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#241995 - 01/22/09 11:25 AM ep800 info and 2 channel amp
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Registered: 09/28/08
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Hi, was just wondering what kind of bass I can expect with the 800. As I've mentioned in previous posts, I listen to a lot of "bassy" music (reggae, house, hiphop, rnb) so I like my bass "tight". I know for HT you want to have more of a rumble, but quite frankly, I listen to music more than I watch movies. So should the 800 be able to deliver tight thumps when listening to Bob (that would be Marley, of course)? I'm getting it anyhow, but just wondering.

I'm also wondering if I should invest in a 2-channel amp as well. I just picked up the Denon 3808, but I just read a post in a another thread where the guy was REALLY impressed with his Emotiva? amp. Would this be overkill for me, or money well spent?

I'll be making my final payment today, and the 800 ships out on monday so I'll let you know how it goes.
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#241997 - 01/22/09 11:36 AM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: majik]
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The 800 ships on Monday, huh?

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#241998 - 01/22/09 11:39 AM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: CV]
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Which Monday though, this monday, next monday, the first monday of next month?
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#242003 - 01/22/09 11:59 AM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: onn]
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being a sealed sub, it should work well for those selections, however, a lot depends on your room layout.
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#242030 - 01/22/09 01:57 PM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: SirQuack]
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The amp is your decision, wait to see if the Denon works for you, if you think you want more then go ahead and get a seperate amp to drive the M80s, no harm in getting more power, whether or not you will use the extra power is up to you.
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#242112 - 01/22/09 09:23 PM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: majik]
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 Originally Posted By: majik
I'll be making my final payment today, and the 800 ships out on monday so I'll let you know how it goes.


I hope you're right... but...

Jason
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#242170 - 01/23/09 07:44 AM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: myrison]
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Jason I suspect that if the EP-800 was going to ship out on (Monday!) someone who had preordered in November would have received a message something similar like................................your order has been shipped
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#242179 - 01/23/09 08:41 AM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: onn]
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yup. I say it ships the 3rd monday of the ninth month of this year
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#242181 - 01/23/09 08:44 AM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: terzaghi]
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Loc: Laval, Quebec, Canada
3rd Monday on the ninth month? It's the 27th, isn't it?
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#242220 - 01/23/09 11:21 AM Re: ep800 info and 2 channel amp [Re: myrison]
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Registered: 09/28/08
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oh oh... what do you mean by "but"? I was just going by what Brent told me on the phone just before posting. Am i dreaming in digital sound to think my EP800 will ship as soon as this Monday?
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