Reciever recomendations

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  1. andy_brehm

    andy_brehm Stunt Coordinator

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    Sorry, I know this is a repost, but I was gone a couple of days and when I came back my thread was off the forum. Anyway, I am looking for some recomendations for a reciever around $400. $400 or less would be nice, but what is out now that would be a good deal for this price? My mom is wanting to get my step dad a reciever for their anniversary.
     
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    Onkyo 595 can be had for around $400.

    You should buy them from an authorized dealer because Onkyo is pretty strick about this when comes to warranty time.
     
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    Your best bet is probably a Denon 1802 or an Onkyo 595. I know the 595 can be had for $360 from an authorized dealer ( www.jandr.com ) if you haggle with them. You might even get a lower price nowadays. There are some Kenwoods in that price range that have been recommended by others.
     
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    I agree with the Onkyo 595. I've had mine now for a few months, and love it (but all I really had to compare it to was my previous unit, an old Technics, and there is no comparison [​IMG]
    For $400, I think it's great
     
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    Don't count out the Yamaha RXV620. IMO, It is the best budget HI power receiver around. 100WX5, plenty of inputs to spare, Component video switching, etc. If all that stuff doesn't matter to you and you don't mind less power, I would say the Denon is an excellent choice as well.
     
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    Andy,

    Excuse me if I misinterpret what you wrote about your thread being off the board, but just in case I have it right, I'd like to point out that there is a box at the top of the message page, to the right, which allows you to list all posts for up to a year.
     
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    sorry, thats a good point, i just never thought of that. let me refraze by saying it went off what i could see, ie. 3 pages. my fault, sorry.

    thanks for the recomendations though, if there are others keep them coming.
     
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    Does anyone have any front and back panel pictures of the RX-V620? I got on Yamaha's website and I couldnt find a back panel pic and the front panel pic is small.

    Also, can anyone vouch for the Marantz 4200? How does it perform and stack up to the Denon and Yamaha? I have a friend that has had a Marantz,and he wasent that impressed. How is their quality and realibility?
     

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