Summary: Sales guy said HDMI would handle video and audio. That's why I bought it. Once I got home and read the manual I discovered, as others have, that audio is not transmitted via HDMI and you must purchase additional optical cables.
Summary: This Is a very nice piece of equipment and is quite a handful to learn about. I had it for a month now and still don't have all the command and nuiances figured out. It has great sound and adaptibilty. Though I am not sure if I am getting all I can get from the system.
Summary: GREAT PRICE and super fast shipping, I carefully compared A/V receivers at BEST BUY and with on-line specs, then, like usual, I found an unbeatable price on AMAZON. The THD rating is excellent, there is NO noise, it was nice to go all digital - With my previous theater-in-a-box unit I could not take...
Summary: This will be the fourth receiver I've owned and by far the best. My last was the Onkyo TX-SR500, and it was solid. But I wasn't completely satisfied with the 5.1 surround sound generated from it. The audio was serviceable, but I knew it should sound better..