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What do you guys think, a single A21 or two A23's being used in mono bridged mode to power a pair of Bowers & Wilkins 804 D2s?
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What do you guys think, a single A21 or two A23's being used in mono bridged mode to power a pair of Bowers & Wilkins 804 D2s?


Id go A21. More A class output.


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What do you guys think, a single A21 or two A23's being used in mono bridged mode to power a pair of Bowers & Wilkins 804 D2s?
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http://www.stereophile.com/content/b...py2R27B62Jv.97

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The plot of the 804 Diamond's impedance magnitude and phase against frequency is shown in fig.1. The speaker is a moderately difficult load for the partnering amplifier to drive. Not only does its impedance reach a minimum value of 3 ohms at 108Hz, there is a combination of 4.5 ohms and a 53° capacitive phase angle at 72Hz, and the
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Parasound recommends 8 ohm loads for bridging. The A21 or bi-amped A23 are the choices. Bridged is not an option for these speakers.

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