Bi Amp with Amp?

Does/ can one use a two channel amp to bi-amp a single speaker? Or is that over kill? Or even possible?
AVR: Marantz SR 5011
L/ R: Polk Audio 703 LSiM (Bi Amp'd)
C: Polk Audio 255c - LS
R: Def Tech
Sub: PSW 505 (12 inch)
DVD: Oppo UDP 203
TV: 2016 Sony XBR 75X850D


  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,264
    You can use 2 of the same amps and do a horizontal or I prefer a vertical bi-amp. You must remove the jumpers on the speakers.

    This will obviously increase your head room, and requires 2 sets of speaker cables per amp/speaker

    Do not use 2 different amps unless you want to go completely passive and disconnect the crossovers ...whole different ball game
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 4,381
    Waste of time. If the amps are capable of running bridged, do that to each speaker with quality jumpers. Thank me later.
    Auralic Vega G1/Rega TT/Denon SACD - Parasound P6 - PS Audio M700x2 - Elac Adante AS-61 - AQ Niagara 5000 - SVS SB16u
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