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Ali Tait
25-12-2011, 17:11
Hi Folks,

My step son's mate is looking for an entry level cinema amp. Any suggestions?

He's also looking for floorstanders. Again, any suggestions?

He doesn't have a lot of cash.

jon1
25-12-2011, 18:01
Hi Folks,

My step son's mate is looking for an entry level cinema amp. Any suggestions?

He's also looking for floorstanders. Again, any suggestions?

He doesn't have a lot of cash.





Tell him to have alook in richersounds..they will one or two bargins


jon

Dingdong
25-12-2011, 18:05
I've got a Yamaha 495a cinema amp that I could let go cheap. Also got Mission 773e, 77c and 77ds that were going on ebay in the new year if he's interested.

Ali Tait
25-12-2011, 19:53
How much are you looking for Mark?

Dingdong
25-12-2011, 20:07
I could do the lot for 200.

Ali Tait
25-12-2011, 20:16
Tell him to have alook in richersounds..they will one or two bargins


jon

Cheers Jon, yes, I suggested the same thing, but thought I'd ask about what's decent at entry level as I don't know much about cinema stuff.

Ali Tait
25-12-2011, 20:24
I could do the lot for 200.

Mark, is that a cinema amp? Do you have any specs on it please?

Reid Malenfant
25-12-2011, 20:25
I'd have suggested some older 5.1 cinema amp a while ago & let the DVD/BD player decode the audio ;) But having heard the Oppo BD95 with it's full conversion of DTS-MA & Dolby True HD I'm not so sure :eyebrows:

I was still happy with what the older kit did & if you are looking at a few hundred pounds then you won't do a lot better... Unless you are lucky & find an amp that'll decode it but won't do 3D ;) That's a distinct possibility as some people just gotta have all the bells & whistles :eyebrows:

I'd suggest patience, ebay & a good look at reviews of promissing equipment :)


There are always bargains to be had if you take your time ;)

Ali Tait
25-12-2011, 20:30
Cheers Mark, but he's just a young lad and doesn't have a lot of money to spend. Mark's offer looks like a bit of a bargain I think.

Reid Malenfant
25-12-2011, 20:32
Indeed it does :eyebrows:

Happy new year :cool:

Ali Tait
25-12-2011, 20:36
Cheers mate, and to you too.

Dingdong
25-12-2011, 22:09
Mark, is that a cinema amp? Do you have any specs on it please?

I'll be back at home on Wednesday. I'll send you some details of the amp then. It's a basic home cinema amp with Dolby and DTS 5.1. It comes with a very basic learny remote. It worked a treat with the Mission speakers. I just don't have room for everything anymore.
If he wants hdmi switching or 7.1 then this isn't the amp.

Ali Tait
25-12-2011, 22:15
I think he'll be interested anyway Mark. I'll PM his email to you. Will you be able to post it all?

ninedecks
26-12-2011, 15:54
I will be ebaying a Denon AVR-1907 shortly.
Very powerful, does everything that you would normally need - with the exception that it is not HDMI.
Very good condition, original box, complete with manual, remote, set up mic,+ connecting cables for 3 items.
85 + P&P?

Also have a Kef sub which has had the Kef 'fix' to sort out the problem they had.
Dave

Dingdong
26-12-2011, 16:10
I think he'll be interested anyway Mark. I'll PM his email to you. Will you be able to post it all?

It's all boxed. So shipping will be okay. I'll be in touch with some photos and more details.