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Combining an integrated receiver and an external amp.

Hello; If I have a 100 Watt Integrated Receiver with Pre-outs...if I use the pre-outs and connect to another 100 watt external Amplifier does that basically create 200 watts of power driving my speakers or am I forgoing the 100 Watts of my integrated receiver and now just using the 100 watts from the external amp...in essence doing nothing for me. thanks. Nick

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  • Nick Riitano Jun 04, 2007

    Thanks...

    That is what I would have thought, but I have been reading forums and blogs where people talk about how they are hooking up their Pioneer or Denon integrated receivers with Rotel or NAD amplifiers. Why would someone buy an integrated receiver to hook up to an amplifier if they are not going to use or get any value or benefit from the receivers amps. I mean one guys is talking about hooking up a Rotel Amp to a pionerr receiver that already has 140 Watts per channel....Maybe he's just trying to impress the folks on the blog like he knows what he is talking about;-)! Thanks again.

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Yes, you are "forgoing the 100 Watts of my integrated receiver and now just using the 100 watts from the external amp"

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