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so uh..what are the bumps for now? Are you wanting first hand experience with new receivers or did I read that wrong.
Basically. Obviously I'm not forcing you to get one but I just wanted to see if anybody has it and has tested it. I want it to see how it compares against the AVR 591
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Okay. I finally had time to do a comparison. The AVR-1312 is most likely to be removed from the list since it doesn't have protection circuits for some reason. It has a very nice price tag being only $250 instead of $350 and above (compared to the newer receivers. Still looking at the AVR 591 specs). The AVR-1712 is more expensive only because it has a better amp and component connections along with some minor features. The amp won't matter because it's probably very likely that I'll get a powered subwoofer which, so far for the ones I'm considering, have amps that are much more powerful so the AVR-1712 is off for sure. It's between the AVR-1612, the AVR-1312, and the AVR-591. One down, 3 to go.

Edit: Comparison page. http://usa.denon.com/US/Product/Page...1-8192242cab83
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Are you planning on upgrading later or something? Because for your 2.1 it really doesn't matter, even 30 watts RMS would be enough, and it's not like you need exotic inputs or decoding.
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Possibly. I'm planning on giving them to my parent's home theater setup if I get a newer one or I can sell it on eBay, Amazon, or something.
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Onkyo a multichannel receiver with a snr of 108? That 36db noise that will be added. Anything over 17bit and it will add noise to the signal.
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Onkyo HT-RC260. Can't touch it.
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post #57 of 61
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Lol. Made me think of family guy. Anyways, I thought this thread was dead. I already decided to go Denon. I'm probably going Denon and Marantz for music and Yamaha for home theater. Onkyo possibly for HT.
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Okay. I finally had time to do a comparison. The AVR-1312 is most likely to be removed from the list since it doesn't have protection circuits for some reason. It has a very nice price tag being only $250 instead of $350 and above (compared to the newer receivers. Still looking at the AVR 591 specs). The AVR-1712 is more expensive only because it has a better amp and component connections along with some minor features. The amp won't matter because it's probably very likely that I'll get a powered subwoofer which, so far for the ones I'm considering, have amps that are much more powerful so the AVR-1712 is off for sure. It's between the AVR-1612, the AVR-1312, and the AVR-591. One down, 3 to go.

Edit: Comparison page. http://usa.denon.com/US/Product/Page...1-8192242cab83
that link tells me I need admin rights its broooooooooken.
What's your budget for the sub?
Velodyne Starfire-10 Subwoofer
Edited by Spooony - 6/10/11 at 1:48am
post #59 of 61
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The amp won't matter because it's probably very likely that I'll get a powered subwoofer which, so far for the ones I'm considering, have amps that are much more powerful so the AVR-1712 is off for sure.
Like I said in the other topic, the subwoofer amp is for the subwoofer alone.

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I'm probably going Denon and Marantz for music and Yamaha for home theater. Onkyo possibly for HT.
wat

any will be fine for both. anybody who tells you "such and such brand is good for music and blah blah blah for movies" is an idiot.
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Oh. Whoops wrong thread.
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