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post #1 of 5 Old 07-12-2011, 12:41 PM - Thread Starter
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Recently I had a lightning strike on my house and lost my entire home theater, everything got fried...
Since I'm going to be replacing things anyway, should I replace my Yamaha RXV-1065 receiver with another receiver, and go with the Emotiva umc-1 and Emotiva XPA-3 and XPA-5? I already have a XPA-3 powering my front speakers so I would just need the umc-1 and xpa-5 for the rest.
I just thought this would be a good time to go to separate components. Is it really worth it?

In case it matters the rest of my components are:
Front - Polk TSi-300
sides and rears - Polk FXI-A4
center - Polk CS10
Subs - Pinnacle sonic-500 (x2)
amp - Emotiva XPA-3

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Anyone have any input on this? I'm going ot be ordering tomorrow so I would like to have some feedback. Is there a better option for this price range? I have $1500 to either go with the Emotiva processor and 5 channel amp or a really good receiver. Just not sure what's the best option?
Any input would be greatly appreciated.

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Last time I looked into the UMC-1 it was a buggy mess. Admittedly that was a long time ago. You may want to do some extensive research on it elsewhere.

The UMC-1 has never got a lot of love around these parts...I guess the owners don't check/contribute here all that often...
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hmm.. can anyone suggest a good alternative for a similar price?

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I've been reading a lot about the Integra DHC-40.2, and the Marantz AV7005 as well. They are both a little more money but if it's worth it. Does anyone know where to order the Integra?? I can't find any place to get either of these online.

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