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    Default New digital 5.1 Pre/pro suggestions

    I'm considering going in the direction of a seperate HT pre-amp to replace my NAD as I believe it may be FUBAR'ed and I don't necessarily want to replace my AVR with a new one that will at some point become obsolete. I am very happy with the NAD performance and sound, particuarly musicality.

    Any suggestions on options for a great, dedicated, 5.1 pre/pro at least on par with NAD and worthy of mating with my Anthem amps? I am open to new or used in the $1000-1500 or less range and would like the ability to update as well. Not sure where my budget might fall, but Panamax should cover my claim for replacement of my T-773, which should be at least $1,000. Thx.
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    2 Channel:
    SDA-SRS's RDO tweets
    Biamped Anthem 2 SE's w/1970's NOS Siemens CCA's
    Anthem Pre 2L w/E.harmonix platinum matched 6H23's
    CDP- NAD C 542



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    AVR: NAD T 773
    Rears: Polk LC80i
    DVD: Toshiba 3109 dual tray
    Subs: Velodyne and M&K
    T.V.: Sony KDL-52XBR4 w/Vans Evers Clean Line Jr.
    Conditioner: Panamax M5100EX

    [B]Master Bedroom Sony 40KDL-XBR3

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    I would look for a Rotel RSP-1066 or RSP-1068. I believe Mantis is selling his 1068 in the flea market.

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    Welcome back Univera, long time no see.

    What features do you want the prepro to have?
    Sunfire TGP III PrePro, Sunfire Cinema Grand Signature 405wpc 5 ch. Amp, Rotel RCD-1072 CDP, Onkyo TA2600 Tape Deck, Pioneer Elite 47-A DVD, Sony 32" XBR TV, Polk RTA-8T Main Speakers, Boston VR-920 Center Channel, Boston PV-600 Subwoofer, Polk DSW 400 Subwoofer, Polk FXi-3 Surround Speakers

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    Thanks, glad to be back. I'm looking for basic 5.1 surround. I'm not up on the latest needs in pre/pros. My NAD AVR is not HDMI compatible, but I haven't found that to be a big deal. I plan on using my Anthem pre-amp with pass thru for 2 channel duty, so 2 channel quality isn't my main objective or need. I'd like a future-proof unit (in theory, anyhow.) My room is 3 sided with glass doors behind the couch and hardwood floors and no drapes, just blinds, so I could use something that allows for contouring and honing in the sound.

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    http://www.outlawaudio.com/products/990.html
    https://www.outlawaudio.com/mofcart/bstock.html
    OutLaw 990 B stock $800.
    No HDMI, but has phono input, balanced outs, DVI ins, and outs(you can use a DVI to HDMI adapter).
    5 year warranty. Great CS.
    Please. Please contact me a ben62670 @ yahoo.com. Make sure to include who you are, and you are from Polk so I don't delete your email. Also I am now physically unable to work on any projects. If you need help let these guys know. There are many people who will help if you let them know where you are.
    Thanks
    Ben

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