Summary: I just wanted an AVR that can process DTS-HD_MA and Dolby TrueHD. Plus one that does upscale/convert multiple inputs into a single HDMI output, so I don't have to run more than one output cable.
Summary: In our world of Super Electronics, there are a variety of choices...However, making the right choice the fist time in tough economic times is extremely difficult. Thanks to Amazon and their trusted partnerships, my recent purchase of Yamaha's HTR-6250BL 630 Watt 7-Channel Home Theater Receiver has...
Summary: I've had this unit since April 2009, and I am very pleased with it, but only after two firmware updates from Yamaha. The first problem I had was unreliable HDMI signal passing from a Panasonic Blu-ray player to a Panasonic TV.
Summary: The on screen menus and automatic sound field setup using the included mic make this model much easier to get tuned for best surround sound than lower models. It also has really good sound for both movies and music, and a good FM tuner.
Summary: I tried this receiver for a month and ended up returning it. Nonetheless, there are some things I really like a lot. Great design. It was super easy setup. The menus were great, and the way inputs are labeled makes a lot of sense. Fidelity for my video playback was great.
Summary: There are two model numbers for this AV Receiver as disclosed on CNET. One model number is the RX-V565BL, the other is the HTR-6250BL, which I purchased. At various times, the prices of the two vary on Amazon, so I just went with the cheaper one.