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What is A4L?
Short for accessories4less
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I like just about everything you said until the THX = worthless. It is not worthless if you have THX certified speakers and want to be sure that they output what they are certifed to do.
I may be wrong, BUT the amp is the exact same just not certified so they can have it more of a "base" model. I did tons of research at AVS and all over the web and that is the conclusion I came up with. I am not saying THX certification is worthless but more that on that model it is.
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post #13 of 15
The 260 is powering my 3- polk monitor 50's, 2 - monitor 30's and 2 - boston acoustic 325's.

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I have the HT-S5300 System from them that I order back at the beginning of Feb. Normal Warranty I believe is 2 yrs from Onkyo. You can also purchase a 3 yr warranty from A4L as well. Lots of people from avsforum buy from them as well. 90% of the time if something is going to mess up it will be in the first year.
Sorry I forgot to do a multi-quote. Take the grills off all of your speakers and take pictures. I thought I had the 5300 but think it may be the 5100 but here is the onkyo speakers I received.
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post #14 of 15
Being an Onkyo owner myself, I would not recommend that company to anyone!
I've had to repair my unit more than once, the first time 6 months after purchase!

Please read:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1141824

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1246078

Someone in another forum, who is also a 606 owner, bought a 608 thinking they got their act together. Negative, HDMI issues.

I'd get this instead Yamaha - RXV665BL
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The 260 is powering my 3- polk monitor 50's, 2 - monitor 30's and 2 - boston acoustic 325's.


Sorry I forgot to do a multi-quote. Take the grills off all of your speakers and take pictures. I thought I had the 5300 but think it may be the 5100 but here is the onkyo speakers I received.
yes I know the speakers are for the suck, but that is what I got for now. The wife did not like the price for buying receiver and then speakers. I got the S5300 for under $300 so I could not pass it up. The HT-S5300 is for a fill in until I could get new speakers, since the R580 receiver is all I need. I have some sonance in-wall speakers for L/R/C on the way from parts-express's sale.
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