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#1 of 5 OFFLINE   FrederickH



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Posted April 02 2003 - 02:25 AM

I recently upgraded my KEF Q speakers to the some KEF Reference 201s/202c and will at some point in time add the 203s or 205s. Currently, I have a Denon 3802 and would to continue to use it as a pre-amp, but want to upgrade the amp side. I think my budget would be about $5,000.

Anyone have good recommendations for amps in this range that will mate well with these speakers?

I look forward to your advices.

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#2 of 5 OFFLINE   Yogi



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Posted April 02 2003 - 03:35 AM

Proceed AMP 5 cant be beat at that price range. Its very close to Mark Levinson sound for considerably less. If you can find one used for < 3K then go for it without a second thought. My second choice in that range would be a Theta Intrepid. Thats another winner. Also did you consider going to a separates system for that price. Rotel, B&K, Outlaw all make components that will fit well in that price range. Best of luck.
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#3 of 5 OFFLINE   RayJK


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Posted April 03 2003 - 12:05 AM

Parasound 2205 and then use the extra $3,000 you saved to buy more DVDs.

#4 of 5 OFFLINE   Lee-M


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Posted April 03 2003 - 11:00 AM

McCormack HT5... $3500 new, around $2700 reconditioned. McCormack is one of the best-sounding solid-state amps you can buy. I nearly cried the first time I heard some of my favorites through a McCormack.

#5 of 5 OFFLINE   Scott_N


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Posted April 04 2003 - 03:05 AM

Well how about a Theta Digital Intrepid $3500 or a Bel Canto eVo6 $4900.

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