Crunch PX1000.2

1000 Watt POWERX Series 2-channel Car Audio Amplifier

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General Features:

  • Crunch POWERX Series PX 1000.2 Entry Level Amplifier
  • Class-A/B FullRange 2-Ohm Stable 2-Channel Amplifier
  • RMS Power Rating:
    • 4 ohms: 250 watts x 2 chan.
    • 2 ohms: 500 watts x 2 chan.
    • Bridged, 4 ohms: 1000 watts x 1 chan.
  • Total power output: 1000 watts
  • Pulse Width Modulated MOSFET power supply
  • LED power (green) and protect (red) indicators
  • 2 or Mono channel operation
  • Speaker-level (high-level) inputs
  • Variable high-pass filter: 120 - 3000 Hz
  • Variable low-pass filter: 50 - 250 Hz
  • Variable Bass Boost: 0 to +12 dB bass boost
  • 4 gauge power and ground wiring is recommended for installation. Contact us for information regarding a discount on select amplifier kits from our website when purchased together with this amplifier. Click Here for our contact information.
  • Dimensions: 11.4"W x 10.8"L x 3.7"H
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty


Check out the PowerX Amplifier Series Owner's Manual

Product History:

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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.

250 watts x 2 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.

500 watts x 2 channels
Bridged RMS Power

Bridging refers to combining two channels on an amplifier to create one channel with double the voltage and an increased power output. A 2-channel amplifier will bridge down to 1-channel and a 4-channel amplifier can bridge to create 2-channels. An amplifier is most commonly bridged to drive a subwoofer.

Remember, once you bridge two channels down to one its final impedance will be 4 ohms unless otherwise specified. This rating lists the RMS power created once an amplifier is bridged.

1000 watts x 1 channels

Power Specifications - Full Range Channels

Peak Power @ 4 ohms
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison. However, some manufacture's do not provide an RMS figure and therefore one cannot be advertised.

500 watts x 2 channels
Peak Power @ 2 ohms
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison. However, some manufacture's do not provide an RMS figure and therefore one cannot be advertised.

1000 watts x 2 channels
Bridged Peak/Max Power

Bridging refers to combining two channels on an amplifier to create one channel with double the voltage and an increased power output. A 2-channel amplifier will bridge down to 1-channel and a 4-channel amplifier can bridge to create 2-channels. An amplifier is most commonly bridged to drive a subwoofer.

Remember, once you bridge two channels down to one its final impedance will be 4 ohms unless otherwise specified. This rating lists the Peak/Max power created once an amplifier is bridged.

2000 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.
PowerX
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.

AB
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.
2
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.

2000 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.

1000 watts
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.
Yes
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.

120 - 3000 Hz
Low-Pass Crossover Frequency
The low-pass crossover frequency is typically used for subwoofers. It can be a fixed crossover point or a variable crossover range. A variable low-pass crossover allows you to select a specific crossover point which allows frequencies below the set crossover point to pass, while making frequencies above 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 - 250 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
Total Fuse Rating
The total amperage an amp requires.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
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Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
71%
4 Star
29%
3 Star
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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.4
Value
5.0
Features
4.4
Design
4.7
Usability
5.0
D

Tampa, Florida

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Great amp for the budget

March 25, 2017

I have to say it is better than expected. no where near 1000 watts, but id say somewhere around 5 or 600. Pushes the two pioneer shallow mount 10's that are under the back seat of my truck very well. Sounds great. Amp does shut down after long periods of slamming it hard, but at normal to loud volume it runs all day. Would really recommend it, thinking about buying another one.

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Smart Shopper

New York

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Nice!

March 20, 2017

We purchased two of these amps. They were a good value and so far we are liking them.

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Solothadon

Kissimmee,FL

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Excellent quality, for the right price!

January 31, 2017

I would recommend this Crunch amp, I have the 4 & 2 channel Crunch Amp's and they bang in my Lincoln!

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Aaron

Allen, TX

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Best boom the the buck!

January 19, 2017

Got this thing powering 2 polk audio db1040 subs and it does the job without a sweat. Does it so well, it blew the seals on my old box! Now i gotta get a new one! lol

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Tom

Umatilla Florida

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Good deal

December 31, 2016

Haven't had a chance to dial it in but pushes her 1 10" kicker fine. She just asked to turn the bass down so she could hear the voice

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Brad

Seattle, Washington

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Works Great!

December 30, 2016

I bought this to replace an amp that failed. It literally took 5 minutes to install it and another 5 minutes to tune it. Fantastic amp for the price!

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DA CUBE

Southern California

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Great bang for the buck!

November 25, 2016

Worked out great for me! Small size made it perfect to mount under the drivers seat. It is powering a Pioneer
TS-W304R is a ported box for my set up. Totally happy with it.. and you just can't beat the price.

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Suits me with exactly what I need
Jamie C on Sep 16, 2016
Best bang for the buck
Carlton E on Sep 24, 2016
great price fast shipping
John W on Aug 8, 2016
is this amp for subwoofers?
A shopper on Feb 6, 2017
Best Answer: 2-channel amplifiers are often reserved for DOOR SPEAKERS, because they are Full Range. However, 2-ch amps have been used for subwoofers for a very long time. We don't suggest it, because that's what a monoblock is for, but if your figures match then there is no drawback.
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

PX 1000.2

UPC

0806576225331

Weight

5.50lbs

Internal SKU

px10002

Internal Product ID

111965

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.

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