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    Posted: 04 August 2017 at 12:16am
what are the better of these amps,in respect of durability,repairability,and power consumption

compairing k10,e90,ffa 10,000

running sub from 23hz at 4r
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K20   

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Originally posted by Sypa Sypa wrote:

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Depends on your situation.

Powersoft K10 is the most powerful out of those 3 in real terms.

BUT..... If you are not doing shows where you have at least 32amp single phase supply to power the K10 with a decent feed then the FFA with its twin PSU wins hands down. As the amplifier can actually get its required power from 2 x 13a sockets.
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One thing to note as well is the dual mono construction Jace mentioned and the extra security it gives. If for example one PSU fails, you can still use the other channel in that same amp. And since both channels have dual speakon sockets in them, you can just swap the cable over from the failed channel and go down to 2 ohm load for the rest of the gig.

If Powersoft blows its internal fuse, like they tend to do every now and then, you lose the amp.
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so the mc2 e90 isnt a good option 
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Powersoft wins on sub among the mentioned. One of my K6 has 4500 hours on the timer and beeing driven hard for many of these. Besides that they sometimes loose the display when used near smokemachines they are very reliable. 


For mids and highs there are better alternatives.
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Originally posted by abrupt abrupt wrote:

what are the better of these amps,in respect of durability,repairability,and power consumption

compairing k10,e90,ffa 10,000

running sub from 23hz at 4r


If your main objective is 23 Hertz, it would be wise to rent all three and make a comparison. A lot of amplifiers begin to reduce their power as they approach 20 Hz which, many would not realise as they use HPF filters within the 30 – 40 Hz range.

 

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Originally posted by Elliot Thompson Elliot Thompson wrote:

Originally posted by abrupt abrupt wrote:

what are the better of these amps,in respect of durability,repairability,and power consumption

compairing k10,e90,ffa 10,000

running sub from 23hz at 4r


If your main objective is 23 Hertz, it would be wise to rent all three and make a comparison. A lot of amplifiers begin to reduce their power as they approach 20 Hz which, many would not realise as they use HPF filters within the 30 – 40 Hz range.

 

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not exactly just the subs i will be using can achieve that.i would expect to be using a hpf around 27hz 
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The Powersoft has no problem delivering 20Hz
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Originally posted by toastyghost toastyghost wrote:

The Powersoft has no problem delivering 20Hz


Yes, just need to use bridged K20 to get some decent output ;)

Remember how APA had an octave more bottom end compared to your X4?
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Originally posted by Pasi Pasi wrote:

Originally posted by toastyghost toastyghost wrote:

The Powersoft has no problem delivering 20Hz


Yes, just need to use bridged K20 to get some decent output ;)

Remember how APA had an octave more bottom end compared to your X4?


Remember how it also went into thermal protect?

No need to bridge them, plenty of juice for any box. Can buy two for the price of an APA too ;) and the software isn’t useless! Wins all round
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