The PowerMatch PM8500N amplifier - Technical details and applications

The PowerMatch PM8500N from Bose is a powerful and versatile power amplifier that is designed for use in a variety of professional audio applications. With its high output power and advanced features, this amplifier is well suited for use in large venues such as auditoriums, performing arts venues, theaters, houses of worship, arenas, and hospitality venues.

One of the key features of the PowerMatch PM8500N is its high output power. With a maximum output of 8,500 watts, this amplifier is capable of driving even the most demanding speakers and sound systems. This makes it ideal for use in large venues where high sound pressure levels are required to reach every corner of the space. Additionally, the PowerMatch PM8500N has a power density of 28 watts per pound, which means it is one of the most efficient amplifiers on the market. This allows it to deliver high power output while still maintaining a small footprint and low weight, making it easy to install and transport.

Another important feature of the PowerMatch PM8500N is its advanced DSP processing capabilities. This amplifier is equipped with a 24-bit, 96kHz DSP engine that provides a wide range of signal processing options. This includes equalization, crossover, delay, and limiting, all of which can be customized to suit the specific requirements of the venue or application. Additionally, the PowerMatch PM8500N has a built-in Ethernet port that allows it to be controlled and configured remotely using a web browser. This makes it easy to adjust the settings of the amplifier even when it is installed in a difficult-to-reach location.

The amplifier from Bose Pro is also equipped with a variety of input and output options. It has four XLR inputs and four XLR outputs, as well as a USB port for connecting a computer. Additionally, the amplifier has a built-in RMS limiter that protects the speakers and sound system from damage caused by excessive input levels. This ensures that the amplifier will always deliver high-quality sound without causing damage to the speakers or other components.

One of the most common applications for the PowerMatch PM8500N is in auditoriums. In these venues, high sound pressure levels and clear, intelligible sound are essential. The PowerMatch PM8500N is well suited for this application because of its high output power and advanced DSP capabilities. The amplifier can be configured to deliver the required sound pressure levels while still maintaining excellent sound quality. Additionally, the built-in Ethernet port allows the amplifier to be controlled and configured remotely, making it easy to adjust the settings as needed.

Performing arts venues also benefit from the PowerMatch PM8500N. In these venues, high-quality sound and flexibility are essential. The PowerMatch PM8500N provides both of these things with its high output power, advanced DSP capabilities, and input and output options. Additionally, the built-in RMS limiter ensures that the speakers and sound system are protected from damage caused by excessive input levels. This allows the performers and audience to enjoy the best possible sound quality without interruption.

Theaters are another common application for the PowerMatch PM8500N. In these venues, high-quality sound and intelligibility are essential. The PowerMatch PM8500N is well suited for this application because of its high output power and advanced DSP capabilities. Additionally, the built-in Ethernet port allows the amplifier to be controlled and configured remotely, making it easy to adjust the settings as needed.

Churches also benefit from the PowerMatch PM8500N. In these venues, high-quality sound and intelligibility are essential. The PowerMatch PM8500N is well suited for this application because of its high output power and advanced DSP capabilities. The amplifier can be configured to deliver the required sound pressure levels while still maintaining excellent sound quality. Additionally, the built-in Ethernet port allows the amplifier to be controlled and configured remotely, making it easy to adjust the settings as needed. This ensures that the congregation can hear the message clearly and enjoy the best possible sound quality.

Arenas are another common application for the PowerMatch PM8500N. In these venues, high sound pressure levels and clear, intelligible sound are essential. The PowerMatch PM8500N is well suited for this application because of its high output power and advanced DSP capabilities. The amplifier can be configured to deliver the required sound pressure levels while still maintaining excellent sound quality. Additionally, the built-in Ethernet port allows the amplifier to be controlled and configured remotely, making it easy to adjust the settings as needed. This ensures that every person in the arena can hear the sound clearly, regardless of their location.

Lastly, the PowerMatch PM8500N is also well-suited for use in hospitality venues such as hotels, resorts, and restaurants. These venues require high-quality sound and flexibility. The PowerMatch PM8500N provides both of these things with its high output power, advanced DSP capabilities, and input and output options. Additionally, the built-in RMS limiter ensures that the speakers and sound system are protected from damage caused by excessive input levels. This allows the guests to enjoy the best possible sound quality without interruption.

In conclusion, the PowerMatch PM8500N is a powerful and versatile power amplifier that is well-suited for use in a variety of professional audio applications. Its high output power, advanced DSP capabilities, and input and output options make it ideal for use in large venues such as auditoriums, performing arts venues, theaters, houses of worship, arenas, and hospitality venues. Additionally, the built-in Ethernet port and RMS limiter ensure that the amplifier can be controlled and configured remotely, and that the speakers and sound system are protected from damage. All in all, the PowerMatch PM8500N is a reliable and high-performance amplifier that is sure to deliver exceptional sound quality in any application.

If your venue is in need of a new sound system, this amplifier can be part of a custom solution and our company would be happy to design and install the system for you. Give us a call at +44 161 470 5979.