M1.ot amp quest.?

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M1.ot amp quest.?

Post by Magoo » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:35 am

Hi guys,
I am thinking about buying another M1.o amp. My ques is, If I bridge them can I still drive less than a 8 ohm load or not? It says 1000 watts into 8, but my speakers are 6 ohm.
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Re: M1.ot amp quest.?

Post by TNRabbit » Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:15 pm

Depends on HOW HARD you intend to drive them. What speakers? What is your usual listening volume?

It's not GENERALLY recommended, but it does depend on circumstances. If the speakers are bi-amp ready, that would probably be a better way to go.
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Re: M1.ot amp quest.?

Post by Magoo » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:59 pm

I now have Klipsch RF35 floor standing, but am looking at possibly some Martin Logan Aerious's.
Just wasn't sure? Thank you!

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Re: M1.ot amp quest.?

Post by jjptkd » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:00 pm

You would MELT the RF-35s with a pair of bridged M-1.0t's, good possibility still with a single amp in stereo. The M-1.0t is a VERY under-rated amplifier. 200 watts per channel with 3db headroom ='s a 400 watt amp. A single M-1.0t will easily drive the Klipsch's, not sure about the Logan's though.
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Re: M1.ot amp quest.?

Post by TNRabbit » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:28 pm

DEFINITELY bi-amp the MLs!!
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
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Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

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Re: M1.ot amp quest.?

Post by Magic_Physicist » Sat Jan 19, 2013 5:50 am


I destroyed several ALS crossovers with mine in the past :lol:

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