Originally Posted by EC
If you need a good sub amp, then I highly recommend the Crown K series. I used two and these things are very flexible and do not have fans. If you want a cheap amp to experiment with biamping then I would suggest the Sonic T amps. They are extremely low power 15 wpc into 4 ohms. You are not going to get rock concert levels out of these unless you have really efficient speakers but it does give you a glimpse into biamping on the cheap (about $40 - $50 with AC adapter).
I have a great sub amp already, a Phase Linear 400, 200 w/ch RMS with a damping factor of 1000. Other amps include a pair of AudioSource 100 watt mono-blocks for the mid-ranges and a Scott Class A 30 watt/channel I'm going to use for the high end.
I'm looking for a good stereo power amp in the 100 watt range to push the woofers. The system will be 2.1 and the 2 main speakers will be tri-amped using an active crossover. The PL will power a homebuilt double voice coil sub and the signal feed will be line level sub out from the 2.1 processor.
Any specific suggestions for the woofer section? Solid state is OK with me, but I would like for them to be in the 100+ w/ch RMS range. I like the AudioSource stuff I have already b/c they have XLR connectors built in already, and most of the commercially available crossovers use XLR. RCA phono jack equipped crossovers are few in number and expensive, so if possile more XLR stuff would be preferable.
Thanks for any suggestions you might have, EC.