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PQA3100 very low gain.

The manufacturer states 380W + 380W RMS @ 8 ohms. I thought I would blow up my 2 100W (yes One Hundred Watts) speaker boxes, but the volume at max is too low. A preamp helped but it clips when volume is increased. This amp is a joke: I have a 300W RMS sony car amp hooked up to a computer Power Supply and it is way more powerfull than the PQA3100. Also my Wintec 6004 is more powerfull. Is there a easy way too increase the gain on this amp (PQA3100)? Thank you, LA

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