Originally Posted by KaliKid2013
Hello, I am new where, so forgive me if I post something in an incorrect manner, I was never a msg board kind of guy, this is my first post.
I was hoping I can pose a question and get some opinions.
I am just getting into building a system, I am new and still learning all the tech stuff, and having a good time learning, thanks for all the knowledge available here.
I have new B&W system, about 3 weeks on the CMs, had the 684 about 2 years.....CM9 for fronts, the CM2C center, 684 in the rear with an ASW610 sub, I ordered a ASW12CM sub, which should arrive next week at my dealer. I am 90% music, concert video, maybe 10% movies. Currently running through a Marantz SR 5005 for the 3 channels and borrowing my dealers Rotel 2 channel RB-1582 for the fronts. I also just got the other day an Oppo BDP-105, which I haven't even started learning my way around.
So, here is my question....I just purchased and still have not opened the box, Rotel RSP-1572 pre amp, and I have pre-ordered the soon to be released ( I hope soon) Rotel RMB-1585 amp.
The amp has balanced connections, as does my Oppo, the pre-amp does not, nor does Rotel offer one that currently does.
Am I missing out on the advantages of the balanced connections by using a pre-amp w/o balanced connections? I have no noise in my system, so that is not an issue regarding the balanced connections.
My dealer, who I trust and is very honest, says no, the rep I spoke to from Rotel says no, what do you think?
Thank you in advance for your input.