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|Subject: Re: Black Friday is too Far Away!!||Date: 10/8/2012 3:13 PM|
|Author: MichaelRead||Number: 9655 of 10598|
So now we're listening on the phantom setting and it sounds muddy or muffled, can't decide, either way it's annoying. I can't imagine waiting till Black Friday hoping it will drop in price then. But though I am pretty darn sure DH now agrees that "yup, this thing is nearly toast". Until it actually turns up its toes I think I still have to wait 7 more weeks.
RM: the Sony is toast. I’m more concerned that as it deteriorates further it may blow out your speakers – if there’s a rattle/buzz/hum in any speaker turn the amp off quickly. Right now I’m not that sure the amp isn’t stable and that’s a death knell for any amp. Well, you’ve had 20 good years from it and it has paid its way. Time to replace.
I agree with 1poorguy about replacing the amp now with the Yamaha RX V473: capability and price mesh. And 1poorguy is right: not all sales are always that good on Black Friday or in the New Year. Some are but most not.
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