My Sony receiver just blew and I'm looking for a replacement. Something in the $300 range. Mainly used for movies, music is secondary. Needs to power 2 Polk S8's and a center (TBD). Also must power 2 speakers (cheapos) located in another room with same source. I'll be upgrading to full surround (5.1, most likely) in the next 6 months, so that's a concern as well. More concerned with sound/quality of the unit than aesthetics and flash. I'd like to stay away from Sony as I have not had good luck with 2 units I've owned in the past. Any suggestions would be very appreciated.