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help purchasing A/V

by mmacchia5 / January 22, 2008 3:56 AM PST

I have a xbox360 thats component plus toslink to HDTV
also Cable box thats connect through HDMI to HDMI TV
looking for suggestions for a A/V receiver that meets the above type of connections at a decent price-budget is at 700$

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Sure, several come to mind.
by NM_Bill / January 22, 2008 11:18 AM PST
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My idea of absolute best value is Onkyo. Consider the loaded TX-SR605 @ $430 or bigger brother TX-SR705 @ $650.

My idea of slightly more price for even more highly regarded is Denon. Consider the Denon AVR-1908CI @ $599 list or the AVR-888 @ $749 list.

Sure there are others. Just thought these two brands stand out.

These are up to date & powerful. Perhaps you don't really need quite this much receiver. So look at slightly less expensive. There are many that will do a good job for you for several years to come.

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thanks
by mmacchia5 / January 23, 2008 1:20 AM PST

thanks ill research your suggestions.

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Forget everything in that list. Save your time. Get this:
by jostenmeat / January 23, 2008 3:14 AM PST
In reply to: thanks

Onkyo TX-SR805 for $709.94, free shipping at Amazon.

It has numerous improvements upon all of those receivers listed for the same price, if not less.

Of those, I submit that the increase of current from 36 amps of the 705 to the 60 amps of the 805 is worth much, much, much more than the difference you will pay in cash.

You're welcome.

-jostenmeat

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