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Whats a denon av1se with kavc-a1se worth

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    I have been offered a gold denon av1se with kavc-a1se upgrade mint boxed for 800 delivered..I have a denon 3802 would it be worth the upgrade and is 800 cheap? I need to let the seller know asap so any advice would be appreciated...
     
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    That's a very good price for an upgraded A1SE. A mate of mine recently paid a grand for one. There's no comparison to the 3802 as the KA1SE is way ahead of it in every department. I'd snap his hand off for it. :)
     
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    Agree with Jase - go for it :smashin:
     
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    I was just going to post the cheque and the amp has been sold to someone else!

    :mad:

    Aww well its christmas and I couldnt really afford it... I will just keep looking for a gold 3805 then....
     
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    I am also looking at a KA1SE and wonder if you could tell me whether it is any better than a 3805 and how please.

    thanks
     
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    Better components, chassis and power for a 5.1 amp.

    However, If it were my money though I'd try to go for something more future-proof, I'd probably go for a Denon 3805 or Pioneer AX5Ai in that price range.
     
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    I can't see why anyone would choose the 3805 over a K-A1SE.
    The only thing lacking is DPLIIx and video up conversion. But in every other department, it is in a different league.

    It has THX Ultra2 for a start, and is massivley better built.
    As a stereo amp, its bloomin' brilliant and will drive almost any speaker package with consumate ease.

    The only amp I'd replace mine with is Denons up and coming £4000 amp.
    But I'm not paying that. So if you can get similar sound quality for £800....well, its a no brainer really.
     
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    Hi Guys,

    How would you rate an upgraded A1SE vs a TAG AV32R (plain vanilla version) partnered with a Rotel RB985 power amp? [both should be available for a similar price]

    Cheers

    Joust
     
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    I'd probably go for a Denon A1SE :thumbsup:
     
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    That's true, for stereo it is superb. No comparison with the Denon 3805.
     

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