Need a cheap party amp

Discussion in 'AV Pre-Amp/Processors & Power Amps' started by Big Adam, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. Big Adam

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    I’m picking up the speakers shown at the bottom of this post for £25 on Saturday.

    I wanted some cheap loud speakers suitable for sticking in the garden for parties.

    But now I need a cheap and dirty amp that will make the most of them. I’ll be using a HTPC or a CD-Player as the source. Anybody got any recommendations?

    Specs of the speakers is as follows:

    Frequency response: 50-20,000Hz

    Power: RMS - 150w Music - 250w

    Efficiency (1w/1w) - 95dB

    8ohm

    26 1/2" high
    15" wide
    12" deep

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    Cambridge Audio? second hand Rotel?
     
  3. Big Adam

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    What power rating should I be looking at on the amp?
     
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    With a 95db sensitivity and an 8ohm load it dosnt really matter most amps would drive em to a pretty loud level. A solid 50watt into 8ohm design from one of the two companies I suggested should be fine.
     
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    I would suggest a NAD integrated like a C320.
    These amps can chuck out some real current and more importantly for you, they are equiped with "SOFT CLIPPING".

    :D
     
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    Agree with wookie. Naad C320 are absolut superb with real dynamic watts, not marketing watts!!!

    Wasabi
     
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    Cheers guys, will look around.
     

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