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Av Amp for AE EVo 3's...please advise.

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by amarb, Oct 12, 2005.

  1. amarb

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    hey all..

    After Much MUCH looking around and asking lots of questions iv finaly come down to my 5.1 setup.

    Im going for the Acoustic Energy Aegis Evo 3B package...Had a demo and im very happy with them. I need an amp to run these speakers.

    Sevenoaks have got a Marantz 5500 for £380 (Ex-demo), would this be a wise buy.

    Or would a Denon 2106 be better? a new one is a similar price to the marantz.

    Any other amp options for around the price range??

    Thanks in advance :)
     
  2. craynerd

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    I demoed the 2106 last week with the 1906 and a few other amps, all using the AE Evo3s and i ended up going for the Denon2106. Amp is superb and seems to match well with the Evo3s...but "health warning" i`m pretty new to this av lark, so my advice probably isn`t worth too much!.
     
  3. Dfour

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    The Marantz could be a good match especially for the price. Ask if you can demo them together. The Evos like loads of power.

    I would also recommend looking at the Yamaha 757 (or better still) 1500/1600. I have the evos :) and the rxv1400 and have added a power amp to them which really improved the bass power and timing as it freed some more power in the Yamaha. Highly recommended :smashin:
     
  4. Falp

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    Denon 2105/6 or marantz 5500 are two greats matches!

    Great advantage to the Marantz in musicallity and amp REAL power.

    Go to the Maratnz route!

    A friend of mine has the EVO3 + Marantz SR7400 and loves it!
     
  5. amarb

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    iv done the deal.... :thumbsup:


    My Kit:

    Acoustic Energy AEGIS EVO 3B speaker package

    Marantz sr5500

    QED Silver Anniversary speaker cable alround with plugs both ends (Bi-wire for fronts)

    Stands for rears

    All for £1074

    I had a demo in sevenoaks and was amazed with what i heard. I cant wait, so excited, going to pick them up saturday :clap:


    woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo lol
     

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