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Suitable Amplifier?
MrCogline
post Dec 21 2011, 19:35
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Hi could anyone please suggest a cheap amplifier to use with my Sonus Faber Electa's?

Just need something to drive them for new years party while i sort out my tube amp.

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Jake.
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mixminus1
post Dec 21 2011, 20:20
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Well, according to John Atkinson's measurements from Stereophile's original review of the Electas, they're super-easy to drive - no weird phase angles, and the impedance never drops below 6 ohms - so pretty much any amp should work just fine (well, any amp that will stay on and not cut out wink.gif ).


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MrCogline
post Dec 21 2011, 20:39
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Yey!
Thanks for quick reply! what sort of watts should i be able to throw at the speaker?

The speakers are 8 ohms btw

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pdq
post Dec 21 2011, 21:27
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Eight ohms is just the nominal impedance. The actual impedance is frequency dependent, thus mixminus1's comment.
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