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Mark Levinson integrated powerhouse with all the bling
I replaced a 320S, 332, 360S combo with the 5805 after a lightning strike. ( the amp survived but... ) I have been very happy with the results, and now have a 5101 on order.  
Levinson 5805 Integrated
I replaced a 326s running to a 332 with the 5802 and am very happy with the results. It has a great lively sound to it.  
Getting back in the game
You can get a NAD master series M10 brand new for about 2700. Maybe look for a B stock?  
anyone have experience with "replacement cost" insurance, and Allstate?
Allstate came through! I am very happy with the settlement they offered.  
anyone have experience with "replacement cost" insurance, and Allstate?
My Levinson dealer is local. They took at look at the units and determined they were beyond repair. Allstate sent a guy by to look at them and take pictures. I am now waiting to hear back from them.  
anyone have experience with "replacement cost" insurance, and Allstate?
dweller, that doesn't make a lot of sense? What if I was gifted all of the items? They would have a value of 0 dollars and be uninsurable?  
anyone have experience with "replacement cost" insurance, and Allstate?
well, looks like the 360s DAC didn't make it after all... : (  
anyone have experience with "replacement cost" insurance, and Allstate?
Thanks Audiobunker, that's encouraging, and also why I pretty much only buy local from this B&M store. I have been going to them for over 20 years. They loaned me another streamer so I could test out the rest of the system.  They really go abo... 
anyone have experience with "replacement cost" insurance, and Allstate?
Yes, luckily I am close to a very established Levinson dealer. They are looking at it now. I had Transparent Power isolators on all the gear, they are fine... unfortunately I did not protect the incoming DTV line and it ran in there taking out the... 
Mark Levinson pre-amplifiers compared
My 326s just got taken out by a lightning strike, I am still waiting for the tech to declare it dead or not. If it is dead, I will then find out exactly what Allstate means by "replacement cost" insurance.  
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
A perfect circle  
DEDICATED CD PLAYER $1K AND UNDER, THOUGHTS?
I just went through the same ordeal, except budget was closer to 2k and I currently use an oppo-205.I ended up with a Mark Levinson 37 transport and 360S DAC. it is 18 years old and still miles ahead of any digital I have had in my system.  
oppo 205 vs sepearate DAC or CD player.. should I bother?
Thanks for the insight Steve! 
oppo 205 vs sepearate DAC or CD player.. should I bother?
I really like The ML house sound, not sure how far I want to drift from it. What mods were done?i have an AES Audioquest Wild on loan, going to try a Shunyata as well.  
oppo 205 vs sepearate DAC or CD player.. should I bother?
Well that was an easy decision. No way this is going back to the shop. : )thanks for all the advice, it is appreciated.