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    My Onkyo TX-SR805 Died. What to Replace it with?

    i'm looking for something around the same price range as you and I've been prcing the Denon's. I've been looking at the 2810.
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    Advice on a New Receiver (TrueHD, DTS-HD)

    I keep reading about this heat concern with Onkyo's. I design electronics for automobiles and we run all our stuff in 105 degree C (220 degrees F) ambient temps. No problems. Now I'll admit, we do use automotive grade electronic components, but even the cheap radio shack parts are rated at +70...
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    AVR-2807 or TX-SR805

    I'm looking to upgrade my 4 year-old $300 sony with something in the $1000 price range. Looks like the Denon AVR-2807 or Onkyo TX-SR804 are good choices. I went to listen to them and I could not discern that one was better than the other. PLus who knows how the guys had them setup. The Onkyo is...
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    Best way to mount speakers to wall

    My surround speakers are Phase Tech Teatros with a 5 1/4" mid and 1 inch tweeter. They weigh about 12lbs each and are about 11" high x 7" wide and 8" deep. I'd like to put the 2 rears up high on the wall. Whats the best way to do this? I've seen mounts that require putting screws into the...
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    Actual output of up-conversion DVD player?

    I'm fairly new to the whole HDTV thing. I finally upgraded my 36 inch tube TV to a Mitsu 1080P dlp about 2 months ago. I was shopping yesterday for a new receiver and the guy grilled me on my setup and he threw me for a loop. He stated that I should get a DVD player that "upconverts" because of...