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I see some posts talking about pairing Klipsch with external amp. I have RP-280F front, RC-62ii center and then some RF-35 and 4f-25 surrounds and the new RP-140sa on top of the 280s for Atmos. I tend to buy the flagship Denon reciever, currently x7200wa. Since the tend to replace it every 3 years or so when the next flagship arrives I have been considering going for and AMP and then spend less doing the newer step or 2 down AVR as the new features roll out. It looks like a x4400 does everything I need since it passes DV, has independent dual subs and AL32. I run my fronts full range to help fill in the lows. I know in theory the x7200wa can feed the Klipschs very happily, but since I run my volume to near reference volume I like the idea of an amp that can respond to every channel independently without issue.

I am looking at the Monolith 7 and the Outlaw 7140 then either x4400h or x6400h. Thoughts?
Kluken hi ,i once 4 years ago had a denon 3313 that i kept 2 months and right away knew i needed external amplification as i can hear distortion whenever i go louder than -15 db which is loud but not crazy so i did get me an emo xpa 5 and then switched to my onkyo 818 and yes there was a night and day difference . my point is get the middle of the road denon and add amp .
the monolith 7 is a steal of a deal at 1500 $

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Has anyone tried using a tube preamp to get that tube sound for your home theater? If so, how would I need to set it up if I use my tv as source (via a usb stick), without compromising sound quality? All input appreciated!

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Also, is using a monoblock amp/amp with huge amounts of power worth it? I have a marantz sr7011 with 125 watt for 8 ohm 2 channels driven, but I'm looking at the Monolith 2 or the Emotiva XPA-2 (or one of the higher channel count models) and I want to be sure that is worth the upgrade. Anyone running klipsch heritage with one of those amps?

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Has anyone here heard the new Forte III? Impressions?
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yo juice ,run your calibration i you haven't yet and then report back dude
The problem I run into is the mic won't reach the sitting point because it's 17' feet back it'll only reach the table. It's only coming up as 13' which is to the table and it's still more left in them and I can't really hear the 160's all of this is after moving my sitting 4' up. The stuff sounds pretty good sitting at my computer but didn't know if doing stuff manually like playing with the crossover and what not would could really bring it out.
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The problem I run into is the mic won't reach the sitting point because it's 17' feet back it'll only reach the table. It's only coming up as 13' which is to the table and it's still more left in them and I can't really hear the 160's all of this is after moving my sitting 4' up. The stuff sounds pretty good sitting at my computer but didn't know if doing stuff manually like playing with the crossover and what not would could really bring it out.
ahaa gotcha ,so what you do sit on sofa with an spl in hand and do a test tone until you get 85 db ,adjust your speakers manually .i personaly like audessey but9 ties out 10 end up changing settings by adjusting crossover to 60 htz and uping db on center 3 db hot
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Has anyone here heard the new Forte III? Impressions?
Went from Heresy III to the Fortes. Fortes sound excellent. Impressed with the sound. Sound great for both 2-channel and home theater. Mid-range sounds good. Plenty of bass. I set my left - right speakers on my AVR to large. I get bass from both the Fortes and my sub. Sounds awesome on action movies. I use Parasound amps for 2-channel.

I don't see me upgrading any more. Very happy with the sound coming from the Fortes.

Bought mine from Metropolis Lake Outfitters. Very knowledgeable guy. Call to get the best price on if interested.
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I see some posts talking about pairing Klipsch with external amp. I have RP-280F front, RC-62ii center and then some RF-35 and 4f-25 surrounds and the new RP-140sa on top of the 280s for Atmos. I tend to buy the flagship Denon reciever, currently x7200wa. Since the tend to replace it every 3 years or so when the next flagship arrives I have been considering going for and AMP and then spend less doing the newer step or 2 down AVR as the new features roll out. It looks like a x4400 does everything I need since it passes DV, has independent dual subs and AL32. I run my fronts full range to help fill in the lows. I know in theory the x7200wa can feed the Klipschs very happily, but since I run my volume to near reference volume I like the idea of an amp that can respond to every channel independently without issue.

I am looking at the Monolith 7 and the Outlaw 7140 then either x4400h or x6400h. Thoughts?
Fwiw, if I had the X7200 I wouldn't think about the x4400 until something happened to it....Otoh, I am not familiar with your subs but don't understand why you wouldn't set a crossover for your mains?
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Fwiw, if I had the X7200 I wouldn't think about the x4400 until something happened to it....Otoh, I am not familiar with your subs but don't understand why you wouldn't set a crossover for your mains?
While the x7200wa is an awesome AVR, it is not going to pass HLG or DV so I am leaning toward moving to an amp so I don’t have to buy $3K AVR every 2-3 years. I can buy a $1500 AVR every few years and let the amp live long and proper.

I have dual PSA V1800s and they do all the heavy lifting, but it still run the Klipsh full range to help fill in some of the gaps in the room acoustics.

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