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Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by hornet, Jun 15, 2004.

  1. hornet

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    Is the DENON AVR1804 a good choice for a first AV amp, I need something that is good for music and surround.
    Price:£319.95 from Superfi

    So far I have panny pwd6, rel strata,

    Was also thinking about Monitor Audio Bronze Series speaker package?

    Thanks in advanced
     
  2. balders

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    The Denon is a good first amp (I've got one and am a relative HC novice). It's good for movies, and probably as good for music as an AV amp will be at that price (with the exception of maybe the Marantz 5400)

    Its got most of the features that you'd want, and is pretty easy to use. Now mine's setup, which was quite easy, the only buttons I ever press on my remote are the volume buttons.

    Empire Direct are doing the 1804 for £269, which makes it an even better buy :thumbsup:

    Balders.
     
  3. paul710

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    I'd recommend this amp to anyone - had mine for 6 months and I'm really pleased with it - I partnered it with the Acoustic Energy Aegis 3B speaker package (cost £700 from Sound & Vision) - really good detail and all enveloping soundstage for movies and it's pretty good for music too.
     
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    Even though Empire says out of stock, its worth giving them a ring - I did and I got one about 4 weeks ago. £277 delivered and its a doddle to setup.
     
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    Nice one chaps,
    Has anyone used Monitor Audio speakers?
    Good? Bad?
     
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    I think that you should buy the best system you can afford I don't know what that is but it could save you money in the long run.If you buy something that is less expensive just to see if you like surround sound and find you do.It will not be long before you will be thinking of upgrading.Anyway if you like watching fillms and listening to music then you will like these systems.
     

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