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Old 12th February 2012, 08:38 PM   #1
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Default Parasound A23 and 4 ohm speaker

I have purchased an Parasound A21 to run my Monitor Audio PL200 fronts and an A23 to run my Monitor Audio PLC150. I need some advice if I should bridge the A23 to run the centre channel. The PLC150 is rated as a 4 ohm speaker. The parasound manual says to do bridge a 4 ohm speaker. Is this correct? Am I supposed to leave the A23 in stereo mode and only hook up 1 channel. I am pretty green so please take it easy on an old guy
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Old 12th February 2012, 09:07 PM   #2
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I would just use one side. IF you bridge, you can overheat the amp.
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Old 12th February 2012, 09:48 PM   #3
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Thanks for your reply John. My son mentioned the possibility of of using a y cable from the preamp and by amp the centre using both channels. What are your thought on this or is this evn an option.
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Old 14th February 2012, 01:06 AM   #4
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After some reading I think what I am looking for is Vertical Bi Amping. Would this be recommended? If so would a y cable be better from the preamp to both channels or could I use the loop out connector on channel one to the imput on channel 2 do the same thing.
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