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Thinking of buying a AVR 2805

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by pauloregan, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. pauloregan

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    I am think of buying a AVR 2805.

    I have never owned a video receiver before.

    How do they work?

    Do you associate a 'DVD' button on the amp with both the audio and video from the DVD so it automatically switches them both?

    I already have a basic Philips surround system (although I am not particulary impressed) so I am not sure it is worth the outlay.

    I have recently bought a Hitachi 42PD7200, so I am almost spent up.

    The next £500 will be the last for a while.
     
  2. Cable Monkey

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    The spec of the amp does state 'component video conversion'. This means any comosite, s-video or component input will be switched to the component out to your plasma. As long as you are happy with the picture, it should do what you want.
     
  3. Tim-Ann

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    Hi there,

    Not sure if I can tell you this but I am selling a S/H 2805 on the classified forum as I've bought a 3805.

    Tim.
     
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    It's an awesome receiver! I'd give it a big thumbs up :)

    And yes you assign both digital inputs and video inputs to each source and it switches automatically. You can also select the source then change the video source independently if you require. This is useful seeing as how I have 2 digital outs on my HTPC.
     
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    can i ask why you want to route the video through the amp? routing through the amp does have its uses but judging by the kit listed in your sig you dont need to do this?

    when i bought my display a couple of months ago i looked at the Hitachi (doesn't it have to componant inputs anyway?)

    just wondering that all.

    gary
     
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    Tim-Ann,

    Is the S/H 2805 still for sale ? If so how much for and how old is it ?

    Can you post the link to the classifed advert ?

    Stephen
     
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    Hi there,

    Afraid not sold it today for what I bought it for a on Monday £400. Don't get me wrong a good piece of kit but I bought a 3805 on Wednesday collecting it tomorrow.

    Worth putting a wanted advert in the wanted adds forum?

    Tim.
     
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    Just bought an AVR 2805 after messing around with a Bose 321 system and it is proving to be a worthwhile investment. Only thing is you will also need to think about buying speakers to match the amp output and cabling costs another £100 to £200 (depending on spec), so not cheap in the end...but definitely worth it.
     

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