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#394615 - 06/27/13 10:22 PM Re: what control amplifier (Preamp) do Axiom users use [Re: cohesion]
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Registered: 05/13/02
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Loc: western canada
Originally Posted By: cohesion
FWIW I have an older Parasound Halo C2. It doesn't decode HD audio but I get around that by using the multichannel inputs with decoding done in an Oppo BDP95. This gives me XLRs and a very good setup overall. However I will eventually upgrade to a more modern unit. I agree that for audio quality alone there is probably little difference between this and a good quality AVR.

I was thinking about getting the Oppo and realized that i too have an older AVR now which doesn't have HDMI inputs.
However, i can do the multi channel audio as you say.
Then i also remembered the tv in that room would have to be replaced too.....

It is always that domino effect.
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#395743 - 08/02/13 06:29 PM Re: what control amplifier (Preamp) do Axiom users use [Re: Aegis]
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I used Yamaha for years, but switched to a Cambridge Audio 640R

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#397058 - 09/12/13 06:02 AM Re: what control amplifier (Preamp) do Axiom users use [Re: Aegis]
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Right now I'm using a Denon AVR-4311CI & Emotiva XPA-5 on my M80v3/VP180v3/QS8v3/SVS PB13-Ultra(x2) setup. I was going to get some Emotiva XPR-1 mono blocks after I upgrade to the M100's but I might get an Outlaw model 7900 which will let me bi-amp the M100's in my 5.2 setup. I'm also thinking about getting the newer Denon AVR-4520CI and switching out my Samsung PN50C7000 plasma for a projector. So many plans. laugh Probably all wishful thinking.
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#398008 - 10/20/13 05:22 PM Re: what control amplifier (Preamp) do Axiom users use [Re: Aegis]
damelon Offline
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Registered: 10/12/13
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Epic 80 - 7.2 Axiom Speakers
Sunfire TGA-7400 Amplifier
Onkyo PR-SC5508 Pre-Amplifier

See my entire theater (and the construction) here:
http://www.avsforum.com/t/1350179/the-bacon-race-theater-patio-project


Edited by damelon (10/20/13 05:22 PM)

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#398009 - 10/20/13 06:51 PM Re: what control amplifier (Preamp) do Axiom users use [Re: damelon]
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Originally Posted By: damelon
See my entire theater (and the construction) here:
http://www.avsforum.com/t/1350179/the-bacon-race-theater-patio-project


There's a level of incredible I'll never achieve.

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