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#145824 - 08/19/06 02:29 PM Reciever options
cyannkillspetey Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Hi I will be purchasing my Grand master 500 within the next few months. I am very excited!! I was wondering what you use to power these babies.

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#145825 - 08/19/06 02:39 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: cyannkillspetey]
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Registered: 12/29/05
Posts: 3301
Loc: Central,California
Welcome cyannkillspetey.
Any receiver should have no problem powering your system, although most of us tend to stick with the major brands, HK,Denon,Yamaha,Onkyo, my advice would be to find a receiver with the options you want in your price range and go from there.
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#145826 - 08/19/06 04:34 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: cyannkillspetey]
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Loc: Iowa
Welcome to the family.

I agree with Mike that most good AVR's will drive those speakers with no problems. I would also stick to a reputable name. What is your budget? What is your room size? There are lots of great receivers out there...

Randy
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#145827 - 08/19/06 04:43 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: SirQuack]
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Registered: 05/21/04
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Yes there are tons of very good receivers out there. Tell us how much you want to spend and maybe we can give you some recommendations.

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#145828 - 08/19/06 05:20 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: ElTorrente]
cyannkillspetey Offline
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Well if i am going to do this, I am gonna do this right the first time. No more than 900 I guess. I am looking at the Denon 2807. My room size might be on the medium or medium to small range. I will be living in Hawaii. But I wanna be able to expand If and when I move into a larger place. Thats why I am going with the bookshelves rather than the floorstanders.

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#145829 - 08/19/06 05:29 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: cyannkillspetey]
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Canadian or US $?
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#145830 - 08/19/06 05:30 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: cyannkillspetey]
HomeDad Offline
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Imho the 2807 would be a great choice, also if you decide to upgrade in the future to floorstanders like the M80's, the 2807 will have no problem driving the 4ohm load.
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#145831 - 08/19/06 05:45 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: Ken.C]
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US$. I see it as low as 720$. I will try to get a deal on it as well.

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#145832 - 08/19/06 07:23 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: cyannkillspetey]
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Registered: 12/30/03
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Welcome Cy,

IMHO, the 2807 would be a fine choice.
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#145833 - 08/19/06 08:10 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: Ajax]
cyannkillspetey Offline
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Thanx i was thinkin so too. I am a newbie to this stuff so I wanted to get some inputs.

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#145834 - 08/19/06 11:27 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: cyannkillspetey]
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Registered: 04/30/05
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Loc: Alabama
It is hard to go wrong with any of the brands mentioned on this thread.
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#145835 - 08/20/06 01:56 AM Re: Reciever options [Re: cyannkillspetey]
spiffnme Offline
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Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5219
Loc: Los Angeles
It's a bit more money than you were speaking of, but I'm a big fan of Rotel products and they recently released a new receiver with dual HDMI inputs.

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#145836 - 08/20/06 10:52 AM Re: Reciever options [Re: cyannkillspetey]
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Cy, I have the Denon 2805 which is about a 1.5yrs old. My room is 30ft x 30ft and it has no problems driving my 7.1 system. The 2807 is newer, so you would have no issues.

Also, wherever you buy it, make sure you purchase from a reputible local retailer or online etailer, otherwise, the warranty may not apply.
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#145837 - 08/24/06 10:39 AM Re: Reciever options [Re: SirQuack]
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 2102
Loc: Hollywood. (Canadian @ <3)
Sirquack,

Have you had problems with your Denon? I live in Canada and am considering buying a referbed 2805 from ecost.com for $530CAD which is perfect for me. I am not planning on worrying about the warranty becuase I am expecting the 2805 to last for a long time without a service call.

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#145838 - 08/24/06 01:32 PM Re: Reciever options [Re: Hutzal]
Rock_Head Offline
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Registered: 10/10/04
Posts: 873
Loc: Delta, BC, Canada
I purchased my Denon AVR-885 (AVR-2105) from Ecost and it has been operating flawlessly for well over a year now. There is a repair depot locally that handles Denon products so I am not too concerned.
Shaun

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