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Denon 3803 in stereo?

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Sab, Jun 29, 2004.

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  1. Sab

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    I just want to know how good the Denon 3803 is in stereo from the people who have owned it? Is it nearly as good as a £500 stereo integrated amp - Marantz Pm 7200 KI Sig?

    I should be getting my Denon 3803 in a couple of days and just want to know what people think - it could save me some money.
     
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    In my opinion, no,it's not. The A11SR probably is but the 3803 is a way off. Great AV amp though and good on music as AV amps go.
     
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    Its not as good as a decent integrated, but then you'd have to add the cost of a comparable AV processor aswell, which would not be cheap.

    It's a storming AV amp for the money, and you get more than respectable stereo performance thrown in for free, I look at it that way.

    I'm happy with mine...
     
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    I'd say it's ok for parties and the like (very loud), but not a patch on my other amp (Cryus 5)
     
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    I had the 3803 amd as already mentioned further up it is a great surround amp, in Stereo it just did not cut it. I have recently take delivery of the 3805 which again is a huge step up from the 3803, but I am still looking to add a power amp to give it the boost needed.

    Anyone used to a dedictaed hifi set up is still in IMHO going to be disspaointed even by the newer sub £1000 integrated amps.
     

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