Adding a power amplifier to my system and have a few questions.

jomat77jomat77 Posts: 9
I am searching for a decent power amp for my system. I have the following components:
Polk LSi15's and an LSiC
Polk DSW Pro 400 Sub
HK AVR 7300

I definitely plan on adding a pair of LSi7's to use as rears and potentially LSiF/X's if I can find a good deal.

My question is this...
When I finally get an amp, do I need any other components for this system? Like a pre-amp or anything else? Or will it depend on the type of amp I get? I am searching for a 5-7 channel amp with a min of 125 wpc @ 4 ohms.
If anyone has one for sale, I am looking to buy immediately and looking to spend under $500. Also looking for advice on the best one to pick up. Thank you in advance for the help.

Answers

  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,582
    You will need an AVR with preamp outputs
    Time to upgrade anyway with an AVR that has HDMI in/outs

    Marantz, JVC, Denon, in no particular order
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, Unison Research Simply Italy Integrated
    Gone to new homes: (Matt Polk's)Threshold Stasis SA12e monoblocks, Pass XA30.5 amp, Usher MD2 speakers, Dynaudio C4 platinum speakers, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC
  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 5,613
    No pre just IC's
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