need quick help deciding on a receiver

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  1. nic durham

    nic durham Auditioning

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    i have about 3 hours to decide. is the harman kardon avr330 a good receiver for $290us. its a clearance at circuit city and i have an older kenwood 500 watt 5.1 system and was thinking of getting this. would this be better or not. i cant tell you what my kenwood is. just that it was a htib.
     
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    I'd say the H/K will definitely be better.
     
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    better
     
  4. nic durham

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    was picking it up when another gentlmen got it. so i wasnt able to get it. but i will hopefully find another deal like that in a few years.
     
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    Whenever new models come out, the old ones always go on clearance. That's a good time to check local stores, because they want to get rid of the old ones, often at pretty good discounts. You can always ask them to sell you a demo or open box unit; they should still carry the manufacturer's warranty.
     
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    The weakest link in htib systems tends to be speakers so you might get more bang for your buck by upgrading those before the receiver.
     

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