I'm having trouble deciding whether it's worth adding a power amp to power the L/R speakers for movie viewing. 99.9% of my home theatre use is for movies, and I like to listen loud. After the Audessey XT32 calibration, I tend to listen to movies around 5db over 0 MV for a lot of the hi-powered...
My goal is to have a 5.1.4 set up where the 5 main speakers are all bi-amped. An awesome member of this group named James brought to my attention that I cannot do this with my Pioneer LX-701 alone, since there are not nearly enough amplified channels.
So I am now wondering if I can accomplish...
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Current speakers are 3 x Hsu CCB8 (up to 400w RMS ea) for LCR, my 2 x Hsu CCB8 for side surrounds will be here Thursday and my rear surrounds have been upgraded to Hsu HB1's (Up to 250w RMS ea).
So, I was doing some math and I am not sure if I'm figuring this correctly but if...
I have been visiting the forum and I got very useful information on speakers, receivers and screen.
I think I am going to have a 7.2.4 home theater
I recently procured the following speakers:
2 Klipsch RP-280F Front
2 Klipsch R-26F Rear
1 Klipsch RP-450C Center
2 Klipsch RP-250S-BLK Surround