The Sound is great, powerful enough for a family use
rabih filfili, Amazon
2 September 2014
Summary: The Sound is great, powerful enough for a family use. There is no user manual, just simple connection diagram. The remote control is very bad, you have to point really to the unit to get the command. Like the StandBy mode, you can watch your TV sometime without turning on the Receiver. The USB is bogus, it cannot play videos, only audio music. Scanning the NET is useless, I had all kind of equipment on the network, did not detect any!
Onkyo 727 is a sweet set easy set up wifi and DTS AND HD ...
23 August 2014
Summary: Onkyo 727 is a sweet set easy set up wifi and DTS AND HD DOLBY I have had a number of onkyos for the past 25 yrs ive bought yamaha pioneer elites etc during this time as well.I still prefer my onkyos for ease of use functions and of course the sweet sound and build quality they are still my favorite.
Summary: I ordered this unit as a replacement for a similar unit that was destroyed in a lightning storm. I received the unit promptly, had no trouble hooking everything up, but could not get a TV picture or sound to work properly. I called Onkyo who told me to replace the HDMI cable. I did this but problem was still not resolved. Onkyo told me to send the unit back. I reordered the same unit. I again had the same technical issue.
Solid, but beware if you want to use component output
D. Milne, Amazon
10 July 2014
Summary: I've always had good experiences with Onkyo/Integra products. The only reason I replaced my previous A/V receiver was because it couldn't handle newer technologies that have since converged with A/V (e.g. streaming content) and lacked HDMI inputs to expand it with add-on devices that only have that type of output (e.g. Roku, etc).
Summary: Perhaps one of the few AV receivers with a phono port. 0.08 TDH - not too shabby. 110 watts per channel - nice. Excellent subwoofer sound. Ease of setup could be a little easier. Don't understand Zone 1 & 2. What is their function?
Pros: Once the setup process is complete, I am learning to like the system. Seemingly enough RCA input ports. Speaker/room setup works flawlessly with the packaged mic. Love the surround difference between this receiver and the my old JVC. Still learning things about it, eg., the various sound functions (orchestra, etc.) still a mystery. Do they work for all the buttons?
Cons: Setup for other equipment (remote codes) can be challenging and requires some effort and patience. Also, after setting up remote codes for other equipment there is an absence of full remote use which requires use of the OEM remotes for full functionality. Some of the HDMI ports seem sloppy/lose. Perhaps because of streamlining or subtle design look, the micro switches are difficult to see on the base unit. Too bad the NET functions don't show up on the front panel whe...