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    Default Bi-amp SDA1C

    Apologies if this thread already exists. I want to use one amp for the tweeters and another amp for the rest of the system. I have SDA 1C. I would like to retain the stereo dimensional array aspect of it. Anybody done this?

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    How are you going to do this with one set of binding post??
    No Way But The Hard Way, So Get Used To It!!!

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    I've tried this with other speakers and it wasn't worth the trouble IMO.
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think it's even possible to bi-amp 1C's. They only have one pair of binding posts.

    You'd have to rework the crossover and add a second pair of binding posts to make it work...and I personally wouldn't really recommend doing that.

    What exactly are you trying to accomplish? More power? If so, getting a bigger amp would be your best bet. It costs a lot to properly bi-amp a pair of speakers. If you really want to do it right, you've gotta use external crossovers in front of the can get very complicated and expensive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Face View Post
    I've tried this with other speakers and it wasn't worth the trouble IMO.
    Same here.

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    Agreed too. It may benefit you if you have some monster sized speaks with alot of drivers that soak up the current, but otherwise, waste of coin.

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    Use that extra money and get a better amp and cables.
    Please. Please contact me a ben62670 @ Make sure to include who you are, and you are from Polk so I don't delete your email. Also I am now physically unable to work on any projects. If you need help let these guys know. There are many people who will help if you let them know where you are.

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