Top 3 Brands

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  1. Giob

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    In terms of overall quality, which brands would be your top 3?
     
  2. FeisalK

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    Would money be an issue?
     
  3. AlbertD

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    Quality? In my very limited opinion

    Sunfire
    B&K
    Denon
     
  4. Rob Kramer

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    I definately wouldnt put Denon on my quality list. B&K is iffy also.

    Money no issue - how about Bel Canto? Halcro? Goldmund?

    Money an issue - can anything beat Jolida for the price?
     
  5. Martin Rendall

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    Quality? Perhaps Anthem or Bryston.

    Denon? Pah! [​IMG]

    Martin.
     
  6. Eddie Horton

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    That's a pretty subjective question. If "quality" means a reliable product, then my Aiwa mini system I had when I was a kid played pretty much non stop for years. Never had a problem with it.
     
  7. Elinor

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    For what type of component?
     
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    Hasbro - They make Axis & Allies, the original Transformers, and Monopoly.

    Legos - Can't go wrong there.

    Kenner - They make Star Wars toys.
     
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    honestly, does anything beat Disney, Microsoft, and Bose?[​IMG]
     
  10. AlbertD

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    Pretty funny replies. I see I was limiting myself needlessly. Actually the top three brands would be:

    Nordhavn
    Kadey Krogen
    Real Ships

    Of course that's if we're talking about ocean crossing trawlers!
     
  11. Eddie Horton

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    How about Levitra, Viagra, and Cialis?
     
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    Home Theater: Theta, Meridian and Lexicon

    2-channel: Lamm, Thor and Nagra
     
  13. Giob

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    Guys, i was referring to receiver brands :)
     
  14. Elinor

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    Oh receivers. Don't know. [​IMG]
     
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    hanes
    fruit of the loom
    bvd
     
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    The question is far to vague. Top 3 in terms of WHAT? Sound? Features? What price range? I would have a list under $1K and obviously a very different one at under $5K.
     
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    How about Miramax, Harley-Davidson, and Dogg Digital ? [​IMG]
     
  18. Kevin_R_H

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    Giob,

    It is my humble opinion that few (if any) receivers made today compare favorably with the behemoth receivers from 25 years ago. I honestly don't understand how engineers can un-learn things.

    But the same is true of audio recordings. I have a few that are over 40 years old, and that sense of "wow" is more present than anything put out today (to include SACD/DVD-A).

    Kevin
     
  19. Giob

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    John Garcia, you are right. Maybe I should limit it to top receiver brands under $500. Thanks for the clarification.

    Kevin, you made a very interesting point. My aim really was to be able to focus on the brands because i'm shopping for a receiver right now. I'm overwhelmed by the number of brands out there and i would like to focus on just 3. thanks.
     

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