Which amp? Anthem or Rotel

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  1. Henry Wai

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    Anyone help me decide which one of the two?, looking at the Anthem MCA 50 or Rotel RMB 1095?
     
  2. mackie

    mackie Supporting Actor

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    Go with the one you can get the best deal on. One advantage to Rotel is they hold their value very well. I don't know if anthem holds value as well, but from what I've read they're both good amps.
     
  3. Andrew Pratt

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    What speakers are you running Henry? Have you considered going with a better 2 channel amp for the fronts and a 5 channel for the rest?
     
  4. Henry Wai

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    Speakers are Boston VR40's, center VR920, Cerwin Vega sub LW-15

    Problem is, my Onkyo receiver TX-DS787 is going into thermal protect just before "REF" level in 5.1, speakers set either "large" or "small". I play mostly movies, then listen to music. Either one of the two amps will solve my problem and more. [​IMG] The better deal would be Rotel.

    Thanks for your help.. [​IMG]
     
  5. Kevin C Brown

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    I had the Anthem MCA 50 here for a bit. I really liked it. A very musical amp. I looked at Rotel too. But one of my criteria is where a component is built. The Anthem is manufactured in Canada, Rotel in China.
     

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