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iNUKE NU6000 precautions

WARNING!!!!!: DO NOT RUN THIS AMP BELOW 4 OHMS!!! I GOT LUCKY AND HEARD A NOISE COMING THROUGH MY TWEETERS AND SHUT DOWN RIGHT AWAY WHEN TRYING TO RUN A 4 OHM CABINET WITH AN 8 OHM CABINET, EFFECTIVELY MAKING A 2.67 OHM LOAD(which this amp is not rated to run at). IT IS VERY POWERFUL AND WILL MELT YOUR SPEAKER CABLES AND OR TRANSDUCERS! MY CABLES WERE HOT WHEN I UNPLUGGED THEM!!!!!!ONCE RUNNING AT 4 OR 8 OHM YOU WILL BE SAFE AND NOT GET THE NOISE I GOT, OR THE TEMPERATURES THAT WOULD CAUSE A THERMAL SHUTDOWN OR TRIP THE THERMAL BREAKER!!!! People who do not know how to connect these amps properly (to power conditioners) and try to connect too heavy of a load (below 4 ohm/ too many speakers) will not be happy with the result. The iNuke 6000 is very powerful, and as long as you know how to power one properly and don't have 5 amps plugged into one power conditioner all going into one outlet like chevy chase, you should be fine. Some people are just mad they can't connect a million devices into one outlet or connect sub-par quality speakers to it and not have issues. I Learned how to properly balance the load and I am very happy with this amp. I can comment on this amp because I own one and I am not a salesman trying to get you to buy a much more expensive amp, I'm an electronics technician that understands electricity, volts x amps = watts, and the inner workings of why electronics die. A good salesman will point out the benefits of every product as well as let you know what you need to do to protect your investment in the long term, not put it down and lose out on the sale. I worked for RadioShack a long time ago, that doesn't mean I knew everything about every device, but I always looked at the specs and was able to highlight advantages the product had, even if all it was a good price to brag about(to the Sales people saying Crown and QSC are the only good amps and talking bad about Behringer). If you try and run this amp at 2 ohm, you'll fry something no doubt, and wonder why it didn't last as long as a crown. If you experience issues with this amp, contact Behringer, explain your configuration, and they will tell you what you did wrong or I'll tell you.
DanielVena Contributor - Level 2 2014-09-23

2014-09-23

iNUKE NU6000 precautions

WARNING!!!!!: DO NOT RUN THIS AMP BELOW 4 OHMS!!! I GOT LUCKY AND HEARD A NOISE COMING THROUGH MY TWEETERS AND SHUT DOWN RIGHT AWAY WHEN TRYING TO RUN A 4 OHM CABINET WITH AN 8 OHM CABINET, EFFECTIVELY MAKING A 2.67 OHM LOAD(which this amp is not rated to run at). IT IS VERY POWERFUL AND WILL MELT YOUR SPEAKER CABLES AND OR TRANSDUCERS! MY CABLES WERE HOT WHEN I UNPLUGGED THEM!!!!!!ONCE RUNNING AT 4 OR 8 OHM YOU WILL BE SAFE AND NOT GET THE NOISE I GOT, OR THE TEMPERATURES THAT WOULD CAUSE A THERMAL SHUTDOWN OR TRIP THE THERMAL BREAKER!!!! People who do not know how to connect these amps properly (to power conditioners) and try to connect too heavy of a load (below 4 ohm/ too many speakers) will not be happy with the result. The iNuke 6000 is very powerful, and as long as you know how to power one properly and don't have 5 amps plugged into one power conditioner all going into one outlet like chevy chase, you should be fine. Some people are just mad they can't connect a million devices into one outlet or connect sub-par quality speakers to it and not have issues. I Learned how to properly balance the load and I am very happy with this amp. I can comment on this amp because I own one and I am not a salesman trying to get you to buy a much more expensive amp, I'm an electronics technician that understands electricity, volts x amps = watts, and the inner workings of why electronics die. A good salesman will point out the benefits of every product as well as let you know what you need to do to protect your investment in the long term, not put it down and lose out on the sale. I worked for RadioShack a long time ago, that doesn't mean I knew everything about every device, but I always looked at the specs and was able to highlight advantages the product had, even if all it was a good price to brag about(to the Sales people saying Crown and QSC are the only good amps and talking bad about Behringer). If you try and run this amp at 2 ohm, you'll fry something no doubt, and wonder why it didn't last as long as a crown. If you experience issues with this amp, contact Behringer, explain your configuration, and they will tell you what you did wrong or I'll tell you.

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Re: iNUKE NU6000 precautions

Thanks for your post, Daniel.

Yes - one should never run an amp below its stated minimum impedance load, especially newer Class-D amplifiers which can be less forgiving. That extra energy does translate to heat, and it can be dangerous! Always be aware of your total impedance and your equipment's tolerances. I'm glad to hear your amp survived intact!


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Sean Fairchild
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Re: iNUKE NU6000 precautions

What gage are the wires?

4 ohms is low enough for any amp. 2 is a risk no matter what amp it is.
"Sometimes it's the people who no one imagines anything of, who do the things that no one can imagine"
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I have a 6000 and a 4-6000 and love them. The 6000 ran 2 sp4's at 4 ohms and they pounded nicely. The amp stays nice and cool as well.....read a lot of bad reviews but I cant report anything negative as of yet and we have had them since April.
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Is a little ground hum nomal? With the vol nobs all the way up, the hum is present and even taints my DBX 2231 signal to my QSC's, if I unplug the quarter inch cables from my amp NU6000, the hum stops coming out of all of my speakers, I'm think a hum eliminator will do the trick. Any suggestions?
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I think the wires are 14 gauge, the quarter inch connectors that were feeding my satellites were def heating up, glad I heard a noise and decided not to further run in that mode. Now I'm very happy.
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Re: iNUKE NU6000 precautions

ground loops,

electrically different grounds on components will cause this problem. and beware of ground lift adaptors... grounds protect you, and protect your equipment...
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Hello friends,

My PA speakers are powered by nu6000 dsp and I experience noise from tweeters regardless the volume (even if it's turned down completely). My worry is that it's not a 50hz ground loop. It's sounds like a white noise around 120hz and gets a bit louder with time. I got 2 units and both have the same issue. I have checked every channel and bridge option - same noise. Cables are good. I exclude ground loop since it's not 50hz noise but this white noise humming. Only tweeters, mids are clean. I'll be grateful for any clues. Cheers