Can 2 poweramps of same be together?


MadGuitarest
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02/12/2004 2:32 pm
If i added more speakers to my PA and needed more power for them instead of getting a whole new poweramp that is more powerful than the one i had, could i be able to get like 1 more of the same poweramp i already got and plug them together to get more Watts or will that not work???
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02/12/2004 4:08 pm
That's tech-talk for 'read the Manual'. Some amps have a 'bridging' option. If you run stereo, you can use one bridged amp for each channel. Otherwise you'll have to bi-amp your PA rig. This means using a crossover unit to divide the audio signal into low & high frequencies. The low freqencies go to your most powerful amp, which is then connected to the low-frequency speakers. The high frequencies go to the other amp, which drives the horns or tweeters.

If you can't bridge your present amp with another one, or split up your speakers for bi-amping, you are definitely S.O.L. (That's more tech-talk). ;)
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02/12/2004 10:34 pm
well hey dude i havent even got one yet i was just asking if it was possible so F.O...jk but thats more tech talk for you
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02/13/2004 3:52 am
It's possible to add more power amps to your PA, but you will have to basically assign them certain functions, and use a crossover. For instance, one amp could run the subs, another run your horns, and another for your mids. You would need the crossover to seperate the frequencies so you don't get bass in the tweets, yada yada yada.
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02/13/2004 4:47 am
Originally posted by MadGuitarest
well hey dude i havent even got one yet i was just asking if it was possible so F.O...jk but thats more tech talk for you


Easy there, pup, or the SuperModerator will take care of you...

Just to let you know, "jk" doesn't make a rude comment all better.
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02/13/2004 2:19 pm
True, sorry, i really didnt mean it
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02/13/2004 3:46 pm
No prob. I was unduly grouchy. We both know better.
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02/13/2004 11:04 pm
but seriously i didnt think you were serious when you said r.t.f.m so i was just kdding around, i didnt think anyone would take it personally... its cool now
Mike ;)
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02/13/2004 11:11 pm
:)
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