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#187954 - 12/13/07 11:20 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: chesseroo]
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Registered: 10/03/05
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Oh yeah. It was a 6 week listening test whereby I wore a blindfold all the time I was at home and threw blankets over all four amps so I couldn't tell which one I was plugging cables into. And you know that amp in the middle of my friends living room. He wasn't allowed to look at it for 5 days in order to make sure he couldn't hear the difference. And my pal in Florida, count him out because he's been listening and staring at his A1400-8 for six months.
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#187956 - 12/13/07 11:24 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: jakeman]
Mojo Offline
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So, would my audiobytes sound better through this amp?

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#187957 - 12/13/07 11:25 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: jakeman]
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Don't let it get to you John, there is always someone that thinks we never landed on the moon. \:\) Ok, back on topic.
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#187958 - 12/13/07 11:26 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: Mojo]
jakeman Offline
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Mine sound just fine through the amp that was designed for them. ;\)
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#187962 - 12/13/07 11:33 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: jakeman]
RickF Offline
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Registered: 02/26/05
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Loc: Vero Beach, Florida
If I had the money I'd drop some down on this amp right now ... our slow winter months is my 'dream' period, I'll be dreaming!
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#187963 - 12/13/07 11:34 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: RickF]
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
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Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

If ya do I want dibbs on that Rotel
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#187964 - 12/13/07 11:35 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: Wid]
RickF Offline
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You got it big guy, your name (Rotel) is written all over it. \:D
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#187966 - 12/13/07 11:39 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: RickF]
Wid Offline
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I could biamp my M80s then \:\)
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#187969 - 12/13/07 11:40 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: Wid]
RickF Offline
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There ya go ... power is a good thing!
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#187970 - 12/13/07 11:46 PM Re: Reflections on the A1400-8 and other amps [Re: RickF]
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For anyone interested in more reading on how much power do you need here are a couple of interesting articles.

http://www.live-audio.com/studyhall/watts.html

http://www.crownaudio.com/amp_htm/amp_info/how_much_power.htm

Both authors recommend amps much higher than the power rating of the speakers to eliminate the likelihood of clipping during peaks. One thing I've noticed is that everyone likes to raise the volume on their equipment every once in a while. Me too, as long as I don't hear distortion.
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