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Precision Power PPI BA7000.1D

7000W Black Ice Series Monoblock Class D Car Amplifier

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7000W Black Ice Series Monoblock Class D Car Amplifier

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Precision Power is proud to introduce the newest generation of amplifiers, Black ICE. Over compensated high headroom power supplies are capable of producing more than conventional power gain with 2 ohm loads. Selected models accept balanced signal for the purest sound. Additionally, double sided PCB’s with all surface mount technology enhance the quality of your listening experience.

General Features:

  • Black Ice Series Monoblock Class D Car Amplifier
  • RMS Power Rating:
    • 4 ohms: 1000 watts x 1 chan.
    • 2 ohms: 1500 watts x 1 chan.
    • 1 ohms: 2300 x 1 chan.
    • 0.5 ohm: 3500 watts x 1 chan. (Not Recommended)
  • Max power output: 7000 watts
  • Wired bass remote control included
  • Mono channel operation
  • Direct Short, Thermal, & Overload Circuits Protect Ampllifier
  • Variable low-pass filter (50-220 Hz, 24 dB/octave)
  • Variable 12dB High, Low, & Subsonic Crossovers
  • Subsonic filter (20-50 Hz)
  • Variable Bass Boost (0-12 dB) to increase low octave harmonics
  • 8 gauge power and ground wiring is required for installation
    • Contact us for information regarding a discount on select amplifier kits from our website when purchased together with this amplifier
  • Dimensions: 8.6"W x 21"L x 2.3"H
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Power Specifications - Full Range Channels

RMS Power @ 4 ohms

The RMS power rating is the measure of continuous power that an amplifier can output, or a speaker can handle. It is the most accurate depiction of real, continuous power that the industry has so far.

If the final impedance of your speakers or subwoofers equals 4 ohms, this is how much power this amplifier will supply at that ohm level. The higher the RMS wattage, the more clean and loud your music will sound.

1000 watts x 1 channels
RMS Power @ 2 ohms

The RMS power rating is the measure of continuous power that an amplifier can output, or a speaker can handle. It is the most accurate depiction of real, continuous power that the industry has so far.

If the final impedance of your speakers or subwoofers equals 2 ohms, this is how much power this amplifier will supply at that ohm level. The higher the RMS wattage, the more clean and loud your music will sound.

1500 watts x 1 channels
RMS Power @ 1 ohm

The RMS power rating is the measure of continuous power that an amplifier can output, or a speaker can handle. It is the most accurate depiction of real, continuous power that the industry has so far.

If the final impedance of your speakers or subwoofers equals 1 ohm, this is how much power this amplifier will supply at that ohm level. The higher the RMS wattage, the more clean and loud your music will sound.

2300 watts x 1 channels

Amplifier Specifications

Amplifier Series
This designates the series of the amplifier. Many amps are available in a litany of different wattage and channel configurations, but maintain consistent features throughout the product line.
Black Ice (Precision Power)
Amplifier Class

An amplifier increases the power of the signal being fed to it by taking energy from its power supply and matching the signal but increasing its amplitude. Amplifiers use many different methods for converting these electrical signals and have been categorized into classes.

Class A/B: Greater than 50% of the input signal is amplified while the other percentage is “off”. These amplifiers have a small amount of current flowing through the output transistors all the time which almost eliminates crossover distortion. Class A/B has great sound quality but is not as efficient as class D. These amps are most commonly used to drive speakers.

Class D: Also known as switching amplifiers, class D amps have output transistors that are completely turned “on” or “off”. This means that when the transistors are on, there is almost no voltage across them but when they are off there is significant voltage but no current flowing through it which makes these amplifiers very efficient at the cost of sound quality. These amps are most commonly used to drive subwoofers.

Other Classes: You may see classes such as GH, bD, X, FD, etc. by some manufactures. These amplifiers tend to be either class A/B, D or a hybrid of the two but with improvements to their designs that can make them more efficient or offer better sound quality.

D
Number of Channels
Each channel on an amplifier will power one speaker using a positive and negative cable. There are various types of amplifiers, each designed to power a certain number of speakers. Monoblock amplifiers, also known as single channel, are designed to power one or more subwoofers. These amplifiers often have very high power ratings. On the other hand, multi-channel amplifiers power multiple speakers, usually at lower power ratings. 2-Channel and 4-Channel amplifiers can power car speakers or low powered subwoofers. Occasionally you might see a 5 or 6-channel amplifier that can power speakers and subwoofers at the same time. The most common setup is a monoblock amp to run subwoofers and a 4-channel amp to run door speakers. Check out our Knowledge Base for more information.
1 - Mono
Total Peak Power Output
The total peak power output is measured as the wattage per channel multiplied by the number of channels, and is calculated at the lowest level of operating impedance.

