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New Classic Parasound AV Controller 7100

Discussion in 'AV Pre-Amp/Processors & Power Amps' started by bass007, Aug 19, 2005.

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    Just seen this on the CSE Solutions website its priced at £2000, just wondering has anyone got one? because I am considering a this or a second hand Lexicon MC1, which is much cheaper, which would make a worthwhile an improvement on My Onkyo 898THX Amp and Parasound 1205A Power Amp, which I just recently got, and is truly amazing!!
     
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    The MC1 is a good processor, but is it just for films or music too?

    That will make a big difference, the Meridian is a good partner to Parasound amplification, and there have been some silly prices on the 568 units.
     
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    purely just for movies, and any views on the new parasound
     
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    Don't know, never heard it, not even seen the specs.
     
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    Just interested to see what "HDMI Ready Architecture" actually means!
     
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    Looks interesting.

    It says that an HDMI input/output board is an option, so that will be what the "HDMI Ready Architecture" bit means.

    I prefered the Halo C2 over the MC1 but prefered the Lexicon MC8 over the C2, however I ended up selling the MC8 and getting another 568.2, pain in the arse for video switching but I just wanted the sound quality in the end.
    I wouldn't expect the new Parasound to be as good as the Halo range, so I would think you could get far better for your money, unless you have to buy new?

    There have been used Meridian 568 units going for £1200, combine that with a Zektor compoent switcher for £300 and for £1500 you have a fantaic set up which is completely seemless in operation.
     

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