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Old 01-08-2016, 03:29 AM   #1
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Default Yamaha Aventage CX-A5100 pre/pro

For those who choose the jump to going with a strict pre/pro, as opposed to using an AVR as a pre/pro, ( with both utilizing an external multichannel amp ), I'd take a look at the new Yamaha Aventage CX-A5100.

While the pre-amp outputs provided on my old Anthem MRX were very good, the Yamaha introduced me to sonic reproduction on another level. I had bought the unit on Veterans day for $1959 brand new....a bargain for such a beast. Looks like a pre/pro that can be utilized over the long haul....

Would love to hear if anyone else has had similar experiences...

Enjoy!

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have they improved the sound quality over the older CXA5000? if so how?
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have they improved the sound quality over the older CXA5000? if so how?
The 5100 supports Dolby Atmos and DTS-X, the 5000 doesn't. That's the only difference concerning audio.
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thanks for me audio quality is more important in regards to upgrade.
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Almost same Yamaha 3050 receiver AVENTAGE.
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Old 01-09-2016, 07:10 PM   #6
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The main advantage to a pre-pro over an AVR...

The outputs are hotter to actually run the amps at 100%.

Most AVR can only achieve 90% amp load.
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please explain and provide links.

i thought the main advantage of pre/pro compared to receiver is that they have much more room therefore better components.
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please explain and provide links.

i thought the main advantage of pre/pro compared to receiver is that they have much more room therefore better components.
Download the 5100 and 3050 manuals. Output voltage is clear as day...in the specs.

Just like for the Marantz 6010 vs the 7702/8802.

This is nothing new. Emotiva cooks their inputs cause their typical low cost install buyers are using AVR instead of prepro.
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thanks for me audio quality is more important in regards to upgrade.

Same here, audio quality is my passion. I spent more on Speakers than I did on all my electronics put together. ( including the TV )
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if i was to purchase my system all over again i would have done the same. spend about 50% of the budget on the front two speakers then electronics / tv.
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Old 04-17-2016, 10:51 PM   #11
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http://referencehometheater.com/revi...cessor-review/
http://www.areadvd.de/tests/xxl-test...spitzenklasse/
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"I had bought the unit on Veterans day for $1959 brand new....a bargain for such a beast."

WoW! Best price ever I've seen.

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