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by ews1954 / October 6, 2010 6:33 AM PDT

i want to upgrade my current home theater/stereo and go component 5-channel. I'm looking at B&W 802s for front speakers,HTM1 center, and 805's for rear. Amplification is where I need help. For stereo sound I'd like some real power (400w+). But 5-7 channel amps don't get me where I want. Is my only choice to go w/ mono amps? Or maybe a combination 3 and 2 channel? Obviously I don't need 400W for center and rears. I'm really lost please!


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I'm pretty well versed in home theater setups but this is
by minimalist / October 6, 2010 11:50 AM PDT
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a pretty advanced question even for me. I recommend you try the AVS forums. The people on those foums have a lot more knowledge of high-end setups like this. You definitely want to do this right.

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I would start with a surround preamp/processor, then...
by ahtoi / October 6, 2010 2:36 PM PDT
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just add whatever amplifiers suit your tastes. But no recommendation from me..sorry.

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