Summary: This is a good average joe receiver. I bought it cause i needed a replacement for my 12.2 it does the job. Positives very very easy set up great sound quality. Down side not enough power leaves you needing/wanting more. I find myself turning the volume up almost 3/4 just to listen to music. If you are looking to use this in a small room with good speakers and you don't need your ears to ring when your done this is your box!
Summary: I got the receiver off e bay the hdmi arent working at this time but this receiver is a solid performer. It's well worth the 130.00 i paid for it. And i got the sr 608 referb and i am as happy as a punk in a pecker tree. Try enney one of these receivers and bet you will love them THANKS.
Best budget receiver ever. Good but cheap. Find them around $60 these days!
29 September 2010
Summary: For the price which you can find a 606 these days, well under 120$, there is simply no better receiver around. The 75W is a STRONG 75W. The sound quality is excellent. Has all the listening modes, decoders and connections the average user would need and more. Audio/Video equipment these days is becoming so advanced that even bottom-of-the-barrel gear like this can performs exceedingly well in most people's eyes.
Summary: I could have give the product excellent based on futures offered on it and ease to use it. But I down greaded it because of its power. Not enough AMPs. My old Onkyo HT-R520 had more power. I never had to increase sound volume above 45. And it was really load. I even felt sub-roofer shaking the ground. This new HDMI does not perform well. I have to increase volume to 55-60 just to hear in normal sound level. Out-put is not powerful.
Summary: Sound is great. 7.1 Audio. The Audyssey room correction works well. Built in TrueHD And DTS encoder. I do have an issue where some BluRay discs, my Sony BluRay says it's delivering TrueHD, but the reciever is wanting to downsample is to PCM. Can't say which device is truly at fault. Video is so-so. The good: I bought this unit because it has 4 HDMI, and you can upconvert anything to anything.
Summary: I use this product for watching TV, viewing regular movies and watching Blu-ray movies. It works well with my Panasonic Pasma TV and the Panny Blu-Ray Player. When viewing blu-ray movies it is amazing the true master audio sound that I get with this combination. I didn't think it would ever get better than Dolby Digital, but that is in the past. I also enjoy the ability to listen to some jazz music in another room where I like to read and relax.
Pros: Accurate Controls, Clean Sound, Easy To Set Up, Four HDMI13 Inputs, Good Power, Great Design, Great Value for