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More watts needed

Can a pre amp or something be added to a home theater setup to increase the wattage to 2 floorstanding jbl 250 watt fronts?

I have a Onkyo tx- sr601 receiver..

Can the front channels on that receiver be vbidged?

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The TX-SR601 does not have pre-amp outputs. Unless you know how to splice it at the circuit level and install your own RCA plugs, I don't think you can accomplish this task with the 601.

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Add another power amp to line outs from your main amp to your speakers this will give more power(current) to your main speakers as you have decreased load on main amp

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You're not going to be able to do this with just a known Horse Power.

There are 3 elements to the equation, with any two, you can work out the third.

If you want to know how the amperage, you will need to know the voltage and wattage of the motor. I imagine that you already know the voltage (It's going to be 220V or 110 volt)

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A 110v 800 watt motor (800 divided by 110) will draw 7.27 amps

Bear in mind that most washing machines have a couple of windings for wash and spin. As an average, the was winding will usually be about 500 watts to spin and about 250 watts to wash. ALSO, bear in mind that if you are using this data for a WASHING MACHINE, then there is a water heating element in there too and that draws about 2Kw (2000 watts)

Dont just take this as read, you DO need to check wattages, but, working on what I have just said, the max consumption on a 220V machine will look like this:

At Spin, with a 500 Watt consumption: (500/220) = 2.3 amps
While Washing with a 250 watt consumption: (250/220) = 1.14 amps

Consider that the WASH and HEAT may be running at the same time.
2Kw heating (2000/220) = 9.1 amps PLUS 1.14 amps for the motor - Total wattage 10.24 amps

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Anything that drives speakers must be or have amplifiers. They are rated in watts.

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Philips-HTS5580W-Home-Theater-Systems-manual/id/23889dj591/t/2/

It says the power output, presumably in the phoniest of terms - all channels summed together with THIRTY PRECENT DISTORTION which would seriously risk any speaker system and the health of tha amps themselves - is 1000 watts. This is a joke, a lie, marekting at its worst, especially when the totoal power consumption of the unit (that power whci it drwas from the wall outlet) is ONLY 135 watts.

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There seem to be several questions mingled in with those 2 questions.

1) Amps can go either way

2) Breakers trip when heat exceeds certain level. Heat is caused by amps.

3) You want to add a subpanel in garage.
I do not know the code in your area for installing a subpanel.
Your plan will work by connecting 6 gauge wire to main breaker, and new 60 amp breaker will protect wires between main box and subpanel.
Remember, wires going into main breaker cannot be turned off without pulling meter.
Some areas require license to pull meter.
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4) To work around license and meter-pull, simply replace a 240V breaker in main panel with your new 60 amp breaker.
Then move breakers around to match new set-up.
New subpanel can accommodate two new 240V breakers and one new 120 Breaker
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-install-a-subpanel.html

5) 6 gauge wire is correct for 60 amp breaker.

6) I'm not sure what you mean by the box rails?

7) Do you need more amperage on main service?
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Some areas require service upgrade when remodeling or adding circuits.

8) How to figure total amp draw at your house.
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754 watts per Hp
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Double oven has label located inside door that shows upper and lower wattage.
Dishwasher, dryer, big screen TV, satellite receiver all have labels that show wattage.
Water heater has label that shows wattage of each element.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Figure-Volts-Amps-Watts-for-water-heater.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/See-inside-main-breaker-box.html

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