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sanj
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Username: sanj

Post Number: 4
Registered: 7-2011
Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 2:02 pm:   Edit Post

Flirting with the thought of an ultra portable rack rig.

F1X and either a Carvin DCM200L or an SWR Amplite in a cool looking tolex covered 2U rack like the Carvin SV2.

Is this a recipe for disaster? Am I going to run into heat issues?

Thanks in advance for any guidance!
-Sanj
jbybj
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Username: jbybj

Post Number: 337
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 3:52 pm:   Edit Post

I don't know those amps, but if you are blocking a vent, I'd be concerned. I have my pre's and poweramp racked up tight, but my QSC pulls air in through the front and out the back, so there is no blockage.
sanj
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Username: sanj

Post Number: 5
Registered: 7-2011
Posted on Friday, September 16, 2011 - 11:19 am:   Edit Post

Here's what I heard back from Carvin:

"When we eliminated the toroid in the older units, it decreased the heat issues significantly. You should be fine, as long as the back remains open. "
sanj
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Username: sanj

Post Number: 6
Registered: 7-2011
Posted on Friday, September 16, 2011 - 11:33 am:   Edit Post

Here's what I heard back from Carvin:

"When we eliminated the toroid in the older units, it decreased the heat issues significantly. You should be fine, as long as the back remains open. "
sanj
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Username: sanj

Post Number: 7
Registered: 7-2011
Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 4:22 am:   Edit Post

Well ... when the dust settled I landed up with the F1X paired with an SWR Amplite.

4 gigs and still good. Still do not have a rack case .. hustling everything around in an old suitcase :-)
jcdlc72
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Username: jcdlc72

Post Number: 138
Registered: 11-2009
Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 4:44 am:   Edit Post

Any personal reviews on the Amplite? I'm quite curious!
mario_farufyno
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Username: mario_farufyno

Post Number: 753
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2012 - 1:02 pm:   Edit Post

I'd like to know your impressions, too

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