Picked up a different receiver finally!

codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
edited May 21 in Electronics
Wasn't digging my HK AV130. Good sound but not near enough power and no preouts. Was going through my local CL yesterday and came across a mint Marantz SR7000 for $40.

Drove out an hour, picked it up and loving the sound but best of all I can now use the preouts for when I get a 2 channel amp. Wish I could turn it up to really hear how it sounds but alas with a recent noise complaint I must be patient.
Living room

Mains: SDA 2B Studio
Lows: Velodyne CHT12
Power: Marantz SR7000
Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

2 Channel/Bedroom

Polk TSI 200
Power: Yamaha Av34
CDP: Technics SL-PD688
TT: Pioneer PL510

Noggin Rockin'

Grado SR80e
Harman Kardon CL
Bravo V2 12AU7

Closet of Dreams:

Marantz PM235
Harman Kardon AVR130
Yamaha HTR5590
Paradigm Monitor 90
Polk RTA11TL
New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

"Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
" I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88

Comments

  • rednedtugentrednedtugent Posts: 10,281
    Nice score!
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
    Thanks I thought it was a great deal.
    Living room

    Mains: SDA 2B Studio
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

    2 Channel/Bedroom

    Polk TSI 200
    Power: Yamaha Av34
    CDP: Technics SL-PD688
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Grado SR80e
    Harman Kardon CL
    Bravo V2 12AU7

    Closet of Dreams:

    Marantz PM235
    Harman Kardon AVR130
    Yamaha HTR5590
    Paradigm Monitor 90
    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 1,956
    edited May 21
    I have a SR6003 that I used to use as a pre and tuner, did a good job, nice warm sound. That SR7000 will do the same and for 40 bucks how can you possibly go wrong.



    Main System: Anthem 225 Integrated amp; Parasound Ztuner; TechnicsTT SL1350; Vincent PHO-8 phono pre; Marantz CD6005 spinner; Polk Signature S60's
    Wire: Wireworld Eclipse IC, Audio Art IC3; Speaker cable LA International SS-800; PS Audio AC-3 power cords; All into a PS Audio Dectet Power center.

    All TV's sound enhanced by Polk Magnfi Mini's.

    Other; SDA2BTL's, M10 series II, M7C's, Hafler XL600 amp, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage.
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
    That's what I was mostly after... that nice warm sound. I was tired of sterile sounding AVRs.
    Living room

    Mains: SDA 2B Studio
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

    2 Channel/Bedroom

    Polk TSI 200
    Power: Yamaha Av34
    CDP: Technics SL-PD688
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Grado SR80e
    Harman Kardon CL
    Bravo V2 12AU7

    Closet of Dreams:

    Marantz PM235
    Harman Kardon AVR130
    Yamaha HTR5590
    Paradigm Monitor 90
    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
    I checked at Ebay and they have two units for either $100 or $149 plus s/h. Looks like you got a good deal.

    Yeah they don't go for too much but a good deal regardless. I feel I got a lot of sound for the money.
    Living room

    Mains: SDA 2B Studio
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

    2 Channel/Bedroom

    Polk TSI 200
    Power: Yamaha Av34
    CDP: Technics SL-PD688
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Grado SR80e
    Harman Kardon CL
    Bravo V2 12AU7

    Closet of Dreams:

    Marantz PM235
    Harman Kardon AVR130
    Yamaha HTR5590
    Paradigm Monitor 90
    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 3,512
    Nice score! Definitely a step up...

    I like the sound of Marantz but I also really like the sound of that generation of HK receivers. You just have the entry machine. I owned an avr630 and an avr745 and those both were powerful, warm-sounding beasts that weighed well over 30 lbs. So don't judge all HKs by the one you had.

    This would be a GREAT avr, includes HDMI 1.3 switching: http://www.ebay.com/itm/162518983094?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT
    HT Rig:
    Yamaha RX-A1010; Mains: Def Tech Mythos 2; Center - Def Tech Procenter 1000+Energy EPS-100 sub; Heights, Center Surround - Klipsch KHC - 6 In-Ceiling; Surrounds - Monoprice in-ceiling; Sub - SVS PB10-ISD; Sony BDP-S390, FireTV gen 2

    Master Bedroom
    Rotel RSP-1069, Rotel RB-993, Polk LSiM703, LSiM704c, NHT Super One CI, MartinLogan Dynamo (Original), FireTV, Arcam rDac
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    Nice score! Definitely a step up...

    I like the sound of Marantz but I also really like the sound of that generation of HK receivers. You just have the entry machine. I owned an avr630 and an avr745 and those both were powerful, warm-sounding beasts that weighed well over 30 lbs. So don't judge all HKs by the one you had.

    This would be a GREAT avr, includes HDMI 1.3 switching: http://www.ebay.com/itm/162518983094?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

    Beautiful piece.

    I LOVED the sound of the HK but the power wasn't there because as you stated it was entry level (I purchased it for $20 at a savers) and it served me well.

    Regardless of wattage it did have high current and you could hear the difference.
    Living room

    Mains: SDA 2B Studio
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

    2 Channel/Bedroom

    Polk TSI 200
    Power: Yamaha Av34
    CDP: Technics SL-PD688
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Grado SR80e
    Harman Kardon CL
    Bravo V2 12AU7

    Closet of Dreams:

    Marantz PM235
    Harman Kardon AVR130
    Yamaha HTR5590
    Paradigm Monitor 90
    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 1,956
    edited May 22
    I forgot I also have a SR8200, thing is a tank. Bought it @ a garage sale and a pair of white van speakers came along with it. Speakers went in the trash. I paid all of $45.00 for it, didn't need it but couldn't pass it up....lol. I think it is rated 110w per channel.



