The Good Sound quality; style; features; brilliant range of inputs and outputs.
The Bad Size; it gets hot enough to fry an egg.
The Bottom Line If you want an AV receiver that has plenty of power and supports the latest high definition audio, the Onkyo TX-SR875 should be on your shopping list. Its support for DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD via HDMI is a boon
If you want to experience cinema-style surround sound in the comfort of your own home, then you're going to need some sort of surround sound system. You can pick up all-in-one systems from as little as £200, if you look around. At the top end, you could spend many thousands of pounds.
The Onkyo TX-SR875 sits proudly at around £1000, which puts it somewhere in the middle of the market. It's also the big daddy to some of Onkyo's more wallet-friendly machines.
The clear advantage of this receiver over most others on the market is its amazing support for the latest audio formats used on HD DVD and Blu-ray. Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio are both supported. Obviously, the more standard DVD sound formats are fully supported too, so you'll be able to get the best out of Dolby Digital and DTS soundtracks.
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