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Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone has had problems getting their Krell foundation to accept 1080p sources. My foundation is blacking out intermittently on 1080p Xbox setting but not at 720p. It also wont let me arcam blu ray player go above 1080i. Directv won't go 1080p either, just 1080i. The only source that will reliably go to 1080p is my oppo 105d. I've tried switching hdmi cables and hdmi ports with the same results

I have a 4k sony projector connected to it, not sure if that matters.

Thanks ahead of time for the help!
 

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I can get my hands of a Krell 4k Foundation for $2000 here locally and want to ask you guys a few questions to see if this Preamp would be a good fit for me. I listen to mostly music on my system, however I have a huge collection of dvd/Blu-ray concert videos I like to watch from time to time. Do watch movies too, but music is what I usually use my system for. Sound is the most important consideration when I purchase (upgrade) new equipment for my system, not video. I am a huge Vinyl collector (thousands) and Cd collection is just as big. Listen to most 80s pop, movie soundtracks and Heavy Metal music, (I know not true audiophile content, but I have a lot of audiophile recordings in every genera). So I have had my eye on the Parasound JC2 and using its home theater bypass when I watch videos or listen to multi-channel SACD and DVD-AUDIO, but the Krell 4k Foundation has caught my eye in maybe being the right fix for great sound and being a true multi-channel preamp verses a 2 channel set up. I wished I had enough room in my house for a two setups (ht in one and 2 channel in another) but like most I do not. So my questions are:

How does the Krell 4k Foundation sound with analog playback such as a VPI Scout turntable with AT150sa MM cartridge?

Does the Krell really shine with CDs played through a decent transport? Like airy highs and good midrange with any harshness, low end has to be very dynamic.

Are there other older HT models out there that I am missing that put sound above all else in the $5000 and under price point?

What is the soundstage like with the Krell 4k Foundation?

Do you guys still get a lot of musical joy from your Krell 4k Foundation or wanting to find an upgrade?

Right now I am using a Denon AVR 4520CI strictly as a preamp (power section not in use since I use Halo Parasound amps for all my ampification needs) and a Denon DBT-3313UDCI transport. I got a feeling the Krell 4k Foundation will be an upgrade in sound, question is though, How much?

Any input would be greatly appreciated and I have read all the publication reviews out there, but like to hear from the customers that own the products I am interested in. Thank you.
 
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