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I have absolutely nothing connected, and it was not plugged in for a long time before I tried again and still same result. I hope this isn't a complete fail!
Sorry to hear that...doesn't sound good to me.
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Hah, you guys are scaring me away from buying my 510! Well...not really but it does sound like this thing has a bit of a learning curve. Really been looking forward to the MRX-510 for a long time as my low end Yamaha just isn't doing it for me.

Been saving for 7 months now and I've actually got the money in hand. Sadly there are only 3 dealers I know of in the Northern Wi. area:

One is 2 hours away. Full retail, no negotiation

One is 45 minutes away but insists on absolute full retail for the 510 while only having last years models on display so I cannot see or listen to it. Also wants to talk more about the 250+ dollar audioquest cables that I "really should buy".

The last place is just across town. This is also the place where I bought my Monitor 11, center, and atom rears so I figured I'd be able to haggle the price on a 510 but it's a no go there too.

I didn't think Anthem had a price freeze but these folks either steadfastly adhere to a full retail price or argue that there is simply no margin to work with. I just feel that full retail is ridiculous on any product. They are not selling it to me, they are not demonstrating it...etc they are simply ordering it...

Am I expecting too much?
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^^^^you should be able to get a discount.
10 to 15 percent. I would think the place you
Got your speakers would help you. That's BS.

I would suggest maybe taking good old cash in
Hand with you.

Business practices like this are why the 2
Paradigm dealers nearest to me went out
Of business.

PS- I was able to get my mrx300 at 13% discount
3 or 4 years back. They do have room to work,
Just greedy or desperate.
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