palladium p-39f + Emotiva xpa-3

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  1. dtiao7eb

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    hey guys/gals, I need somehelp understanding how much power i need to use the klipsch palladium p-39f. I currently have an emotiva xpa-3. Is that enough to power 2x p-39f and a rc-64ii center speaker. Or should I upgrade to 2x xpa-1 ?? Thanks, David
     
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    With a 95db /1 w sensitivity, you will never push the XPA-3 amp anywhere close to its limits. The XPA-3 will do just fine. Those look like some awesome Klipsch speakers.
     
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    hey robert, thanks for your help! yeah i'm saving up for those speakers they look quite sick :) i should really educate my self on how speakers operate and power required. anyways thanks for the help! David
     
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    I second that. At 95 dB sensitivity, XPA-1s would be a waste of money. That is not considering the possible improvements it's dual differential operation could give, but is that worth $2K for you? Probably not.
     

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