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Amp Challenged

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by korny351, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    korny351

    korny351 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well, I've installed My JVC AHD-69 (20W RMS per channel) and a set of ID CTX65CS components in the front doors. Definite improvement over stock, mostly with the new JVC. Planning on the ID coaxials in the rear, no sub and a 4 channel amp to let the new speakers shine. Due to budget, I can only replace one component at a time. If I purchase the amp first, can I hook it up using only 2 channels to power the fronts and leave the other two channels sit until I can afford to get the rear speakers or is this a no-no. I could replace the rear speakers first, but because of the power requirements I don't expect much benefit until I amp the system. I'd like to go with the amp first to liven up the new components in the front.
     
  2. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:35 AM
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    86ceeten

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    Sure! The amp will be fine until you get your new rear speakers.
     
  3. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:45 AM
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    Yep, the amp will function just fine with only the front inputs receiving a signal.
     
  4. Mar 30, 2010 at 11:06 AM
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    Thanks for the quick replies. Time to research my amp purchase.
     
  5. Mar 30, 2010 at 11:27 AM
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    Make sure you wire it up for future upgrades. That way you don't need to do a tear down. Just plug and play.
     
  6. Mar 30, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    Great advice!
     
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