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Old 30th September 2010, 01:36 AM   #1
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Default Best choice of current Class D offerings for me?

At some point I'd like to pick up several class D amps for both PA and home stereo use. I have a Peavey class D amp that works well but occasionally cuts out, but I love the low weight. I don't want to build from scratch, but okay with a kit that has mostly populated boards. Looking for the current best choices for high power, good sound, low cost and robustness/reliability. Best configurations for me would be mono or stereo, with power output above 100 watts, preferably 200 to 600 watts into 8 or 4 ohm loads.

What are the amps or kits you suggest I consider? Screaming bargains are welcomed!
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Old 30th September 2010, 02:20 AM   #2
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Check out classdaudio.com they have several kit offerings.
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Old 30th September 2010, 10:25 AM   #3
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You can try to find perfect modules here.industrialization products works stable.

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Old 1st October 2010, 12:14 AM   #4
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Old 1st October 2010, 02:02 AM   #5
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Thanks for the links so far.
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Old 1st October 2010, 04:28 PM   #6
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Check also audiopower.it, LC Audio, hifimediy shop.
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At some point I'd like to pick up several class D amps for both PA and home stereo use. I have a Peavey class D amp that works well but occasionally cuts out, but I love the low weight. I don't want to build from scratch, but okay with a kit that has mostly populated boards. Looking for the current best choices for high power, good sound, low cost and robustness/reliability. Best configurations for me would be mono or stereo, with power output above 100 watts, preferably 200 to 600 watts into 8 or 4 ohm loads.

What are the amps or kits you suggest I consider? Screaming bargains are welcomed!
Which Peavey amp do you have, is it the IPR1600? I haven't heard any reports of them cutting out. Bang for buck you will be hard pressed to beat it.

Most of the diy modules that are available are lower power and usually won't handle anything under 4ohm. Iv'e had good results with Hypex, 41hz kits, ConnexElectronics modules, HiFiMediy and some of the SureElectronics stuff.

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Hypex UCD's, of course
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Hypex UcD modules are very good but they are expensive and don't have built in speaker protection.

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Old 2nd October 2010, 04:46 AM   #10
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I don't remember which one my Peavey is, but that sounds right. Its over at my office now - I'll try to remember to look at it tomorrow. I plan to open it up and look around in there soon.
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