Summary: I love this thing so much. Everyone that comes to visit wants one. I am not a techie but I know quality sound when I hear it. My husband set it up and it is easy for me to use. Love it. Get one.
Summary: This unit has tons of power. Rocks my BIC America dv64's. Also love that it uses the PLiiZ sound codec. Dolby doesn't make receivers with iiZ anymore and that makes me sad because that is how my room is setup. Now they are opting for the Dolby atmos...
Summary: I purchased a massive $1600 Onkyo PR SC855 pre-amp in about 2008. That was coupled with a Carver Sunfire Cinema Grand 5 channel amp, and at one time powered a dedicated home theater that was the envy of all my friends.
It's a great unit if you can handle the size of the remote.
13 October 2014
Summary: Excellent piece of equipment for the money. Two cons would be that the Remote is HUGE and the other is that the menus are primitive with no graphics. The sound is great, it works great with me Blue-ray Player, Laptop, and TV. I am not sure how well it works with Mobile devices yet.
Summary: I have owned a DN1030 since March 2014 - pretty darned good unit, that replaced a few Yamaha components circa 1988 - also excellent equipment for the day, but technological advances have come a long way.