Allright.....best 1K pre-amp?

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  1. Meaux

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    Tuner is not nessary, I guess I should say prosessor..?
     
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    Adcom GFP-750 is hard to beat for under $1M. Passive and active stages, balanced and unbalanced, remote control and an HT Bypass.
     
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    Yea, I like the specs, but I'm a little disapointed with my Adcom 550. It suddenly lost all steering direction in the Dolby surround modes, still works in 5,4 and stereo modes.

    I find myself longing for the "McIntosh sound" that I once had. I sold it when I must have lost my mind.....
     
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    I would go for a Lex DC-1 and the Creek passive volume control (which I believe has a passthru effect). No multichannel support, but excellent HT and two channel. May run you about $1100 (budgets are made to be broken ;-)

    M.
     
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    I believe you can pick up the adcom GTP-830 for about $899.99.. there's also the outlaw unit in which I do not know the model #.
     
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    Marantz av9000 I believe can be had for under a grand on eBay.
    Great unit, a bit dated;
    5 channels, no DPL II, no DTS-EX, etc.
    Great music performance, build quality, great remote, and a rare built in RF Demod for DD 5.1 laserdisc.
    I love mine, and have no plans on upgrading.
     
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    the outlaw 950 is the best prepro buy...ever.
     
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    Is this for 2 channel music?

    Convergent Audio Cat SL1 reference
     
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    Craig, I think Dave was referring to the Outlaw 950 as a "best buy" in terms of price/performance, not as the best pre-pro out there....ever.
     
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    Seconds on a used DC-1.
     
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    Its a little more expensive, but I really like the Audio Refinement Pre-5 DSP. It retails for $1395, but plays like some much more expensive processors I've heard.
    www.audiorefinement.com
    Good Luck,
    Brandon
     
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