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    AVR receivers

    Looking to create a home theater system with Paradigm Studio 40 and 20 speakers. Not sure which AVR receiver to buy and will spend about $1000 that produces excellent CD music and Home Theater sound. So many AVR to compare including Denon 2807, Onkyo SR674, Yamaha RX-V1700, Looking for the best sound quality. Had a Denon AVR, not happy with it.

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    Have you thought about Pioneer Elite? Are you looking for something that does multichannel? Marantz might be another possibility, but can get above your budget quickly.

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    Which Denon did you have, and with what were you not happy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusty Chalk
    Which Denon did you have, and with what were you not happy?
    Thank you for responding. I have a Denon AVR 2802 that has been sitting on a shelf for about 4 years with less than 2 hours of use and I intend to sell it. The Denon AVR 2802 is difficult to set up and just does not seem to be ENJOYABLE and SOUND as well as my Yamaha RX-V592.
    I am just trying to "ENJOY" the best for the buck ($1000) I want to spend. I hope this answers your question.

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    Yamaha RX V2500, Denon AVR 3806, Yamaha HTR 6090, Onkyo SR-804 to name a few.
    The Denon 3806 has great reviews and sounds great. I almost bought it over my Adcom which sells for $2000. The 3806 is in a whole different league from the 2000series. It uses the power supplies found in the 4000 series. I almost bought it over my Adcom.
    You should also consider NAD.
    Pass Labs X250 amp, BAT Vk-51se Preamp,
    Thorens TD-145 TT, Bellari phono preamp, Nagaoka MP-200 Cartridge
    Magnepan QR1.6 speakers
    Luxman DA-06 DAC
    Van Alstine Ultra Plus Hybrid Tube DAC
    Dual Martin Logan Original Dynamo Subs
    Parasound A21 amp
    Vintage Luxman T-110 tuner
    Magnepan MMG's, Grant Fidelity DAC-11, Class D CDA254 amp
    Monitor Audio S1 speakers, PSB B6 speakers
    Vintage Technic's Integrated amp
    Music Hall 25.2 CDP
    Adcom GFR 700 AVR
    Cables- Cardas, Silnote, BJC
    Velodyne CHT 8 sub

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