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What is the purpose and function of a pre-amp in audio sound and production?
GAIN IS at maximum, so a passive system "attenuates" the signal to the amp providing the source (a CD player) is passing enough signal to the power amp. I love preamps for two reasons- dubbing tapes where possible- a disappearing feature unfortuna... 
Marshall Kilburn 2 or JBL Xtreme 2?
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Powered speaker pair for $200-$300?
cyber Monday deal on JBL 305P - <$200/pair. Its predecessor the LSR305 was very popular. For under $300, powered speakers are the way to go unless you go used. You could probably go to a pawn shop and find an old receiver for pretty cheap an...