Crown Audio XLS 1502 Stereo Power Amplifier (525W at 4 Ohm)

BH #CRXLS1502 • MFR #XLS1502
Crown Audio XLS 1502 Stereo Power Amplifier (525W at 4 Ohm)
Key Features
  • 525W at 4 Ohm Per Channel
  • Band Pass Filter Per Channel
  • Selectable Input Sensitivity
  • Security Settings Disables Menu Buttons
The Crown XLS 1502 Stereo Power Amplifier offers 525W at 4 Ohm in a lightweight chassis using the company's ultra-efficient DriveCore Class D amplification platform. The amplifier includes built-in DSP with a dedicated band pass filter per channel, an integrated PureBand Crossover System, and Peakx Limiters to provide maximum output while protecting your speakers.
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Crown Audio XLS1502 Overview

The Crown XLS 1502 Stereo Power Amplifier offers 525W at 4 Ohm in a lightweight chassis using the company's ultra-efficient DriveCore Class D amplification platform. The amplifier includes built-in DSP with a dedicated band pass filter per channel, an integrated PureBand Crossover System, and Peakx Limiters to provide maximum output while protecting your speakers.

For inputs, the rear panel includes a pair of XLR-3F connectors, 1/4" and RCA inputs for flexible connections with a selectable input sensitivity of either 1.4 Vrms or 0.775 Vrms. Outputs are provided on both speakON and binding post connectors.

You can set the amplifier's sleep mode for a designated period of time without having to press a button, as well as turn off all LED indicators except for clip and thermal to reduce distractions in dark venues. A security mode can be engaged to disable menu buttons, which can be locked and unlocked by entering a combination code. Full system reset allows for factory settings to be restored and a remote power trigger allows you to turn the unit on and off.

UPC: 691991001000

Crown Audio XLS1502 Specs

Number of Channels2
Power Rating2 Ohms:
775 W per Channel
4 Ohms:
525 W per Channel
1550 W Bridged
8 Ohms:
300 W per Channel
1050 W Bridged
Performance
Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz +0/-1 dB (at 1 W)
Damping Factor> 200
Input Sensitivity1.4 Vrms
SNR> 103 dB
THD< 0.5%
Intermodulation Distortion< 0.3%
Crosstalk> 85 dB (1 kHz)
> 55 dB (20 kHz)
Connectivity
I/O2 x XLR Input
1 x 2RCA Input
2 x 1/4" Thru
2 x Binding Post Pair Output
2 x speakON NL4 Output
Physical
Dimensions19.0 x 3.5 x 7.7" / 48.3 x 8.9 x 19.6 cm
Weight8.6 lb / 3.9 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight11.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)21 x 12 x 6"
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The ratings for output is that RMS watts?

The ratings for output is that RMS watts?
Asked by: dennis
No that is peak watts.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2020-10-02

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Are the 1/4 inputs balanced or unbalanced?
Asked by: Dan C.
You may want to down load the data sheet or manual for the 1502. I can't say for sure but I think they are balanced.
Answered by: Chris B.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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I understand the term DriveCore Class D amplification platform but is there a difference, in the sound, between this and the one with the toroidal transformer?I have both of them and the second seems to have a better sound. Am i right?
Asked by: Nelson H. G.
Nelson, A Class D amp uses a chip instead of a transformer primarily as a means to reduce weight. However, in the last 10-15 years, Class D amps have made great strides and now boast less distortion, better frequency response, and more efficiency than the sort of Class A/B amps with transformers that you mentioned. This means that the XLS 1502 will deliver more accuracy and better overall sound than older counterparts.
Answered by: AKG Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Harmonic distortion is specified at &gt;0.5%. How much greater or Is this a typo?
Asked by: Anonymous
That is a TYPO. It should read &lt;0.5% (Info from the Crown XLS 1002 Manual).
Answered by: David S.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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