Sony camera I bought 4 years ago went bad after 13 months
Jason Kemp, Amazon
13 October 2014
Summary: In the 1980s and 1990s, I used to buy everything Sony. Started to sour with the Sony computers in the early 2000s. Sony camera I bought 4 years ago went bad after 13 months. This receiver lasted a little more than 4 years, before dying, which is why it got 2 stars instead of 1.
Summary: I fail to understand why so few makes provide an active cooling solution like a pair of small fans or even a single one...they have some that are practically silent that are used in PCs....ANY active cooling beats the passive heatsink approach!
Pros: Reasonable inputs..nice finish...adequate sound fields...moderate power. Convinced me to spend a little more and go with Onkyo.
Cons: Ours broke after an hour of use... Yes...it does run hot if even when reasonably vented area. Four inches of air space above the unit should have been plenty. Wiring terminals a pain...had to cut off my nice gold terminals to make the cables work... Couldn't get the right setting for a bi-wire fr...