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#92930 - 03/19/13 12:57 PM Anybody else got a bad case of "cabin fever"???
renov8r Offline
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Registered: 11/13/02
Posts: 336
Loc: Illinois
I live in Chicago and my kids are between "winter hockey" and "spring hockey" so dad's wallet is not as decimated as it is when money is being burned on "ice time".

The air temp this morning was 19 and the wind speed was over 20 mph so this is still perfect "home theater weather".

Who thinks Peter & Co have made progress on getting an advanced pre-pro closer to fruition?

There are too many "me too" products that are too expensive for the Outlaws not to be cooking up something...

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#92931 - 03/19/13 02:12 PM Re: Anybody else got a bad case of "cabin fever"??? [Re: renov8r]
XenonMan Offline
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 2676
Loc: Columbus,North Carolina
I tend to agree. The 975 probably gives them some breathing space to work on another big project, hopefully the 998 type of gear. With the experience of integrating HDMI the Outlaws should be poised to relatively easily develop the next generation of processor as their top of the line. The experience gained from the discontinued projects is also pretty valuable as well as how the 975 and its builder are working out. Many of us were intrigued by Trinnov but Audyssey XT32 would also be cool. Something like the 975 but with 2-3 more HDMI inputs and another output with room correction, XLR stereo inputs and 7 outputs and a phono stage. Don't need Airplay or streaming or DSP modes. With the Emotiva stuff coming out and Sherbourne going internet direct, Outlaw is going to need something or just get out of the pre-pro market altogether. Everyone needs amps and subs but they don't generate upgrade fever the way receivers and processors do.
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Music system
Model 990/7500/Magnepan 1.6 QRs/Technics SL1200 MK2/Aperion S-12 Subwoofer/OWA3/Sony NS75H DVD
APC H15 Power Conditioner

TV System
Large Advent Loudspeakers/ Polk center/Monoprice surrounds/Panasonic Viera 42 inch/Onkyo HT-RC260/Sony BDP S590/Directv


Home Theater System
Onkyo PR-SC886/Outlaw 7125 Klipsch RF-82 L/R,RC-62 center, RB-35 SR/SL, BENQ HT1075, Outlaw LFM1-EX/OPPO BDP-83/Directv
Harmony ONE
Blue Jeans and Monoprice interconnects
APC H15 Power Conditioner

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#92932 - 03/19/13 02:39 PM Re: Anybody else got a bad case of "cabin fever"??? [Re: renov8r]
renov8r Offline
Desperado

Registered: 11/13/02
Posts: 336
Loc: Illinois
Amen!

The thing too is that I really have tried to like the "me too" product offerings like the Denon 4520ci/ Marantz 8801 or the Onkyo 5509 / Integra 80.3. Been to the showrooms enough times that salesguy don't even ask me if I need help anymore...

Don't get me wrong, those products are quite nice, have really every feature under the sun, even seem to be nicely built. They are far better values that stuff like the NAD M15 or McIntosh MX121. (does not escape me that three of those manufacturers are "North American"...) I just really really really want to have top of the line room correction at a fair price.

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#92948 - 03/21/13 09:38 AM Re: Anybody else got a bad case of "cabin fever"??? [Re: renov8r]
the_h Offline
Gunslinger

Registered: 01/28/13
Posts: 21
Loc: Ohio
I agree, I like my 975 but I must say it is taking much more tweaking than my Marantz because of the room correction software. My basement room is set up to be purpose built media room and I am having to adjust much more than I had to in my living room system where the room is not as sonically friendly.
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Upstairs living room
Marantz av7005, Rotel RMB 1075, Samsung 55" 6000 series tv, PSB synchrony 2, PSB C 5 stratus center, PSB image 10s rear, Velodyne DD-15, B&O RX-2 turntable, Apple TV, LG DVD blu-ray, Cisco Cable box, Adcom ACE 515, MIT terminator Bi wire speaker cables, all MIT 330 analog RCAs between amp and pre

Basement
Outlaw Model 975, Outlaw 7100, LG 55" 3d TV, Paradigm Monitor 11v3, Paradigm CC-370v3, Paradigm ADP-370v3, Paradigm PW-2200, Pioneer Elite BDP 62 3d blu ray, Cisco Cable box, Pioneer Elite CLD-59 laser disc player, Wii, VCR , Surgex SX-1115-RT, MIT cables
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