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In Reply to: RE: Rotel RB-1582MKII Amp posted by Braxus on February 13, 2017 at 19:02:11
It's a shot in the dark but over at the vintage forum I know a few of those guys have the older Rotels. Maybe they know about the newer ones as well????
I understand your situation so just DON'T rush. Do some more research.
What gear are you matching it to? And what needs are you using it for?
Are you using it for loud use or normal level and detail use.
Addendum: I've noticed from this thread that those that have had this amp don't seem to keep them. I do find that VERY strange considering if I found a good amp I would hold onto it.
Edits: 02/14/17Follow Ups:
I wouldn't say its the amp to retire with, but it's way better than a Nad.
I ended up getting the amp, as I found a good deal on it used. It been used for less then a year. Sounds fine to me, though the speakers its used with are not in the best position for listening at this time.
I don't dislike the Rotel sound, as every amp I've listened to of theirs, had something I liked about them. I just wanted to know if this amp improved upon the earlier series which had a few shortcomings.
This amp is retailed at $1699 Canadian plus taxes. I got mine for $1050 plus shipping.
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