I have a set of Bose 802 Series 11 that has been purchased our church. Here is my question: is the 502E as good as or possible just the same as the 502C full range, just less options such as the passive mode, and the bi-amp mode? Thanks
The 802 series II is really not compatible with the 502 C controller (also sometimes referred to as the 502 E). You might be referring to the 802 C and the 802 C series II. These are the original 2 controllers for the 802.
We've made a variety of other compatible controllers, such as the Panaray System Digital Controllers (series I and II), which would work with many Panaray speakers (including 402, 502 A, 802, 502 B etc), and now the SP-24.
I'm sorry, I listed the wrong mondel # controllers. I should have typed: the 802C vs the 802E controller. I have the opportunity to purchase a 802E unit. The 802E has no options to offer, where as the 802C, gives three options: Full Range; Passive with subs; Bi Amp with subs.
If all you are using are the 802 speakers, you will see no difference. The '802C' has the ability to set crossovers for low/high frequency outputs, and has 4 outputs. The '802E' is only 2 channels of EQ at line level.
Thank you so much for the information. Next question: Can the Bose 502BEX Subwoofer connect to a 802CII Controller, or does it require a different EQ Controller? Thanks again for your help, Chuck Davis
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