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Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier  

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        Gem Sound

        Solid, dependable, and very affordable.

        The XPS 1000 from Gem Sound is a professional amplifier with plenty of heft for filling rooms with loud music. It delivers 250W per side at 8 ohms, 375W per side at 4 ohms, and 750W at 8 ohms mono bridged. Fan cooled, it has peak and protection LEDs, is 2U rackmountable and only weighs 35.2lb.

        Features
        • 750W RMS @ 8 ohm bridged mono
        • 375W per channel RMS @ 4 ohm
        • 250W per channel RMS @ 8 ohm
        • Left-Right level controls
        • Parallel stereo bridged
        • Ground lift
        • Inputs: 1/4" and balanced XLR
        • Protect LED, Peak LED
        • Fan cooled
        • Rack mountable 19"W x 3.5"H x 14"D
        • 115V/230V switchable

        Order today for clear, clean power at an unbeatable price per watt.

         
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        Gem SoundXPS 1000 Power Amplifier
         
        4.0

        (based on 10 reviews)

        Ratings Distribution

        • 5 Stars

           

          (5)

        • 4 Stars

           

          (2)

        • 3 Stars

           

          (2)

        • 2 Stars

           

          (0)

        • 1 Stars

           

          (1)

        83%

        of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

        Pros

        • Easy to use (5)
        • Good power output (5)
        • Excellent sound (4)
        • Portable (3)
        • Warm / comfy (3)

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home studio (5)
          • Outdoor events / games (3)
          • Performances (3)
            • Reviewer Profile:
            • Experienced (4)

          Most Liked Positive Review

           

          Good medium duty amp

          A nice medium duty amp suitable for many different purposes . Could be used in larger places if multiple units are connected or if you split the sound with crossovers with seperate amps for each...Read complete review

          A nice medium duty amp suitable for many different purposes . Could be used in larger places if multiple units are connected or if you split the sound with crossovers with seperate amps for each group . These amps worked great with large speakers and produced good sound at high levels . For major events , I would go to something heavier-duty , however .

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          Most Liked Negative Review

           

          XPS1000

          I have not been able to use this unit as I do not have or use Speakon connectors and the advertisment for and the owners manual say the speaker outputs are BOTH Speakon or...Read complete review

          I have not been able to use this unit as I do not have or use Speakon connectors and the advertisment for and the owners manual say the speaker outputs are BOTH Speakon or 1/4", NOT TRUE, they appear to be Speakon only as I could not plug my 1/4" soeaker plug into the Speakon jacks. I'm still waiting for a response on this problem from Musicians Friend's Customer Service department 8 days later!

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          4.0

          Great Little Amp

          By Daddy Dan

          from Beautiful Walls, MS

          About Me Professional Musician

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

            We had maxed out our other 8800 watts and still had two more cabinets to power up. Although these speakers were "additional" and not really a "must" for our system, we figured...we got 'em...let's use 'em. This amp is just what we needed to push the two 15s with horns. I couldn't be happier with this purchase!

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            5.0

            Pleasent Suprise

            By heqtbaq

            from 29 palms , CA

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Good Warmth
            • Great Value
            • Powerful
            • Well Made

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Large Home System
              • Large Parties
              • Mobile DJ
              • Performances
              • Small to medium venues

              Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

              I was pleasently suprised with this amp . It seems to meet all of the expectations of a much more expensive unit made by high end names . I tried it with various combinations of equipment and drove it hard with no problems and excellent sound resulting . This is an excellent amp for the price offered !

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              XPS1000

              By ORCA

              from Hilo, Hawaii

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Powerful

              Cons

              • Limited Functions

              Best Uses

              • Home Studio

              Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

              I have not been able to use this unit as I do not have or use Speakon connectors and the advertisment for and the owners manual say the speaker outputs are BOTH Speakon or 1/4", NOT TRUE, they appear to be Speakon only as I could not plug my 1/4" soeaker plug into the Speakon jacks. I'm still waiting for a response on this problem from Musicians Friend's Customer Service department 8 days later!

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Good medium duty amp

              By heqtbaq

              from 29 palms , CA

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Excellent Sound
              • Multi Connections
              • Portable
              • Powerful
              • Solid construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Mobile DJ
                • PA Systems
                • Performances
                • Small venues

                Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

                A nice medium duty amp suitable for many different purposes . Could be used in larger places if multiple units are connected or if you split the sound with crossovers with seperate amps for each group . These amps worked great with large speakers and produced good sound at high levels . For major events , I would go to something heavier-duty , however .

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Works great for monitors at church.

                By Wheel Man Picker

                from Lancaster, Texas

                About Me Professional Musician

                Ask me a question

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate Tone Reproduced
                • Easy To Use
                • Excellent Sound
                • Good Warmth
                • Portable
                • Powerful

                Cons

                • Poor Manual

                Best Uses

                • Monitor Amplifier

                Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

                We use this unit to power monitors but it has suffecient power to power the mains in a small setting.

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                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                cheap price on power amp

                By Brother Bailey

                from Great State of Iowa

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Limited Functions

                Best Uses

                • Home Studio

                Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

                The most useful compatible setups or comparisons with similar gear. Concrete features and product.

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                ARE U ALOWED TO SAY AMAZING

                By TOMKAT-Zwkbe

                from needles ca

                Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

                got a great price
                got this amp to power 2 of my 4 crate 250watt 8ohm speakers got it today amazed of the size more amazed by the power this thing kicks i have a band dj and do city events with my pa and i am very pleased with this little aps power planning on buying another amp GEM SOUND YOU KEEP AMAZING ME you all just remember match your peak ratings and wire correctly this is the second gem product i have ever bought and i will continue my business with them till i die

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                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Up incoming engineer

                By -N007

                from Longmont, Colorado

                Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

                I bought this amp to go with a Bheringer mixing board and a Kustom KPC 10" moniter. This thing is rocking. I am training to become a studio tech, and am a member in a number of groups. such as a live musician in local classical groups and my school does a battle of the bands every year. i was looking online and i couldn't believe what i was getting. when it first got to my house i pluged it in and i have been using it ever sience. this thing really gives you an amazing and clean sound.

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                awesome

                By kyle-6cKK4

                from South AFrica

                Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

                i am new to power amps and any pa stuff for that matter. i worked this passed winter and built my own pa rig.i have 2 kustom 115s and a kustom 200 watt powered mixer and then this. buying this makees it so my speakers arent under powered. this is plenty of power for just about any gig, djing or a concert. i definetly made a smart buy going with this. it ran continuously for about 3 hours and was still very cool. thanks to a convinient fan. also on the vents there is a convineint dust screen. i would definetly buy this!

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                (1 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Not Sure Yet

                By Lucklessdrummer

                from Florida

                Comments about Gem Sound XPS 1000 Power Amplifier:

                just got the little (haha) amp today. To you looking to buy it it looks sturdy and reliable ill let you know how that turns out. but be prepared to buy speakon cables

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