Summary: A very good Audio/Video Receiver/Amplifier. The Sound Field Program capability coupled with the Optimizer Microphone allows for very unique sound effects and setting the stereo center for any point in a room.
Summary: Not knowing a whole lot about audio features, I bought this based on research, reviews, in-stock, and price. It has thoroughly transformed my families entertaining experience. Although extremely lite on documentation for a novice, nevertheless, I was able to put on "Kipper the Dog" for the kids in...
Summary: I read the reviews on this product and they seemed good enough so I bought it .It worked for about two weeks than that is it .One day for no reason whatsoever i went to turn it on and it stopped working.It simply cut out and shut off INSTANTLY when i turned it on.
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23 July 2007
Summary: I am an A/V novice, and this is how/why I bought this receiver: I originally bought it while looking for a 6.1 receiver in the $400.00 range. Best B** had a Pioneer that was THX certified for about $475.
Summary: I've installed countless numbers of these amps, and if you want to save money but still want 7.1 channel surround, look no further than the RX-V659. They don't provide the great sound quality of more expensive units, obviously, but they have a decent number of digital inputs and it does a decent job...
Summary: I only use this for Audio and it does a geat job of 7.1 and also the abiity to play in stereo through all speakers not just the front left and right. The only reason for the 4 star rating is that it does not do high def video switching.
Excerpt: Seit 2007 nutze ich den RX-V 659 Im Heimkonobereich sowie das koventionelle " Musikhören". Das Chasis ist schwer und wirklich sehr hochwertig verarbeitet.Der Receiver hebt sich hervor in der Heimkinonutzung durch seine authenthische Wiedergabe ( wirkt natürlich ,satt und nicht synthetisch...
Pros: Hochwerig verarbeitet;sehr gute Klangqualität auch im Hifi - Modus