Rotel RSP-1576

mantismantis Posts: 15,296
Hello,
Anyone mess around with one Yet? It's been a very long time Since Rotel has ruled my Surround system. This piece might be something worth checking out.

Thoughts?
Dan
My personal quest is to save to world of bad audio, one thread at a time.

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  • verbverb Posts: 6,025
    Looks nice in silver! :smile:
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    http://rotel.com/product/rsp-1576
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  • mantismantis Posts: 15,296
    Yes it does
    Dan
    My personal quest is to save to world of bad audio, one thread at a time.
  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 2,264
    Looks good on paper, and I like the large LED display on the front. Looks to be ok on features and mostly up to date, but no balanced outputs? That's a major omission for a home theater processor in that $2400 price range with discounts difficult to find.

    That's the thing with Rotel and other small companies, they're usually late to the game with processors and receivers because of the development costs.

    Personally, I'd go Marantz but if I already had Rotel amps a Rotel processor would be appealing.
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    3. Polk LSiM703; Pioneer Elite SC97 receiver; Oppo 203; Squeezebox Touch; MIT S3 cables
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,343
    Yea, I just don't see the benefit of a HT pre/pro when the higher end receivers sound SO good for movies. My Denon absolutely rocks the house, and I have a very modest setup. If I have bigger speakers and a badass sub I can't imagine what I would be missing on the pre end of things???
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  • mantismantis Posts: 15,296
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    Yea, I just don't see the benefit of a HT pre/pro when the higher end receivers sound SO good for movies. My Denon absolutely rocks the house, and I have a very modest setup. If I have bigger speakers and a badass sub I can't imagine what I would be missing on the pre end of things???
    They sure do but you know a man gotta look at all the things offered weather it makes any sense or not LOL


    Dan
    My personal quest is to save to world of bad audio, one thread at a time.
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