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#122156 - 12/28/05 05:00 PM M60Ti whats the best receiver
sred1999 Offline
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Registered: 12/28/05
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I just ordered M60ti and VP150. Can you guys suggest the best receiver for these speakers.

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#122157 - 12/28/05 05:08 PM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
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The M60's are very easy to drive. Being an 8ohm design, they will sound good with most AVR's. Can you give us an idea on your budget? It really boils down to options of the AVR. Denon's are a very nice match and have lots of bells and whistles, but some find them hard to figure out. Onkyo, Yamaha, Pioneer are a few others that are popular.

Randy


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#122158 - 12/28/05 05:10 PM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
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my setup below:
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#122159 - 12/28/05 05:12 PM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
sred1999 Offline
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Registered: 12/28/05
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I am looking at Yamaha rxv2500, denon avr 3805 or Harmon Kardon dpr 2005. Please suggest which would be the best or any receiver outside these. How are pioneer receivers? what model do you suggest.

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#122160 - 12/28/05 06:51 PM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
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Registered: 12/16/05
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First of all, what is your budget? That may narrow down your choices a lot.
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#122161 - 12/28/05 08:20 PM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
oz350z Offline
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Registered: 05/31/05
Posts: 562
Loc: Atlanta
I would go with the HK over the Yamaha. I guess that is just my personal preference based on what I think I know. Keep in mind momma always said I was a half bubble off plumb.
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#122162 - 12/28/05 08:50 PM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
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Registered: 02/08/04
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i would say NAD t773.. possibly.. i have the processor that is pretty much the same thing as the 773 with out the built in amps, and its a very nice unit... you really should specify how much your looking to spend.. Below 5000$? if you don’t really have a budget i would look at the NAD masters series stuff, that is VERY nice, and is designed to compete with the ultra high end HT gear.. Another company no one has mentioned is marantz





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#122163 - 12/28/05 08:52 PM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
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Dan, I assume his budget is the same as the models he listed. I asked the same question and he replied with models he was considering.
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#122164 - 12/28/05 10:00 PM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
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out of the 3 you listed i would say the Yamaha.. had a buddy who had a yamaha reciever andhe freaking loved it, couldn't say enough good stuff about it, i almost bough a Yamaha, due to the how much he liked his..

if you trying to stick with in the same price range, all the manufactur's are going to be about equal, look for the product that has the options that "you" want, i would advice getting the fewest options that you need as possible, dont get one because it has 30different modes of surround sound, get the one that has the better processing, even if it only has mabe 3 modes.. you will enjoy those 3 modes, way more than you ever would the 27 modes of the other, that didnt sound as good...


hope this makes sense, and mabe even helps you chose your product..

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#122165 - 01/02/06 12:04 AM Re: M60Ti whats the best receiver
WestCDA Offline
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Registered: 01/01/06
Posts: 5
Loc: Calgary, AB
I'm using the M60s with a Yamaha RXV1400 receiver, and have been very happy with the sound. It's an HT setup with a VP150 and QS8s and M2s for 7.1 surround, and an SVS 20-39 PCI cylinder sub.

The sound is fantastic - no complaints at all. I've especially been enjoying more and more SACD and DVDA surround recordings. I just picked up Steely Dan's Gaucho and it bowled me over.

The current version of the Yamaha is the RXV1600 (recently released) which has HDMI switching, so I may get that for a couple of HDMI sources that I currently have to switch at the display. I'll definitely stay with the Yamaha, though.

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