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#125 - 06/15/01 01:26 PM Millennia 80Ti power handling
ScottS Offline
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Registered: 06/15/01
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I own a Cinepro 3k6 amplifier that puts out 350 watts per channel. The 80Ti's, VP150 & QS-8 surrounds are all rated at 400 Watts Max power. My amplifier rating is into 8 ohms, so I'm wondering if I still have to be careful of overpowering these speakers? I don't ever expect to have them that loud, but I was just wondering how cautious I need to be?



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#126 - 06/23/01 05:36 PM Re: Millennia 80Ti power handling
axiomadmin Offline
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Registered: 03/09/01
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Loc: Muskoka, ON
The odds of you having any problem falls between zero and nil. Even though the products are rated at 4 ohms, they are an extremely stable 4 ohms by industry standards. Very small, inexpensive receivers is really the only category of amplification that might make stability an issue.



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#127 - 06/24/01 12:55 AM Re: Millennia 80Ti power handling
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I wasn't worried about my amplifiers ability with the 4 ohm load. I was just wondering how careful I needed to be of overpowering the speakers and damaging them due to excess wattage (ie.: Speaker rated at max power 400 watts {continuous?} at 4 ohms vs. Amplifier rated at 350 watts per channel into 8 ohms)?



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