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High powered amp + high Effeciency speakers =? posted by **audiophilewannabe**
on February 23, 2017 at 05:10:44:

how does that ARC amplifier perform (more to the point, how does it SOUND) at output levels of, say, 50 milliwatts to 1 watt?That's what, I would opine, a lot of "modern" amplifiers get "wrong" -- because, for the loudspeakers for which they're intended to be used, those output levels are encountered only on "fadeouts".

I put "wrong" in quotes only because it's wrong for nuts like us who use loudspeakers with 100+ dB/watt @ 1 meter sensitivity. Normal (I'll refrain from using yet more quotation marks!) audiophiles, with today's highly-engineered, complex & sophisticated, say, 82 dB/watt @ 1 meter sensitive loudspeakers have (again, I'd opine) very different requirements of an amplifier.

That, in my far from objective, uneducated and completely personal/empirical perspective, is - as Frank Zappa might put it - the crux of the biscuit.Only one way to find out :-)

all the best,

mrh

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no reason not to try it, the crux of the matter, I'd opine, will be ---mhardy664707:34:34 02/23/17(19)

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