Summary: it is excellent.just what was advertised.no problems every thing on the unit works. am very happy. I would advise any person looking for denon receiver to buy upper end to ward off problems with units
Sound Is Great...All The Newest Features...Priced Great
24 January 2009
Summary: Well, just bought this receiver last week and hooked it up a few days ago. I am running it with a pair of Definitive Tech BP7006's in front with a Def Tech 2002 center and a pair of Speakercraft AIM 8's in my ceiling for the rear channels...also using a Def Tech Supercube 2 in this system.
Summary: I have owned many different midrange receiver in the past, from Sony, Marantz, Nakamichi, Pioneer to Yamaha. Until I got this Denon 2808, Marantz and Nakamichi sounds real good. But this Denon just simply surpass all of them in sound quality.
Summary: I have this for several days only, but I am very satisfied with what I have experienced with this unit already. Yes, I wish there are more than two HDMI's. I can buy one with similar price range with 4 HDMI inputs, but considering the other features and audio spec, I decided to buy this when it was...
Summary: Pros: has all the current codecs and processing power that anyone could need. Also has great, clean power output. Finally, it has preamp outs for upgrading to a better amp. Cons: only has two HDMI inputs (that's all I needed though, and the replacement model has 4), is pretty bulky, and draws a ton...
Summary: The Denon AVR-2808CI has all the bells and whistles one could want or needed. It sounds great weather your using it for the tv surround or watching a movie. The manual is great at telling you what cables to use where and what kind you can use. But it is of no help when setting the unit up.