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  1. Two Receivers for Vertical Biamping L-C-R

    System Setup and Connection
    I am currently running a 6.1 HT system with a Pioneer Elite VSX-72TXV and am curious about using my Arcam AVR300 as a second amp for the fronts. I’m assuming I would run the preouts to the Arcam, with it in Direct Mode. I’m concerned about possible phase issues, though I’m sure that’s just the...
  2. Bi-amping the SVS Ultra Towers

    Has anyone tried bi-amping the SVS Ultra Towers and if so what did you think of the result? Was there much of an improvement?
  3. Bi-Amping

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    Hey guys, Can I Bi-Amp which I think I can, my fronts using my receiver for the highs and my separate Amp for Drivers on My Klipsch RF-7 ii, But question one is that. 2 will I blow my tweeters with 150w Amp and 3 without being able to have a Separate crossover will the ones in the RF-7 ii Really...
  4. bi-amping = ?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    So I have a 7 channel amp and only using 5 channels... other than another set of RCA cables and some speaker wiring adding to the cost is bi-amping worth it? For me the cost would be sub $100 and I can utilize the other two remaining channels and bi-amp the mains. Remember I have the SVS...
  5. Bi-Amping Front Mains

    Home Audio Speakers
    Does biamping the front mains make much of a difference in HT use. I'm going to be receiving a pair of rti12 which are pretty power hungry from what I read. I'm using a yamaha rxa2000 and I can biamp them sacrificing the back rear surrounds and still have a 5.2 system with front presence. Not to...
  6. Bi-Amping Crown XTi 1000 for Center Channel, Need some advice..

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello All, I am looking at getting a Crown XTi 1000 for my Paradigm CCC 690 Center channel. Would it be better to let the built in cross over do the work or smarter with better sound to Bi-Amp the center channel?? If better to Bi-Amp how do I go about setting the cross over points...
  7. Marantz AV7005 bi-amping Martin Logan reQuest Electrostats

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello, I was just wondering if there could be a clever way to bi-amp my Martin Logan request F/L mains while using the Marantz AV7005 built-in EQ as the active crossover for woofer and panel, instead of an additional EQ in the mix. Although there are "Front Height" and "Front Wide" pre-out...
  8. Bi-Amping 3 channels ?

    System Setup and Connection
    Good evening gentlemen, Looming for an amp to provide an additional 30-50 watts to my left, center, and right channels. Want to utilize the HF & LF terminals on each of the speakers. Heard some talk of it making zero difference, but why would the company design them like that? For looks? Has...
  9. If bi-amping, do other levels have to raise and increase noise/distortion?

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    Ok, forgive me if avr's compensate for this already somehow, but l'm getting ready to bi-amp my mains for the 1st time with a denon avr-x2000 OR nad T 748v2. 7 year old midlevel Polks that I still really like. When bi-amping the mains, do all of the other speakers have to have their levels...
  10. Bi-amping on Onkyo TX-NR609

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I was wondering if someone has tried bi-amping on the 609. And, how effective is it? The 609 facilitates bi-amping by using the "surround back" terminals. This, obviously rules out 7.1
  11. Bi-Amping Vandersteen 2ci

    Home Audio Speakers
    I've recently acquired some Vandersteen 2ci's as entry-level speakers into the hi-fi world, I couldn't be happier. I am currently using a Yamaha Rx-v663 to power these, along with other speakers to run a 7.1 system. The 663 manual states that it is possible to bi-amp. I am wondering whether it...
  12. Bi-Amping my front speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi Guys, Now that i have my Onkyo TX SR805 I have the option of bi-amping my mains. What real advantage will I really see by dong this as I have never done this before I don't know if its worth the trouble? I am currently using my Samson servo 4 channel amp to power the mains bridged so its...
  13. Bi-Amping with Different Watts

    Home Audio Speakers
    I was just wondering if anyone has tried bi-amping a speaker using different watts? Since everything under 80hz LFE goes to my PC13-U, would it be noticeable if I used 400w for the Mids/Tweets and only 140w for the woofer (Axiom m80)?
  14. Biamping B&W 603s

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have a pair of B&W603 series 1 main speakers. I have been interested in biamping these for a while. The 603s have a tweeter, a powered mid/bass and a passive bass driver. They have 2 sets of binding posts on the back of them. I have looked at the 603 series 3 specs and it lists 2 crossover...
  15. Bi-Amping from an AV Receiver?

    System Setup and Connection
    I just bought some full range speakers for my mains. I want to use them in a straight two channel configuration for music (and use them as mains for surround.) Buying new amps will have to wait since I just blew my AV savings, so I'm trying to milk the most from my current 80W/channel 7.1 AV...