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Topic # 64576 18-Jul-2010 11:39
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checking out some receivers for under 1k a few about at harvery and jb hi fi  yamaha rxv365 etc any ideas ........




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  Reply # 352927 18-Jul-2010 11:59
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46 veiws but no ones replying lol




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  Reply # 352933 18-Jul-2010 12:15
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That Yamaha listed above is fine, so are most of the Onkyos under 1k, but they are all Pass-through hdmi, so it doesn't actually matter, since they are just acting as an HDMI switch, it makes the cables tidier at the back, but doesn't add any extra signal processing or HDMI surround to the receiver, you'll still need a digital optical/coax to run the surround

You can't really go too wrong with Yamaha or Onkyo receivers, the 600 series Onkyos are good, the 300/400 Yamahas are also good, although I had an RXV465 before my current TR606 and it had some clipping issues, so i took it back and that's when I noticed the Onkyo on the shelf :)




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  Reply # 352937 18-Jul-2010 12:17
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i have a older technics reciver at the mo but when i play bluray dts sound it makes a thud souns from time to time on audio via centre speaker but it doesnt do this via dolby reciver to old? or problem with optical cable ?




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  Reply # 352973 18-Jul-2010 13:50
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vinnieg: That Yamaha listed above is fine, so are most of the Onkyos under 1k, but they are all Pass-through hdmi, so it doesn't actually matter, since they are just acting as an HDMI switch, it makes the cables tidier at the back, but doesn't add any extra signal processing or HDMI surround to the receiver, you'll still need a digital optical/coax to run the surround

You can't really go too wrong with Yamaha or Onkyo receivers, the 600 series Onkyos are good, the 300/400 Yamahas are also good, although I had an RXV465 before my current TR606 and it had some clipping issues, so i took it back and that's when I noticed the Onkyo on the shelf :)


Not entirely true about the Onkyos. Anything from the TX-SR507 up will decode the HD audio formats. You can pickup one of these for around $500ish from JB from memory.

This is up on trademe at the moment which is pretty well priced additionally.

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Electronics-photography/Home-audio/Home-theatre/auction-304288128.htm 

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  Reply # 352992 18-Jul-2010 15:28
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Oh yeah, I aws thinking more 575/576, completely forgot about the 507/508s which will do Dolby-HD :)




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  Reply # 353005 18-Jul-2010 16:16
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had a look at the one on trade me seems like a good deal to good to be true though or ??




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  Reply # 353061 18-Jul-2010 19:10
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foxy38: checking out some receivers for under 1k a few about at harvery and jb hi fi  yamaha rxv365 etc any ideas ........


Take a look at these, less than cost


 
 
 
YAMAHA RX-V465 - 5.1 DIGITAL HOME THEATRE RECEIVER $595.00
http://www.rapalloav.co.nz/product/2112/Specials---Clearance-Lines/


YAMAHA RX-V765 - 7.1 CHANNEL DIGITAL HOME THEATRE RECEIVER $1065.00
http://www.rapalloav.co.nz/product/2111/Specials---Clearance-Lines/


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  Reply # 353511 19-Jul-2010 17:16
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The Yamaha RX-465 AV Receiver - I used to own it, exceptionally good.

Yip done.



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  Reply # 353536 19-Jul-2010 18:13
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many thanks for that seems like a  good deal !




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