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    What's your AV Amp/Set up?

    Hiya Folks!
    Just curious as to what kind of setups the good folk here are running?
    I'll start the ball rolling, I have a Sony STR-DG910 amp in a 5.1 setup.
    I'm using a Technics DV290 Fronts/Centre/Rears speaker setup that I has served me many's a year and still give(To my ear at least) a stunning sound.
    I have cheated a little by mounting my centre speaker inside the wooden Fire Surround directly under my TV Which not only hides the speaker but gives a lovely Timbre/reverb to the speech!
    My Subwoofer is a powered Yamaha(model escapes me at the moment)
    All in all its a lovely balanced audio setup with a fantastically clear sound.

    So folks.....Whats ye got?

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    Naff all meself lol.

    Missus won't allow me to get one installed... Too many wires, too much clutter, etc etc... Maybe one day in the future!!! lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by pooface View Post
    Naff all meself lol.

    Missus won't allow me to get one installed... Too many wires, too much clutter, etc etc... Maybe one day in the future!!! lol
    Emmerdale eastenders Corry with surround sound is awesome

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    Quote Originally Posted by hummer66 View Post
    Emmerdale eastenders Corry with surround sound is awesome
    Exactly, especially on the SD channels with mpeg audio
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    Quote Originally Posted by hummer66 View Post
    Emmerdale eastenders Corry with surround sound is awesome
    Now there's a compelling argument for anyone's Missus

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    dont make me jelous guys

    i want an amp too but not got space for one
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    Got a Yamaha AV Amp DSP-AX761 with 7.1 surround sound speakers Blu-Ray movies are wicked!!!!!!!
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    Mine is a now out of date Denon AVR-3805 ( no hdmi ) with 6 KEF eggs and a REL Quake sub all about 6 or 7 years old but still sound superb.

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    Sony STRDA2400 ES Amp - full 7.1 speaker system Q Acoustics 1050i floor standing fronts, O Acoustics 1020i Surrounds and 1010i rear surrounds, Monitor Audio RSLCR centre and Acoustic Energy AE100 sub

    All this compliments my 50" Plasma and my 120" HD LCD projection system very nicely

    As Basset says Blu-rays are wicked !!!!!!
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    I have 2 amp's both same brand, old skool one and a little more update one, i got both for less than 20 each lol.
    The other amp i have is boxed away as it has more gadgets, this is it here, well another one same model lol
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Sherwood-Newca...item4157d5bbb3.
    Currently i am using a Sherwood RD-6318R receiver, which i only have 2 x 500 watt Eltax millennium free standing speakers.
    Sound via optical cable.
    I hate the surround sound speakers, my setup is perfect for movies games etc, the rear surround just gets annoying and not needed.
    I only have it on when watching a movie or on cod mw2 as you can hear every detail of sound, not bad for a cheap setup, thou the speakers when new were 150, older amp was retail of 1000, current using amp approx 300 and setup still to this day looks right with my other entertainment equipment.
    To me Sherwood/Sherwood Newcastle are and most likely still one of the best makers for amps
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    Just updated my setup.

    it now reads>>>>>
    Pioneer LX5090 PDP
    Pioneer LX83 Reciever
    Pioneer LX54 Blu-Ray Player
    Gekco 800 Equipment stand
    KEF Q series speakers
    Q700 fronts
    Q300 rears
    Q100 center
    Q400b sub
    Vu+ Duo

    got all this as a retirement prezzie to meself

    regards: canthackit

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    Quote Originally Posted by canthackit View Post
    Just updated my setup.

    it now reads>>>>>
    Pioneer LX5090 PDP
    Pioneer LX83 Reciever
    Pioneer LX54 Blu-Ray Player
    Gekco 800 Equipment stand
    KEF Q series speakers
    Q700 fronts
    Q300 rears
    Q100 center
    Q400b sub
    Vu+ Duo

    got all this as a retirement prezzie to meself

    regards: canthackit
    Nice set of kit, been looking at replacing my amp with a Pioneer LX?? but will have to wait till a bit later in the year now, how do you find your LX83 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hummer66 View Post
    Emmerdale eastenders Corry with surround sound is awesome
    if i ever have to sit through any of those god awful programmes again with standard audio never mind surround sound. i'll eat my shotgun.
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    @ maxwell4321

    what can i say mate the amp is truly amazing i guarantee you wont regret it, plus you get all the added progs, networkable, ipod dock, bluetooth, and on and on it goes, thats' the 83 the others are equally as good but maybe not as well speced.

    get some decent speakers and the audio world will be your oyster

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