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Emotiva XPR-1 Reviews

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Emotiva XPR-1 Monoblock Amplifier

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Pros: Outstanding Audio Performance, High Aesthetic Value, Configurable (and mostly defeatable) Chassis Lighting, Competitively Priced

Cons: Requires 20 Amp Circuit to flex its true muscle

Power Play I find it very interesting that electricity has become synonymous with “power”—an aspect of control heretofore relegated to deities, totalitarians, and politicians.  This synonymy speaks to the control that electricity has over the modern way of life, permeating nearly every facet of daily operations to the point where electricity has become power.  In the unique hobbies of home theater and audiophilia, every component is reliant on electricity for operation.  Among these components, the power amplifier is the most demanding piece of audio reproduction hardware found in most systems, as the reproduction of sound can sometimes require copious amounts of...
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