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Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by chedmaster, Aug 25, 2005.

  1. chedmaster

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    As much as I love my Azur, I feel its time (on my 17th birthday :D ) to move in to the heavyweights.

    Looking at:

    Pioneer VSX1015 £394
    Denon 2106 £420 (maybe more buying locally)

    Looking to use it for 70:30 movies/music

    Which one would you choose an why? i know i have to demo etc and have arranged to arrange this when PJ HI FI get the 2106 in

    Any other suggestions?

    Is eviljohn2 thinking of selling his marantz 7400? :D
     
  2. eviljohn2

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    No chance of selling but you're welcome to come and have a listen to the 7400 to give you an idea of the next level up. TBH the models you're suggesting seem like a bit of a sideways move, particularly as you've already got an offboard power amplifier - the equivalent Marantz model to those you mention would be the 5500.

    I think that £400 on a much better sub would be a wiser and more fun investment. :)
     
  3. chedmaster

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    i couldnt stand the lack of bass from the nytech ive gone back to just the amp, a bit of a mismatch me thinks maybe ill look in to a different power amp. shame theres never anything on ebay at that level. i would love a listen of the 7400 some time :)
     
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    The matching centre speaker for your Eltax speakers would also be a good idea if you can find it these days.

    Send me a PM with when you're free and we can sort a visit out for you. How about Saturday afternoon? :)
     
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    chelsea v spurs on saturday i go to every game, a monday afternoon/evening would prob be best for me in the near future, but not this monday :( maybe monday week i will PM you :thumbsup:

    theres some AE evo 3's on ebay id love to get them and the matching centre :rolleyes:
     
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    upgrade on hold until CA 640R comes out, looks phenomenal
     
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    Now they would be a good upgrade to the Eltax:devil:
     
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    how much do you think i'll have to pay for the stereo pair? theyre only £115 atm, £39 postage
     
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    dont go much above £200 inc postage if you can.
     
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    i won :) £215 including postage, theyre mint condition tho thought it was worth it.

    now i need the centre :D
     
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    Dfour's Evo3's sound great so you've done well Ched; a little bright for my taste but there are plenty of ways around that if you want to. The matching centre should take you leagues ahead of where you are at the moment. Next should be a better sub and then onto a new amp which will accomodate your changes. :)
     

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