How many watts per channel do you run with?

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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by Zoot Horn » Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:33 pm

not to mention painful :shock:

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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by edriz » Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:20 pm

Zoot Horn wrote:not to mention painful :shock:
Yeah....wouldn't it be nice \:D/
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by rush » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:55 pm

Well i am in the midst of reading this section(watts per channel)..I have a question here. running a ct-7 with m1.5t into a pair of belle klipsch. how dow I know at what point (what is the the wattage is being pumped )? with this particular amp when the lights just start to flicker is that a possible tell sign? thanks in advance, "listening" to all these discussions is getting my gears turning...

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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by elgrau » Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:49 pm

Hey Rush, I THINK the thread is just asking what is the peak (into 8 ohms most likely) rms output wattage per channel of the main power amp that you use for your main system....
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by beemers417 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:42 pm

This is a trick question.
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by kingman » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:25 pm

More than enough.....
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by OconeeOrange » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:44 pm

beemers417 wrote:This is a trick question.

It is a trick question.


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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by AlexSauter » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:54 am

Hehehehehehe!!!!

At the moment we (toy maker and i) are pounding my Modded AL III's with a single lightstar, but hopefully soon, i will be able to pull my PT1800 out and biamp the ALIII's with tue PT2400 that im getting from Eric!! ^_^ cant wait to dump 1500 wpc into these babies!!!!
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by angelod307 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:44 pm

i have more watts than sence.
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by radioeng2 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:08 pm

AlexSauter wrote:Hehehehehehe!!!!

At the moment we (toy maker and i) are pounding my Modded AL III's with a single lightstar, but hopefully soon, i will be able to pull my PT1800 out and biamp the ALIII's with tue PT2400 that im getting from Eric!! ^_^ cant wait to dump 1500 wpc into these babies!!!!
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by austinstephens » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:16 pm

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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by TNRabbit » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:52 pm

rush wrote:Well i am in the midst of reading this section(watts per channel)..I have a question here. running a ct-7 with m1.5t into a pair of belle klipsch. how dow I know at what point (what is the the wattage is being pumped )? with this particular amp when the lights just start to flicker is that a possible tell sign? thanks in advance, "listening" to all these discussions is getting my gears turning...
I believe the manual has an approximation of output into 8 ohms at each LED level. I don't know off the top of my head, but surely someone here has a manual....
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by AudioJack » Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:01 pm

My L and R Mains 600 watts 8 ohms each

My Center, and L and R rear Surrounds 200 watts 8 ohms each
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by engtaz » Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:52 pm

750 X 2
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by Martin1970 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:20 pm

Work in progress.
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