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#33721 - 02/11/04 05:45 PM 2 150's
x94blair3 Offline
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Registered: 10/14/03
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Hi, Joe and I were talking previously about using two VP150's from above and below a screen to get around the concerns having a center channel behind.

He mentioned that since the two speakers would need to run parallel you'd be putting a 3ohm load on your receiver instead of the standard 6 ((6*6)/(6+6)=3). Due to this you'd then need a seperate amp to power your center channels.

Is this the sort of thing I would need to accomodate this?:

Model 200 M-Block Amplifier

It's a "single channel amp" and although I don't know much about them this would be to amplify only one channel right? Which is what the parallel VP150's would function as?

-Nick

P.S. Not saying this is the best choice for one of these..just wondering if it's the right type.
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#33722 - 02/11/04 06:02 PM Re: 2 150's
alan Offline

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x94blair3,

Yep, that will do it. Marantz also used to make some nice little monoblocks for such purposes. They might still be available.

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#33723 - 02/11/04 06:03 PM Re: 2 150's
x94blair3 Offline
local

Registered: 10/14/03
Posts: 257
Loc: Grand Rapids, MI
Oops..I think I was talking to you...SORRY about that

-Nick
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My M60's make me listen
My M80's make my ears hear
Either way - I'm not deaf anymore

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#33724 - 02/16/04 11:25 PM Re: 2 150's
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Integra also make a nice amp just for this purpose the ADM 2.1. I have just added a pair of these, one to run a pair of M22's in the dining room on the multi zone, and the second to run a pair of M22's that I added to the VP150 for use on the center channel. The ADM 2.1 can be set to be turned on by either a 12v trigger from your amp or can simply be set to turn on when they sense an input signal on the line in. You can find more information at www.integrahometheater.com

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