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#1 (permalink) Old 09-15-2004, 12:32 AM
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I am going with the Alpine 9835 with either the Infinity 5 1/4 Components or MB Quart 5 1/4 components. This is an expensive Alpine unit. Will I be missing out if I do not get an amp to power the component speakers?
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you wont if you buy the reference line. If you buy the Kappa or Kappa perfect then you'd want an amp.

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If I went with thge Kappa or Kappa Perfect or MB Quart Ref or Discus--how much wattage would I neeed in an amp?
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5.25" components are typically rated for about 130 watts. I'd look for 80-100 watts/channel since that seems to be the sweet spot for amplifier pricing.
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