Behringer NX6000 Class-D Power Amplifier (6,000 Watts)

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Built for serious volume, the Behringer NX6000 power amp is easy to operate and uses SmartSense technology to deliver extended full-range frequency response.
The Behringer NX6000 power amplifier packs 6000 Watts (2 x 3000 Watts @ 4 Ohms; 2 x 1600 Watts @ 8 Ohms) into exceptionally lightweight (13 lbs / 5.9 kg) and rack-mountable packages. And because the NX6000 is so much more efficient than conventional designs, it runs cooler and doesn't require the massive heat sinks and heavy toroid transformers typically associated with its conventional counterparts. Thanks to Behringer's "Zero-Attack" limiters that offer maximum output level with exceptionally-reliable overload protection and SmartSense Loudspeaker impedance compensation, which provides fully linear frequency response at any speaker load impedance, you can run the NX6000 full-out for hours on-end. Our revolutionary high-density Class-D technology, combined with an ultra-efficient, switch-mode power supply ensure this feather-light powerhouse will drive your rig for many years to come.

Class-D - Massive Power, Perfect Sound

Thanks to Behringer's High-Density Class-D amplifier Technology, they are able to provide you with enormous power and incredible sonic performance in an easy-to-use, ultra-portable and lightweight package. Class-D amplification makes all the difference, offering the ultimate in energy efficiency -- and eliminating the need for heavy power supplies and massive heat sinks. This amazing technology makes it possible to design and build extremely-powerful products that read more are significantly lighter in weight than their traditional counterparts, while using less energy and protecting the environment.

Sublimely Simple Operation

The front panel controls and indicators provide your system's vital signs at a glance. After pressing the Power button, the Power LED lights to show the amp is ready for action. All channels feature positive-detent Gain controls with Signal LEDs that light when a signal is present, as well as Limit LEDs to indicate when the amplifier is running at full capacity. Just as elegant as the front, the rear panel is home to the combo XLR and 1/4" TRS Input connectors, making the NX6000 compatible with virtually any source, balanced or unbalanced. Professional twist-lock speaker sockets are provided to ensure every drop of output power gets to your loudspeakers.

The rear panel is also where you'll find the switches that enable the NX6000 amp to run in your choice of dual mono or stereo modes. The NX6000's built-in Crossover switch sets the amp to Full-Range mode, where the output is sent unfiltered to your loudspeakers, or Bi-amp mode, which sends only the low-frequency content (100 Hz) is channeled to your full-range loudspeakers.

SmartSense Impedance Compensation

Behringer's SmartSense Technology puts the punch back into Class-D amplification, providing vastly improved full-range frequency response with more powerfully dynamic bass, and smoother high-frequency reproduction. The resulting output is no longer dependent on the actual load, but is rendered perfectly ruler flat via impedance compensation. NX6000's design also incorporates a significantly-higher damping factor that yields better amplifier control over the loudspeaker for stronger audio reproduction -- especially in the LF area.

Sound Value

Sporting massive output ratings, lightweight Class-D technology and an equally lightweight price tag -- plus all the amenities a professional audio engineer could ask for -- the BEHRINGER NX6000 power amplifier is a serious amp for your most demanding applications.

Features:

- Delivers 2 x 3000 Watts into 4 Ohms; 2 x 1600 Watts into 8 Ohms and weighs less than 13 lbs / 5.9 kg
- Ultimate reliability through revolutionary cool-running High-Density Class-D technology with "near-zero" thermal buildup
- Ultra-efficient switch-mode power supply for noise-free audio, superior transient response and low power consumption
- Built-in stereo crossover with low-cut, high-cut and full range mode
- SmartSense Loudspeaker impedance compensation features fully linear frequency response at any speaker load impedance
- "Zero-Attack" limiters offer maximum output level with reliable overload protection
- Detented and illuminated gain controls for precise level setting
- Precise 4-segment Signal and Limit LEDs to monitor performance
- XLR and 1/4" TRS combination input connectors for compatibility with any source
- Professional twist-lock speaker connectors for ultimate reliability
- Independent DC, LF and thermal overload protection on each channel automatically protects amplifier and speakers without shutting down the show
- "Back-to-front" ventilation system prevents thermal buildup for reliable operation
- 3-Year Warranty Program
- Designed and engineered in Germany
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Maximum Output Power: 2 x 3000 W into 4 Ohms, stereo
2 x 1600 W into 8 Ohms, stereo

Type: High-density, Class-D technology

Input Sensitivity: 0.775 V (0 dBu), for rated power into 4 Ohms

Distortion: <0.01%

Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0 / -2 dB

Damping Factor: >140 at 8 Ohms

Signal to Noise: >100 dB

Input Connections: 2 x XLR-1/4" / 6.3 mm combo jacks (L/R)

Input Impedance: 10 kOhms, unbalanced
20 kOhms, balanced

Output Connectors: 2 x locking-style speaker connectors (L/R)

Controls Front Panel: Channel A gain knob
Channel B gain knob
Power switch

Controls Rear Panel: Mode switch (stereo / mono)
Crossover switch (LF, Full-Range, HF)
Circuit breaker

Indicators: Power: Amber backlit LCD display

Limit: 0 dB LED (per channel)

Signal: -40, -6, -3 dB LEDs (per channel)

Protect: Red LED (per channel)

Cooling: Continuously variable speed fan
Back-to-front air flow
Amplifier Protection: Thermal and DC protection
Stable into reactive or mismatched loads

Overload Protection: On/off muting, DC-fault power supply shutdown
Power Supply: 120 VAC, 50/60 Hz

Fuse: T 25 A H, 250 V

Power Consumption: 620 W, at 4 Ohms, 1/8 rated power

Power Connector: Standard IEC receptacle

Dimensions: 3.7 x 19.0 x 12.4" / 94 x 483 x 316 mm (including 0.19" / 5 mm rubber feet)

Weight: 13.0 lb / 5.9 kg
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Web: https://www.behringer.com/service.html
(2 ratings)
Submitted January 7, 2020 by Ken W in Seattle, WA
"Sounds great but not reliable"
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We bought two NX6000's for our classic rock/country band, which doesn't play out too often, maybe 8-10 times/year. After six or seven shows, one amp has completely failed, just turned off while we were playing, with no warning, no loud pop, no drama. We are old guys in our 50's playing for older people at our local Eagles club, so not all super loud, running at 8 ohms pushing a single 18" and a Yamaha S115 cab per side, using good 12ga speaker wire and connectors. Seems these amps have a reputation for losing their power supply boards, which is what I think happened to ours. There's quite a bit on the web about this. My take: they are great sounding amps that are unfortunately not something you can't rely on, possibly due to lack of quality workmanship/components. They are dirt cheap however so some will say we got what we deserved but still was hoping to get more than a few gigs before I started replacing them. BTW zZounds seems to be a good retailer, fair pricing, fast shipping, I have no problem with them whatsoever.
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