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swingdog
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Can a Super-T Amp Drive Athena AS-F1.2s??

I've ordered a Sonic Impact Super-T Amp to power a truly budget home system. Can this amp adequately power a set of Athena AS-F1.2 floorstanding loudspeakers?

If not, I think I'll buy a pair of the bookshelf Athena AS-B1.2s and stands. The prices aren't that different, and the larger speakers would be nice for the low-end potential.

This system will be for music only--mostly classical and jazz.

Thanks in advance for any advice.

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Re: Can a Super-T Amp Drive Athena AS-F1.2s??

If your room is small, probably yes. I listen in a 12' x 15' room and my SPL meter tells me that I can enjoy most material at 88 dB. It takes about 1 watt to drive those Athenas to 92 dB at 1 meter.

It would actually take more power to get the same sound level out of the AS B1.2.

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Re: Can a Super-T Amp Drive Athena AS-F1.2s??

Why not build speakers your self?

I used Fostex element..
image]http://avforum.no/forum/attachments/diy-do-yourself/22117d1187037861-hoj...

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