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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432695 06/25/19 11:51 AM
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I scored a great deal on a used MRX 720 from a reputable guy on Canuck Audio Mart. Should be a nice step up from the Denon 4500.


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432696 06/25/19 12:15 PM
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She's gonna kick you out. Lol.


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432699 06/25/19 01:21 PM
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Nah, I should be able to recoup most of the cost by selling my barely used Denon. And my wife got her swimming pool a couple of summers ago. I've got at least a few more years of being able to use that to justify my expensive gadget buys.


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432702 06/25/19 07:16 PM
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You might want to keep the Denon to power Algonquins in the pool area.


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432703 06/25/19 07:43 PM
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The Anthem has a Zone 2 if I ever want to do that.


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432704 06/25/19 08:01 PM
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What if she wants to kick back and chill to some lame tunes with her friends poolside while you and your buds bang your heads to sick notes in the basement?


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432705 06/25/19 11:44 PM
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She's happy listening on tiny Bluetooth speakers. Yuck.


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432706 06/25/19 11:49 PM
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More in the speaker budget for you then. laugh


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432747 06/30/19 02:56 PM
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Got the MRX 720 up and running. Out of the box, it sounded far better than the Denon (and that's with external amplification in both cases). Cleaner, and more detailed, with better imaging. The gap widened even further after running ARC Genesis.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MBvU6BQx7VaTKL5vzfPUwBLZJ6beIFZ2/view?usp=drivesdk


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Re: AVR or pre amp recommendations? Going 4K
michael_d #432750 06/30/19 03:24 PM
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Those curves you posted are very impressive. I see the target curves for the front M5s are downward tilting. ARC therefore must be determining the designed response of the speaker and attempting to correct to it for your room. All indications are it did a marvelous job. Does it allow you to adjust the target curve slope?


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Air Force, Freedom
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