Best Blu-ray Movie Deals


Best Blu-ray Movie Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | New deals  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Australia Japan
Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection (Blu-ray)
$69.99
 
007: The Daniel Craig Collection 4K (Blu-ray)
$39.99
 
Ready or Not (Blu-ray)
$19.99
3 hrs ago
Holiday (Blu-ray)
$29.39
6 hrs ago
Hitchcock: British International Pictures Collection (Blu-ray)
$33.49
 
Spider-Man: Far from Home / Spider-Man: Homecoming / Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse / Venom (Blu-ray)
$56.99
 
Chucky: The Complete 7-Movie Collection (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
The Haunting of Hill House (Blu-ray)
$24.99
 
A Discovery of Witches (Blu-ray)
$19.99
3 hrs ago
Godzilla: King of the Monsters 4K (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
All About My Mother (Blu-ray)
$29.49
5 hrs ago
Creature from the Black Lagoon: Complete Legacy Collection (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
What's your next favorite movie?
Join our movie community to find out


Image from: Life of Pi (2012)

Go Back   Blu-ray Forum > Audio > Pre/Pro, Amplifiers and Separate Systems


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-20-2019, 07:44 PM   #1
Atomic4877 Atomic4877 is offline
Active Member
 
Feb 2017
42
Default Amplifier For Klipsch

Hello all, I am looking at purchasing an amplifier to run my Klipsch R-820f floorstanding speakers. I currently have a 5.1.4 setup being run by a Denon x4300h. I am not sure of how much power I will need to run these speakers? Itís possible I donít need an amp at all to run these speakers if my Denon can handle it. I am very knew to the idea of running a receiver and an amp in a system. If it will make an noticeable difference in sound quality then I am open to buying one. My budget would be $500. Can someone recommend if an amp is necessary and some good options.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2019, 11:21 PM   #2
Billy13 Billy13 is online now
Blu-ray Count
 
Billy13's Avatar
 
Mar 2013
Somewhere Between Heaven ↑ & Hell ↓ ......
436
115
63
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Atomic4877 View Post
Hello all, I am looking at purchasing an amplifier to run my Klipsch R-820f floorstanding speakers. I currently have a 5.1.4 setup being run by a Denon x4300h. I am not sure of how much power I will need to run these speakers? Itís possible I donít need an amp at all to run these speakers if my Denon can handle it. I am very knew to the idea of running a receiver and an amp in a system. If it will make an noticeable difference in sound quality then I am open to buying one. My budget would be $500. Can someone recommend if an amp is necessary and some good options.
I'd say at the 97db efficiency, you don't really need one. Simplifies things not having an additional amp, but it will give you more headroom. That may be something you want though, depending on your listening levels.

I hope this helps.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2019, 11:38 PM   #3
Canada Canada is offline
Blu-ray Champion
 
Canada's Avatar
 
Mar 2007
Victoria, BC
17
73
873
29
41
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Billy13 View Post
I'd say at the 97db efficiency, you don't really need one. Simplifies things not having an additional amp, but it will give you more headroom. That may be something you want though, depending on your listening levels.

I hope this helps.
97db efficiency, your fine I was playing B&W's which are 87 db efficient with a Pioneer receiver for the longest time and even the Pioneer had enough power.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2019, 11:45 PM   #4
Atomic4877 Atomic4877 is offline
Active Member
 
Feb 2017
42
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Billy13 View Post
I'd say at the 97db efficiency, you don't really need one. Simplifies things not having an additional amp, but it will give you more headroom. That may be something you want though, depending on your listening levels.

I hope this helps.
It definitely helps. Forgot to mention before my room is approx. 16í x16í. As for listening levels, I only watch movies with these and at the very most will have the volume on the receiver set to -10db, but mostly watch between -20db to -15db. One last questions, if I were to get an amp would I need to have the center channel and L/R channels all on the same amp. The reason I ask was because I was looking into two channel amps, but was not sure if those channels should all be on the same amp L. I was thinking of running the L/R off an Emotiva a-300 and the center as well as surrounds and atmos off the receiver. Also, how many watts should I have an amp feeding the towers?
  Reply With Quote
Reply
Go Back   Blu-ray Forum > Audio > Pre/Pro, Amplifiers and Separate Systems


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 01:34 PM.