3 Channel Amp with Balanced connections

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  1. EricKH

    EricKH Agent

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    I am in the process of building an additional HT in my basement. I have the following equipment
    Processor: Meridian 568
    Amp Sides: Adcom GFA-5500
    Amp Rears: Adcom GFA-5500
    DVD: Pioneer Elite DV-37
    TV: Mitsubishi HD 46 inch
    Mains: Monitor Audio Silver 9i
    Center Monitor Audio Silver 12i
    Sides: Monitor Audio Silver 3i
    Rears: Monitor Audio Silver 3i
    AC Power: Richard Gray 1200
    Since the 568 offers balanced connections fot the mains and center, I would like to get a good 3 channel (at least 200 WPC) with balanced connections. Any suggestions that would be at the level of the equipment I have purchased?
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  2. Shawn Solar

    Shawn Solar Supporting Actor

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    The only amp I know of that has balanced connections and is 200 watts a channel is the Anthem mca-3. I think it sells for about 1200-1500.
     
  3. Adam

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    The Proceed HPA3 is a three channel amp with balanced inputs. Awsome.
    It is rated at 250 WPC. and weighs like 120 lbs. It ain't cheap around $4000, but niether is Meridian.
    There is also, a HPA2, 2-channel version.
    Adam.
     
  4. Graeme Shiomi

    Graeme Shiomi Stunt Coordinator

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    There's the 6B-ST from Bryston. Balanced Inputs and 250 WPC (which is conservative, probably closer to 300).
    Graeme
     
  5. Claude M

    Claude M Stunt Coordinator

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    The Anthem has the balanced inputs but it's 200W one channel driven. All channels driven it's 175W.
     
  6. Rick Sorken

    Rick Sorken Auditioning

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    Eric,
    I have 2-6ch amps from Cinepro. I'm using one for my three front channels which is switchable and turns two channels into 1 high powered single channel. They have balanced and unbalanced inputs. I can't say enough good things about these amps. Have a look here for the models and pricing.
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    Rick & Carey's Home Theater
     
  7. Robert A. Willis Jr.

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