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 MRHP » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:09 pm

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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 beemers417 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:20 pm

angelod307 wrote:i have more watts than sence.


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

Post by mbskeam » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:28 pm

Billions, and Billions of Watts...... :-"

more than I know what to do with...... :D
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by Chauss » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:12 pm

all of them! :D
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by Snoop65 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:20 pm

300 extended, transparent,effortless and musical watts!!! :D :D :D :D God knows how many watts are put out by my Lightstar for transients!
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by Terry F. » Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:53 pm

575 Rms @8 front - silver 9t
380 rms @8 rear - TFM-55

Speakers are 4 ohm, though.

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

Post by xmas111 » Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:11 am

Two TFM-45's driving bi-amp AR9's (4 ohms).....so it works out to ~1000 watts per channel. 8-[

Another TFM-45 driving AR-LST's (4 ohms) so that's another 500 watts per channel.

I don't run both sets at the same time.....I'm sure they would pop a circuit breaker!

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

Post by jjptkd » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:48 pm

Sunfire 400 - five bi-amped to my Klipsch Chorus IIs. Woofers are 4 ohms so 800x2 plus I'm guessing 400 watts to the horns? for a whopping 1200 rms per channel. :shock: :shock: 8) 8) 8)
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by OconeeOrange » Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:07 pm

I have some watts thanks to you guys.

I like loud music, and I like low music.
With both, I want it to be as accurate as I can assemble and afford.

Some speakers need more and some just as good need less.

I don't think you can have too many watts, but I don't think that is the final test of a system.

On the other hand, either you have a Harley or you have a Honda.

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

Post by cring08 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:22 am

Not nearly enough. ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)

No that my silvers are fully functional, what do you guys suggest to power them?
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by kingman » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:25 am

cring08 wrote:Not nearly enough. ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)

No that my silvers are fully functional, what do you guys suggest to power them?
Chris...you need a Sunfire 400x5 or 600 x 2 to make em sing. Bite the bullet...it will make a big difference in how they sound. \:D/
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by cring08 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:02 am

kingman wrote:
cring08 wrote:Not nearly enough. ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)

No that my silvers are fully functional, what do you guys suggest to power them?
Chris...you need a Sunfire 400x5 or 600 x 2 to make em sing. Bite the bullet...it will make a big difference in how they sound. \:D/
Price range? Any forum members selling?
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by kingman » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:44 am

There have been some great buys on ebay lately. I believe the last 600x2 went for around $1200!!! That is a steal!!!!! Be patient and keep looking...there is a 400x5 on there now, but listed as a parts unit. From the description the bulb burned out may be all that is wrong.
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:31 am

As an alternative (& easier to find), TWO Sunfire 300x2 amps would run them fantastically in parallel mode for about the same price as a 600x2.
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Re: How many watts per channel do you run with?

Post by Martin1970 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:28 am

kingman wrote:There have been some great buys on ebay lately. I believe the last 600x2 went for around $1200!!! That is a steal!!!!! Be patient and keep looking...there is a 400x5 on there now, but listed as a parts unit. From the description the bulb burned out may be all that is wrong.
I was thinking that too. I'm trying to get that one. Not totally sure how much I'm willing to gamble on it. It's been hell trying to find a 400x5 or 400x7 at a decent price lately.
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