Greg: A lot of people get confused by the speaker's "maximum power level", so let's quickly put your mind at ease: using a power amp with a power rating that exceeds that of the speakers is not generally a problem. Infact, you are FAR more likely to damage your speakers by playing them too loudly with an amp that is under-powered. Having an amp with higher power actually gives you some extra "headroom", which is desirable. Amps with low power ratings are much more likely to go into audible distortion when playing the speakers at high sound pressure levels. In this situation, the amplifier's distortion causes the tweeter (and sometimes the other drivers as well) to heat up, and you can destroy the voice coils in the driver(s). All in all, you are much better off to have more amplifier power than you need, rather than too little.
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