What Type Of Power Amplifier Do You Need For Your Speakers?

Some people have asked me recently what power amplifiers suitable for driving particular types of loudspeakers. I didn’t realize it at the time but it turns out that not all amplifiers are able to drive each type of loudspeaker that is out there. So I did some research and came up with some guidelines for selecting the proper power amplifier. In this article, I will show you these guidelines which hopefully should simplify your life when purchasing an amplifier for your speakers.

The first guideline is pretty simple. First of all, you need to figure out how hard you want to drive your speakers. That means how much wattage do you want to have when driving the speakers? This seems like a simple question indeed. Because if you have an answer for that question then you can select an amplifier that gives the proper wattage. Power amplifiers are typically rated with their output wattage. However, it turns out that answering …