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I've inherited a pair of Jamo 707i floor standing speakers (in black).

I'm looking for a second hand amplifier that will handle them, from what I understand they're a little power hungry!

Details below from Hifi Review:

"Parameters specifications module of input impedance are quite loyal load for the amplifier: average is 8.6 Ohm, nominal impedance is 3.5 Ohm, standard deviation is +/-3,2 Ohm, maximum is (2 kHz) 16 Om. The setting's frequency of the resonator is 55 Hz. Rated power is 200 W, a valid short-term exposure is to 280 watts. The average sensitivity in the range of 100 Hz - 20 kHz, according to our estimates is very decent - 89 dB."

 

Trying to understand what will handle them.

And that might cost around the $500 range (second hand).

 

Yamaha A-S501?

Yamaha A-S701?

Also saw a NAD 7600 in the classifieds here which looks to be an absolute beast?

 

Hope I followed the rules with this post!

Thank you audio gods, I am not yet worthy.

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Others to look out for are vintage Yamaha PA2200 and 2201 200w 8ohm and capable down to 2 ohm for around $250-700. They are are PA amp with minimal input connection and volume control which can be used without preamp but better with one, decent sound and solid build.

 

Also, Adcom 555 power amp, NAD 216, Pioneer 717, Quad 405.

Edited by Al.M

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@heathygeorge, have you bought an amp yet?, if so what did you get, how does it sound to you?

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On 02/07/2020 at 4:14 PM, wen said:

@heathygeorge, have you bought an amp yet?, if so what did you get, how does it sound to you?

Hey Guys! Thank you for your help.

I found a Yamaha A-S701 for $500 which I thought was a pretty good deal.
Speakers sound great, they're extremely crisp. 

Definitely lack a bit of that really pushy bass sound but probably a good thing for now as I live in an apartment.

 

Where Will You Be by YAW sounds great on them.

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well done, a solid amp, your speakers at 55hz wont give you deep bass reguardless of what amp you use, but enjoy the quality sound you have now

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