Summary: I purchased this to use as a substitute for an Onkyo HT-RC180 (sent for HDMI repair) in my mancave. I push a 7.2 system with PSB towers, midrange and rear surrounds. I have added two 10 inch powered subs and small wide left and rights.
Summary: Well I took a chance on this refurb receiver and came up aces all around. Got this amp to build a 5.1 surround sound system for audio and home theatre system. Have had for about a year now and it has worked perfectly. It has many settings and variable concert sound modes.
Summary: Great receiver for the money. Wanted a stereo gift for my 13 yr. old son. His Aunt and Grandparents agreed to pitch in and I bought some refurbished Advent Baby IIs off eBay as well for my part. Why a AV receiver?
Summary: This is our third Yamaha receiver. We've had the first one for over 8 years and it continues to work flawlessly, it just didn't fit our new stereo cabinet. This new unit was simple to connect (we're all Hdmi now) and simpler to control, even though it has more features than our old one.
Summary: Yamaha makes great products. I purchased one of the refurbished products and the extended warranty through Amazon. The product seems to be in perfect condition. Easy hook up and user friendly. Has a USB port right on the front which allows easy hook up for iPod/iPhones and generates great sound.