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Stereo Power Amplifier

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Incorporating four independent power amps, the BX-3 functions as a stereo amplifier, a 3-channel amplifier or a 4-channel amplifier, and up to four pairs of speaker systems can be driven at a time.


Power output: 180 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo), 550W into 8Ω (mono)

Frequency response: 1Hz to 200kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.003%

Damping factor: 50

Input sensitivity: 1.2V

Signal to noise ratio: 115dB

Speaker load impedance: 2Ω to 16Ω

Dimensions: 18.75 x 5.75 x 16 inches

Weight: 46.4lbs

Year: 1986



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Reviewed May 25th, 2012 by Dave Meckanic

This amplifier is a beast. A little wide for a 19 rack but I took the sides off and made new mounts/ears. I am running a 4 buss mixer through a 4channel compressor/expander into the bx-3 and she performs like a charm. Never had an issue except the front lights. I have been using it in a studio as my monitor driver for 8 years. It's a very under rated amplifier for some reason but it has performed consistently for me.



re: BX3

Great amplifier, very fast and clear sound, no capacitors in signal part, mosfet input stage.

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