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Would anyone like to state an opinion either way re. Bi-amp new speakers?. Hooking up new def tech sm55 with Yam 673 amp.
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bi-amping doesn't do anything. your receiver is limited by the power supply, not by the channel output. technically the way receivers do it is called bi-wiring. bi-amping does do something, but you need 2 amps
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I personally bi-amp my speakers and feel that they sound pretty good. Haven't tried traditional way, so can't for sure tell if there was an improvement with Bi-amping. There is a large contingent of prominent audio gurus saying bi-amping using a single receiver does not achieve much benefit, and would need a separate amplifier per channel set you are trying to amplify independently. I do it anyway because I have amp channels to spare, and nothing more to lose than paying for an extra pair of speaker cables.. smile.gif
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The replies are great and love the input
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bi-amping doesn't do anything. your receiver is limited by the power supply, not by the channel output. technically the way receivers do it is called bi-wiring. bi-amping does do something, but you need 2 amps

actualy, because the tweeter only gets maybe 25 percent of the power anyway, biamping can't increase available power enough to make more than a decibel of difference. And if you're not clipping, you won't hear a difference between biamped and non biamped. That said, I biamped my Sonus Fabers and my Magnepans and everything worked dandy.
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