Rotel 1066 for $1150--Good Deal?

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  1. SteveL

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    LOcal HT shop has a Rotel 1066 that he claims was brought back after a week to upgrade, will warranty it. Will Sell for $1150. Is this a good price? Thanks for the input.
    Steve L.[​IMG]
     
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    Doesn't sound bad considering they are going between $900 and $1150 used on audiogon.
     
  3. gregD

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    It's an OK price... there are seldom killer deals on Rotel units, as they have high resale value (hey, they must be pretty good!).

    Some dealers never go below MSRP.

    If there are other Rotel retailers near you, it might be worth shopping a little... Rotel will soon roll out the next-generation prepro, the RSP-1068... that might put a few used 1066's on the market at attractive pricing.

    Also be aware that the receivers, the current 1055 and the next-generation 1056, each have nearly the exact same DACs, processors, and preamp sections as their respective standalone prepro's (1066, 1068) for a lesser cost.
     
  4. Rich Wenzel

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    i dont think thats a good price...given that originally it wasnt to hard to get it for 1260...

    given that a replacement is coming and that its open box, i feel its too much...

    Rich
     
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    I was wrong about the 1260, i meant to say 1350 is easy to get when it was the current item...some would go as low as 1275...

    Rich
     
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    anyone know the differences between the 1066 and the 1068?
     
  7. JoeHard

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    I bought a brand new 1066 in Jan. 04 for 1100. I dont't know all the differences, but I believe the 1068 is said to be closer to the 1098 performance wise.It will also do ProLogic IIx. Be aware that there will be no PLIIx upgrade on the 1066, and I doubt Rotel will offer much as far as future software upgrades for the 1066 as they are focused more on the 1068.
     
  8. Claude M

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    I purchased a new Sherwood P-965 for much less than that from a local authorized dealer.
     
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    What does that have to do at all with this thread?
     
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  11. Claude M

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    Why purchase a pre/pro that's been out for a while when other choices are available for less money? That was my point. Maybe he was not aware of other choices so I thought I'd point that out.
     

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