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    SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...L3C-_-82105285


    Killer receiver for $379.99 and free shipping. Grab it before Josh buys them all.

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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    sounds about like my dg820 from last year but adds, upscaling/upconverting so you truly should only need one cable going to your tv, which is nice if you have older componants that don't feature hdmi connections.

    also not sure what the wireless multi-room audio would be, but i know i do not have that.

    and i see it has an on screen GUI which would be really nice. wonder if it still has to display a blank background when used with hd sources? i know the 920's GUI was like that, it might have had a blank background for all sources actually.

    looks like a pretty good avr to me, rolls the previous line into one and i believe lowered the price a bit. i forget what i paid for mine but if i were to buy one again today i'd likely go for this one!
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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    Amazon has it for $338 with free shipping.

    http://www.amazon.com/Sony-STR-DN100.../dp/B001TP4RRC
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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    From reading some of the user's reviews on Amazon it looks like this Sony has the same crappy sound quality my last two Sony receivers had. I think I'll stick with Onkyo, Yamaha, or Denon.

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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    Quote Originally Posted by kbohip View Post
    From reading some of the user's reviews on Amazon it looks like this Sony has the same crappy sound quality my last two Sony receivers had. I think I'll stick with Onkyo, Yamaha, or Denon.
    mine sounds really good

    wonder if the sound issue is something mere mortals can even notice?
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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    Quote Originally Posted by Brandito View Post
    mine sounds really good

    wonder if the sound issue is something mere mortals can even notice?
    Mine put out quite a nice, noticeable ring. I was amazed they ever tried to sell them sounding like they did. I would be amazed if the new ones were still doing it though, but after seeing those reviews....

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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    Quote Originally Posted by kbohip View Post
    Mine put out quite a nice, noticeable ring. I was amazed they ever tried to sell them sounding like they did. I would be amazed if the new ones were still doing it though, but after seeing those reviews....
    never heard any ring. probably isolated incidents.
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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    I've been really happy with my Onkyo SR505. It's an entry level 7.1 receiver. People are blown away when I demo an action movie on my 7.1 speaker setup. But it doesn't support the new Blu-ray uncompressed audio formats so I'm going to eventually upgrade. I'm considering another Onkyo, Denon or Pioneer.

    I don't listen to music so I can't comment on it's performance for that.
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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    I am not a big fan of Sony electronics, with the possible exception of the ES series. The standard receivers consistently receive poorer user reviews than Onkyo, Denon, and Pioneer.
    That said, it is a very good price for a receiver with a lot of features. But I wouldnt trade my Pioneer 1018 for it!

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    Re: SONY 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver STR-DN1000

    Quote Originally Posted by John C View Post
    I am not a big fan of Sony electronics, with the possible exception of the ES series. The standard receivers consistently receive poorer user reviews than Onkyo, Denon, and Pioneer.
    That said, it is a very good price for a receiver with a lot of features. But I wouldnt trade my Pioneer 1018 for it!
    Agree 100%.

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