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post #3931 of 3935 Old 05-17-2015, 05:47 PM
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^ Thanks for confirming for me. I appreciate the knowledge as I don't have a lot about M&K.
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Originally Posted by billqs View Post
I have a Denon X7200W for my receiver. I'm currently using Def Techs and Tannoy for Atmos overhead speakers. I've just really gotten into M&K recently. I see that many of their speakers are 4Ohms. Would the Denon 7200 be able to drive those without overheating?

I use a 7200 to power my MK 300/150 Atmos system. No issues.

Have also used the 5200 to power an MK S150 7.2.4 system at reference all gas long.

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I'm a 150 owner (with a 350 sub) and used to power my five speakers with a Denon AVR2809. The system played VERY loud (while around -5 on volume) with no overheating or clipping issues. I've since switched to Marantz separates also without issue. I think you'll be just fine with a 7200
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Originally Posted by Scottyb09 View Post
I think you'll be just fine with a 7200
Denon seems to agree.
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Thanks Bostown

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So you scored a great 2.1 system. The S-90s seem to be the hidden gem in the bigger scheme of M&K products over the years. It's a close Kin to the S-5000THX in fact as I've written in other posts , When space constraints doesn't allow the user to use an S-5000thx, the S-90 is recommended as a direct replacement to use in it's place. as a 2 Channel set up the S-90 / V 125 combo will certainly hold it's own against other models in the M&K Line up ( S-125 comes to mind) .

In any case if you're looking at 2 Channel amps for stereo functionality. An ADCOM 555 / 555 II , Carver A500x , are fairly priced on the used market. NAD 2200PE, 2400, 2600a are also very much up to the task. Other brands to keep watch for B&K, Rotel, Parasound. again if you're looking at "previously owned" units there are several options at all price levels.

I STRONGLY recommend getting a high pass filter ( placed between your pre-amp and amp) choke the sats at 80hz and let the sub handle the rest. M&K had a few variations . If you're using an AV pre-amp or receiver. you can sort out hi/low pass within that unit so no need for a separate passive unit , but if your pre-amp doesn't allow for filtering ( most don't , although Parasound's P5 does and is also a solid DAC) you should find a hi pass filter so that you can properly dial in the S-90's to mate with the V-125 sub.

There isn't much chatter out there on the web about the S-90's but it's a great sounding speaker system. Music, Movies the whole nine yards.
Thanks alot for your input. Just posted over on amp receiver forum for even more input. Thanks again.
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