So my set up is this:
Center RTI a 4
Rears/surrounds- Klipsch Synergy SL
Sub- Velodyne 3750
TV- JVC 47"
AVR- Pio Elite VSX-01
Now, I have about 300 hours on the 7`s and love them for movies. I can definitely hear/see why a power amp could open them up for music. I have never ventured into seperates, so I need help with the whole amp thing.
Here`s what I think I know:
My AVR has pre-outs for all channels and claims 110wpc in stereo 220 w total. I think I only need/want to amp the front two as I only listen to music in stereo. I KNOW that I do not have sufficient funds to get what is ideal.
Here are my questions- what is the minimum power rating that I should be looking for? Does the amp add to the AVR`s power for that channel, or is it fully powering those two channels? Any chance I can get into a used item for a couple hundred bucks? Can an amp designed for a rack be used w/o one on a shelf? Does anyone have one they want to donate;), sell or barter that would allow me to dip a toe in the seperates water w/o going broke?