XLC Series

Categories: Amplifiers, Installed Sound, Cinema

Product Overview

Available in two models, the XLC2500 and XLC2800 incorporate Crown’s proprietary DriveCore™ Technology, which significantly reduces the amplifiers’ size, while yielding much more energy efficient operation – without sacrificing performance. Compact, powerful and cost-effective, the XLC Series provides ease of installation, outstanding sound quality and the unwavering reliability inherent in every Crown product. These amplifiers are powerful, affordable options for both the cinema and install markets.


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Product Details

Cinema Market

These new amplifiers from Crown are perfect for small format cinema applications. XLC works with the CXM2000 Monitor/Crossover System and JBL Cinema speakers to create the whole package. 

Some important features for cinema applications:

  • Two models of 500W (XLC2500) and 800W (XLC2800) per channel at 4-ohms
  • XLC Amplifiers are compatible with CXM2000 for monitor, fault detection and crossover functions
  • XLC Amplifiers are compatible with Crown Monitor System DSi-8M for monitor function
  • Power for 2-ohm, 4-ohm and 8-ohm outputs, supporting stereo and bridge outputs
  • Support parallel connection of cinema surround speaker
  • Indicators provide accurate diagnostics: Power, Signal, Clip and Fault
  • Volume control on rear panel of amplifiers
  • High performance, light weight
  • DriveCore  based amplifier – weighs less than 14lbs (6 kgs)
Need a monitor? Check out the CXM Monitor/Crossover System.

Install Market

The XLC Series offers powerful and affordable options for small to medium install applications where only low impedance is needed. These amplifiers are only available to contractors through Harman’s Install Dealer Network. 

Some important features for install applications:

  • Minimal front panel control; block connectors and controls on back of amplifiers
  • High performance lightweight DriveCore based amplifier for audiophile quality and extremely high reliability
  • Configurable input operation for stereo and parallel and bridge modes
  • Configurable output operation for stereo and bridge modes





Stereo (all channels driven)




   4-ohms 8-ohms  4-ohms      8-ohms



    500W  300W 1550W     1000W



 775W/800W*  440W 2400W  1550W/1600W*

     * With 1% THD



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