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Yes, noise is my concern, my Emotiva xpa 5 is noisy when hooked up to an old efficient 2 way yorkville pa speaker but barely audible when paired with a much less efficient paradigm studio 100.
I suspect the 212htrs will pick up even more. The specs aren't measured the same when reading the specs for both amps, neither give 4ohm info.
I am using 3 x crown xls-1500 for my 212ht (original model) lcr & slanted 8 surrounds. No noise with all the gains set at about 80% max. I use unbalanced rca cables from denon 4311.

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I've got about 10k wrapped up in recent JTR gear, no money left to buy a new pre pro to get DTS-X as of right now.
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I am using 3 x crown xls-1500 for my 212ht (original model) lcr & slanted 8 surrounds. No noise with all the gains set at about 80% max. I use unbalanced rca cables from denon 4311.
Definitely a good deal there. Not to many get such unbalanced success! I would have done the same but the Onkyo 5508 Preamp came about and I went for it. My cables and Neutrik connectors showed up from Parts Express and I wired them up/made them yesterday. One side is Phoenix to input into the Crown DSI amp.

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I am using 3 x crown xls-1500 for my 212ht (original model) lcr & slanted 8 surrounds. No noise with all the gains set at about 80% max. I use unbalanced rca cables from denon 4311.
Sounds good, I better pick up some more crowns before the old stock is gone.
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