Pandora's box right there
I called Emotiva on this a couple of years ago. Their answer was, their original specs were modest and underrated, but eventually, they changed their specs to reflect more accurately.
1000w bridged? Just like an XPR-1 fo sho! Well, for the price I'm getting my Gen1, I'll be happy with a measly 'ol 860w
That would be cool. Neither my son or my dad have an interest in H.T. like myself (other than to be a spectator), but my dad was impressed with the set up on his last visit from TX here a few weeks ago. He loves the Eagles, so I gave him a fix