This is my first receiver I've ever bought and the reason I bought it was because it was at a great discount: $447 (or $670 Canadian). But because I'm a newbie, I really have no comparisons to make or what to expect from this receiver. When I went to the store I usually frequent and told the salesperson what I just bought, he was a bit disappointed I went with Kenwood. That made me a little paranoid so anybody know how this receiver does? Thanks in advance.