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#669 - 12/24/01 04:16 PM vp100 vs vp150 with onkyo txds787
cyprest Offline

Registered: 12/24/01
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I have an Onkyo TXDS 787 receiver rated at 100 watts continuous and it says to use speakers rated at 6 ohms or higher. I would like to get the vp 150, though it is rated at 4 ohms and I may be better off going with the vp100. The entire system I would like to get is a pair of M60s (or possibly the m22ti), the VP150, a pair of QS8s and perhaps some m3tis for the rear surround channel. Will I be exceeding the power capacity of my receiver with this combo? If so would you please make a recommendation for me that doesn't include buying a power amp. I may have access to an older Denon power amp for the rear surrounds. The size of my room is 20ft L, 17 ft. W, 7 ft. H and it is very live sounding due to hardwood floors and two large windows that have no coverings. I do have a powered sub by velodyne rated down to 28 hz.
Will all of these speakers be able to be used in the large setting for Dolby Digital?

#670 - 12/26/01 05:53 AM Re: vp100 vs vp150 with onkyo txds787
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Registered: 03/13/01
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You will have no problem running the either the M60s or the M22s with the VP150 and QS8s with your receiver. In fact it would be the suggested combination in a room your size. The sub-woofer is going to need to be quite powerful in order to overcome the room size.

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