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Buckeye Amps: New US based Hypex multichannel amplifier builder, line-up announcement!

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Surprised there has been no mention of silver....
 

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Got a question — after plugging my LCR’s into the upcoming Buckeye amp, will I need to re-run Audyssey and recalibrate everything?

And should I expect big volume differences in the AVR trims (since 8 surround channels will still come off of AVR)?
 

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Got a question — after plugging my LCR’s into the upcoming Buckeye amp, will I need to re-run Audyssey and recalibrate everything?
Yes, as the overall gain may have changed unless the Buckeye amps' gains are identical to your previous channels. Safest to just re-run.
And should I expect big volume differences in the AVR trims (since 8 surround channels will still come off of AVR)?
Probably not but again it depends upon the gain. If your current amplifier has X dB gain and new Y dB, there will be a difference of X-Y dB. If X and Y are equal, the difference will be 0 dB. Generally IME audio power amplifier gains lump around 30 dB or so and I would not expect more than a dB or three of difference if that.

For your case, the surround trims may be the same, with just the LCR channel trims adjusted for the new amps.
 

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Trying to decide between a change to a new binding post (wouldn’t be until next year, if I go that route).

Which one of the two strikes a fancy?
(Both are robust, mount the same, perform the same)
The one on the right is my favorite.
 

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Got a question — after plugging my LCR’s into the upcoming Buckeye amp, will I need to re-run Audyssey and recalibrate everything?

And should I expect big volume differences in the AVR trims (since 8 surround channels will still come off of AVR)?

Yes, you always need to re-run Audyssey when you change an amp, a speaker or change speaker placement. Anytime you make changes to your system plan to re-run Audyssey. I have seen as much as a 2dB change in Audyssey volume settings with an amp change.
 

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An upgrade from my wood coathangers, I think these would make cool binding posts…

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Only about $4 a piece with rhodium plated platinum cores. Just need to get past the 5000 ohm resistance!;)
 

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Great. Just what we need: Hard to start speakers!! :eek:
 

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Great. Just what we need: Hard to start speakers!! :eek:

But not until after 60,000 miles and then they sound like new again!;)

Sound that is shockingly good too.:D
 

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But not until after 60,000 miles and then they sound like new again!;)

Sound that is shockingly good too.:D

For some ears perhaps........

I still prefer the 'warmth' of an amplifier that is powered up with a hand crank

 

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Buckeye Amps is now selling their 2-channel Hypex NC502MP amplifier for $695.

 

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Buckeye Amps is now selling their 2-channel Hypex NC502MP amplifier for $695.

What was original price, and do I need this? :cool:
 
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Happy Holidays to all! Please be aware that any new orders placed as of today will not ship out until after Christmas. Thank you to everyone for making Buckeye Amps a huge success in the audio world!
 

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I’m already confused by all the options. o_O

So the recent announcements include 2 new amps...

Coming soon:
1. Hypex NC2k
2. Purifi 9040 (aka 1ET9040)

Already Available:
3. Hypex NCx500
4. Hypex NC252MP
5. Hypex NC502MP
6. Purifi 1ET7040SA
7. Purifi 1ET400A

It would be nice to get some kind of comparison breakdown. ;)

I would love to create such a thread, but my understanding of amp technology and the differences is rather limited. Otherwise, I would have created such a thread already.
 
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