    Main System: Anthem 225 Integrated amp; Parasound Ztuner; TechnicsTT SL1350; Vincent PHO-8 phono pre; Marantz CD6005 spinner; Polk Signature S60's
    Wire: Wireworld Eclipse IC, Audio Art IC3; Speaker cable LA International SS-800; PS Audio AC-3 power cords; All into a PS Audio Dectet Power center.

    All TV's sound enhanced by Polk Magnfi Mini's.

    Other; SDA2BTL's, M10 series II, M7C's, Hafler XL600 amp, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage.
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
    I forgot I also have a SR8200, thing is a tank. Bought it @ a garage sale and a pair of white van speakers came along with it. Speakers went in the trash. I paid all of $45.00 for it, didn't need it but couldn't pass it up....lol. I think it is rated 110w per channel.

    Yeah I mean I love the sound, I love the athsetics of the face plate. I am leaning towards a Parasound 750a eventually which will match up nicely.
    Living room

    Mains: SDA 2B Studio
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

    2 Channel/Bedroom

    Polk TSI 200
    Power: Yamaha Av34
    CDP: Technics SL-PD688
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Grado SR80e
    Harman Kardon CL
    Bravo V2 12AU7

    Closet of Dreams:

    Marantz PM235
    Harman Kardon AVR130
    Yamaha HTR5590
    Paradigm Monitor 90
    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
  • deronb1deronb1 Posts: 3,751
    Not sure the 750 will have enough juice to open up those 2Bs.
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 1,243
    Go ahead and crank it up and if the cops show up tell them "It's cleaner power so I didn't think it was making as much noise" and throw in a "sorry."
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
    Dual SVS SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 1,755
    edited May 27
    deronb1 wrote: »
    Not sure the 750 will have enough juice to open up those 2Bs.

    Cody is on noise probation. Don't egg him on unless you have a couple of extra bedrooms. :)
    2.3TL, 3.1TL, SDA II, 7B, 7C, 7 series 2, 10B, 5JR+, 5A, 4.5, RTA 8T, LSI9, LSI7, RTI A7, RTI A3, CSI A4, CSI A6, F/XI A4, RTI4. That's all for now.
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 1,243
    Heck yeah, man...pack that stuff up and come on over! My house is as loud as you can stand it.
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
    Dual SVS SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
    kharp1 wrote: »
    Heck yeah, man...pack that stuff up and come on over! My house is as loud as you can stand it.

    Well if you say so... >:) >:) >:)
    Living room

    Mains: SDA 2B Studio
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

    2 Channel/Bedroom

    Polk TSI 200
    Power: Yamaha Av34
    CDP: Technics SL-PD688
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Grado SR80e
    Harman Kardon CL
    Bravo V2 12AU7

    Closet of Dreams:

    Marantz PM235
    Harman Kardon AVR130
    Yamaha HTR5590
    Paradigm Monitor 90
    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
    Now don't kill me for considering this but I have a radio shack mpa200 I can pick up for $50. This would simply be a temporary piece but think it'd be worth it?
    Living room

    Mains: SDA 2B Studio
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

    2 Channel/Bedroom

    Polk TSI 200
    Power: Yamaha Av34
    CDP: Technics SL-PD688
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Grado SR80e
    Harman Kardon CL
    Bravo V2 12AU7

    Closet of Dreams:

    Marantz PM235
    Harman Kardon AVR130
    Yamaha HTR5590
    Paradigm Monitor 90
    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,132
    It's a Craigslist deal so I doubt it. I'll sit on it for a little, if it gets sold it gets sold I'm not too worried. Just trying to take the strain of the load off my receiver so I can have it focus on powering the center.
    Living room

    Mains: SDA 2B Studio
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved

    2 Channel/Bedroom

    Polk TSI 200
    Power: Yamaha Av34
    CDP: Technics SL-PD688
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Grado SR80e
    Harman Kardon CL
    Bravo V2 12AU7

    Closet of Dreams:

    Marantz PM235
    Harman Kardon AVR130
    Yamaha HTR5590
    Paradigm Monitor 90
    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 3,201
    HK (Heckler and Koch) makes much better guns than AVRs. They are a great bang for the buck brand and their guns actually sound louder than their AVRs.

    I am starting to like you
    Parlor: Yamaha RX-A2030*Parasound Halo P5*Parasound Halo A-31*Parasound 2250v2*Emotiva XPA-200 Gen1*LSiM707 Fronts*LSiM706c Center*LSiM702f/x Surrounds*Monitor70 Series II Rears*Monitor40 Series II Presence*SVS PB2000 Sub X2*OPPO BDP-103D*Sony PS3*Samsung BD-H5900 3D Blu-Ray*Samsung-55" LED 1080p Smart 3D HDTV UN55H7150AFXZA*TEAC TN-300*Wireworld Solstice cables*Blue Jeans Cable LC-1's IC's*

    Dungeon: Auralic Aries Mini*Dayens Ampino Preamp*Dayens Ampino Monoblocks*Usher N-6361*Wireworld Oasis cables*Wireworld Oasis IC's*IFI nano IDSD* Cambridge CXU*

    Panamax MR5100*Panamax M8-AV-PRO*Furman PST-2+6

    Head gear: Sennheiser HD 558*Audio-Technica ATH-M40x*Sennheiser HD 598 Cs*Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7*Philips SHP9500S*

    Hello Kitty boombox

    Spares: Yamaha RX-A1040*Emotiva XPA-1L Gen2 X2*Emotiva XPA-3 Gen2*CSiA6 Center*Monitor40 Series II*SVS PB1000 Sub*Sony BDPS6500 Blu-ray player*POS 37" LCD*Douglas Connection Furez 12 AWG 2 Conductor*Blue Jeans Cable LC-1's IC's*


    Self Control is over rated.
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