Will my amp blow up


I recently purchased some Celestion 7000 speakers to resell and wanted to test them beforehand however the only thing I have to test them with is a Denon RCD-M37DAB. I was wondering if this would damage it in any way.

Speaker Specifications:
Acoustic suspension enclosure
2x 8" woofers
1x 21x1/2" ribbon tweeter
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 45-20,000 Hz +/- 3dB
Sensitivity 86dB 1watt/1 meter
Amplifier Power Min. 40w
Crossover freq. 900Hz
Impedance 4 ohm nom.

Denon Specs

  • Output Power / Channel
    30 Watt
  • Output Impedance / Channel
    6 Ohm
  • Frequency Response
    at 1 kHz
  • Channel Type
  • Channel Qty

Best answer out of three?


Distinguished Member
No, not unless you are planning on simultaneously igniting gelignite in close proximity to it whilst testing the speakers? If so then I'd suggest you stand well back.

Even if you turn the volume up, the amp has integral protection circuitry that will more than likely kick in and put the unit into standby well before you'd be causing any damage or harm to it.


Well-known Member
I would of thought you'd do more damage to the speakers by pairing them with an underpowered amp


Well-known Member


For testing purposes it will be fine. Don't wind it up fully as it will sound horrible.

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