It is measured during a brief musical burst, such as a sudden drum accent. Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal.

The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison.

7000 watts
Total RMS Power Output
Total RMS power is measured by multiplying RMS power per channel by the number of channels, and is calculated at the lowest level of operating impedance.

RMS power is the amount of continuous power, measured in watts, that an amplifier produces is called RMS power. The higher the RMS figure, the louder and cleaner your music sounds.

The RMS output figure is much more accurate than the peak rating when comparing products.

3500 watts
Maximum Input Gauge Size
This is the largest gauge wire that will fit into the power and ground terminals of this device. The lower the gauge number, the thicker the wire is. For example, a 4 gauge wire is thicker than an 8 gauge wire and thus has higher current carrying capacity. Always do your best to get this size wire to reduce the risk of damage to your components.
8 AWG
Minimum Impedance Unbridged
The lowest impedance the amplifier will handle when it is not bridged.
1 ohms
Speaker Level Inputs
Speaker level inputs are commonly referred to as high-level inputs and vice versa. This input type allows you to get your audio signal directly from the speaker wire in your vehicle, instead of using RCA cables. The advantage of this is factory integration, as most stock radios do not have RCA outputs to run amplifiers.
No
Preamp Outputs
Many amplifiers are equipped with RCA preamp outputs which pass the original music signal from the source to additional amplifiers. This is known as daisy chaining because the source connects to the first amp, and the first amp connects to the second amp, etc. The advantage to daisy chaining is you only need one 2-channel RCA cable to transfer the signal from the head-unit to the amplifier, and then one additional cable for each amp being daisy chained.
2 pairs
Built-in Crossover

A crossover is a type of filtering system that permits only certain frequencies to play. A Low-Pass (LP) crossover allows only frequencies below its setting to get through which is good in the case of some subwoofers. A High-Pass(HP) filter allows frequencies above its setting to pass through, this is normally used on speakers.

When a crossover is set to FULL it means no filtering is added and the full frequency spectrum is allowed through the amplifier. Filtering is important because feeding a speaker frequencies it cannot reproduce effectively creates distortion.

Low-Pass (LP)
High-Pass (HP)
High-Pass Crossover Frequency
The high-pass crossover frequency can be a fixed crossover point or a variable crossover range. A variable high-pass crossover allows you to select a specific crossover point which allows frequencies above the set crossover point to pass, while making frequencies below the set point gently or harshly roll-off, depending on the steepness of the slope.

The steepness of the roll-off slope is measured in dB/octave and refers to the rate of attenuation (lowering of volume) outside their pass bands.

50 - 220 Hz
Subsonic Filter
Allows you to block (filter) ultra-low frequencies that your subs cannot reproduce.
20 - 50 Hz
Bass Boost
The objective of the bass boost is to get more kick out of your subwoofer. It is a circuit that emphasizes the lower frequencies at a given point. The bass boost should always be set first before setting the gain. This feature is known for destroying subwoofers and is commonly used incorrectly, so be cautious.
0 - 12 dB
Bass/Gain Remote
If the amp comes with a bass/gain remote you will be able to control the level of your bass from your dashboard. Typically bass remotes also include a 16-20 ft. wire for installation.
Yes
Fan Cooled
A great feature to have if an amp generates a large amount of heat. Cooling fans can help regulate the temperature to prevent the amp from overheating (burning).
Sonic Certified Amplifier
Sonic Certified amplifiers have been tested by the experts at Sonic Electronix to meet or exceed the wattage ratings provided by the manufacturer. If this is marked as Yes, then you can trust the wattage ratings. If marked as No, then we have tested the amplifier and it did not meet the advertised wattage ratings. If marked as Not Tested, then the Sonic Electronix experts have not yet been able to test the amp.
Not Tested
Hi-Res Audio Compatible
This feature refers to if the product is capable of Hi-Res Audio (HRA) playback.

