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Old 16th July 2007, 01:42 PM   #1
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Forte being a Threshold offshoot I thought I'd post a quick question in here. Not sure if Nelson was still with Threshold at the time or had anything to do with Forte, but I think he did.

I have Polk Audio SDAs1C's which will only operate safely with a common ground amplifier. Is the Forte 4a a common ground design? If not, can the negative binding post be tied together to make it a common ground amp.

I'm looking at purchasing a used one and I need to know if it will work properly with my SDA's?

TIA for a quick response.

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Old 16th July 2007, 03:53 PM   #2
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Sorry Bud,

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Forte Audio Model 4 +XLR inputs =Model 4a

(or is it Butd ? wish i had thought up a diyA name like that, me issa enviousa)
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Old 16th July 2007, 06:27 PM   #3
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I'm pretty certain that it had a common ground at the output.

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Old 16th July 2007, 08:44 PM   #4
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Thanks Jacco as I remembered that thread after my hastie post. Thanks also to Nelson. I passed on the amp (no pun intended) based on the link Jacco posted.
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