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PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:15 pm 
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Hi all, i just picked up an amplifier . Its a blade technologies G350.2 OPTICALLY SWITCHED CLASS A All i can find on the net is its made in canada and its quite rare made in 1996. It has 2 30amp fuses. built in crossover,and some kind of a "pin" input.
Thanx up front for any and all info given up :- }
If a pic will help i will try to get one up.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:26 pm 
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I was aware of them when I was in the car audio business in the mid 90's.

From what I recall, their claim to fame was their "BASH" technology which I believe was an early class D type of amplification. The last I heard from them they were using their BASH amplifiers for subwoofer plate amps for home and computer applications. I think their car amps were supposed to be pretty good, but they never had a huge following. At one point API was rumored to have bought Blade, but I don't know if that happened for sure or not.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:58 pm 
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Hmm, this amp i believe is from the "grenade" series. Ive had not much luck pulling info off the net about the company and the quality of there products.
This being a class "A" amplifier means it wouldnt be a good amp to run subwoofers i assume. I was intending it more for a nice set of comps. I will be trying it out this coming weekend and let my ears be the judge.
If anyone else has some input, please feel free :-)


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:18 pm 
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The grenade amps were unique in that they had a "pin" made from a phono plug on a key chain ring which you needed to plug in the amp to make it work. The idea was that you could pull the "pin" and prevent the amp from working if it was stolen.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:51 am 
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I heard somthing about that and i had put off installing it. Any way to get it working easily without the pin, cause i dont have it..... DOHHH : )


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 7:10 am 
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I don't know how hard the pin would be to bypass. You might have more luck on one of the car audio forums like DIY Mobile Audio.


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