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Amp pops when given a med vol gain. Pioneer M-91 Going to 2 Cerwin Vega 15" studio Monitors

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Whitrashtruk,
Your M-91 has a 8 ohm rated amp. Your CV's are 4 ohm speakers. When your reduce the resistance the amp see's it requires the amp to work harder and will max out at much lower volume knob levels.

Simply put, you have big speakers that require big power. You receiver is not capable of providing the big power you need and will only cause damage to your speakers and receiver.

Buy a larger dedicated amp for your speakers as you will never hear the full potential of your CV's from any receiver. Both great components; just not a good match for each other.

-Chris

Posted on Feb 22, 2010

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