Has anyone come across a Luxman LR 3000 receiver. I have not been able to find any details/reviews of this receiver on the net. If someone can shed some light on this amp it would be appreciated. The receiver (av amp) offers both DTS/DD and is rated @ 5 by 100 Watts and is well constructed. I know that some Luxman models are sold elsewhere in the world with different model numbers.
I've come in contact with a Luxman LR 2000 receiver also well constructed but I've searched everywhere but I mainly get details from Japanese, Arabian countries. No translators
I didn't think that Luxman was still in business. I had an older Luxman receiver, pre-Dolby, and just stereo. Great warmth to the sound. In fact, I specifically asked the dealer what he had that sounded like McIntosh, as I had owned some years previously. The Luxman had a very similar tube like quality that I really liked. I haven't seen any Luxman for sale in the US for several years.
In DEC-2002 I bought a brand new Luxman LR-2000 from an internet auction (ebay) for AU$415. The vendor reckons they sell for about AU$900 (which still seems cheap at approx. US$460) for a quality 5X100W RMS AV Receiver.
It is an excellent unit but I have searched far & wide for info./reviews and there is nothing in English out there.
you 'll find what you search on the web site www.luxman.biz. they have another nomination, they are lr 2200 in 5.1 dd dts,pro-logic II, and the LR 2500 RS with dd, dts es, pro - logic II in 6 X 130 W rms under 8 Ohms. I sale these products in belgium.
I recently bought an LR-2500RS in Botswana. Can anyone explain why it's rated 130W per channel RMS in the manual but 205 EIAJ at the Luxman website? I've found it mentioned at a couple of Italian and one French site, but otherwise it's strangely invisible on the net. The MSRP was 790 Euros, but one site offers it for as little as 540. I paid the equivalent of about 600 euros, which I consider a steal considering its quality.
It has a warm, refined sound that still seems very "accurate." It lacks a bit in dynamics so I wouldn't recommend it for headbangers, but for what I listen to it's perfect, and through my Saturn S6s it sounds like something that should have cost three or four times as much. Over the years I've listened to a lot of high-end systems but never thought that on my budget I could achieve a comparable sound.