Novice - first AV Receiver purchase! Help!
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06-01-2012, 10:06 AM
Gave 7, Got 4
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At the moment??? He seems to think the Vectors are new? They are a few years old now and discounted. How can Monitor Audio be cashing in on their name if the speakers are several years old and nearly half their original price? The 5.1 package originally cost £900. Could it be that he can't make as much mark up on the Vectors or maybe he hasn't even got any to sell you?
Monitor Audio Vector AV10 review from the experts at whathifi.com
At best there are comparable speakers for the same kind of money, but there certainly isn't much better speakers at this price.
By the way, you can get a Denon AVR2312 for just over £400:
DENON AVR-2312 || Denon AVR2312 AVLAND UK information, pictures & spec for the
I don't know - maybe he thought that the Vectors weren't particularly great when new and therefore wouldn't be any better now?! Unfortunately it's all about opinions and everyone's will be different I guess. Indeed, the What Hi-Fi is just somebody's opinion and I have read posts on this forum which seem to think that some What Hi-Fi reviews are a lot of hot air.
I still really like the look of the Q Acoustics 2000i though - I think they look particularly good in walnut as well.
I'll have a good chat with him later.
Thanks for the link - if you had an extra £80 you were willing to spend would you go for the SR5006 over the 2312?
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