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#1 acjay

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Posted 22 December 2005 - 12:06 PM

What are the ac power draws for Macro-Tech 1200 & Macro-Tech 2400?

We are working in a club which has several of these that were installed by a non-technical person and want to make sure that we have adequate power and circuit protection in place.  Any help is appreciated.

#2 DGlass

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Posted 22 December 2005 - 01:28 PM

Like with any amplifier that will vary depending on the load and the duty cycle of the signal source. Power draw sheets for the MA1200/1202 are available on our web site at: http://www.crownaudio.com/pdf/amps/131508.pdf and the Power Draw sheet for the MA2400/2402 is available at: http://www.crownaudio.com/pdf/amps/131509.pdf From these data sheets you will see that the worst case in live application would be a 2-ohm stereo load with highly compressed Hard Rock Music. In this case the MA1200/02 will draw about 9.5 amps (950 watts) and the MA2400/02 will draw about 14.4 amps (1445  watts). smile.gif