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post #3601 of 3618 Old 07-30-2014, 05:17 PM
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THe only issue I have with Parasound is the heat they generate and for home cinema class D works great.

My second room is 12 x 13 x 9 and it get hot very fast with no AC in there!

Plus I would need an A31 and three A23, the heat would be like a radiator.
The A31 is not bad at all for heat load when running normal volumes - this was a major concern for me. The A23 has only a couple watts class A bias so even less. The A21 generates more heat than the A31 due to higher class A bias. Agree on class D for movies.

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THe only issue I have with Parasound is the heat they generate and for home cinema class D works great.

My second room is 12 x 13 x 9 and it get hot very fast with no AC in there!

Plus I would need an A31 and three A23, the heat would be like a radiator.
IMHO, you don't need amps in a room that size anyway. I think for the most part, theater owners don't have heat problems which cause them to opt for class D. If the biggest issue one has is heat, then other priorities such as SQ may have to take a back seat.
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Hello guys, that do you think to have model 2125 ( not V.2) for klipsch RF-82II's. Now I'm using DenonX4000 for all 5 speakers I have. Looking for some extra amp to be on the end 9.2 set up. How is this amp sounds for movies?
Or any other recommendation for different amp?

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Hello guys, that do you think to have model 2125 ( not V.2) for klipsch RF-82II's. Now I'm using DenonX4000 for all 5 speakers I have. Looking for some extra amp to be on the end 9.2 set up. How is this amp sounds for movies?
Or any other recommendation for different amp?
Any of the new classic amps would do just fine with this setup. The Klipsch are very efficient so you dont need much power to get them singing. Does this answer your question?

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Some smokin deals out there on A-21's and P5's
Pm me for details
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Has anyone tried to run 2 A21 amps in mono? Thoughts? I have a second one coming later this week.

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I searched and didn't see any posts with this question - sorry if already answered. I was looking at Parasound's web site and noticed that all the amps in the "New Classic" line are now listed in the "Discontinued Products" page like this:

"NC Model 275 (2004-2014) "
"NC Model 2125 (2004-2014)"
"NC Model 2250 (2004-2014)"

But they are still on the "New Products" page as well - are they getting ready to discontinue this line?

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Perhaps they are, maybe they are going to update the line?
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I searched and didn't see any posts with this question - sorry if already answered. I was looking at Parasound's web site and noticed that all the amps in the "New Classic" line are now listed in the "Discontinued Products" page like this:

"NC Model 275 (2004-2014) "
"NC Model 2125 (2004-2014)"
"NC Model 2250 (2004-2014)"

But they are still on the "New Products" page as well - are they getting ready to discontinue this line?
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Perhaps they are, maybe they are going to update the line?
The NC models listed as discontinued are all Version 1. NC Version 2 models are listed under new models.

PM me for a complete description of the changes made for models with the V.2 designation.

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What do you do what 2 Halo amps are just not enough? Break in another. Ok, going to try bi-amp, mono-blocking etc. See what happens before adding my other speakers to it.
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What do you do what 2 Halo amps are just not enough? Break in another. Ok, going to try bi-amp, mono-blocking etc. See what happens before adding my other speakers to it.
If all else fails, you can ship one A21 to Ecuador. lol
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One heck, might come down with a couple. If you make me do that.... I just might have to move there.

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One heck, might come down with a couple. If you make me do that.... I just might have to move there.
Just a matter of writing a shipping list, checking it twice, and then filling a 20' or 40' container. And a passport with at least two years left on it.
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A Halo integrated amp just showed up on their website ("coming soon").
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A Halo integrated amp just showed up on their website ("coming soon").
Nice! I can picture that replacing the NAD M3 in my home office system. I'll have to keep an eye on this.
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I tried running 2 A21 amps in mono, significant improvement in clarity and bass control. I don't want to see JC1's in the future..... .


Next up bi-wire.

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I tried running 2 A21 amps in mono, significant improvement in clarity and bass control. I don't want to see JC1's in the future..... .


Next up bi-wire.
why would you not want to see JC1's in the future? I bi amp and can tell you bi wiring really does nothing been ther done it,,bi amp is the way to go

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I believe JC1's are right now at $9500 a pair. I think I'm getting to the WAF zone and don't want to push it to far.

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