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Old 23rd May 2004, 05:12 AM   #1
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hey guys

is it better to have an amp rated higher then your speakers or vice versa? and why

i thought i used to know the answer to this but now im lost

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Higher power amps, (when used with a modicum of sense), are less likely to clip, and therefore destroy drivers.
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