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Akurate 4200 bi-amping Akudoriks

Billz

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For a good while now I have been running my Akudoriks passively from my 4200 only using 2 channels. I am going to go back to bi-amping and wonder if there are any thoughts as to which channel of the amp should go to which drive units on the Akudoriks? My initial thought is the 2 outside channels for the treble (3k array) and the two inside channels for the bass. What confuses me is that the channels are numbered 1 to 4 from one side. So I would be using 1&4 for the treble and 2&3 for the bass. Does this sound right or is there a ‘correct’ way to do it?

I also have a sub and take the RCA phono plug output to the sub from the pre-amp in my ADSM/3. I haven’t noticed any delay issues, but wonder if I should be using the pre-outs from the 4200 instead of the ADSM?

Thanks  in advance, Bill.

 

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I seem to remember checking this, when I installed my active cards. I have the treble on channels 1 and 3. If these pics help you, have fun 😀

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I use 2&3 for treble and 1&4 for bass.


Adsm/3 >> Akurate 4200/1 >> Tukans (Silvers/K400)

 
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I would use 1 and 3 for treble and 2 and 4 for bass like Tendaberry did. That was my configuration with Ninkas and Katans.

 

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Reason I use the left side for a treble and a bass is so that the daisy chain interconnect does not have to go across the power cable. Just to explain my reasoning for using 2&3 for treble. Source sends signal first to the treble and then daisy chained to bass.


Adsm/3 >> Akurate 4200/1 >> Tukans (Silvers/K400)

 

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If you look at the board, the power cables from the Dynamik come to the channels 1 and 3 first, that was my reasoning. Anyway, you could try both and report any difference.

 
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If you look at the board, the power cables from the Dynamik come to the channels 1 and 3 first, that was my reasoning. Anyway, you could try both and report any difference.
That’s a good enough reason to follow this route


Adsm/3 >> Akurate 4200/1 >> Tukans (Silvers/K400)
 

Billz

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Reason I use the left side for a treble and a bass is so that the daisy chain interconnect does not have to go across the power cable. Just to explain my reasoning for using 2&3 for treble. Source sends signal first to the treble and then daisy chained to bass.


Adsm/3 >> Akurate 4200/1 >> Tukans (Silvers/K400)
Why do you need to daisy chain the input? Mine has this done internally so I only have one pair of interconnect leads which I would assume is a better option sonically and neater on the outside.

 

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Thanks for the advice guys. I have went for 1&3 for treble and 2&4 for bass. So far sounding good. Next thing is to replace the metal linking plate on the speaker inputs on the Akudoriks to proper cable links.