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Old 4th January 2007, 08:28 PM   #1
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Default PE BASH 500W Plate Amp

The PE BASH500 amp is currently on sale for $159 US (although they don't currently have any in stock). As far as plate amps go, does anyone have any good or bad feedback on it?
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Old 4th January 2007, 10:25 PM   #2
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I use the 300 watt version with a 122 litre sealed tempest, and I have no complaints. For the price, they seem to be excellent plate amps.
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Old 4th January 2007, 10:29 PM   #3
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I have no complaints with mine except the weight. They don't weigh enough to push out that kind of power. I have 300w and 1000w.
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Old 6th January 2007, 10:06 AM   #4
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Thankls Cal. I have read that the amp has a 30 Hz high pass filter as well as a 3dB bass boost, but that it can be modded by changing some of the resistors. Whats the deal putting a 30 high pass on a sub amp? Or is this all false?

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The ones I have are prototypes before they went to market. They have a bass optimization circuit that has a bypass switch.

When you buy a new one, they give you a chart of the resistors to change if you wish to tailor the boost.

I am not familiar with a 30Hz highpass. Perhaps somone else is in the know.
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I heard this on another forum as well. Makes no sense to me...

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Old 8th January 2007, 08:16 PM   #7
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The PE bash amp does indeed have a 3db boost and a 30 highpass filter. There are two resisters that you can change to put the boost and highpass at whatever you like. Great amps at their current sale price.
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Old 9th January 2007, 03:15 AM   #8
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No longer on sale....
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Old 10th January 2007, 05:54 AM   #9
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Chris from Partsexpress responded to my enquiry about the bandpass filter. He indicated that it is at 20Hz, not 30Hz
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Old 10th January 2007, 06:56 AM   #10
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I just recently bought another PE bash amp over the holidays and noticed the new amp was a little different. They may have changed the resisters to something more appropriate for the amps usage, but the older ones did indeed have the 30hz filter. Ill take a look at the new amp to see if they did change the resister values. Either way its an easy change.
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