• WANTED: Happy members who like to discuss audio and other topics related to our interest. Desire to learn and share knowledge of science required as is 20 years of participation in forums (not all true). There are daily reviews of audio hardware and expert members to help answer your questions. Click here to have your audio equipment measured for free!

Need a good amplifier for my ELAC FS247 stereo floor speakers. Need warm and full sound at low volume.

JiiPee

Active Member
Joined
Oct 23, 2021
Messages
189
Likes
374
Depending on your taste, You might be quite happy with just slight boost in low frequencies to add some warmth to the sound, so I suggest that before investing any money, just experiment a bit with Your loudspeaker placement. Moving the speakers closer to the walls usually boosts the bass frequencies few db. The downside is that now the bass might sound boomy if You play at louder volumes, so it is not the most convenient tone control, as You need to move the speakers when You change the volume. Then again, we all could use some physical exercise every now and then ;)
 

Chrispy

Master Contributor
Forum Donor
Joined
Feb 7, 2020
Messages
6,589
Likes
4,978
Location
PNW
Isn't an AVR overkill and waste for my purpose? Would be better to use the extra money on a solid stereo amplifier? I get the thing about the Audyssey EQ thing.
Depends. Some don't like the physical size. Due to economies of scale the feature set is usually superior to an integrated 2ch amp for the $. If you get an avr with a full set of pre-outs you have flexibility with amps.
 
Top Bottom