Peavey IPR 1600 Stereo Power Amp

February 23, 2010 by · 7 Comments 

Peavey IPR 1600 Stereo Power Amp

The Peavey IPR 1600 stereo power amp features 830 watts per channel at 2 ohms and weighs in at 7 pounds! The IPR1600 also has 2 channel independent fourth order Linkwitz-Riley crossovers, a variable-speed fan housed in a lightweight aluminum chassis, patented DDT speaker protection, and the revolutionary new IPR class D topology. Read more

Fender Passport PRO Hands-On Review

January 29, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Fender Passport PRO Hands-On ReviewThe Fender Passport series has been providing portable PA systems for decades, and the three newest models, dubbed the PRO series, make improvements where “the rubber meets the road” as far as musicians are concerned: lighter weight, increased power, and reduced wallet impact. For good measure, Fender has refined existing features and added some new ones. Read more

Peavey TriFlex II Portable 3-way Audio System

January 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Peavey TriFlex II Portable 3-way Audio SystemNAMM 2010–Peavey proudly introduces the new TriFlex II, a three-way, two-channel portable sound system that provides 1,200 watts of power for live sound reinforcement, DJ gigs and music playback applications. Read more

QSC K Series Active Loudspeaker Review

October 25, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

QSC K Series Active LoudspeakerCould this be the speaker everyone has been waiting for?

QSC is marketing the new K Series as “The New Standard.” After spending some time with these speaker and putting them through their paces, I might have to agree that the bar has just been set higher than ever before in the category of portable active loudspeakers. Read more

Lexicon Signature 284 Preamp Review

October 21, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Lexicon Signature 284

There are dozens of direct-recording devices for electric guitars that offer surprisingly good-sounding facsimiles of miked guitar amps. But regardless of whether they’re tube driven, solid state or digital, these gadgets often lack the one crucial element that gives an electric guitar so much of its character: power tubes. While preamp tubes and transistors can generate a wide variety of pleasing distortion tones, they just can’t match the sensation of power tubes pushed to the point where the tube plates are shaking, the transformers are pumping and the amp is singing. It’s sensation you can feel from your fingers right down to the soles of your feet. Preamp distortion may be the sizzle, but power amp distortion may be the steak. Read more

Crate Pro PowerForce PFR-15 | CSM-1402

October 3, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

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Crate Pro Audio PowerForce Speaker Series. The self-contained PowerForce PFR-12 and PFR-15 Speaker systems offer high reliability and power handling with an extraordinary feature array. Versatility being one of those key features, each model functions as a self-contained PA system, main speaker or monitor. Read more