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The Case For AVRs... Am I missing something???

Do you have more use for a good stereo amplifier or an AVR?

  • AVR

    Votes: 55 59.8%
  • Stereo Amplifier

    Votes: 37 40.2%

  • Total voters
    92

Spocko

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Which has better accuracy?
1) Stereo amp without subwoofer
OR
2) AVR with subwoofer(s)
You're missing a critical variable: DSP bass management or not? Bass accuracy requires some sort of bass management room correction, so if the AVR has Dirac and the stereo amp does not have something similar or Lyngdorf/Trinnov, then the AVR wins on accuracy due to this one feature. Bass accuracy is 100% dependent on room interaction which means bass management is a must if you want accuracy below 200Hz (or below your room's transition frequency).
 

Koeitje

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Which has better accuracy?
1) Stereo amp without subwoofer
OR
2) AVR with subwoofer(s)
If I want LFE then the AVR for sure.
 
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