I'm looking into purchasing my first home theater/stereo system, and I am getting a little stuck on which receiver I should think about purchasing. The speakers I am planning on getting are Axiom M22Ti's for mains, Axiom M3Ti's for rears, and an Axiom VP100 for the center. Sub is still up in the air (see my other post in the speakers/subs forum), but is pretty much down to the upcoming SVS, a VTF-2, or a Rava, unless I have a major revelation of some kind. For now, my only input is a progressive-scan Panasonic RP-56 DVD player. For receivers, I have been looking at the Outlaw 1050, H/K AVR 320 (or 520 if I can find it really cheap), The upcoming Onkyo 600, and The Denon 1802 (or 2802 if I can find it cheap). The Outlaw originally seemed like it was exactly what I want, especially considering I can get B-Stock for only $450. But it lacks Pro Logic II, and Component video. Right now, I don't have an HDTV, so I can't use component video anyway, but I want to be somewhat "future-proof." I don't want to spend ~$500 and find in a year or two that I have severely outdated equipment. Dolby Pro Logic II sounds like it might be pretty cool, and make general TV watching and CD listening nicer...actually take advantage of having that many speakers. The Outlaw 1050 (and I think the Denons and H/K) also has the nice feature of having pre-outs, in case I want to upgrade to an amplifier at some point. This seems like a nice way to get a good upgrade path. I have also heard that Outlaw and H/K have really excellent sound. This is appealing. But if the 1050 is already a 2 year old design, it doesn't seem very forward-compatible. Right now I am leaning towards the Onkyo 600, because it meets my "checklist" requirements (other than pre-outs). But would it be much worse-sounding? It seems like a lot of people opt to not even use their receiver for video switching. I'd like to use video switching, just for the convenience, but I'd probably be willing to lose convenience for much improved sound. Any thoughts would be extremely appreciated. Thanks!