I currently own the Outlaw 990/7700 combo. I am sure that most everyone on this forum has read about the 978's failure to become a marketable item in the HT arena.
I am looking for a processor to update my 990 and I wanted to take advantage of the forum to see if there is any products that I am not aware of or will soon be released or perhaps update a current version.
I am waiting until next summer to make this change but as you can see I have a lot of enthusiasm and excitement even though this transformation is months away. 11 months to be exact. I am intending to pull the trigger on July 1st...my birthday...make my better half feel a little guilty and she might throw a few dollars my way.
Budget $3000.00 plus the sale or trade in of my Outlaw 990. I do not intend to change my Outlaw 7700 amp.
At the top of my list is the Integra DHC 80.3, Next is the Marantz 7005, and the Denon AVP AIHDCI (A).
This processor also has to have a great 2-channel listening experience as I like to listen to a lot of music.
Home Theater B&W803D,HTM3S,DS7,Mitshubishi HC6800,Da Lite screen,Outlaw990/7700, Fathom 110, Furman Elite,Comcast,Oppo 93,APPLE TV, 2Channel B&W803D,Bob Latino's m125 tube mono-blocks,Grace Design m920,TIDAL,Oppo93Cables/Nakamichi, Monster, BJC, Audio8