Aspen Pittman Designs Center Point Stereo Spacestation XL Keyboard Amp

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87 out of 100. Incorporating 10+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$1,499
Aspen Pittman Designs Center Point Stereo Spacestation XL Keyboard Amp

Meta Analysis Overview

Our rating of 87/100 is based on analysis of 10+ sources comprised of online reviews and discussions. Under the Pros and Cons headings below you'll find a condensed analysis of what those owners and users have been saying. Feel free to ask questions or add your thoughts in the comments section.

The Aspen Pittman Spacestation XL allows for expanded sound fields, thanks to its distinct configuration that features two 6.5" Eminence side speakers.

The side speakers are positioned on the lower left and right side of the cabinet, working with the main speakers which include a 12" Eminence Coaxial Woofer and a 1" Titanium Mid Driver.

This expanded stereo image makes the Spacestation XL ideal for stereo sound sources like keyboards, and it can also be a great amp for listening to tracks with 3D spatial mixes.

At 700W, this amp has enough juice for medium size venues, making this a gig ready option for keyboardists who like working with expanded sound fields.

Key Features:

  • Output Power: 700W Class D
  • Number of Channels: 2.
  • Inputs: 2 x 1/4" (Hi -10dB), 2 x 1/4" (Lo +4dB).
  • Outputs: 3 x XLR (left, right, sub), 3 x 1/4" (left, right, sub).
  • Speakers: 1 x 12" Eminence Coaxial Woofer, 1 x 1" Titanium Mid Driver, 2 x 6.5" Eminence Side Speakers.
  • Tone Control: HFQ knob.
  • Frequency Range: 50Hz-20kHz.
  • Size: 29" x 17" x 16".
  • Weight: 65 lbs.
  • Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Years (with Sweetwater).

Pros

Korg Kronos LS and Nord Stage 3 are just some of the many keyboards that users report are working really well with the Spacestation XL. As expected, it impresses people with its wide stereo sound field, to the point that even guitarists chime in with their recommendations after pairing their digital rig with this amp. Volume and projection are often commended, with many stating that the amp can easily fill medium sized rooms while keeping sound quality pristine clean.

Cons

Some users warn that this amp can be quite awkward to carry around because of its bulk and weight, even more so when you consider its price tag.

Overall

The Aspen Pittman Designs Center Point Stereo Spacestation XL is meant to appeal for those who have the budget for premium keyboard amps with expanded sound fields.

Although this was previously on our recommended list there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Keyboard Amps.