Hi , I am longtime regular visitor on this site to educate my self. I am a newbie at this so I would appreciate the input. I have the I have upto $3500 to spend on a reciver or pre-amp/amp combo config !!! which should last a few years hopefully. I want to do 7.1 THX and using sonance Cinema series 5 for my mains and sides. I am not able to decide between denon (5800 or 5803 or AE-10SE) elite VSX-49TX onkyo (989 or DTS9.1 or RDC-7) B&K 307 marantz SR-14EX Please help !!!!! Also I may be missing some good equipment out there !!!Please suggest any other combo which suits my budget . PS : I got this small lsit based on the revies from S&V, TPV, HTmag etc ; Regards Joy .