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I still have my Onkyo 603. Good stuff.smile.gif

http://outlet.crutchfield.com/p_033AV1911/Denon-AVR-1911.html?cc=07&tp=179&nvpair=FFBrand%7cDenon

How long have you had it? Onkyo was #1 on my list on brand to go with when starting this idea.
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How long have you had it? Onkyo was #1 on my list on brand to go with when starting this idea.

I bought it when came out. What are they up to 608 or 609. The last number is the key.smile.gif I have owned it for five years. For 2 channel it still holds its own. It aslo gets pretty warm, but I still love it.smile.gif With that being said get a Denon.wink.gif
    
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I bought it when came out. What are they up to 608 or 609. The last number is the key.smile.gif I have owned it for five years. For 2 channel it still holds its own. It aslo gets pretty warm, but I still love it.smile.gif With that being said get a Denon.wink.gif

Why a Denon?
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Why a Denon?

http://www.hypersensory.com/content/3d-receivers-shoot-out-denon-avr-1911-pioneer-vsx-1020-k-onkyo-tx-sr608

None of the models are current, I would use this base on what to look for in you price range.
    
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http://www.hypersensory.com/content/3d-receivers-shoot-out-denon-avr-1911-pioneer-vsx-1020-k-onkyo-tx-sr608

None of the models are current, I would use this base on what to look for in you price range.

the article says they would have suggested the onkyo if it wasnt for a bug in the video processor, which the current model uses an entirely different video processor then that one anyways
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the article says they would have suggested the onkyo if it wasnt for a bug in the video processor, which the current model uses an entirely different video processor then that one anyways

So Onkyo then? tongue.gif
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Through my home tests with receivers, I felt like a Harman Kardon was the way to go for me. HK has had their issues but so far I've been quite lucky to not have them crop up after they switched my 254 for a 2600. When I took a few home (HK, Denon and Onkyo) and had some listening sessions I felt like HK were at the top with Denon coming up right behind them and Onkyo trailing far behind them. But that was almost two years ago so I'm sure things have changed.



My opinion is check out if any stores let you take home a few receivers and test a them out. As far as speakers those are fine for the price but I have seen them lower. I got my Polk R50's for $60 each and for the price nothing comes close that I've heard and I tried out the M50's, M60's, M70's and Rti8's (man the Rti8 are nice but their price........).
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Through my home tests with receivers, I felt like a Harman Kardon was the way to go for me. HK has had their issues but so far I've been quite lucky to not have them crop up after they switched my 254 for a 2600. When I took a few home (HK, Denon and Onkyo) and had some listening sessions I felt like HK were at the top with Denon coming up right behind them and Onkyo trailing far behind them. But that was almost two years ago so I'm sure things have changed.



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Thanks for the advice. I was thinking I might go down to some local stores to look at the receivers they had to see them in person.
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post #29 of 31
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Originally Posted by hockeyfighter09;14548802 
Thanks for the advice. I was thinking I might go down to some local stores to look at the receivers they had to see them in person.

Probably your best bet. Id offer to demo you mine if you were a bit closer haha
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post #30 of 31
IF you don't like these speakers, its cause you don't or never owned them!

Bang for the buck, you'd be crazy to get anything else.

A solid sub will make these sound like heaven.
Push em with a higher end amp ie. Onkyo 809 and they are an orgasim.

Play crapy music through any speaker and.. well it'll sound like crap!

Bottom Line - Shut It Haters!
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