Re: Pre-Amps???

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Posted by Sten on July 13, 2003 at 02:27:48:

In Reply to: Pre-Amps??? posted by Mike H. on July 12, 2003 at 12:10:06:

Hi Mike
A Pre Amp is a Control Amp which transfer the signals to a Power Amp. Your Receiver is Tuner with a Pre Amp (you have controls for Treble, Bass, Balance, Input Selector etc) internally connected to a Power Amp (you have LM Speakers connected)In your case (if you want more power) you have to exchange your receiver to a more powerful model or use a combination of Preamp and Main Amp having higher output than your 221 Receiver. Your questiion about remote controlled functions. It depends on the construction of Pre Amp and Remote Control. In other words; the designer of the preamp desire which functions to be controlled by remote


.: Please help!!!

: It will probably be painfully obvious that I know nothing about electronics, but here goes.

: I have a Sansui 221 Receiver and two LM-220 speakers. I want to know how a pre-amp would work if I put one into the system. My questions are:

: 1. Will a pre-amp boost the power of the system?

: 2. If I put a modern pre-amp with a remote control into the system, will I get remote control of some functions, ie. volume, mute, balance, bass/treble, etc?

: 3. If these questions are too basic, can someone recommend a site where I can learn about pre-amps (basic, please)?

: Thanks

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