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majorjae
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Need help wiring up some speakers!

Hello,

I just got 2 PSM 1250 speakers and 2 Onkyo S-38 12" speakers..

 

While I am not too worried about the sound quality of them. I am just wanting to see what I can get out of them. I have no idea as far as what I need for them. I am aware that I need speakerwire and then an Amplifier. But I am not wanting to spend $200 just for a A/V reciever as that will jusst overkill what I am wanting them for.

I am wanting to hook up these speakers up to my computer just for music. I have seen some of these 'Mini Amps' That have 2 channels and will give me the ability to hook it up. But I would like to hook up all 4 at once.

Is this possible? If so, what do I need to do about it?

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Its a good thing you are not too worried about the sound

quality of those speakers as with lowered expectations you won't be dissapointed in how bad they are. The Acoustic Monitors are "white van" speakers from the 1980s and the Onkyos are underwhelming home theater speakers. If they both have 8 Ohm impedance you will be able to use any amplifier that can handle an 4 Ohm load. Look for stereo integrated amplifiers or receivers with A/B speakers outputs. Budget?

majorjae
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I would like to not exceed

I would like to not exceed $100 but I have a max of $200. I also am not wanting the whole reciever with all the CD Ins and all the other stuff I do not need. If possible if it just outputs for RCA or Mini-Jack. That is more then enough.

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Emotiva mini-X a-100

http://shop.emotiva.com/products/a100

Just hook up both pairs of speakers to the speaker terminals making sure of the correct polarity.

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