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    Default Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifier









    Audiophiles Cary the Day
    I love a happy ending, donít you? Sad, actually, since I wasnít born rich, just indescribably handsome. But Iím still grinning ear to ear after packing up this amazing Cary combo. Maybe itís because Cary has been catering to the most demanding of audiophiles for years. The Cinema 12 is superbly musical, and the Model 7.125 has the ability to re-create music with the startling dynamics of a live event. Yes, goose-bumping good. The folks at Cary are blessed with good ears and great taste. The Cinema 12 isnít an ergonomic, feature-laden trek into the future, but its omissions arenít sinsótheyíre just things you wonít miss once you get your groove on.
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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi

    Oh boy, never heard of Cary before.
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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi

    Hmmm, that amp is a bit of a joke at that price. Lots of options at 4k. The pre/pro don't look all that impressive at 5k either. I would take the Marantz pre/pro and an Outlaw amp setup over those two any day of the week and still have some cash left for a new projector.

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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi

    I would audition them first, you can never know

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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi

    Quote Originally Posted by ev666il View Post
    I would audition them first, you can never know
    Sure why not; I will listen to anything. However, 5k for a pre/pro that has no advanced room correction? Hmmm! I wouldn't even consider it when there are options like the Anthem. Unless of course I had an acoustically perfect room.

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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi

    Quote Originally Posted by audioholicjeff View Post
    However, 5k for a pre/pro that has no advanced room correction? Hmmm! I wouldn't even consider it when there are options like the Anthem.
    Of course it all comes down to one's priorities, and what they value in a given product. For example, I don't use active EQ so it doesn't really matter to me whether a pre/pro has it or not, whereas for you that's (almost) a deal breaker. I must agree, however, that past a certain price point a pre/pro should always give me the option to use room correction regardless of whether I will, and the same applies to a bunch of other audio features. It's called flexibility: just because some people won't use it, it doesn't mean others won't like to have it onboard

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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi

    They're literally down the road from me. Didn't know they made anything besides tube amps. Need to find out if they have a showroom we can look around...

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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi

    Pretty sweet looking though....and I'm no big fan of silver. Real nice...
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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi

    Quote Originally Posted by GOS View Post
    ....and I'm no big fan of silver.
    I'll take black over silver any time.

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    Default Re: Cary Audio Design Cinema 12 Surround Processor & Model 7.125 Multichannel Amplifi


    Quote Originally Posted by ev666il View Post
    I'll take black over silver any time.

    I freaking hate silver components. Remember the white Adcom Stuff? I think HK made some white stuff too. Stuff was butt ugly.

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