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This product has a FreakScore of 8.7 out of 10 based on 60 scores.
I purchased this unit and a Sony CT260 soundbar to compare them side-by-side and pick one. While I liked the size, connectivity, ease of installation, and near-perfect integration of the Onkyo, I really didn't like the sound quality.
The Onkyo's subwoofer and tweeters seemed to have slightly better clarity compared to the Sony soundbar, and of course stereo separation was better. But the midrange on the Onkyo was almost non-existent compared to the Sony; particularly with music; and that was a showstopper for me.
In the end, both the Sony and the Onkyo proved to be too much of a compromise, so they both went back. Still searching for that perfect small receiver with bluetooth, transparent integration with a TV's optical output, and decent bookshelf speakers and subwoofer.
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