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armadaphil
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3 Channel Power Amps

Looking for a good 3 channel amp. Not interested in five, 7 , 2. The question is 3 channel amp. Looking for suggestions , rumours, the dirt, good or bad. Looking at Emotive, Bryston, Parasound. Have an open mind to any others that people have heard about. thanks.......

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armadaphil wrote:

Looking for a good 3 channel amp. Not interested in five, 7 , 2. The question is 3 channel amp. Looking for suggestions , rumours, the dirt, good or bad. Looking at Emotive, Bryston, Parasound. Have an open mind to any others that people have heard about. thanks.......

Parasound amps vary greatly in sound quality, but in general I do not think they sound very good except for the VERY expensive models.

Bryston is very good; any Bryston amp. They also have a 20-year warranty, which is unique.

Emotiva is cheap, but OK if you can live with low quality and zero product support. Sound quality is only fair IMO. I have seen postings on other websites where weeks of attempts to contact product support have resulted in NO response from Emotiva whatsoever; these are owners of their gear complaining.

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armadaphil wrote:

Looking for a good 3 channel amp. Not interested in five, 7 , 2. The question is 3 channel amp. Looking for suggestions , rumours, the dirt, good or bad. Looking at Emotive, Bryston, Parasound. Have an open mind to any others that people have heard about. thanks.......

Parasound amps vary greatly in sound quality, but in general I do not think they sound very good except for the VERY expensive models.

Bryston is very good; any Bryston amp. They also have a 20-year warranty, which is unique.

Emotiva is cheap, but OK if you can live with low quality and zero product support. Sound quality is only fair IMO. I have seen postings on other websites where weeks of attempts to contact product support have resulted in NO response from Emotiva whatsoever; these are owners of their gear complaining.

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3 channel power amps

I think Odyssey makes a 3 channel amp. but you should just get mono blocks and be done with it.

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I think Odyssey makes a 3 channel amp. but you should just get mono blocks and be done with it.

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I have reviewed several 3 channel amps in Stereophile, including the Parasound.

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