SVS powered by Samson F800

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  1. Judy Y

    Judy Y Stunt Coordinator

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    I found a local dealer with what seems to be a good price on a Samson F800 amp. I have an SVS 20-39. Anyone have any opinions on whether or not this would be a good fit?

    The amp is rated for PA applications.
     
  2. Tony Genovese

    Tony Genovese Supporting Actor

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    The specs look promising. I would check out fan noise though. The S series has very quiet fans. Not sure about the F series.
     
  3. Tom Vodhanel

    Tom Vodhanel Cinematographer

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    Hi Judy,

    the F800 should work fine for the SV application. However, it takes up a little more space..and may have some fan noise issues.

    How large is your room?

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  4. Judy Y

    Judy Y Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks for the responses! My room is about 19 by 12. I am not concerned about the amp being bigger. I checked out the measurements and it will fit in an open-backed component stand I have in the back of the room.

    I will have to check out the fan noise when I go to look at the amp. I have read a great deal about amps, sat recievers and such having very objectionable fan noise and I have never heard any on ANYTHING. For me, I am guessing it would have to get pretty darn loud to hear it. Also, this is in the basement and the room is the coolest in the house, and consistently so. I rarely play my system for longer than the length of a single movie, so, I wonder, will the unit get that hot so that the fan will turn on? Or are the fans always on?

    Thanks again!
     

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