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  1. ArthurJ

    ArthurJ Second Unit

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    1) Rotel RSP-1066/RMB-1075 $2960 (CAD) Tax Included
    OR
    2) Rotel RSX-1055/RMB-1075 $2800 (CAD) Tax Included


    #1 Pro's:
    "TRUE" Seperates

    #2 Pro's:
    Tuner
    Felxibility (If for some reason I need to sell my RMB-1075, I have power to fall back on)
    Cheaper

    What the heck would you do in this situation...?
     
  2. ChrisHeflen

    ChrisHeflen Supporting Actor

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    How about....

    3) Rotel RSP 1098/RMB1075 ?
     
  3. ArthurJ

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    Are you sure you got my question?
     
  4. Andrew Pratt

    Andrew Pratt Producer

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    Arthur I'd go for the 1066 if you don't need the tuner but either way they'll sound extremely similar.

    You likely should check out Club Rotel since that same question has been gone over numerous times there.
     
  5. Paul Chalk

    Paul Chalk Stunt Coordinator

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    Getting the 1055 combo gives you a tuner, and the option to bi-amp. Plus it's cheaper.
     
  6. ArthurJ

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    Hey Paul, I'm from Red Deer [​IMG]


    hmmm, what to do...
     
  7. Paul Chalk

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    ArthurJ,

    Go for the 1066/1075 and be done with it.

    Kevin
     
  9. Nick V

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    Another fellow Albertan here!!

    I'd say go for the 1066 if you're the type that obsesses over little things. If you go with the 1055, you might always be wondering if the 1066 would have sounded just a bit better.

    If you're all about value, it's obvious which one you should pick. If you can set it up once, tailor the settings and be content to simply listen, you may want to go with the 1055, as I don't think there is a significant sonic difference.
     
  10. ArthurJ

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    Just wondering if it has a dedicated headphone amp...thanks!
     
  11. Andrew Pratt

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  12. Andrew Pratt

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    No it doesn't. You can add a much better head phone amp to any receiver/pre amp for not that much money. There was someone asking that same question the other day if you want to read their responses.
     
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    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

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    Arthur, I've combined your two Rotel threads.

    M.
     
  14. Mark Russ

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    I concur with Paul in post #5. That will give you the most options. Even if you don't biamp all speakers, you could at least do it with the mains (and maybe even center too), you would still have 2 extra channels for full on 7.1, and/or still have 2 channels leftover for multi room, etc. Win/win situation all the way around.
    Besides, isn't the pre/pro section in the 1055 supposed to be the same as the 1066 anyway?
     

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