XLS 1502

Two-channel, 525W @ 4Ω Power Amplifier

XLS 1502
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Meet the new XLS DriveCore™ 2 Series

The next generation of XLS got a makeover with a sleek new look, a LCD display that is three times larger, and more DSP with higher capabilities. Like its predecessor, the new XLS is ultra-efficient with Crown’s patented DriveCore technology and can drive 2400W at 4Ω bridged with tons of headroom guaranteeing a clean, undistorted signal straight to your speakers. The XLS DriveCore 2 assures that you will be heard as you deliver a powerful, pure sound experience for any venue.

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XLS DriveCore 2 Power Matrix

Recommended for: Portable PA.



  • Class D amp with Crown's ultra-efficient DriveCore technology weighs less than 11 lb 
  • Higher DSP capabilities: More control; has band pass filter per channel 
  • Increased lighting functionality; turn off all LED indicators except clip and thermal to reduce distraction in dark venues
  • Selectable input sensitivity; 1.4Vrms and .775Vrms options so that amp can be driven at full power
  • Set sleep mode after specified time without having to press a button
  • Security setting disables menu buttons; menu locked/unlocked by entering combination
  • System reset allows factory settings to be restored
  • Remote power trigger
  • Peakx™ Limiters provide maximum output while protecting your speakers
  • XLR, 1/4", RCA inputs provide flexibility
  • Integrated PureBand™ Crossover System for better performance and control
  • Efficient forced-air fans prevent excessive thermal buildup 


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file type icon XLS 1502 Cut Sheet
updated: Sep 13, 2022
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file type icon Owner's Manual, German
de updated: Sep 14, 2022
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file type icon XLS 1502 Owner's Manual
updated: Sep 15, 2022
    3.9 MB Sep 15, 2022
file type icon XLS 1502 Quick Reference Guide
updated: Sep 14, 2022
    1.33 MB Sep 14, 2022
file type icon Active vs. Passive
updated: Sep 13, 2022
    532 KB Sep 13, 2022
Application Guides
file type icon Large Band App Guide
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    791 KB Oct 22, 2020
file type icon DJ App Guide
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    766 KB Oct 22, 2020
file type icon Small Band App Guide
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    728 KB Oct 22, 2020
file type icon Solo Artist App Guide
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    717 KB Oct 22, 2020

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Sensitivity 1.4Vrms
Frequency Response +0dB, -1dB
Signal to Noise >103dB (at .775Vrms, 6dB lower)
Intermodulation Distortion < 0.3%
Damping Factor > 200
THD < 0.5%
Crosstalk At 1kHz: > 85dB, At 20kHz: > 55dB
Dimensions 19" (48.3 cm) x 3.5" (8.9 cm) x 7.7" (19.6 cm)
Weight 8.6 lbs (3.9 kgs)