Summary: Unit worked flawlessly for two years, then recently as the firmware was updated to the newest revision the unit now fails to recognize any speakers connected to the system. Video appears fine, however nothing beyond that works.
Summary: I guess I'll pull it out of the entertainment center again, and return it for more warranty service. : (
Pros: Great feature set to match up with my new Samsung 8000 3D TV. I've added more speakers to my system to have a really enveloping sound. The HDMI switching was one of the main reasons I upgraded from my old Yami 1000.
Cons: Zone 2 speakers only output sound from an analogue source, so I hooked up an old AppleTV to stream analogue music for my outdoor and workshop speakers. Didn't realize that at first. Biggest problem was finding the 708 and TV "on" when we returned from vacation. We had not left them on! (Both were...
Pros: Newegg has been extremely helpful and prompt.
Cons: The first movie I watch after setting up this impressive machine sounded great. A week later, I turned it on to watch only my second movie and there was a crackling in the speakers. I had to turn the volume up to 75% to get anything out of the speakers and it sounded awful. I then reset the speak...
Summary: Hallo, Leute lasst die Finger davon, einfach mal Google fragen nach ONKYO TX-NR708 HDMI BOARD, der Rest kommt von alleine, ist ansich ein Prima Gerät, ich hatte meinen Receiver zwei mal bei Onkyo in Reparatur (Zeitraum 4 Jahre) jedesmal das HDMI Board, und jedesmal 180 €.
Summary: ... auch wenn das Gerät bislang gute Dienste erwiesen hat (von der Schlechtung Organisation des Einstellungsdialogs mal abgesehen), hat das Gerät nach etwas mehr als 3 Jahren seinen Dienst quittiert.