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Topic # 90726 28-Sep-2011 13:48 Send private message

Hi all,

I could use some advice on a good choice for an AV reciever with DLNA built in.

Ideally I would like to keep the cost of the recevier under $1,500.

A bit of background ...

I have partial hearing loss, so top notch sound is wasted on me, but I do enjoy listneign to music and watching movies.

I would like a receiver I can use with: -
- Sony Bravia with freeveiw HD built in (via HDMI)
- Blue ray player (via HDMI)
- DLNA server NAS (Via CAT-x cable)
- MySky HDI at some stage in the future (via HDMI?)

I have front and centre speakers - Wharfdale Diamond 9 series.  I will be adding a sub-woofer and rear speakers, when we re-do the lounge, so 5.1 sound would be enough.





Mike

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  Reply # 526912 28-Sep-2011 19:24 Send private message

My favourite would have to be the Yamaha RXV671.
It will not only tick all the boxes, it's also easy to use - with quite possibly the best GUI I've come across at the price point. I haven't managed to play with the DLNA side of things, but the product blurb seems to say it will do what you're looking to achieve.



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  Reply # 530067 6-Oct-2011 13:17 Send private message

Having trouble finding the Yamaha unit online.

Can anyone tell me what the Onkyo TXNR509B is like?

http://www.intl.onkyo.com/products/av_components/av_receivers/tx-nr509/index.html

Seems to tick the boxes and 3D capable, so future proofed in that regard.




Mike

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