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  1. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I am currently powering a pair of CW cls 12's with a rx-v800rds, so no amplifier in between(planning to get that in the future though). Due to the difference in W rms on the speakers(210w) and the max output of the receiver(100w) I know clipping is bound to happen, however I have no idea from...
  2. DIY Speakers and Subs
    So I have one 650 RMS, CT Sounds Tropo 10 subwoofer being ran by a CT Sounds 500RMS mono block amp, and I the clipping light comes on very often when I don’t even have the sun knob turned up a quarter of the way. How am I getting clipping when my sub is rated higher than my amp is? Shouldn’t 650...
  3. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi all, I know that clipping is when an amp is driven beyond its power. But what does it mean for a speaker? If I have an amp that can do 50 watts per channel and speakers that can handle 150 watts RMS and the amp is clipping, it can't send more than 50 watts to the speaker. so that speaker...
  4. Speakers
    "My meters on my MIXER was not peaking. BUT, my speakers were clipping occasionally...and I felt like they weren't even as loud as I've pushed them before without clipping." That's the short of it. I have several questions besides that but that's the main thing that happened. Here's more...
  5. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    This page is under construction... Welcome to the Marantz 2017 receivers thread! Well it's that time of the year again when Marantz starts to unveil their line up for 2017. Starting in May and continuing into the fall, new receivers for their slim line series as well as the full height...
  6. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    In my bedroom, the small system, I have an older Onkyo txds696 (15 yrs old). It has been fine until about a month ago. It has distortion at lower volumes in the higher frequencys. I've been googling but not finding anything. I normally never turn it off due to the dtv remote not doing power for...
  7. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello All, I'm brand new to the Hi-Fi audio world and I had a question regarding Power/Amplification. Audio Setup: My setup is a Pioneer VSX-530-K receiver, Pioneer SP-FS52-LR Loudspeakers, and Pioneer SW-8MK2. I'm using standard speaker wire to run from the receiver to the loud speakers and...
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