Basic wattage and PA question

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pocketapocalypse
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Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 4:28 am Reply with quote

Hi everyone,

Ok, so I have two passive 350watt (rms) 4 ohm impedance (700watt program power) Peavy XT series speakers. the problem is our PA is close to death. I was wondering what size PA I will need to power them sufficiently without blowing them out?

sorry, im new at this and could really do with a hand.
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smili
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Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:59 pm Reply with quote

I'd recommend going to a Peavey dealer and discussing or checking Peavey's website. They're going to know what Peavey recommends for those speakers. They may recommend an over-powered amp, but just not run it full out to provide best results.

As far as brands go, in addition to Peavey, Mackie and Crown have pretty good reputations
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CraigCyril
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Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:47 am Reply with quote

Hi guys. Welcome to the forum!
It is a great resource with lots of really great people with great advice.
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