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Pyle PT3300 3000 Watt Power Amplifier
I have a 600w rms subwoofer I want to power, wired for a 2 ohm load, will I be able to fully power it on one channel?
One of the answers on here has confused me a bit it was by 'hifiralph' talking about how this was a switching amp? Will this amp give me 100% of its power on one channel? I'm thinking it won't. If not is there a way to hook my sub up to get more juice. Also I have an odd sub that i might use in place of the 600w one, it would present a 1.54ohm load. I know that this amp is rated for 2ohm and you wouldn't recommend hooking it up to this amp but my question is would this amp go into protect or would it allow it? Any recommendations on other amps that are close in price that would fully power my 600w sub at 2ohm would be very welcome!
A 1.54 ohm load will likely cause this amplifier to heat up quite a bit and shut off. Is your subwoofer single or dual voice coil?
Date published: 2013-01-23
does this have a 3.5mm imput for mp3 players
No, there is no mini headphone input for personal devices, however, one could use a cable such as I've referenced below to facilitate the connection.
Date published: 2011-10-14
can i use this to power subs?
i have an onkyo reciever that has a pre-out for the subs can i hook it into this then to my two kenwood 12" subs,the reason i ask is because i need a powered sub but would rather use something like this with my car subs instead.
This amplifier will power two subwoofers as long as their impedance is not lower than two ohms. You will have to split the subwoofer output from the receiver and use the Pyle amplifier in stereo mode.
Date published: 2011-03-26
If this is 550 watts at 4 ohms,where does the 3000 watts come from,how do you achieve that 3000 watt peak?
Peak power all channels driven. This is a switching amp., class D. They work differently than liner A/ B amps. The switching amp uses a switch mode power supply in most cases that turn the transistor on or off. The problem with switching amp is the area of swing between plus waveform and when it must switch to negative waveform. This requires very fast switching circuits. Imagine trying to turn on two light bulbs one at a time so that you could not tell that they were being switched. Now imagine that you are doing it for multiple frequencies an many many bulbs. That a good description for how a switching amp works. Because close to 100 percent of the power is available and not being converted to heat you get great peak. Note a switching amp need this peak power because it runs into a brick wall of distortion if pushed too hard. Hope this helps Ralph
Date published: 2012-03-06
can you connect 2 front bi-amp speakers to pyle pro pt3300? like a polk monitor 40 bookshelf speakers
Yes, you can use the speakers with this amp, but not in a bi-amp configuration. To achieve bi-amping you need two channels of amplification per speaker (Assuming 2-way) and an active crossover matching your speaker. Ideally too, you would also do away with all crossover components for the LF drivers and have only a first-order high-pass on your tweeter. You would still get pretty good results simply bi-wiring the speaker. I don't know where to get an appropriate active crossover for the typical crossover points I would be interested in, and running four amps for two channels is a bit much too unless you REALLY need amazing results.
Date published: 2011-12-21
Would this be a good amp for what i have.
I have a receiver at my shop that has a equilzer and 2 speakers, Which have a 8 inch speaker and a mid range. Not sure of the total ohms as they have been replaced. It doesnt sound to bad now but because of some parties I want to add a amp. Would this be a good amp or would something different better. I am looking for a plug and play type thing and dont want to mess to much with things.
from what i know then yes it would be good for what u have but i need more info to help u better with this any more info would help
Date published: 2012-02-03