Please help me build my HT

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  1. Hoang

    Hoang Auditioning

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    Hello all,

    I'm just getting into HT and need your advice and opinions. I currently have a very low-end receiver that is only used for audio...no surround sound yet. I would like to replace this with a pre/pro and amp. The speakers I have right now are also very old...Cerwin Vega D-9. I will keep these for the time being.

    I would like everyone's opinion on what pre/pro and amp I should get. I plan on starting with this first then move on to adding/replacing speakers later on. I would like to spend about $1500-2000 for the pre/pro and amp. I have started looking at Rotel, Parasound, B&K and others. I would like my equipment to be reliable also.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    Hoang
     
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    I forgot to mention that I wouldn't mind buying used, but of course I would prefer new (anyone would, right?). Thanks
     
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    please help....anyone
     
  4. John S

    John S Producer

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    For that sort of money, go get a Denon 4803 and don't look back, and actually for $640 people here have been getting the 3803, it is a better deal at that price point. Good luck with the purchase.


    If you really are going separates, you will be doing a fair amount of homework in that price range to get what you want.
     
  5. gregD

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    In that price range, the only option for new separates is Outlaw... the next step up is Rotel, but there the budget moves up to $2500 minimum.

    Audiogon and the 'For Sale' portion of this forum are good places to look for used gear... but always take precautions when trading online.
     

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