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Originally Posted by RickD1225
I looked at the Emotiva XPA-5 and was concerned about the gain being 32 dB and introducing noise into my system. The Rotel RMB-1095 is totally quiet!
The gain between the two might not be noticeable but the Emotiva has half the transformer power and capacitors. If the Rotel can be had for under $1000, then that is what I'd go with.
Denon AVR X7200WA, Emotiva XPR-5, Emotiva XPA-7, Sony XBR 75" 850C, Oppo UDP-203, Roku Ultra.
DefTech BP7000SC (L/R), CLR3000 (C), SM55 (FH), UIW BPZ/A (SB), UIW 75 (TM).
JBL L7 (Sur), EoSone RSR 350 (RH).
PC 2.1 setup. Emotiva Stealth 6, SVS SB16-Ultra sub, Emotiva DC-1 DAC.