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Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp   

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The X Series of power amplifiers from Crown represents a new era in affordable, quality power amplification. All four models in the series are powerf...Read More

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Crown power that won't cost the temple jewels.

The X Series of power amplifiers from Crown represents a new era in affordable, quality power amplification. All four models in the series are powerful, rugged and reliable. They are suited for musicians, DJs, and entertainers as well as houses of worship, discos, and pubs. Features include RCA and XLR inputs, user selectable input sensitivity of 0.755V or 1.4V, Speakon and binding post outputs, stereo/parallel/bridge-mono mode, power/fault/signal presence/clip indicators, forced-air cooling; and protection against shorts, no-load, on/off thumps and radio-frequency interference. The Crown X2000 has an output of 450W per side at 4 ohms.

With more than six decades of experience designing and building rock-solid products, Crown is the standard in amplifier technology. Check out the affordable Crown X Series.

FEATURES
  • Stereo/parallel/bridge-mono mode
  • User selectable input sensitivity - 0.775V and 1.4V
  • Electronically balanced RCA and XLR inputs; binding post and Speakon outputs
  • Efficient forced-air cooling prevents excessive thermal buildup
  • Electronically balanced RCA and XLR inputs; binding post and Speakon outputs
  • Two level controls, power switch, power LED, and six LEDs which indicate signal presence, clip and fault for each channel
  • Protection against shorts, no-load, on/off thumps and radio-frequency interference

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SPECIFICATIONS

X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp

  • Guaranteed Minimum Power: 450W (per channel) @ 4 ohms / 330W (per channel) @ 8 ohms / 900W bridge mono @ 8 ohms
  • Frequency Response (at 1 watt): 20Hz - 20kHz, +0/-1dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): < 0.5%, 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) 60Hz and 7kHz at 4:1, from full rated output
  • to –30 dB: 0.35%
  • Slew Rate: >10V/us
  • Voltage Gain: 29dB 31dB 33dB 36dB
  • Damping Factor (8), 10Hz - 400Hz > 200
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: (below rated power, 20Hz to 20kHz, A-weighted): > 100dB
  • Crosstalk (below rated power)
  • At 1kHz: –75dB
  • At 20kHz: –59dB
  • Input Sensitivity for full rated power at 8Ohm: 0.775V or 1.4V
  • Input Impedance (nominal)
  • Balanced: 20K
  • Unbalanced: 10K
  • Connectors, Controls and Indicators
  • Input Connectors: One balanced XLR and one unbalanced RCA per channel
  • Output Connectors: (Speaker Connectors) 4-POLE Speakon® and one pair Binding Post per channel
  • Front Panel Controls: Power on/off switch, one gain control per channel
  • Rear Panel Controls Output mode switch: stereo (dual), parallel or bridge
  • Input sensitivity switch: 0.775V or 1.4V
  • Power Indicator: One blue LED
  • Signal Indicator: One green LED per channel
  • Clip (peak) Indicator: One yellow LED per channel
  • Fault Indicator: One red LED per channel
  • Construction
  • Protection: Protection against short circuits, no-load, on/off muting,
  • RF interference. Stable into reactive or mismatched loads
  • Ventilation: Flow-through ventilation from front to back
  • Cooling: Internal heat sinks with forced air. Fan cooled,
  • speed regulated, thermal protection
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CrownX2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp
 
4.8

(based on 50 reviews)

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    (5)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (42)
  • Excellent sound (42)
  • Good power output (41)
  • Warm / comfy (25)
  • Portable (20)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (6)

Best Uses

  • Performances (27)
  • Outdoor events / games (21)
  • Home studio (20)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (16)
  • Amateur recording (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (35), Professional musician (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Pure Thunder

I used to run some fairly conservatively rated, but powerful, home theater amps (speakercraft BB275) in conjunction with a pair of behringer vp2520s for live performances, but this amp really thunders. After...Read complete review

I used to run some fairly conservatively rated, but powerful, home theater amps (speakercraft BB275) in conjunction with a pair of behringer vp2520s for live performances, but this amp really thunders. After having used a few XLS series crowns I really wasn't impressed with crowns when a 75WPC amp could grossly outperform an XLS1500, or even a behringer EP AND EPX4000 using the same configuration. However, this amp has me impressed. It definitely feels like it puts out what it's rated, rather than some large impressive number. Even at the floor shaking levels I run, it hasn't even clipped or shown any hint of distortion beyond what's in the source material. I may buy another to drive my subs and leave the other amps for monitor use.

