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#366663 - 02/15/12 03:04 AM Re: Yamaha rx-671 [Re: dakkon]
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Sure, Alex; I'm well aware of it, especially from the recent S&V tests and review . No question, it's a superb performer, but rather pricey. As you may have gathered, I view the entire concept of a pre-pro and separate amplifier as being flawed, since the present-day receivers do the job in the vast majority of applications and far more economically. Here, for example, as I already suggested above, the Onkyo 3009(especially at the A4L price)blows away the separates competition economically.
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#366726 - 02/15/12 03:28 PM Re: Yamaha rx-671 [Re: bwallen77]
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I was asking about the integra, due to bwallen77's desire to buy the 978.. I think the integra would be much more feature packed than the proposed outlaw product... Also, comparatively speaking the Integra is pretty cheap... the Anthem D2v is 7,400$$ and the Denon processor is also about 7,400$......


I was also asking for my own benefit :), i will possibly be upgrading my processor in the next few years, as the one i have now does not have HDMI, and i know that you know a lot more about this stuff than myself...

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#366795 - 02/15/12 09:45 PM Re: Yamaha rx-671 [Re: dakkon]
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Yes, I'd agree. Even assuming that the 978 appears and is pretty much as advertised(and advertised, and...), the Integra would appear to have an edge.
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#367066 - 02/17/12 11:37 AM Re: Yamaha rx-671 [Re: bwallen77]
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So Alan,

Maybe a stupid quesiton, but if given the choice, I should leave the ohm selector to 8 vs switching to 6 or 4?

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#367069 - 02/17/12 12:08 PM Re: Yamaha rx-671 [Re: bwallen77]
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Always 8...
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#367071 - 02/17/12 12:12 PM Re: Yamaha rx-671 [Re: bwallen77]
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Agreed, 8 is the answer.
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#367097 - 02/17/12 02:19 PM Re: Yamaha rx-671 [Re: bwallen77]
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bwallen77,

Yes, always at the 8-ohm setting no matter what lower impedances your speakers are. Ignore the owner's manual advice on the impedance switch or settings. In an earlier post, JohnK explained why.

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#367174 - 02/17/12 11:39 PM Re: Yamaha rx-671 [Re: bwallen77]
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I always thought the answer was 42
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