Component switching?

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  1. Pat-K

    Pat-K Auditioning

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    Hello,

    I am new to home theather and I'm considering both the HK 130 receiver and the Onkyo 502.

    I've read where the HK 130 does not have component switching. Is this something I should be concerned about? What is it exactly?
     
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    Most likely component video switching, allowing you to use the receiver as a switchbox if you do not have enough component video inputs on your TV. IOW, if you have enough inputs on your TV for the devices you have, you probably don't need to worry about it.
     
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    John is right, if you have enough component video inputs on your tv, then you can just change video inputs on your tv and route your audio to the receiver (some would argue this is better even if you have component video switching by claiming there is signal degradation if video passes through the receiver).

    one thing I think you should note with the hk130, however, is that the crossover can only be set to 100hz. depending on your speakers, maybe this is where you want it, in which case it doesn't matter. I wanted 80, so I went with the HK230.
     

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