In Search of Used Seperates -- Advice?

Discussion in 'AV Receivers' started by MikeNagy, Jul 15, 2003.

  1. MikeNagy

    MikeNagy Stunt Coordinator

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    I'm looking for an oldie-but-goodie(and cheaper) amp, and a relatively modern pre/pro with a street (used) price of around $800-900 total. What stuff is worth looking at in that range?
     
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    chung_sotheby Supporting Actor

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    HK 2.0 pre/pro and a B&K AV5000 amp. But I think that for $800-900 total you might be better served by looking at some of the higher end receivers, like Marantz, HK, Denon, Pioneer Elite, Nad and Rotel.
     
  3. MikeNagy

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    Yeah, thats what everyone keeps telling me... :-/ I would really like the flexibility (at least as far as upgrades go) that having seperates gives you, but...receivers are just that much simpler/convenient/better integrated.

    I'll be sure to check those units out. Thanks!
     
  4. gregD

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    I think you're looking at slim pickin's for $8-900, especially if you're set on a fairly recent pre-pro... and even then you're probably taking some risks on the likes of Ebay.

    I'd hold out til there's another $700 available and go for the Outlaw 950 / 7100 combo... if there was ever a bang-for-the-buck way to get started with separates, that's it!
     

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