SORRY!! That is a KAV-250a. A little brain fart.
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I while back there was a long thread about this very subject. I have saved a link to a web-site (http://www.sound.au.com/bi-amp.htm) that you should read to give you some very good ideas about bi-amping. It talks about the various "options" you have and what their individual benefits are. I personally think it's a great article.
Hi Mcne; can't answer you yet, but maybe in a couple of weeks. I've had the same questions you have, so I just decided to "do it". My McCormack DNA-2DXs are now at SMC for upgrading and matching for passive vertical bi-amping.
Both Vandersteen Audio and Steve McCormack recommend bi-amping. I should have the amps back next week and will probably post a short report here. Right now I'm jumpier than a cat in a dog pound, ie hoping they'll sound good-- no home auditioning here, I just made the decision and did it-- after lengthy discussion with Steve McCormack. Note: my main cost was in upgrading, not in matching. Good luck to both of us ;>) Cheers. Craig.
I upgraded my system from one stereo 100w amp (muse100) to a vertical biamp setup. One 100w amp powered my speakers fine...I really didn't need the extra power...but in adding the 2nd amp, the soundstage got wider, deeper, more 3 dimensional...in one word: better. The overall sound of the system will remain the same, so if you are really happy with your amp, another one will simply make your system a notch better. Mind you, the difference won't knock you out of your listening seat. If you are an audiophile (a rich one), the expense is worth it. Personally, I think you'd realize greater enhancements if you sold that kav, took your $2k+ proceeds, and got a better amp altogether (preferably not another krell). I've owned a 300i and demoed a FPB200c ($7500 retail). I would have chosen one of my muse amps $1100ea (let alone the biamped setup) over the Krell FPB200c. There are plenty of people on this site that can recommend a better amp ...so ask around.