B&K Ref 20 vs Ref 30 - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 12-30-2000, 06:46 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Club Gold
Andy Lammer's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,537
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Liked: 10
A local used Ref 20 popped up for sale at a good price.

For strictly 5.1 movie listening, would one notice much improvement between a Ref 20 and a Ref 30 ?

Thanks - Andy
Andy Lammer is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 12-31-2000, 12:23 AM
Advanced Member
Dan Henderson's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Tempe, AZ
Posts: 546
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Liked: 10
The Ref 30 is a total upgrade from the 20. The most notable new features (for me) are..

1. New Motorola DSP - this puppy is much faster (on paper anyhow)
2. Selectable notch filter(s).
3. Room acoustics setup. Built in tone generator.
4. 3 zones output - all with video and digital sound.
5. firewire input (so you can connect your digital camera... j/k)
6. more bass management than you could ever need. - no flames please.

Thats all that comes to mind. Correct me if I'm wrong, but weren't the DACS upgraded in the 30?


Dan Henderson

Dan Henderson
Dan Henderson is offline  
Sponsored Links
Closed Thread Speakers

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off