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#1 of 5 OFFLINE   ugaz71



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Posted December 02 2012 - 09:19 AM

Ok so last night I saw my friends new system and he had BIC RTR http://www.amazon.co...54468334&sr=8-1 a pair being pushed by a Sony str520 amp. It sounded awesome. Is this amp something you would use to push them? I think I am going to do the same setup unless anyone has any other recommendations. I am just looking for loud good sound and it fit pretty well. Open to any suggestions. Thanks

#2 of 5 OFFLINE   schan1269


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Posted December 02 2012 - 09:45 AM

The BIC RTR are efficient speakers. Every single amp/AVR created will push 8ohm efficient speakers. Even a Sony.

#3 of 5 OFFLINE   ugaz71



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Posted December 02 2012 - 09:55 AM

Sorry I didn't word that the way I wanted. I meant is this amp ok or should I use a PA system amp? I am very new to this please bear with me. Trying to do my research on this in the meantime

#4 of 5 OFFLINE   Al.Anderson



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Posted December 02 2012 - 12:06 PM

A standard amp/receiver is the right driver for those speakers. The Sony is fine.

#5 of 5 OFFLINE   Jason Charlton

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Posted December 03 2012 - 06:41 AM

To put it another way: how "loud" a system gets is much more a function of the efficiency of the speakers than of the wattage of the receiver/amp behind them.   If you have efficient speakers like those BICs, then it really doesn't matter what you have powering them.

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