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Will my receiver blow my speakers off

by ceejeeb / May 24, 2006 9:09 AM PDT

I recently purchased a JBL S300 7.1 Speakers and I have ordered Pioneer vsx1015 Receiver. I took Pioneer vsx1015 Receiver, since I got a good deal and its THX certified.

The JBL S300 manual says the recommended maximum power is 100W, where as the Pioneer's specification shows (http://www.pioneeraus.com.au/home_entertainment/receivers/vsx1015/index.html#anch_11) that the output would be 180W (6 ohm ).

Will the receiver blow my speakers? ...

Pls. advice me on this.

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No problem
by Dan Filice / May 24, 2006 9:25 AM PDT

Just don't turn up the volume to distortion levels. It's better to have a receiver with more power so that you won't be pushing it into a volume that will see any distortion. You can run paper speakers with your amp if you simply listen at lower levels.

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NO. NOT IF YOU DON'T CRANK IT TO UNREALISTIC LEVELS......
by Riverledge / May 24, 2006 9:36 AM PDT

SHOULDN'T BE A PROBLEM.

Enjoy,
river.

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Knowing how JBL rates spearker wattages,,
by jcrobso / May 25, 2006 7:13 AM PDT

This means 100w rms continous power!!!! In a HT system you would never run at this level for hours on end and have any ears left. John

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speakers usually blow from under powering them.
by gabereyes / May 26, 2006 2:14 PM PDT

most weak amps cant control a speaker very well, witch makes a speaker snap, crackel, and pop.

where a good amp can control the in and out movement with accuracy, giving you better sound and a safe and happy speaker.

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