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post #1 of 3 Old 03-18-17, 05:58 AM Thread Starter
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Need some help on a pre amp/Home theater

I have a Sherbourne PT7030 and I am just not happy with it, it is has a bunch of small issues I do not like.

1) It doesn't always play my Ipod, the music skips
2) While watching TV it switches from 2 channel to dolby music
3) You need a SPL meter to properly set up the sound (PIA)
4) Video sometimes cuts outs

I am looking to replace it without going for my lungs. Here is my system
Polk RTIA9's (modified crossovers)
Polk FXIA6 rears
Polk CSIA6 center
SVS PB12 plus sub
Emotiva XPA 1 mono blocks (two one per front speaker)
Emotiva XPA 5 for the center and rears

I am looking for something with blue tooth, USB, auto correction and easy to use. A EQ would be nice, nothing that is over complicated. I appreciate feedback.
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-20-17, 07:26 AM
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Re: Need some help on a pre amp/Home theater

Someone may be able to help you troubleshoot the problems you're having. But if you're sure you want to switch, then we need to know your budget.

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post #3 of 3 Old 03-22-17, 10:23 PM
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Re: Need some help on a pre amp/Home theater

Not exactly sure what your budget is but this MARANTZ 7702mkII is extremely impressive in features and is over 40% off retail at this site - I bought the same one and its been nothing but amazing... You can get the 7701 for MUCH less but it only has AIRPLAY no BLUETOOTH .....

http://www.accessories4less.com/make...ocessor/1.html

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