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Old 23rd February 2005, 06:40 AM   #1
herbd2 is offline herbd2  United States
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Question active crossovers, please help

I love building speakers, but have been limited to passive crossovers. I want to use active on my next pair. I use a Harmon Kardon receiver, with standard speaker outputs. How can I incorporate an active crossover into my two front speakers? The connectors are something I don't have experience with. 1/4", XLR, etc. Please help. i understand the concepts, I just need advice on the hardware and making it work. Thanks.
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Old 23rd February 2005, 12:42 PM   #2
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Hi,you need an amplifier for each drive unit in your speakers. A stereo pair of 2way will require four amplifiers. A 3way will need six amplifiers.
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Old 23rd February 2005, 03:21 PM   #3
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In addition to what Andrew said about two amps, you also need preamp outputs and power amp inputs. Does your receiver have these?
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