Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




12 posts

Geek


Topic # 79201 14-Mar-2011 20:13
Send private message

Hi

Anyone got any info or experience with this receiver. Currently have a SR7300OSE which has been great for both music and movies, but does not have the latest Dolby TrueHD, DD+, DTS-HD.

Thanks

Create new topic
3140 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 362


  Reply # 448480 15-Mar-2011 10:26
Send private message

Slimline amp - sexy looking if that's your thing.
What speakers are you running?
What are your input devices?




12 posts

Geek


  Reply # 448493 15-Mar-2011 10:56
Send private message

Hi

Front speakers are 30+ year old Kef C40, surrounds are Wharfedale Valdus 100, centre Cerwin Vega E 75C.
No sub at the moment but looking at a Velodyne Impact 10 or Wharfedale SW150 Subwoofer (any suggestions on these?)

Pannasonic DMP BD65 Bluray
Marantz CD5400 CD player
MacBook for MP3

Thanks


 
 
 
 


3140 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 362


  Reply # 448642 15-Mar-2011 18:18
Send private message

Cool - the Marantz is 50W per channel, seems low, but truthfully, Marantz don't exaggerate their RMS figures like some other manufacturers... I'm not 100% on the specs of your current speakers, do you have their specs on-hand?

How are you looking to connect your Macbook? Via optical?

I do like the Velodyne subs, the Impact 10's are well regarded by many people, so it should treat you well.



12 posts

Geek


  Reply # 448645 15-Mar-2011 18:26
Send private message

Thanks for the reply

Both front and surrounds are rated at 100w

Yes I'm connection via optical from Macbook.

Majority of use is for music and Bluray/DVD music concerts. Not a great need for window rattling bass, just nice clean bass.

Thanks

550 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 15

Subscriber

  Reply # 448690 15-Mar-2011 21:24
Send private message

Wait for the NR1601

3140 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 362


  Reply # 448755 16-Mar-2011 07:58
Send private message

The NR1601 has USB iPod integration and HDMI 1.4a specs...
But if you can get a sweet deal on the Marantz, I'd give it a nudge.



12 posts

Geek


  Reply # 448825 16-Mar-2011 11:01
Send private message

Thanks for replies

Am now looking at SR5004 the RRP $2300 is bit higher than the 1501 but local HN was prepared to take $1750 for display model the other day, may get them lower who knows?

Been reading about "Pop Of Death" with the X0004 models, has this happened in NZ?

3140 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 362


  Reply # 449038 16-Mar-2011 21:37
Send private message

So you're saying you can get a SR5004 for $550 (RRP $2300 - $1750)?
If so - GET IT! Holy crap!



12 posts

Geek


  Reply # 449050 16-Mar-2011 22:10
Send private message

I wish it was that but its $550 off making it $1750

Still quite a good saving

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

NotPetya ransomware attack, New Zealand view
Posted 28-Jun-2017 15:07


Security concerns reach new peak, Unisys Security Index
Posted 27-Jun-2017 14:11


Behind Spark’s slow-burn 4.5G plan
Posted 26-Jun-2017 16:23


Red Hat unveils production-ready open source hyperconverged infrastructure
Posted 23-Jun-2017 22:10


Whatever ailed Vodafone broadband … seems to be fixed
Posted 23-Jun-2017 14:10


VMware NSX Meets Stringent Government Security Standards with Common Criteria Certification
Posted 22-Jun-2017 19:05


Brother launches next-generation colour laser printers and all-in- ones for business
Posted 22-Jun-2017 18:56


Intel and IOC announce partnership
Posted 22-Jun-2017 18:50


Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Best Android tablet
Posted 21-Jun-2017 12:05


Wellington-based company helping secure Microsoft browsers
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:51


Endace delivers high performance with new 1/10/40 Gbps packet capture card
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:50


You can now integrate SMX security into Microsoft Office 365, Google and other cloud email platforms
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:47


Ravensdown launches new decision-making tool HawkEye
Posted 19-Jun-2017 15:38


Spark planning to take on direct management of all consumer stores
Posted 19-Jun-2017 10:03


Qrious acquires Ubiquity
Posted 14-Jun-2017 12:21



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.