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Topic # 105271 30-Jun-2012 15:07 Send private message

I am thinking of upgrading my Onkyo TX SR604. What is a ball park figure I could get for this. Here is a link for the specs. 
http://www.us.onkyo.com/model.cfm?m=TX-SR604&class=Receiver&p=i


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  Reply # 648672 30-Jun-2012 15:14 Send private message

$1 reserve on trademe will give you the best indication on market pricing

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  Reply # 648694 30-Jun-2012 16:38 Send private message

sen8or: $1 reserve on trademe will give you the best indication on market pricing


Not unless you want to risk it going for a dollar. I know too many people burnt doing that. Put a realistic amount on it, and if it fails to sell, just drop it a bit each time.

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  Reply # 648756 30-Jun-2012 19:47 Send private message

With no video up sampling and only two hdmi inputs I would say about $175 max.

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  Reply # 648770 30-Jun-2012 20:35 Send private message

Agreed - Onkyo has been caned in retail stores, which only adds to the low resale value.
I'd hang onto it for a garage stereo... but that's just me.

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  Reply # 648803 30-Jun-2012 21:31 Send private message

Yeah I was thinking $150 as no chance of hd audio.



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  Reply # 649040 1-Jul-2012 13:47 Send private message

Jaxson: Yeah I was thinking $150 as no chance of hd audio.


What do you mean, no HD audio? It plays 5.1 audio from myski(when available) fine.

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  Reply # 649077 1-Jul-2012 14:59 Send private message

HD audio refers to the newer uncompressed audio formats present on bluray discs.
Sky/freeview use the older DVD style Dolby digital compressed audio, which is fine but is a point of difference for someone looking to buy a new receiver.
As someone mentioned above, start high and drop the price, or keep it.

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  Reply # 649333 2-Jul-2012 07:42 Send private message

mattwnz:
sen8or: $1 reserve on trademe will give you the best indication on market pricing


Not unless you want to risk it going for a dollar. I know too many people burnt doing that. Put a realistic amount on it, and if it fails to sell, just drop it a bit each time.


+1 on the $1 reserve. I've done hundreds of trades that way and it's been very successful for me - even on vehicles.




                                           

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  Reply # 649411 2-Jul-2012 10:28 Send private message

Only get a successful $1 res if you list it properly.

I have scored many a $1 bargain because people did a crap-house listing with a photo that looks like it was taken on a 10 year old mobile phone with grease on the lens.




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  Reply # 649910 3-Jul-2012 10:25 Send private message

Jaxson: Yeah I was thinking $150 as no chance of hd audio.

Does it not support 7.1 PCM on the HDMI in?



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  Reply # 649949 3-Jul-2012 11:27 Send private message

bazzer:
Jaxson: Yeah I was thinking $150 as no chance of hd audio.

Does it not support 7.1 PCM on the HDMI in?


The manual says this, Multichannel linear PCM (5.1 ch, 32–96 kHz, 16/20/24 bit)

To get around only 2 HDMI inputs I have a 5 port HDMI switch which will go with the amp when I sell it.

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  Reply # 649985 3-Jul-2012 12:02 Send private message

bazzer:
Jaxson: Yeah I was thinking $150 as no chance of hd audio.

Does it not support 7.1 PCM on the HDMI in?


I didn't see it on the quick look I had over the specs.  If it can then push it as a selling point.  you'll just need a device that can do the HD audio decoding for you, ie PS3, fancier bluray player etc.

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  Reply # 650005 3-Jul-2012 13:06 Send private message

richms: Only get a successful $1 res if you list it properly.

I have scored many a $1 bargain because people did a crap-house listing with a photo that looks like it was taken on a 10 year old mobile phone with grease on the lens.


Yes you have to also pay to put up a photo/s. So if you only end up getting a $1 for it, you end up making nothing, if not a loss.

I have found putting a reasonably good start price, it is more successful. With the $1 reserve, you are relying on someone getting carried away, and paying too much. Sure it happens and sometime you can do very well, but it could depend on the object being sold.

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  Reply # 650098 3-Jul-2012 15:16 Send private message

bazzer:
Jaxson: Yeah I was thinking $150 as no chance of hd audio.

Does it not support 7.1 PCM on the HDMI in?


It should do as the specs say it has HDMI 1.1 and 192 kHz/24-bit DACs

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