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MID-RANGE DISTORTION 2 YEARS AGO, I PURCHASED A DENON AVR-3806 RECEIVER, KLIPSCH SURROUND SPEAKERS, KLIPSCH SUB WOOFER AND KLIPSCH LA SCALA II FRONT SPEAKERS. BJORN'S OF SAN ANTONIO INSTALLED THE SYSTEM AND EVEN MADE A SECOND TRIP TO TRY TO RESOVE THE DISTORTION PROBLEM BUT NEVER COULD GET RID OF IT. OF COURSE, I 'VE USED THE AUDYSSEY EQ AND I'VE TRIED EVERY COMBINATION POSSIBLE BUT THERE IS ALWAYS THAT LITTLE "GHOST" MID-RANGE DISTORTION. WOULD IT BE BETTER TO GO A HIGH END INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER??? I COULD CARE LESS FOR THE AUDIO VISUAL SIDES. I JUST WANT A GOOD STEREO SOUND. JOHN HOOVER - whatever410@verizon.net 325-392-2913

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Hi it is an amp module failure inside £129.00 plus vat 4 hours to replace total strip out £380.00 total to do these are made by samsung and rebadged horrible things dump it thats my advice regards kirk

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