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Nad 720 Bee

I am looking at a Nad 720 BEE on e-bay and was wondering what the general feelings on this system are.
I have an older Nad 7100 receiver that I have had for around 17 years and have been very happy with it, and am now looking for a garage patio system. I am not an audiophile elite obviously but I do/can enjoy "quality" sound and was wondering how this would fair.
My current system is
-Nad 7100 receiver
-Nad 5240 CD player
-i-pod
-Paradigm Esprit Monitors
-Paradigm Titans
-Polk audio Atrium 45's

Is the 720bee a better receiver than my old 7100?

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Re: Nad 720 Bee


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" ... now looking for a garage patio system."

Garages and patios don't typically require much in the way of sophistication. Is this going to be a system that requires you can hear the music while cutting grass on the south forty? Or, is this where you sleep when you buy too much hifi gear?

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Re: Nad 720 Bee

Actually I do sleep in the garage....well I guess nap is a better word. We use our yard and garage quite a bit, as our house is a small bungalow and we spend as much time as possible outside. Not a big yard either...no back forty...but we have a pool and entertain a lot so "good" sounding music is a must.
I will be running the titans in the garage and Atrium 45's outside.
I was going to use the older Nad 7100 in the garage but I am not sure if putting the 720Bee in the house is actually a step "ahead".
Soooo does anyone have any input?

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Re: Nad 720 Bee

OK not much response here.
Can anyone direct me to some reviews of the 720bee. My searches haven't came up with much.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Nad 720 Bee

The C720BEE is a very nice receiver - it is , actually, a C320BEE with a tuner. Go to www.nadelectronics.com for more info.

It has A/B speaker outputs, which can be convenient for the set-up you mention. (Makes me wonder why the C320BEE and C325BEE don't have multiple speaker outs.) If you are going to be listening in such an open area will 50 watts be enough? I'm not familiar with the 7100 so I can't make comparisons.

As I said it is a great sounding receiver but I can't help but wonder why NAD didn't make it more powerful.

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