5 channel power amp for Meridian 561?

Discussion in 'AV Pre-Amp/Processors & Power Amps' started by chrisgeary, May 2, 2007.

  1. chrisgeary

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    Hi all,

    I currently have 3 monoblocs for the front 3 speakers and an old integrated amp driving the rears. For space reasons, I'm looking to consolidate units. I'm considering an AVI/AVR but I am reluctant to sell my Meridian 561 - I just love the sound! So, I'm interested in power amp suggestions to partner it and my B&W speakers.

    What 5 channel power amps should be on my shortlist?
    S/H gear is a must for me. Ideally I'd like to sell my 505s and spend half of their value (so about £500 max)

    Chris
     
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    How much would you have to pay for an older series 1 meridian 558 ?
     
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    The few 558.1's that I've seen go on fleabay have sold at around £1200, so that puts it outside Chris' stated budget. It's a superb amp and I'm always looking out for a 558.2. Thinking of selling yours?? :D
     
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    I too have a 561 , and I got a Classe Cav 6-channel 75 watt each at the same time . Never looked back.:)


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