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  1. ? xls 1002 setting an advice

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    what should my gain knobs be set at for the xls 1002 connected to the outlaw audio 976 receiver with 4V xlr Pre Outs an speakers with output 98dB sensitivity an channel output level is set at -6db ,on my xli 800 the .775 setting mode made somethings sound distorted the 1.4 setting sounds a...
  2. Powering sealed JL 13w7 EP2500 or XLS 2502

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    So I plan on building a sealed JL 13w7 with EQ to hit 20hz flat, to power that little beast I was wondering if I should get an Behringer EP2500 or a Crown XLS 2502. Personally I'd like to go with the Crown, better efficiency + no need of mods for silence, but I wonder if it can handle the task...
  3. WTB: Crown XLS 2000, XLS 2500, XTi 2002

    Classifieds - Wanted
    I'm looking for a Crown amp that has 600wpc @ 4 ohms and around 200-400 watts @ 8 ohms. Prefer it be in the XLS or XTi series listed above, but open to options.
  4. Crown xls on b&w 683s

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Has anyone used a xls crown Amp on a pair of 683s. From what i read bowers and Wilkins do pair up with rotel quite nicely. I will be using a xls Amp to power my substage it would be nice to keep the amps in my rack the same . My set up is for Ht and music listening..
  5. Crown XLS 1500 question

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Ok, i bought 2 Crown xls 1500 first gen amps because they are a great deal right now. I have a Yamaha reciever which i know does not supply the proper voltage required by the crown amp to run at full potential. So i ordered a ART Cleanbox Pro. Will go AVR-->RCA-->Cleanbox-->XLR-->Crown XLS. Now...
  6. Crown XLS 1500 question

    Pro Audio
    Ok, i bought 2 Crown xls 1500 first gen amps because they are a great deal right now. I have a Yamaha reciever which i know does not supply the proper voltage required by the crown amp to run at full potential. So i ordered a ART Cleanbox Pro. Will go AVR-->RCA-->Cleanbox-->XLR-->Crown XLS. Now...
  7. Crown XLS 1500 question

    System Setup and Connection
    Ok, i bought 2 Crown xls 1500 first gen amps because they are a great deal right now. I have a Yamaha reciever which i know does not supply the proper voltage required by the crown amp to run at full potential. So i ordered a ART Cleanbox Pro. Will go AVR-->RCA-->Cleanbox-->XLR-->Crown XLS. Now...
  8. Inuke 3000dsp or crown xls 2500

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Which is a better buy. Right now powering two 12" subs in ported box. Sold my xls1500 to upgrade to more power.. Any info is appreciated
  9. Crown xls 1000 vs Behringer 3000dsp

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey guys, I have a 15" sub in ported box and the bash500 amp i'm running just doesnt keep up and has clipping issues when run too hard. I'm looking into these 2 amps and wonder what you guys think is the better option. From what I can tell the behringer will have more overall power and the dsp...
  10. Crown XLS vs Behringer iNuke -A mostly subjective comparison.

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Crown XLS vs Behringer iNuke - A mostly subjective comparison. Background: Last Spring I was building a sub comprised of one of Erich’s 3cuft flat packs and the newly released Dayton Audio UM15-22 and as part of the build I needed to buy an amplifier. I wanted a stand-alone amplifier, because...
  11. Crown XLS, Mini DSP

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I read that it has a 12 dB/Octave roll off below 20Hz. I e-mailed Crown, and they sent me the message below. I asked them if I can use a mini-DSP to counter that roll off. My concern is: I want my sub to play 16Hz.. If I use Mini-DSP's steepest slope at, for example, 14Hz - should I be safe?
  12. Crown xls 1500/ onkyo tx sr 805

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Hey guys I have just finished building my home sub powered by the crown xls1500. I use a onkyo tx sr 805. I have heard many good things about this reciever and amp. My issue is that I am running a RCA from the reciever to the amp, sub wired to 8ohm bridged on amp. Getting little to no bass out...
  13. Crown xls 1500

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Eye guys I have just finished building my home sub powered by the crown xls1500. I use a onkyo tx sr 805. I have heard many good things about this reciever and amp. My issue is that I am running a RCA from the reciever to the amp, sub wired to 8ohm bridged on amp. Getting little to no bass out...
  14. Crown XLS vs EP4000

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Quick question, I currently have 2 EP4000 which would drive 4 SI 18" (D2 wired for 4ohm) in 24" sealed boxes. One sub per channel. I got the Class D bug and picked up some XLS 1000 and 2000 to drive my speakers. I was thinking of replacing the EP4000 with some XLS amps. How much power would...
  15. X-LS Encore and X-CS Encore build

    DIY Speakers
    I just finished building a pair of X-LS Encores and an X-CS Encore. All have fully upgraded point-to-point wired crossover networks, NoRez, AcustaStuff, and Electra tube connectors. They were built with 3/4" Baltic birch plywood with a 3/4" roundover on all edges, dark mahogany stain and amber...
  16. X-LS Classic kits are now available online.

    Great Deals and Specials
    Just go to our website and order with any major credit card. Your order ships the same day if you order early enough for us to get it packed for UPS. http://gr-research.com/x-lsclassickit.aspx $109 for the complete kit. It doesn't get much better than that.
  17. Crown XLS 1500 with Marantz SR6006 issue

    System Setup and Connection
    Good morning sorry for the long post I got bitten by the upgrade bug again and have run into an issue I hope someone can help with. I had an opportunity to buy a set of definitive tech. SM350s still in a factory sealed box from a friend who had them in storage for $200. Thinking they...
  18. Crown XLS 1000?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hey all, I'm about to pull the trigger on a new Crown XLS 1000 amp, I can get a good deal on it, it's not a necessity just liked the specs and reviews and just want it. It weighs only 12 pounds, class D. I'm looking for some comments or thoughts about this amp, I would appreciate any input...
  19. FS: Crown Audio XLS 1000 amps (8)

    Classifieds - Audio Equipment
    Looking to upgrade my amplifier for my home theater...parting with my Crown Audio XLS Drivecore 1000 amps. I have 8 available, $250ea or make a reasonable offer. ($299 new) These are in excellent condition, rack mounted and less than a year old. 350w/channel into 4ohms. I've used them bridged...
  20. Crown XLS 1000 Automation

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    First I run a 9.1, 7 channels are all powered by individual Crown XLS 1000 amps. The front high channels are stereo split on a single Crown XLS 1000. Sub is a Paradigm Sub 1. Fronts are Axiom M80 v3 Center is Axiom VP180 Highs are Axiom M3 Surrounds and back are QS8 I have been VERY happy with...
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