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Topic # 148650 26-Jun-2014 09:29
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Not expecting any bites on here as there doesn't seem to be the community for this sort of purchase.

Brilliant receiver, still retailing for $3300. The audio is punchy, clear and handles movies and music with aplomb.

Powerful 9-channel surround sound, 140W per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.06% THD)
Anti-Resonance Technology (A.R.T.)
H-shape cross member frame and rigid bottom frame
High-resolution Music Enhancer further heightens musicality from the original content
HQV Vida high-class chipset “VHD1900” for HD/SD video
Network functions such as AirPlay and AV Controller App
4K pass-through and upscaling for next-generation high resolution images
Front panel USB digital connection for iPod, iPhone and iPad
HDMI (8 inputs - with 1 on front - and 2 out) with 3D and Audio Return Channel
HDMI Zone B for audio/video streaming to another room
YPAO R.S.C. (Reflected Sound Control) sound optimization with multi-point measurement
ECO mode operation for about 20% less power consumption
Dialogue Lift and Dialogue Level Adjustment for natural dialogue and vocals
Versatile Zone control such as Zone 2/3 on/off, Zone 2/3 video assign and Party Mode

Pick up in Christchurch. Am happy to ship, pretty sure I still have the original box. But you will need to arrange yourself.

Price is $2k

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  Reply # 1074800 26-Jun-2014 09:29
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  Reply # 1075485 27-Jun-2014 11:56
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Just found the original box and packaging. Also confirmed from the retailer that there is a 4 year warranty, have had it around a 1 year, so still a good 3 years left.

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  Reply # 1075492 27-Jun-2014 12:14
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That is a great receiver. I am very tempted, but unfortunately I have 10K worth of solar PV being installed in the next 6 weeks and that has sucked up any and all available funds!

Good luck.



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  Reply # 1075516 27-Jun-2014 13:38
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SumnerBoy: That is a great receiver. I am very tempted, but unfortunately I have 10K worth of solar PV being installed in the next 6 weeks and that has sucked up any and all available funds!

Good luck.


Bugger. I do have SOME wiggle room re price.

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  Reply # 1075539 27-Jun-2014 14:21
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It is very tempting, trust me, but I already have the RX-V3800 which is a more than capable receiver. What I like about these new models is the network connectivity and control - which will make life a lot easier when integrating with my home automation system. However $2K is hard to justify when the current model is fine and all I would get is this network gadgetry.

Cheers.



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  Reply # 1075540 27-Jun-2014 14:23
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Ah fair enough.



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  Reply # 1076194 28-Jun-2014 18:45
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$1800



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  Reply # 1076820 30-Jun-2014 08:46
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Bump

Come on people, top of the line receiver at bottom of the line pricing.

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  Reply # 1076842 30-Jun-2014 09:48
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I can speak to how good these units are. I have it's big brother the Aventage A3030 and before that the RX-Z7. If you are in any way an audiophile, these are very capable AMPs.




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  Reply # 1076869 30-Jun-2014 10:07
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networkn: I can speak to how good these units are. I have it's big brother the Aventage A3030 and before that the RX-Z7. If you are in any way an audiophile, these are very capable AMPs.



Thanks. Listen to the man, he clearly knows his stuff!

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  Reply # 1076871 30-Jun-2014 10:16
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Sent you a PM Kopkiwi.

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  Reply # 1076872 30-Jun-2014 10:18
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SumnerBoy: Sent you a PM Kopkiwi.


Lol! caved in?





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  Reply # 1076874 30-Jun-2014 10:19
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I am now in the wife's back pocket...not a good place to be.

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  Reply # 1076875 30-Jun-2014 10:23
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If you end up with it Sumnerboy, you will be blown away, it has many cool features including being windows aware as a play to target, and android smart apps and the ability to Airplay from any compatible device. Very cool, one of the main reasons to upgrade for me.

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  Reply # 1076876 30-Jun-2014 10:25
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Yeah - I already have the RX-V3800 which is a pretty decent amp - but lacks the fancy networking stuff. I am looking forward to integrating into my home automation system as well - should be a fun little project!

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