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#257235 - 04/18/09 12:34 AM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: mistico]
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I had m60's for a couple of years and I loved them, however, peer preasure from the m80's club got the best of me. \:\)
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#257239 - 04/18/09 02:33 AM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: SirQuack]
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We'll strike again when the M100s come out.

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#257242 - 04/18/09 04:43 AM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: mistico]
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 Originally Posted By: mistico
The lower bass is so much stronger and so much more detail as well, they just feel alive. I've been listening to music without a sub for the last two weeks and honestly I don't feel like it's needed(movies excluded). .
The Yamaha by itself could play to insanely loud levels without breaking a sweat, but now I can listen at 75-80db and the speakers sing with enough bass to make my hardwood floors vibrate. Before I had to play at much higher db level for the same "sound".

I beleive the newer receivers like the 3808 will prove better than my 5 year old Yamaha though, and the difference between it and a separate amp might be negligable. I have not heard the newer ones though.

That was how I felt with the M80s and the A1400. My Denon 3808, much like your Yamaha, can hit very loud +100db levels but the A1400 just worked soooo much better even at the same low db levels, so no, older/newer receivers are not in the same league as seperate amps, IMO.
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#257269 - 04/18/09 01:20 PM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: jakewash]
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M60's are awesome

I want you guys to stop talking about amps now, though.
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#257272 - 04/18/09 01:29 PM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: jakewash]
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I beleive the newer receivers like the 3808 will prove better than my 5 year old Yamaha though, and the difference between it and a separate amp might be negligable. I have not heard the newer ones though.


That was how I felt with the M80s and the A1400. My Denon 3808, much like your Yamaha, can hit very loud +100db levels but the A1400 just worked soooo much better even at the same low db levels, so no, older/newer receivers are not in the same league as seperate amps, IMO.




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#257275 - 04/18/09 01:39 PM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: Wid]
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#257283 - 04/18/09 02:33 PM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: CV]
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In all the work we're planning on having done, I'm going to have my HT system put on it's own 20amp circuit just in case Outlaw has a "can't resist" sale someday....
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#257378 - 04/19/09 12:42 AM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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I keep putting the A1400-2 in my shopping cart and then clearing it before I hit enter. My wife has given me the go ahead to buy the A1400-8 as soon as I have saved up for it \:\) Anyone need some work done on their cars, it will only cost you $4500 cdn ;\)
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#257382 - 04/19/09 12:49 AM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: jakewash]
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I give you one more week.
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#257386 - 04/19/09 12:58 AM Re: Recommended stereo receiver for M60's. [Re: fredk]
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I wish \:\)
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