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post #1 of 8 Old 02-25-2013, 09:02 PM - Thread Starter
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So I've been waiting for the you UXL-18 to come back into stock and I was going to build a small sealed box and power it with the lt.1300. But I have a chance to pick up a used lms 5400 Ultra locally for a good price. My question is, would the lt.1300 be powerful enough for the LMS 5400 ultra?
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Real world power on that amp was around 1,000 watts. Will it work, yes. Will it work well, not really.

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You will not be happy with the output of the 1300.
I had one, and I sold it. FP14k clone is a much better value for the money.
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You won't know if 1000w is enough unless you try it.

However, unless you can buy one for under $150 it would not be worth it.

You can get some real world power from an affordable pro amp like the EP4000 for less than $300.

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You won't know if 1000w is enough unless you try it.

However, unless you can buy one for under $150 it would not be worth it.

You can get some real world power from an affordable pro amp like the EP4000 for less than $300.

I already have the lt.1300 and won't be able to purchase any more amps for at least a few months
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You would be better off with a driver that would make full use of 1k watts. If that amp has a HPF a ultimax 15 would be s good choice, and its only $200.
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If you already have, try it!
I used a 1000w amp with my first 5400 and it did pretty well.
You could always go with a larger cab to increase the efficiency, say 5 cubes.

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