Summary: Once again I have been thwarted in my quest to have a receiver which can fully act as a mixer. The fact is, unless you have an older TV or vision that is not correctable to 20/20 you are going to notice a reduction in picture quality if you run your HDMI cables through this reciever, even in...
Incredible Value, but HDMI Video Issues mar an otherwise perfect Entry-Level Receiver
20 February 2011
Summary: Unlike a lot of CEs, Onkyo may have indavertantly cannibalized its own model lineup by pushing so much featureset into an entry level receiver that it might deter buyers from their higher end models.
Summary: I purchased this receiver in June 2010 and so have had time to digest all the options and features of this product so that I can provide a fair review. I use this receiver primarily for home theater and its been excellent so I rate the product 5 stars.
Pros: When it was working.... Great sound and features. Bought it based on the other good reviews and agree with most of what others have said.
Cons: Shorted out after 4 weeks of use randomly. Red blinking standby light. Called Onkyo and they told me to take it to a local repair shop (good thing there was one about 45 min away because the next closes repair center is in Denver?!?!?) Repair center has had my unit for about a week now and seemed...
Pros: Variety of sound features for different modes. Connectivity to all componenets was great. Runs cool.
Cons: Poor performance on volume. Volume range is 0-99. Even after playing wiith all different calibrations, still need to turn volume control to low 40s before you hear anything. To listen at low levels you need to turn to low 50s, and for movies you need to crank it up to at least 70 to 75. SInce I h...
Summary: I bought this on the back of some amazing reviews. As well documented it is simply astonishing in its cinema capabalities. However, sadly, for audio it is lifeless. None of the sound-fields, dedicated to music bring them to life, or seem particularly suited.
Summary: Über die technischen Details, Anschlussmöglichkeiten und die Leistung dieses Kraftpakets muss man nicht viel sagen. Die Daten sprechen fast für sich und das Gerät setzt es wirklich auch gut um.
Summary: Die Lobeshymnen der übrigen Schreiber brauchen hier nicht wiederholt zu werden, denn der TX-SR608 ist wirklich ein sehr gutes und komplettes Gerät, das kaum Wünsche offen lässt - zu einem günstigen Preis!