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Making an mp3 speaker system

I have 2 8 ohm 10watt speakers that im trying to use to make a speaker system for my mp3 player. I hooked the mp3 player up to the speakers but it wasn't quite loud enough, its also going through a filter capacitor first. what do i need to use to amplify the signal coming from the mp3 player? Or is there another way to do it?

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You need an integrated amplifier like the ones used in stereo systems. The output of an mp3 players is at a level only sufficient for headphones and must be amplified alot to provide the current needed for large speakers.

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