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
50%
4 Star
17%
3 Star
17%
2 Star
17%
1 Star
0%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
3.7
Value
4.2
Features
4.0
Design
3.8
Usability
4.7
jason

Troy ny

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The best amp I have purchased so far

December 23, 2014

After reading a lot of other peoples opinions about how old school amps are way better I wasn't going to let that stop me from buying a name brand that has been out for many years. This is my first precision power amp and after installing it I have to say its worth the buy. In the past I owned rockford fosgate, kicker. power acoustik, jvc,pioneer, kenwood, infinity, many other brands and so far this amp is #1 on my list. I might purchase a 2nd one and push 2 powerful subs with them. Right now I have 2 mtx 12"s @ 2 ohms with a 30 farad power acoustik hybrid cap I purchased 7 years ago and I have more than enough power. I now wish I didn't get rid of my solo x 18 because I didn't have the power at the time.

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Drunkenwhippet

Mansfield, Ohio

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Great performance at the price

May 3, 2015

I've had my PPI BA7000.1 for almost 9 months now, havn't had a single problem from it. I tried it out, let a friend use it for months, and now I'm back using it again. I clamped it the other day, wired 0.5 ohm nominal, clamped 48 amps at 46.7 volts, with basically all battery power. DC clamp on the input, the max it hit was 260 amps. I do see alot of high frequency ripple / noise on the scope, compared to other amps. The performance to price on this amp is great.

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Enrico from Columbus

Columbus, Ohio

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Enrico from Columbus

June 15, 2015

Great amp! Im pushing 4 1600 boss 12's at 4 oms..... u can hear me coming!

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Jeremy

Big rapids, MI

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great amp for the price

December 4, 2015

i had 2 hifonics amps blow up before i installed this great amp. the people on hear that are bashing it forget your only paying $240 for this amp compared to 4 or 5 hundred. this amp is great had no problem with it so far.

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Gates

Marvell arkansas

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Ppi

November 23, 2015

They are ok amps but not half ohm stable at half ohm it keeps clipping

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Tommy Gunn

Newport RI

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The greatest amp man has ever created... Said no one ever.

November 25, 2015

Common guy's! 2300 watts on a 1ohm load with 8ga wire? That should say it all. But don't take my word for it. Look at the reviews! LMAO! I want what their smoking! I picked up one at a flea market just for giggles and I'm still laughing. What's best about it was the ease of use. Hook it up, laugh at it and get rid of it. Don't get much easier than that!

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Great Value for Power
Dale M on Oct 21, 2015
Based off of reviews and test results from Car Audio Classifieds this sounded like a very efficient class D. I was looking for something affordable but also a product that was efficient and would not dim lights. On paper this seemed like a good option. Installation and real world results will tell the rest.
Neil N on Dec 28, 2014
think it is worth trying it out
Glenna F on Sep 21, 2015
Can this amp be strapped to a 2nd one?
Jacob W on Oct 30, 2014
Best Answer: Acording to the manual yes but as others said it doesnt have a master/slave switch but after calling PPI tech they seem to say it will be internal once bridged although I'll soon find out if true and update.
Reply · Report · Glenna F on Oct 6, 2015
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is the power (B+) and ground 0 AWG? it does not look 8 AWG
jason on Feb 11, 2015
Best Answer: Hello Jason,

We are obligated to list "8-Gauge" because its what the manufacture suggests, link below. However, we suggest NO LESS than 4-Gauge OFC Power/Ground. Many customers have been able to properly use 0-Guage, depending on the target impedance.

http://precisionpower.com/store/products/amplifiers/black-ice/ba800-2-126.html
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Feb 11, 2015
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does 0 gauge fit into this amp?
A shopper on Oct 6, 2015
Best Answer: Yes it will,maybe even larger but I have yet to try.The 8 g is for the speaker terminals and while I'm still waiting for subs I am REALLY pleased with this amp and will be buying another one shortly.
Reply · Report · Glenna F on Oct 6, 2015
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if you were going to run the amp at 1ohm impedance, wouldn;t the 5000 model be a better chioce than the 7000 ?
ken s on Sep 23, 2015
Best Answer: Hello Ken,

If more power is your definition of "better" then yes. However, for someone who doesn't need 2,500w @1ohm and instead needs less, the 7000 would be "better" . So, point is, you should go with the amplifier that best fits Your application. Give our sales team a call if you need helping determining that.
Reply (1) · Report · Rick MStaff on Sep 23, 2015
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This amp reads 3500 watts at .05 ohm. Then says not recommended, Why is it advertised at .05 ohm if its not recommended it be run like that?
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

BA7000.1D

UPC

709483048133

Weight

16.00lbs

Internal SKU

ba70001d

Internal Product ID

77173

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Precision Power PPI BA7000.1D