Summary: I've been a loyal Sony consumer for years, and I started getting tired of their hard to read/understand manuals, and issues I've had with a tv. I was searching for a new receiver that had HDMI ports on it and wanted something that had Audyssey. I was stuck between an Onkyo and a Harmon/Kardon.
Summary: This is one of best 9.2 receiver available in the market. But my question is What kind of speakers your people used for this unit, because i called onkyo regarding this issue they said they are not making any speakers for this unit, they have 130W speakers max.
Summary: I have had this unit for close to a year and a half. At first I tolerated the quirks and really dug into the manual to assure that I understood the unit better. My initial problem from day one was that the unit would freeze up to the point where it wouldn't change functions or even turn off.
Summary: I purchased this unit back in late June and initially it was an awesome experience, with plenty of power. I hooked up all nine channels and the sound was clear , articulated and just awesome. This unit does weigh alot so make sure you have enough room to hook up the wiring.
Pros: Overall, I am very pleased with this receiver, but it still has some bugs that need to be addressed. Streaming music from my Windows 7 PC works well and is a nice feature. NewEgg has a great price on this receiver.
Cons: Occassionally, the receiver would lock up. I have updated the firmware (which did not work initially over the internet, but I had to use a USB stick) and the lockups have mostly disappeared. The firmware update definitely resolved some of my issues. I also notice that sometimes my optical connect...