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NAD C316BEE v2 driving Epos Epic 5. Enough power?

I wanted to pick your collective brains.

I have a NAD C316BEE v2 Integrated Amplifier, which I originally bought to use with a pair of small Argon bookshelf speakers.

However, a pair of Epos Epic 5 speakers recently entered my life. I love them! Powered by the NAD, they sound gorgeous.

I'm just worried that the amp might be underpowered, and this may damage the speakers? (as I've read is a thing) Am I worrying for no reason? It certainly seems to work just fine.


NAD C316bee v2 :

Continuous Power
• 2X40Wattsinto4or8Ohms,20Hz– 20kHz at 0.03%THD
Dynamic Power (20ms)
• 90W into 8 Ohms, 120W into 4 Ohms, 170W into 2 Ohms

Epos Epic 5

Power Handling. 200 Watts unclipped speech and music

Frequency Range 45 Hz – 25 kHz

Impedance 4 Ohm nominal

Sensitivity 92dB / 2.83V@1m

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