Amplifier and speakers

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    lokotek

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    I have an amplifier Pioneer SA-8800 II
    Specs:
    Continuous power output is 80 watts* per channel, min. at 8 ohms from 10 Hertz to 20,000 Hertz with no more than 0.005% total harmonic distortion, or 80 watts* per channel at 4 ohms from 10 Hertz to 20,000 Hertz with no more than 0.005% total harmonic distortion.
    Continuous power output
    10Hz to 50,000Hz .... 80W+80W (T.H.D. 0.01%, 8ohms)
    100W+100W (T.H.D. 0.02%, 4ohms)

    and I want to buy the speakers Pioneer CS-959
    Specs:
    Nominal impedance 6.3 ohms
    Maximum music power 120W
    Rated input power 40W

    The speakers will sound good?
    Will the amplifier reheat?
    If the speakers are not suitable for the amplifier that I have, can they be other models of suitable speakers?

    Thank you very much!
     
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    The amplifier will be fine for those loudspeakers. The loudspeakers have a nominal impedance of 6.3 ohms, which means that they may drop down to perhaps 4 ohms at some frequency, and the amplifier is rated for 4 ohm use, so shouldn't overheat. Power is also within the loudspeakers' maximum rating, so should be fine.

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    No, it won't overheat your amp has an 80 RMS (average output ) and the speakers have a 6.3-ohm load so they have less resistance to your amps output than an 8ohm load and are easier to drive. Your amp has enough power for normal listening conditions
    All the best
     
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