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Is the Pio AX5AI out yet ?

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Kwman, Oct 29, 2004.

  1. Kwman

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    Currently looking for the named Amp, but all the retailers I have asked say they are waiting stock.

    Are there currently any circulation ?

    What is the difference between AX5i and AX5ai apart from dolby pro logic 2 and the price increase ?

    I just got my pio 868 and hooked it up by HDMI to my pio 434 and I gotta say picture looks awesome. I am really itching to get the amp as my MS genies have arrived and I want to have the whole rig set up :)

    So i hope some one can end my itchiness :D
     
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    Hi,

    Got mine at the weekend but haven't had a chance to use it yet. The main differences are extra 20 watts per channel (AXai is 120 w, AXi was 100 w), better and more sophisticated auto set-up (MCACC with mic), general improvements in spec, and the two things you mentioned above.

    Hope to have mine up and running in a couple of weeks time.

    Cheers.

    Anyone else got theirs? What do they think?
     
  3. Kwman

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    Mjeeves where did you purchase yours from ?

    November issue of What Hi-Fi reported that it only had 100W per channel (High End Mega Test) So they are wrong right ?

    I hate their reviews sometimes, they always end up confusing you more than helping you.

    kw
     
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    How is the MCACC superior to the last one? Just curious, as there was a mic supplied with my old 2011 too?
     
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    I don't know if it is superior but from reading a review on it i think they said it has been tweaked, whatever that means :rolleyes:

    John
     
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    The peter tyson site says its now in stock ring for prices
     
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    You may be interested, my local Sevenoaks branch offered me the outgoilg AX5i, brand new, not demo stock for just £750.....that is not a bad deal :thumbsup:
     
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    Available here in Finland last week... so they must be coming through to retailers now...
     
  9. Kwman

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    I found that Electrosaver had them in stock and have placed an order with them. Hopefully I will get it by the end of the week.

    kw
     
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    I got mine at Sevenoaks in Sevenoaks but still not had a chance to set it up yet. :confused:
     
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    I've got a AX5i and it has Pro-Logic II. It also has the auto-setup with the Mic.

    Is one of the differences with the Ai that it has Pro-Logic IIx, not just II??

    My local superfi (Sheffield) have an AX5i in stock for £799, but may go cheaper if you ask as they are closing down soon.

    Cheers

    Phil
     
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    The MCACC setup function now has the ability to link to a PC via serial so you can obtain frequency response graphs to aid room tuning a la AX10
     

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