H/K AVR 325 vs 525

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  1. RyanW

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    Just wondering if there is really a $200 difference between these two receivers. Couldn't I buy the 325 and then in the future if I need more power purchase an external amp? Are there other differences I am missing? Any input would be appreciated, thanks!
     
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  3. RyanW

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    Great, my next question would be is a two year warranty worth 300 bucks? Costco, not authorized, has these for 499 a steal compared to 799 from authorized dealers. I guess it is a gamble, but I have never had to repair a receiver, knocking on wood as I speak.[​IMG]
     
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    There is a great deal on the AVR 520 in the forum here.. From onecall I believe... The 520 is a fantastic reciever and can be had for less then the 325... it only has an amp for 5 channels with a preamp output for the two rears.. If you are only running 5.1 this would be your best bet.

    It also has main ins unlike the 525.
     
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    ECost.com has the 525 for $618.82 shipped to your door (free ground shipping).
    Check it out here
    A couple of other places have it for $650.00 like Crazy Eddie and Etronics. I'm probably going to have to pick one of these up soon. I just have to sell one of my old receivers first.
     
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    The 520 is at $499 at JandR.com and they sometimes will ship free- they are authorized, too. A lot of people are choosing it over the 525 due to the main ins and external amps can be added later.
     

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