Amp to drive Kef 3005's

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by seasider2, Aug 11, 2006.

  1. seasider2

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    Not sure this should be in the speakers section, but here goes...

    I'm about to buy a 5.1 set-up. I'm hooked on the 3005's but need a decent amp to go with them. I am thinkin of the Denon 2807 but was told by one retailer that the Denon amps struggle with Kef speakers, anyone got any thoughts on this?

    The Denon suits because:-
    a) a powerful amp.
    b) 2 HDMI inputs, future proof as my 42" PV500 only has 1 input.
    3) iPOD compatibility is nice also (not sure if this is USB, anyone know?)

    Thanks.
     
  2. leenx002

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    Very expensive - but I have the Arcam AVR350 - I find they go hand in hand. I mostly listen to music with this set up, but have caught myself out many a time when I watch a movie as the sound clarity and tones are incredibly realistic!! Not a straight connection for Ipod. I know the Denon 3407 I think it's called is but due to apparent HDMI problems I couldn't get hold of one and went for the Arcam instead - never looked back! Hope this helps.
     
  3. Mars2003

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    I've just ordered some KEF 3005s and a Denon AVR-2307CI to partner with them. This is a new AMP/Receiver that's about to be realsed I believe and provides much of the abilities you mention, ipod dock, HDMI (with upconvesion I'm led to beileve)

    I demoed the Kefs with a 2807, which I assume is the one you're talking about, and it was really good.
     
  4. martind

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    Hi Mars, where have you ordered the new 2307ci from?

    I am awaiting the release of that amp am also want to pair it up with the 3005 kef's, so am looking for a dealer that can do supply both.

    Cheers:thumbsup:


    Martin
     
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    Has anyone paired the KEF's up with the Denon yet??
     
  6. jamiesalter

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    Just curious, how much did you buy the AVR-2307CI for?
     
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    i demo'd the kefs with both the 2807 and the yamaha rx2600 couldnt tell the difference both superb so im going for the 2807 and saving myself 100 quid.
     

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