Emotiva XSP-1 Preamp Video Review

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  1. admin Audioholics Robot Staff Member

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    You want high end two-channel. Emotiva has got your back with their new XSP-1 Two-Channel Preamp. Check out our Video coverage of this product.

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  2. bootman Audioholic Intern

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    Not one measurement to independently verify manufacturer specs? ;)
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    Has anyone heard what the order of the crossover is?
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    The product page lists 12dB/octave high and low pass filters under bass management.
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  5. palmharbor Junior Audioholic

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    Emotiva

    I have the model UMC-1 as it has analog video inputs for my s-vhs and superbeta units
    as this unit does not have these "legacy" inputs.
    I like mine, the only limitation is that there is a five second delay in the video because
    of the copy guard in the HDMI system. This happens when you change inputs and
    sometimes when you go from the DVR program to live tv but you learn to live with it.
    Tech support on the phone is terrific and these products, especially set up tend to
    be complicated and the manual is not well written and does not include important
    information but tech support is more than U could ask for.
    I recommend this company and their products. I also have the five channel power
    amp and it drives my fussy Martin Logans without a problem


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  6. bootman Audioholic Intern

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    You should post that in a umc thread.
    This is about their analog preamp and doesn't really apply.
    apples and oranges.
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    The video reviews keep getting better and better!
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  8. sharkman Full Audioholic

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    Wow, another Emotiva review. They sure are popping out the products.
  9. gene Audioholics Master Chief Administrator

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    Tell me about it. It's becoming a full time job trying to cover all their new stuff. I've got some XPR-1's in for review right now!
    gene,
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    That should be interesting. You got enough power in your house to spare?
  11. sharkman Full Audioholic

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    Really! So how many Emotiva products are you slated to review this year(that might tell us how many more they are releasing)? Any word on the XMC?
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    I wouldn't hold your breath. They held the UMC-1 from reviewer even after it was released. I personally think they are scared to release it right now. They have such good business with the amps and don't need the controversy.
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    A preamp shouldn't be power hungry;)
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    XPR-1's are 1000 watt mono block amps

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