After considering what I have read on this forum and performing an in-person test of the receiver, I bought the RSX 1055. I am a former Denon owner, and though I really liked my AVR3800, the Rotel brought out sounds in some CDs that I have never heard before. I thought I would take advantage of that and make the jump. Also, it didn't help that Denon equipment was hard to find here in South Florida. As a matter of fact, I have yet to find a retailer carrying the line. I hope it works out once I get it home. I need to work out my speaker situation (basically I have none - only my old RTA11ts that need new drivers), and any advice from those who have used Rotel equipment before would be helpful.