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Crown Audio XLi 1500 Stereo Power Amplifier

BH #CRXLI1500 • MFR #XLI1500
Crown Audio XLi 1500 Stereo Power Amplifier
Key Features
  • 450W per Channel at 4 Ohms
  • 330W per Channel at 8 Ohms
  • 900W at 8 Ohms Bridged Mono
  • Stereo/Parallel/Bridge-Mono Mode
Designed for musicians, DJs, entertainers, houses of worship, discos, and other venues, the Crown XLi 1500 Stereo Power Amplifier feature both RCA and XLR inputs as well as speakON and binding post outputs. The amplifier includes a user-selectable input sensitivity of 0.755V or 1.4V, stereo/parallel-bridge-mono modes, power/fault/signal presence/clip LED indicators, forced-air cooling, and protection against shorts, no-load, on/off thumps, and interference from radio frequencies in the environment.
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Crown Audio XLi 1500 Overview

Designed for musicians, DJs, entertainers, houses of worship, discos, and other venues, the Crown XLi 1500 Stereo Power Amplifier feature both RCA and XLR inputs as well as speakON and binding post outputs. The amplifier includes a user-selectable input sensitivity of 0.755V or 1.4V, stereo/parallel-bridge-mono modes, power/fault/signal presence/clip LED indicators, forced-air cooling, and protection against shorts, no-load, on/off thumps, and interference from radio frequencies in the environment.

Drawing from over six decades of experience in building amplifiers, the unit is capable of delivering 450W per channel at 4 ohms, 330W per channel at 8 ohms, and 900W at 8 ohms in bridged-mono mode..

  • Stereo/parallel/bridge-mono mode
  • User-selectable input sensitivity: 0.775V and 1.4V
  • Efficient forced-air cooling prevents excessive thermal buildup
  • Electronically balanced XLR inputs and RCA inputs; binding post and speakON outputs
  • Two level controls, power switch, power LED, and six LEDs, which indicate signal presence, clip, and fault for each channel
  • Protection against shorts, no-load, on/off thumps and radio-frequency interference
UPC: 871015006901

Crown Audio XLi 1500 Specs

Key Specs
Number of Channels
2
Amplifier Power Rating
4 Ohms:
2x 450 W RMS per Channel (1 kHz, 0.5% THD)
8 Ohms:
2x 330 W RMS per Channel (1 kHz, 0.5% THD)
8 Ohms:
1x 900 W RMS Bridged (1 kHz, 0.5% THD)
Amplifier Class
Class-AB
Load Impedance / Voltage
4 / 8 Ohms per Channel
Analog Audio I/O
2x Binding Post Pair 1-Pin Speaker Output
2x speakON NL4 Speaker Output
2x XLR 3-Pin Female Balanced Line Input
2x RCA TS Unbalanced Line Input
Digital I/O
No
Rackmount Size
2 RU
Amplifier
Number of Channels
2
Amplifier Power Rating
4 Ohms:
2x 450 W RMS per Channel (1 kHz, 0.5% THD)
8 Ohms:
2x 330 W RMS per Channel (1 kHz, 0.5% THD)
8 Ohms:
1x 900 W RMS Bridged (1 kHz, 0.5% THD)
Amplifier Class
Class-AB
Load Impedance / Voltage
4 / 8 Ohms per Channel
Performance
Protections
Circuit Breaker, On/Off Muting, RF, Reactive/Mismatched Load, Short Circuit, Thermal
Frequency Response
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0/-1 dB (at 1 W)
Damping Factor
> 200 at 8 Ohms
Input Sensitivity
0.78 or 1.4 V (at 8 Ohms)
Input Impedance
10 Kilohms (Unbalanced)
20 Kilohms (Balanced)
Max Gain
31 dB
SNR
> 100 dB
THD
< 0.5% (Full Range, Below Rated Power)
Intermodulation Distortion
< 0.35%
Crosstalk
-75 dB (Below Rated Power, 1 kHz)
-59 dB (Below Rated Power, 20 kHz)
Slew Rate
> 10 V/μs
Crossover
Yes
Connectivity
Analog Audio I/O
2x Binding Post Pair 1-Pin Speaker Output
2x speakON NL4 Speaker Output
2x XLR 3-Pin Female Balanced Line Input
2x RCA TS Unbalanced Line Input
Digital I/O
No
USB I/O
No
Power
AC Input Power
120 VAC, 60 Hz
220 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
230 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
AC Power Connector
IEC 15 A
Physical
Display & Indicators
1x Blue LED (Power)
1x Green LED (Signal, per Channel)
Yellow LED (Clip, per Channel)
Red LED (Fault, per Channel)
Rackmount Size
2 RU
Cooling
Heatsink
Fan (Variable Speed)
Dimensions
19.0 x 3.5 x 12.4" / 48.3 x 8.9 x 31.5 cm
Weight
28 lb / 12.7 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
31.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
22 x 21 x 6.5"

Crown Audio XLi 1500 Reviews

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Would this be a suitable amp to power a subwoofer ...

Would this be a suitable amp to power a subwoofer in a small home theater setup?
Asked by: Orrin
The Crown Audio XLi 1500 Stereo Power Amplifier could potentially be used in a home theater setup, as it has both SpeakOn and RCA power outputs. However, before choosing a power amplifier it is vital to check the wattage required by the speakers you want to power.
Answered by: calvinm
Date published: 2023-10-09

Does it have a fan? How noisy is it?

Does it have a fan? How noisy is it?
Asked by: David
Yes, there are internal cooling fans included with the XLi 1500 that help to prevent the amp from overheating. The fans are fairly quiet, not noisy.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2023-08-21

If there is a power outage do you have to press ...

If there is a power outage do you have to press that switch to power the amp back on or does it stay depressed?
Asked by: Shaun
I am sorry but there are no details posted in the product information or specifications regarding whether the power switch would need to be pressed again after a power outage. The Crown Audio XLi 1500 Stereo Power Amplifier does have a circuit breaker with a reset switch on the back panel to protect the amp from a surge. The circuit breaker may activate if there is a power outage and then you would press the reset button and most likely would have to press the power switch again to turn the amp on.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2022-07-28

Can this handle a 2 Ohm load?

Can this handle a 2 Ohm load?
Asked by: Robert
No it is not designed to handle anything below 4 Ohms.
Answered by: Andrew
Date published: 2020-01-23
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