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#120144 - 12/11/05 06:09 PM what reciever should i get to use the epic 80 syst
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#120145 - 12/11/05 10:46 PM Re: what reciever should i get to use the epic 80 syst
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Gord, welcome. There's a bunch of receivers within that budget that'll work well with the M80s. Although problems driving them are suggested fairly often, it seems rare that someone's actually experienced a problem. The M80s in the past were often described as an "easy 4 ohm load". Pick the features that you want the most and don't be overly concerned with power ratings; all the likely candidates will have more than enough except for a really big room. Some good choices include the HK 635, Onkyo 703 and Yamaha 1600.
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#120146 - 12/11/05 11:01 PM Re: what reciever should i get to use the epic 80 syst
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Denon's will also have no problem driving the 4ohm 80's, and they should have some selections in our price range if you shop around for a good sale...

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#120147 - 12/11/05 11:26 PM Re: what reciever should i get to use the epic 80 syst
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Everything above is true. All good choices. Just pick your features.

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#120148 - 12/12/05 12:46 AM Re: what reciever should i get to use the epic 80 syst
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I picked up a Denon 3806 for my new Epic 80 system and it has no problem driving them with no distortion to insane volumes. I've yet to take it past +5db because it's painful, but it's still very clean.

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