which people seem to have some problems with. I don't know of the brands that are out there for HT equipment and dont know which rack amps or plate amps are good and fairly priced. the dayton spa1000 is 330 on PE and i was looking to have somethign similarly priced. it supposedly does its power at 4ohms but a dude's review said that it is realistically around 650. I will probably find a reciever to power all of the tower/bookshelf stuff but what should I do for the sub?


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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    i see nothing wrong with that Dayton amp - but i think a Crown XTi-1000 amp would be superior for almost the same price. lots of digital processing included.

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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    I love those crown amplifiers. I think most of the reason you hear about dayton audio's problems are from the massive quantity's sold. PE always takes care of the warranty work for them as well. I wouldn't be to scared to run either the dayton or crown.



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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    cool, i just put both of them on there. lol I like the crown. seems sleek enough and it can easily power some of the stuff i have.



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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    The crown is also flexible in that it can be used for **** near anything. A turn on trigger is something you would have to verify with your existing equipment.



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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    I see that it can power a full range of frequencies. It has filters that would enable me to keep it solely for sub-bass right?



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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    Oh yes, and fully adjustable crossover.

    Check out the manual.



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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    sweet, hopefully i can pick something like this up. I need something that can power my triple slug madmaxx hybrid in the house for a little. lol



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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    You can check out the inuke3000dsp to if you want. It is like the crown xls. It is $399

    BEHRINGER: NU3000DSP

    They have a 1000 watt model also. ($299)
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    Re: Looking for ideas for HT subwoofer amplification (plate or rack)

    I don't like Behringer build quality. Poor power supply designs and cheap DAC's - adds hiss to the audio signal.

    dBX Driverack PA+ is a nice line of loudspeaker management hardware. Note that Crown and dBX are owned by Harmon (JBL)



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