Quick receiver question- need help

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  1. ChrisCollins

    ChrisCollins Stunt Coordinator

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    I am looking for a new receiver. I narrowed it down to two, which I can get locally cheap.
    Harman Kardon AVR235 and the
    Marantz SR4500
    I dont have much knowledge in receivers, I was wondering if anyone had any opinions on which is the better choice
    I can get them both for just about the same price
    I will use it for 70% music and running them with forward sounding speakers.
    Thanks for any help
     
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    The Feb '05 issue of Home Theater Magazine has a nice little review of the 4500. The author finished up by saying the 4500 is the AVR he will recommend to those looking for a budget receiver. He felt the sound was very neutral and compared favorably to their higher priced models. But H/K's are really nice too! Tough choice, but I vote for the Marantz.
     
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    For music, I don't think you would go wrong with either of those. What speakers?

    I listen to a lot of music, and I have been very pleased with Marantz for years.
     
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    I have Triangle Titus 202's
    I know I should just pull the trigger and get one, I dont feel that Ill being making a mistake either way
    just like to see if others have had any experience with either of them
     

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