Because I have just purchased the yamaha lpx-500 projector I have been leaning towards the yamaha rx-v3300 receiver. It seems to have a lot of bang for the buck (I want as much versatility as possible with inputs, outputs etc). Just about everyone reading this has more experience than I, so I look forward to your recommendations. I will be purchasing either the axiom epic 80 system or the top of the line rocket ht system speakers to go with this my budget for speakers is approx. $2000. Right now I will use this primarily for movies so I like the dipole type rears. If anyone has any recommendations with the speakers that would be great as well. Thanks, Marty.