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Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Colonel Burton, Aug 22, 2004.

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  1. Colonel Burton

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    Almost made me mind up on the amp either the RXV 1400RDS or the RVX 2400 RDS there`s 100£ difference but whats the difference between the amps? is it worth shelling out the extra for the 2400? :lease: cheers
     
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    Don't know if it's of use, but I demoed a 3805 and a 2400 (in stereo only). The 2400 was by far the weaker of the three (AVR200 being the other amp and the one I ended up buying). I had gotten the impression from around here that av amps are abysmal in stereo - I thought the 3805 was suprisingly decent.
     
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    To Answer your question there were about 3 or 4 differences.
    The 2400 has;
    Higher power output, rs232 port, macro capability on the remote and I think one other but it's been a while since I last looked.

    Checkout the PDF's on the yamaha web site, I did analyse these quite a bit when I was looking.

    Good luck in making your choice, these are being discontinued and making way fro the new receivers in sep/oct there are threads on these within this forum.

    Cheers

    Tone
     
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    On the other hand, I demoed the 1400, 2400, 2805 and 3805 amd thought both Yamahas easily bettered the Denon in multichannel, and were slightly better in stereo.

    Which proves only that we all like different sounds.

    To be honest, none of the amps in this price range are weak - it's just a case of which you prefer.
     
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    ok looks like it's the 2400 for me then and at 649£ from superfi what more could i want other then a few suggestions on what speakers will do it justice :) thanks guys
     
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    I wish I could accommodate them but I’m afraid the need to be smaller a pain I know but just don’t have the floor space, one other problem is I was going to go for the kef kht 2005.2 but the mrs don’t like the look of them and I don’t want to upset her at the minute lol so if you have any other suggestions please don’t hesitate to post them cheers for your help though is appreciated
     
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    If you want "misses" friendly speakers then the Kef KHT 5005 were the only ones I could get away with without :suicide:

    They sounded fantastic when I demo'd them, I just need to decide what to put them with
     
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    Any links to 1500/2500 info? The Search function and I doesn't seem to be friends regarding that subject...
     
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    Any problems you have with V2400 in stereo mode IMHO are due to set up. After a little tweaking of the 2400 setup it is stunning for an AV amp.
    I dont think there is hardly any difference between the Denon 3508 and Yamaha 2400 to be honest from all the write ups and forum feedback.
    You pay rya money.........
     
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    i found a bit on an Ausy site say they where coming that's all
     
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    Great Going there :) You wont regret them. They take a few hours to run in but they are sweet:smashin:
    Now all I gotta do is
    about replacing my MS309 with a nice new SVS sub :devil:
     
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    Ae Evos are becoming quite the speaker to have. I ordered mine yesterday from www.hispek.com Fronts £249 and centre £109. Also ordererd the Poineer 575 totally potless now.:eek:
     
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    Thanks Dfour, didn`t realize you had the Evos so silly question time what is ment but running them in and how do you do it and how long does it take cheers

    sharper
    I`m gonna be in the potless club to shortly after buying this setup i`ll be springing for the same plasma as yourself btw what do you think to it
     
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    Running in means to use the speakers untill they 'loosen up' and deliver all the sounds that they are capable off. I think AE recommend approx. 30 hours of use. Its all in the manual that comes with them.
     
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    Cool, i was thinking like don`t have them any louder then this and don`t play this type of sound for a few weeks or so, thanks for the headsup though :)
     
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    I cant praise them enough, you'll be going for the PW6 which I understand is just as good with easier connectabilty. Allow a good amount of money for cabling and the like. And get a pronto remote!

    For all things plasma I talk to Joe joe.fernand@btconnect.com he is a dealer and very helpful. His company is here http://www.tmfsolutions.co.uk/homecinema.htm . No I'm not on commission he is just very helpful.

    If I can help with any questions let me know.
     
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    Have you got your speakers yet m8? and if so what do you think to the Evo's then steve
     
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    Not yet, hopefully tommorow then Ill let you know. I will take awhile (a couple of days) to get them set up.
     
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    No problem, i`ll off down my local superfi store on Saturday to place my order as they have been very good with demoing products for me and even playing the films i kept taking down to see the difference between my current setup and the new one i`d rather spend the dosh in the shop rather then there online store :)
     
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    Set them up very quickly last night and listened to some bit and pieces on Rock Channel on $ky didgy some Yes was being played which I know quite well and I can honestly say I was impressed from the outset. Firstly the clarity of the centre for speech is excellent and the direct stereo from the Yami 2400 through the Evos is excellent.

    Remember these are just my early impressions. I would recommend the AE EVO 3's with the Yamaha V2400 to anybody, simply great. Cant wait to playing some more of my old CD's and taking in a film or two.
     
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    Cheer's for getting back to me Steve, can`t wait to get my gear ordered and setup :) the more i hear about this setup the more i can`t wait lol
     
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    just bought the evo3b setup myself (grin still on my face, hence the post!) and its the first bit of audio kit that ive bought in a long time.

    im amazed by the way they look! i dont have an amp to run it yet (yamaha ax750 soon!).

    cant wait to set it up against our current pioneer nsdv99 and hear the difference.

    pez
     
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    Did you pick them up or got them delivered? i ask because just wanted to know how big they where boxed up because the car we have is only small, cheers
     
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    I drive a Fiat Seicento.

    we dropped the back seats, i had the 2 boxes from the current pioneer nsdv99 in the boot on top of each other, and then we laid the 2 floorstanders on top of each other next to it. the sub went inline with the pioneer boxes, then we positioned the 2 rears (came in the same box) and the front on top of the sub and the pioneer bottom box.

    needless to say, it doubled the weight of my car (fiat seicento is one of the smallest cars on the roads id say, but is mighty inside! ive managed to fit 2 8 foot surfboards in there with 2 adults as well!).

    the floor stander boxes are pretty long.

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    Cheers for that pez
     
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    Just plugged in the DVD Pioneer 575 into the system and how they puthis baby out for this price is unbeleavable. Not the best build Iv ever seen but for the money outstanding. more thoughts after the weekend.
     
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    could anyone explain what the prescence outputs on the 1400 model actually are for? are these pre-outs for a pair of front effects speakers that would require another 2 channel amp to make use of or can you actually hook up a couple of speakers directly to them for 9 channel output? (in which case why are the speaker terminals different to the main 7 channel ones?) :lesson:
     

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