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Panasonic SA-XR57
4.6 out of 10

Panasonic SA-XR57

Home Theater Receiver with Full-Digital Amplifier, HDMI In/Out w Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic SA-XR57

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Overall 6
6.0

5 star sound, 2 star interface

Kevin M. Powell, Amazon
1 August 2008
  • Summary: 5 star sound, 2 star interface Bottom line: this receiver sounds great - but has a very clumsy interface, and doesn't fully support `Viera Link'. More detail: My setup: KEF HTS 2001 (front/center), Paradigm Atom surrounds, Paradigm PDR8 sub 42" Panasonic Viera 85U, Sony 700 DVD player, over the air...
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Overall 6
6.0

Limited functionality: home theatre for DVD, pretty much

tomh, Amazon
1 June 2008
  • Summary: To me, the promise and point of HDMI is that you have a single cable going to your TV (and even a single cable from other components). But this unit will only work this way if you are just using a DVD player (or just connecting HDTV) because the single HDMI output is just a pass-through for the...
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Overall 6
6.0

A 4+ star audio receiver with 2+ star video functions

Snap, Crackle and Pop, Amazon
12 April 2008
  • Summary: IN SHORT: As an audio-video receiver, it's solid on the A, but falls short on the V. Still, it's a very good option if that fits your needs. The Panasonic SA-XR57 is a solid receiver for someone looking for to fill out the audio section of their home theater, especially if the compact size and lower...
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Overall 6
6.0

A 4+ star audio receiver with 2+ star video functions

Snap, Crackle and Pop, Amazon
23 February 2007
  • Summary: IN SHORT: As an audio-video receiver, it's solid on the A, but falls short on the V. Still, it's a very good option if that fits your needs. The Panasonic SA-XR57 is a solid receiver for someone looking for to fill out the audio section of their home theater, especially if the compact size and lower...
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice but no HDMI up conversion

Electronics freak, Amazon
7 October 2006
  • Summary: This seems good receiver with nice sound output. I bought and retuned because it does not up convert other video sources to HDMI. Required to use same type of output for same input.
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