The only one that i know for sure that offers this is the Sunfire Theater Grand. You can find the originals for well under $2K and the Mk II's for somewhere right around there on the used market. Others may have that feature, but none of them i have used did. I'm sure that others will chime in with some suggestions though. Sean
Sean (Threads | Answers | This Thread)
My Sim Audio Attraction has balanced outs for all 5 channels + sub, however, it will be closer to $4k used- might be out of your range...
Sutts (Reviews | Threads | Answers | This Thread)
Check out the Anthem AVM-2. The new AVM-20 may be out of your specified price range.
Djg (Threads | Answers | This Thread)
The Integra Research RDC-7 has balanced outs of all 7 channels, but it costs around U$4k. As Dig recommended, the Anthem AVM-20 also have balanced for all 7 channels and sells for around 3k. The Aragon Soundstage has balanced outupts (this is a 5.1 processor unlike the others that are 7.1) and received great reviews for its 2-channel music performance. It also costs around 4k.
Flavioleoni (System | Threads | Answers | This Thread)
I'll second the motion for the Anthem AVM-2. This piece is quite versatile and the tuner sounds terrific. Check it out at sonicfrontiers.com. I send mine to the MCA5 balanced to a pair of Martin Logan Aerius i's and it's a wonderful match. Now if I could only afford the ML Descent...