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  1. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I have a Yamaha wxa -50 amplifier and I would like to buy a pair of wharfedale diamond 12.2 , will the wxa-50 be ok with this speakers? Thanks.
  2. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hello all, glad to have finally joined this awesome community after quite some time of browsing. Right now I'm using an integrated amp (cambridge cxa80) in a dedicated setup for just playing music. However since I watch a lot of movies, even more than I listen to just music, I'd like to start...
  3. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I have a pair of hand built speakers in a 2 channel setup with a NAD integrated amp. The speakers are 4 ohm, 87db sensitivity and are rated to handle between 50 and 100 watts. I am looking to upgrade the system (ditch the amp) as I need to incorporate network streaming, handling video sources...
  4. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hello, I decided to make a new thread for this on going dilemma, as I didn't get much feedback on the Rotel options (I suppose these are not too popular these days). Here is what I'm looking for: 1) Will be driving a pair of LS50s or Paradigm Studio 20 v5 + SB2000 2) Currently have a Rotel RA-12...
  5. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Help with Separates Hey all, I’m brand new to the forum and looking for somehelp selecting my first pair of separates. To date, I’ve used solely HT receivers, generally mid-level Integrabrand (current one is a DTR-40.3). However, I’m due for my next “overhaul” sometime soon, as my primary TVis...
  6. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I have an RCA 5.1 surround sound system, but the receiver was on its way out so I replaced it with a Pioneer VSX-531 5.1 Receiver, and decided to use the old speakers because they sounded great when the receiver worked properly. I hooked all of the speakers right up to the receiver with...
  7. Speakers
    Here's the tl;dr version: What's the better use of my money. Get new amps to drive my current 4ohm Linn system or spend probably less money and change to an all Revel 8ohm system? My current system is: Pioneer Elite SC-35 Fronts: Linn Ninkas Center: Linn Trikan Rears: Linn Katans Sub: Revel...
  8. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hello! I'm a beginner, and tried to understand things by myself, but I'm quite confused :( Can you please help me to choose between those two amplifiers, to use with two speakers (6 ohm for high and 8 ohm for low) technics su-v300 or su-x101 Any advice ? Be well, Nas
  9. 2-Channel Audio
    Hello I own an HK990. It still works great but I just wanted to have an idea what other amplifier would be a great or even better replacement for it. Here is what I'm looking for and my setup: I have 4 speakers connected to the HK 990 and 1 subwoofer I play music from the laptop and I use the...
  10. 2-Channel Audio
    Hello I'm looking for some help about opening the HK 990. Yesterday I cleaned the unit and the hole for the headphone jack got loose. I don't know if putting the unit sideways did it but in any case it got loose. Has anyone opened the unit? Maybe to clean it? From the pictures I've seen in...
  11. Speakers
    Hi Folks - I recently bought used KEF 3005 speakers and Pioneer VSX 930k amp. When I called up the home theatre installation guy, he said that the amp doesnt have sufficient power to drive the KEF speakers, and recommended I buy a Pioneer 11xx series or Denon 2xxx series. Is he right in that the...
  12. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hello all, I recently (a month ago) bought a new audio setup: - Denon X-1300W AVR - 2 Heco Celan GT 902 speakers (280 RMS / 450 MAX Watts) - 1 Heco Victa Prime Center 102 speaker (85 RMS / 150 MAX Watts) I have the two Celan's bi-amped on the Denon AVR. I recently read somewhere that when...
  13. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    We moved into a house with an existing in-wall speaker setup, all speakercraft, nice sound. It's the main living space of the house, so it's not a true home theatre set up, and I don't need it to be audiophile quality. However, I do like a nice bass to fill in the low end - not shaker-level, but...
  14. Speakers
    Hi all, My question is, with a ~$500 max budget, what amp/speaker set up would you recommend for someone inexperienced in the audio-world but who wants decent products to add to in the future? Here is my situation. I recently lived at a friends house who had an awesome audio set up, and I...
  15. Speakers
    Currently in process of choosing which speakers to purchase and also having hard time deciding how to layout room for audio Have a crown xls2000 amp just don't know what to purchase for speakers for my basement. Want it loud and able to turn up louder without damage. Please send me links and...
  16. Car Audio, Video, and Nav
    Hello, I have a Pioneer AVH X2790bt head, and a Pioneer 1200 Watt Sub. I also have a Sony XM N 502 amp (2 Channel). With these I have 4 low end Boston acoustic speakers. Ive upgraded my speakers to Polk DB 6501 for the fronts, and Polk DB501 for rears, as I can fit only 5.25 inch speakers in...
  17. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi All New to the forum and I am far from an audio expert so please go easy on me if this is a silly question! I'm trying to help an elderly hard-of hearing lady with her headphones set-up. She currently has the TV sound running into a small headphones amp (not a great quality one I think)...
  18. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Looking for advice on choosing a phono preamp. I have a Audio Technica AT-LP60 turntable, MartinLogan Motion 15 speakers, all powered by Yamaha RX-A740 receiver which does not have a phono preamp, I couldnt justify paying the additional 300 for the 2040. I know my record player is cheap...
  19. DIY Speakers and Subs
    I need a new 12" driver for my box. It's 3 cubic feet with two 15" passive radiators. The Rythmik Audio driver (from 2002) in it blew a few months ago, and I would like something to replace it that will also have a nice rumble for movies and video games. Anyone running a similar setup using a...
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