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post #1 of 10 Old 04-09-2014, 10:29 PM - Thread Starter
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I am finally going to replace my old HK AVR-525. She paid for herself long ago. Still looks good too. 

 

So, I would like to spend between 600 - 700. Mostly movies but I will crank music whenever I have the house to myself. Speakers are all Tannoy. A pair of Sensys DC1's, the matching DCC, a pair of ceiling speakers for the rear's (dont know the model off hand) and sub. 

 

Saw an open box Denon X3000 for 699 at BestBuy. Not sure if that is a good deal or not.

 

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=0MJ-0022-00014
$500 new shipped with factory warranty. Stronger hdmi compatibility.
Ypao does eq subwoofer down to 30hz. Also has manual peq on main channels.
Lowest price full preamp output receiver.
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The Denon X2000 may be a better buy unless you need the extra features on the X3000.

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Thanks guys.

 

That Yamaha looks like a killer deal. Whats the catch ? New Egg is close enough for me to will call. I am ready to pull the trigger unless there is a good reason not to.

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Thanks guys.

That Yamaha looks like a killer deal. Whats the catch ? New Egg is close enough for me to will call. I am ready to pull the trigger unless there is a good reason not to.

It was $450 a few days ago..

It's last years model too.
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http://app.audiogon.com/listings/receivers-marantz-sr5008-receiver-almost-brand-new-2014-04-10-miscellaneous-85743

This Marantz has much better Room Correction. Offer him $550 or $600. This receiver will not last long ! I owned an SR 5002 for five years, with ZERO problems.
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Picked up the Yamaha. So far I am loving it. Thanks

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Sweet.
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Buyer's remorse time. Crutchfield has new in box Yamaha RX-A1020's for $699 with full warranty and free shipping. :eek: 

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Buyer's remorse time. Crutchfield has new in box Yamaha RX-A1020's for $699 with full warranty and free shipping. eek.gif  
I think you got a better deal. I'd wager you would not be able to tell any difference between the 775 and the 1030 as far as sound goes
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