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#98986 - 09/12/20 10:56 PM Is anybody running Maggies on a 2160?
theothermark Offline
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Registered: 05/06/20
Posts: 4
The 2160 is great on my Klipsch (and was on my Focals),but I understand that Maggies can be tough to power, just wondered who was running what out there (Thinking the .7 or LRS)

#98987 - 09/14/20 06:17 PM Re: Is anybody running Maggies on a 2160? [Re: theothermark]
XenonMan Offline

Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 2676
Loc: Columbus,North Carolina
I have Maggie 1.6 QRs but power them with a Outlaw 7500 amp. If you have a sub you can drive them very well as they need a lot of power to do powerful bass at high volumes and the sub absorbs that. Mine draw anywhere between 5 and 40 watts per channel at decent volume levels
Music system
Model 990/7500/Magnepan 1.6 QRs/Technics SL1200 MK2/Aperion S-12 Subwoofer/OWA3/Sony NS75H DVD
APC H15 Power Conditioner

TV System
Large Advent Loudspeakers/ Polk center/Monoprice surrounds/Panasonic Viera 42 inch/Onkyo HT-RC260/Sony BDP S590/Directv

Home Theater System
Onkyo PR-SC886/Outlaw 7125 Klipsch RF-82 L/R,RC-62 center, RB-35 SR/SL, BENQ HT1075, Outlaw LFM1-EX/OPPO BDP-83/Directv
Harmony ONE
Blue Jeans and Monoprice interconnects
APC H15 Power Conditioner

#99191 - 03/15/21 11:30 AM Re: Is anybody running Maggies on a 2160? [Re: theothermark]
Brian 2160 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/19
Posts: 11
Loc: Florida
I don't have Maggies, but Steve Guttenberg specifically recommends the 2160 to go with the LRS speakers. Check out around 9:00 in this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fdb8wLd73Tg) - he calls the 2160 the "ideal match" for them.
RR 2160 - Mission 774 towers / ELAC B6.2 speakers
Chromecast Audio or Roku Soundbridge M1001 streamers

#99272 - 03/08/22 05:36 PM Re: Is anybody running Maggies on a 2160? [Re: theothermark]
gordman Offline
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Registered: 01/19/19
Posts: 1
Older thread, but I’ll add my comment in hope it helps someone. I’m running 1.7i Maggies with my RR2160, and I have no problems getting up to the 90dB area, which is the limit of my own comfort range, so I haven’t pushed it further than that. Volume on the receiver was set between -20dB/-15dB to achieve this, depending on my source.


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