For Sale Anthem PVA 7 power amps x 2 in black

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Actually Nick, on closer inspection, unless I've misunderstood completely, looking at the spec of the PVA 7, I don't think it would increase the power output from what I'm already getting from the 720 running 5 channels?
 

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Actually Nick, on closer inspection, unless I've misunderstood completely, looking at the spec of the PVA 7, I don't think it would increase the power output from what I'm already getting from the 720 running 5 channels?
Hi James, sorry for my late reply.

Anthem only list the MRX 720 power into 2 channels, meaning that when you are driving 5 or 7 channels the output for each channel will be much less. To get an idea of the power difference look at the maximum power consumption of each unit, the 720 only pulls 485 watts, by time you take a bit of this off as lost power due to efficiency and the processing and other circuits, this doesn't leave a lot split across up to 7 channels. The PVA 7 can pull up to 1500 watts and there aren't any extra circuits.

How many speakers are you running? I've owned MRX 300, 510 and 720 and always preferred them with power amps, it's even more recommended if any of your speakers are 4 ohms.

Edit - I see from your other thread you are running 5 x XTZ cinema, these are 4 ohms, so the PVA 7 can drive 7 x 4 ohm speakers at 140w each, 7 x 140 = 980w, now take the 980w and split it into 5 channels, potentially 196w per channel, they state it will do 200w driving only 1 channel so it's probably not far off.
 
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Thajks Nick for your reply. Very much appreciated.

Oh I'm so tempted.....
 

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Thajks Nick for your reply. Very much appreciated.

Oh I'm so tempted.....
Just wanted to say that I have had the pleasure of dealing with Nick before , he's a knowledgeable and honest guy, you can buy with confidence if you decide to proceed. Makes a great Coffee too.......
 

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Hi James, sorry for my late reply.

Anthem only list the MRX 720 power into 2 channels, meaning that when you are driving 5 or 7 channels the output for each channel will be much less. To get an idea of the power difference look at the maximum power consumption of each unit, the 720 only pulls 485 watts, by time you take a bit of this off as lost power due to efficiency and the processing and other circuits, this doesn't leave a lot split across up to 7 channels. The PVA 7 can pull up to 1500 watts and there aren't any extra circuits.

How many speakers are you running? I've owned MRX 300, 510 and 720 and always preferred them with power amps, it's even more recommended if any of your speakers are 4 ohms.

Edit - I see from your other thread you are running 5 x XTZ cinema, these are 4 ohms, so the PVA 7 can drive 7 x 4 ohm speakers at 140w each, 7 x 140 = 980w, now take the 980w and split it into 5 channels, potentially 196w per channel, they state it will do 200w driving only 1 channel so it's probably not far off.
Nick, what is the height of the amp?
 

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Nick, what is the height of the amp?
As above, 14.9 cm.

DIMENSIONS (H x W x D; heights include feet)
PVA 7 . . . . . . . . . 14.9 cm High x 43.8 cm Wide x 42 cm Deep
Weight 21.5 kg

If you rack mount it takes up 3 rack units without feet which is 13.35 cm, the feet are quite tall and shorter ones could be used.
 

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One sold, 1 still available. OP updated.
 

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Its ok, I see on your first post you have updated that the newer one has sold.
 

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Its ok, I see on your first post you have updated that the newer one has sold.
Yes this one is in better condition but a few years older, it has labels on the back which should peel off easily enough.
 

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Item collected and tested. Works very well and Nick is hugely helpful. With thanks.
 

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Am I right to assume you have the unscratched one and would accept £850 for it, might be an option for me, I'm close enough to pop over without too much trouble. Thanks
 

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Am I right to assume you have the unscratched one and would accept £850 for it, might be an option for me, I'm close enough to pop over without too much trouble. Thanks
Hi, yes I would be happy to accept £850, it's yours if you want it.
 

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Hi, yes I would be happy to accept £850, it's yours if you want it.
Hi Nick, thanks very much, I am considering it as an option depending on which direction I go in for my system. I will come back to you if I decide to go that direction.
 

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