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502C vs 502E

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

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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. 

Thanks, CD

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