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I'm looking for a 5.1 receiver under $300 (preferably about $200). Currently I'm looking at the Yamaha RX-V367 ($230) or a Open Box RX-V467 ($230). Extras such as Dolby True Surround aren't really a concern, since my Blu-ray player can decode those. For now I only have the budget for a 2.1 setup (Polk Monitor30s + Dayton 125W sub). Thanks in advance

Edit: Also looking at the Onkyo TX-SR308/508
Edited by Eugenester - 1/27/11 at 9:50pm
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The obvious pick for you is the Onkyo TX-SR508, GREAT receiver, I think you'll be very happy.
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I have the RX-V367. Love it. Sounds great with my Klipsch HD 300s. I have my Cable Box, XBOX and Blu-Ray player routed to it. Although I suppose it wouldn't work if you need 5 HDMI-inputs.
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http://www.accessories4less.com/make...ceivers/1.html

There's like 4 Onkyo receivers for under $200. Onkyo=great receivers.
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look at garage sales you can get recievers for $10 sometimes
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What else do you want? There are at least 4 Onkyo Receivers from accessories4less that would fit your perimeters if not go beyond them.

You could try best buy and their Insignia(sp) brand. Suppose to be decent for the money.

Try the Ebay store for Harman Kardon. You could get their older 254 receiver for ~$250.00
http://stores.ebay.com/Harman-Audio

The TX-SR508 is a great receiver for someone on a budget and at $189.99 almost a steal.

My receiver from the S5300 is also pretty nice for what it is I believe it is a HT-R580.
Edited by Invidiafanboy - 2/9/11 at 9:08am
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