Rotel RSP-966 worth buying?

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  1. Tom-KK

    Tom-KK Auditioning

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    Hey

    I have bought ROTEL RMB 1075 (will recieve it in a few days), and i was going to connect it to a Yamaha RXV-1300.But i can get 966 for about $600 new.Do you think this is a good buy, or should i use the 1300 as the decoder? I was planning to buy the 1066, but it will take a while before i can buy it, so is the 966 a good buy or not vs the decoder in the 1300? I don't care so much about the 6.1/7, because i don't have a lot of movies who supports this.

    Almost forgot, how old is the 966?

    Thanks for the help!

    regards
    Tom
     
  2. craig_d_can

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    I believe you are referring to the RSP-976, and not 966. The 976 is basically just an outdated 1066...it lacks DPL2, 7.1 capability, 5 channel stereo. Other than that you'd be hard pressed to tell a difference between the two(sound quality). The 976 would be quite an improvement over the Yammy, IMO.
     
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  4. Andrew Pratt

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    I'd pass on that and get the 1055 instead since its cheaper then the 1066 and sounds VERY similar when used as a pre amp..plus it comes with a tuner.
     

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