Yamaha A/V Receiver Incorporating Dolby Digital and DTS Decoding, Tri-Field Cinema DSP, and Delivering 100 Watts/Channel New Retail $499.00 FEATURES: · 5-CHNL H/T RCVR W/DOLBY DIGITAL, DTS, CINEMA DSP AND TRI-FIELD PROCESSING The HTR-5250 is a 5-channel receiver providing Dolby Digital and DTS decoding, Dolby Pro Logic processing and Yamaha's Digital Sound Field Processing, Cinema DSP and Tri-Field Processing. · BUILT-IN DOLBY DIGITAL The most advanced and realistic encoded surround sound for movies from Dolby Laboratories. The new Dolby Digital system is a fully discrete system providing six channels of sound. Five are full-frequency channels, and the sixth is a low frequency effects channel. · BUILT-IN DTS Like Dolby Digital, DTS is a discrete 5.1 channel system. It uses a higher bit-rate for greater resolution and is available on DVDs, laser discs and music CDs. · TRI-FIELD CINEMA DSP Yamaha's exclusive Tri-Field Processing which applies Digital Sound Field Processing technology to Dolby Digital and DTS to create a true movie theater experience in the home. It develops independent enhanced sound fields for the front signals as well as for left and right surround. · NEW DIGITAL-TO-ANALOG CONVERTERS* New digital-to-analog converters with 96 kHz/24-bit capability assure that the HTR-5250 can handle all digital audio formats and data with complete fidelity. · ACCLAIMED YAMAHA IC CHIPS Yamaha's YSS-918 chip provides Dolby Digital and DTS with full channel separation and no front-to-back bleedthrough. In addition to the chip creates Yamaha's Music and Cinema DSP and Tri-Field Cinema DSP modes. · 23 SURROUND MODES INCLUDING MUSIC, CINEMA, AND TRI-FIELD DSP PROGRAMS Yamaha's exclusive Digital Sound Field Processing for music recreates the acoustic personalities of actual concert halls and other venues, such as the Roxy Theatre in L.A., Village Gate in N.Y., Anaheim Stadium and concert halls and churches in Europe. Cinema DSP multiplies the effects of Dolby Pro Logic and Yamaha DSP to provide the best possible Pro Logic movie theater recreation in your home. Tri-Field Processing DSP does the same for Dolby Digital and DTS. · 6-CHANNEL INPUTS FOR EXTERNAL DECODER The HTR-5250's rear panel has input jacks to accommodate an external 6-channel decoder. So the receiver is ready for any other 5.1 channel format, should one be developed. · THREE DIGITAL INPUTS* The HTR-5250 can accommodate three digital sources. The jack panel has three optical digital and two coaxial digital inputs. · THREE AUDIO AND 5 AUDIO/VIDEO INPUTS* The HTR-5250 is a versatile receiver incorporating three sets of audio-only inputs and 5 pairs of A/V inputs. All the video inputs have RCA jacks and 5 S-video inputs. Includes one set of A/V inputs on the front panel for fast and easy connection. In addition, the HTR-5250 provides S-video and composite video output. · TWO S-VIDEO OUTPUTS S-video output jacks for TV Monitor and VCR assure the best quality video pass-through. · AUTO PRIORITY INPUT SELECTION When different input formats are connected from the same source, the HTR-5250 automatically prioritizes them and selects in order DD, DTS, PCM, and finally the analog input. · AUTO SOUND DECODER The HTR-5250 senses a Dolby Digital or DTS signal and will automatically switch the receiver to that mode when the signal is detected. · NEW YAMAHA UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL The advanced remote control with the HTR-5250 has luminescent keys and preset codes for most brands of VCRs, TVs, etc. · LOW IMPEDANCE DRIVE CAPABILITY AND IMPEDANCE SWITCHING Yamaha's famed low impedance drive circuitry is included in this receiver so that it can handle virtually all loads and a wide variety of speakers. For further speaker matching, the receiver's back-panel switches can be set for either 4- or 8-ohm speakers. · LINEAR DAMPING FACTOR CIRCUIT The advantage of full range, 20 to 20,000 Hz, damping is that it improves the defiition and resolution of the sound output throughout the audible frequency range. · A/B SPEAKER SELECTOR Allows selection of either a first set of speakers or a second -- or both. · SLEEP TIMER Permits a delayed receiver turn off. You can set it for up to two hours in 30 minute increments. · 40-STATION DIRECT ACCESS PRESET TUNING Up to 40 preset AM and FM stations can be grouped in five groups eight stations. These groupings make it easy for family members to easily access their favorite stations or to have musical genres, such as all the jazz stations, grouped together. · BINDING POST SPEAKER TERMINALS Yamaha's heavy-duty binding post speaker terminals accept banana plugs, spade connectors, and a variety of speaker wire, including heavy gauge cable. This receiver is under a year old and in mint condition w/ no scratches, dents, dings, or blemishes. I am currently using it w/ an outboard 5-channel amp. This receiver will not disappoint in the sound department. $200 + shipping. Shoot me an email if you're interested. Thanks for looking.