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#72820 - 12/19/04 06:04 PM Outlaw 770 or 755 or M-BLOCKS?
COACH2369 Offline
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Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 91
Loc: Cincinnati, OH
I have a Denon 3803 and I am looking to add more power to it. I have Axioms M60, VP150 and 4-QS8. My subwoofer is a HSU VTF-2.

I thought I would go with a brand new receiver, but many people have said adding amps would be the best way to go.

I have had Outlaw recommended to me and at first I was drawn to the 770 because it would take care of all seven channels in purchase. Then, after talking to some people, they recommended a couple of different things:

1. Outlaw 755 and let the 3803 power the surround back channels.
2. Purchase 2 or 3 of the M-Block amps and add more down the road.

Option 2 is the most economical right now, but I have never let that stand in the way. Do I lose anything by eventually having 7 seperate amps?

Any advice would be very helpful. For once, I am not familiar with going this route because I have always owned integrated receivers.

Thanks!
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#72821 - 12/19/04 06:23 PM Re: Outlaw 770 or 755 or M-BLOCKS?
CosmicVoyager Offline
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Registered: 02/01/04
Posts: 789
Loc: Asheville, NC
I did the 755 and later added the M200's.
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#72822 - 12/19/04 06:56 PM Re: Outlaw 770 or 755 or M-BLOCKS?
COACH2369 Offline
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Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 91
Loc: Cincinnati, OH
How do you like the M-Blocks? Did you make the jump from a receiver to the current setup you have?
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#72823 - 12/19/04 07:31 PM Re: Outlaw 770 or 755 or M-BLOCKS?
CosmicVoyager Offline
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Registered: 02/01/04
Posts: 789
Loc: Asheville, NC
I actually made the purchase on the Integra receiver first and then the amplifiers. Of course my old speakers no longer sounded as good as I thought they should so I upgraded to the M80's .

The M200's are very reliable and they are very transparent.

I think you would be very happy with them.
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#72824 - 12/19/04 10:15 PM Re: Outlaw 770 or 755 or M-BLOCKS?
MiniRock Offline
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Registered: 10/12/03
Posts: 494
Loc: Napavine, WA
I completely agree on the m-200; Outlaw Audio has made an extremely nice little amp that has no trouble keeping up with my B&K Ref 2220. I couldn't recommend it enough.
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