The question often comes up on our forums asking what benefits a user may see from connecting an external amplifier to their A/V Receiver. The answer depends on many factors including listening habits, room size, speaker load, and bass management. Find out if you're a good candidate for adding external amplification to your system. Read When to Add External Amplification to an AV Receiver Are you running an external amp with an AV Receiver too? Please also share your experiences on this forum thread.