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Wannabe Geek
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Topic # 127067 29-Jul-2013 00:50
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I'm thinking of adding a KENWOOD POWER AMP THX KM-X1000 to my HT setup to power my two fronts (wharfedale 10.6's). Is anyone out there currently using older kenwood power amps in their setups, if so, what are they like? I'm struggling to find information on the internet.

I appreciate any responses, I'm looking forward to getting into the power amplification game. 

(Also if anyone has a KENWOOD POWER AMP THX KM-X1000 and wants to flick it for cheap I may be interested :D )

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 867884 29-Jul-2013 15:07
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What's the rest of your system ?

These Kenwoods were nicely made but mediocre sounding.

THX is no guarantee of anything but high price.

If you're really keen, don't pay too much !

$200-250 tops.

Plenty of info via Google.



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  Reply # 867894 29-Jul-2013 15:11
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I have a 7.1 setup around an Onkyo TX-NR717 (I just purchased). I would like a little more power just to the front two speakers and I think with a stereo amp I will be able to add front high/wide speakers at a later date. I'd be happy to pay $200 for the kenwood amp, just have to find one first.  Dedicated stereo amps don't seem all that common.

I also enjoy the look of the kenwood amp which definitely counts.

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