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Sorry to report that I'm disappointed

Died at the first two "testing...1 2 3"....checks.....I looked first at my mixer connections...all ok...then I turned to my new...Read complete review

Died at the first two "testing...1 2 3"....checks.....I looked first at my mixer connections...all ok...then I turned to my new Crown amp.....no "red indicator" so assumed it was ok.....checked eq, limiter, and speaker wires....all were ok.....re powered the system and the amp came up working....during the show left n right sides were intermittently going in and out.....I pulled the Crown out and put my trusted Carvin DCM2000 back in and the show was saved....sending this Crown back!

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5.0

GREAT DEAL

By 

from West Virginia

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Powerful

Cons

  • Limited Functions

Best Uses

  • Events
  • Performances

Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

Would like to see XLR & 1/4 outputs

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5.0

Old School reliability/performance

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from Georgia

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Nothing digital
  • Powerful

Cons

  • RCA inputs?

Best Uses

  • Events
  • Home Studio
  • Performances

Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

I wanted to upgrade my Peavey PV-4C, old school and still working after all of these years, and was researching different power amps. Looked at the class D amps and was torn between them and this class AB until I visited one of the vendor sites and people were complaining that their class D power amp wouldn't boot, needed a microcode update etc. This sold me on an old School class AB amplifier. Yeah it is heavy but so what. The sound/power is incredible. The price is excellent. I have a feeling when they are gone, class AB power amplifiers will become very expensive. So, I put my order in for a second one without any regrets.

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5.0

Awesome amp at a great price

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from Hillsdale, Mi

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Performances

    Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

    I have several other amps and this crown was for sure the best value

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    5.0

    This amp sounds great & great price

    By 

    from Myrtle Beach S.C.

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio

      Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

      The amp is great hooked up to my Yamaha Receiver and to two Cerwin Vega Speakers 4ohms great sound. I should have bought 2.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Sounds Great

      By 

      from Asheville, NC

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Good Warmth
      • Portable
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Mobile DJ
        • Performances

        Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

        Very Compact, Very heavy, but heavy is good, sound is excellent and I am pretty hard to please. Price is remarkable, I would not hesitate to get another one.

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        5.0

        Power amp

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        from 8063

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • heavy

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio

        Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

        I'm using this power amp to enhance my small wattage guitar amps with a 15" pa speaker

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great amp

        By 

        from Laurel, MS

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Excellent Sound
        • Good Warmth
        • Great Deal For The Money
        • Portable
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

            Great deal for the money...

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Simple and Rugged Amp

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            from Twin City, Georgia

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Good Warmth
            • Portable
            • Powerful

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Great For Subs

            Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

            Very clean and simple. Use it for subs, and clip indicator allows you to zero in quickly on appropriate max output.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great value. Kicking power amp

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            from Southeastern KY

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Good Warmth
            • Powerful

            Cons

            • heavy

            Best Uses

            • Home Studio
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances

            Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

            Bought this to power my Yamaha A15's. Works great. Easy to use. Sound is crystal clear. Toted it to a few gigs with no case and had no problems. Now have it in a rack case. It is very heavy but worth it for the quality sound it pumps out. Would buy another. Have used it at 4-5 gigs now and it performed flawlessly. Even used it at an all day festival from 12noon until 1100pm and it never failed even after 11 straight hours. Love it.

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            5.0

            Great amp for the price

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            from Old Bridge NJ

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Good Warmth
            • Portable
            • Powerful

            Cons

            • heavy

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Mobile DJ

            Comments about Crown X2000 Stereo 2x450W Power Amp:

            Great AMP for the price. The RMS Power is more than any other amp in the price range. I have 1 x2000 and 2 x1000 for to subs. Kicks hard and clear.

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