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rc10mike
01-15-2009, 01:45 AM
I may be looking for one soon, whats the latest and greatest budget receiver with >3 HDMI inputs?

96MaxGLE
01-15-2009, 10:59 AM
How much you lookin to spend? I've been doing lots of research on receivers lately, and actually just bough one yesterday. You probably need to look at the Onkyo 606 or 706...I know the 706 has 4 inputs, not sure about the 606. Do some searching on avsforum.com or audioholics.com

na_rsx
01-15-2009, 02:33 PM
606 and 706 both have 4in/1out, 706 puts out more power.

the 606 is on sale, and its your best bet. it pass video and audio through the hdmi cable, so you get true hd, no need for optical cables!!

fasfocus00
01-15-2009, 05:13 PM
i've got a 606 for sale it's in the miscellaneous for sale threads. i'm sure we could work things out to get you this.

96MaxGLE
01-15-2009, 08:39 PM
There's also a TX-SR605 up here for $275/shipped...i think...

bose301s
01-20-2009, 06:51 PM
Onkyo 606, my brother has it, for the price it is an AMAZING receiver.

na_rsx
01-22-2009, 10:52 AM
yup, 605 has 3 hdmi inputs/1 output, that also passes audio and video through the hdmi, so if your looking to spend a little, get the 605. IA2 is selling it, cool guy that owns a kick *** company.

troy_audi0
01-23-2009, 02:30 PM
Yamaha RX-V663

or go from the Pioneer VSX-01 $750ish

96MaxGLE
01-23-2009, 03:54 PM
I finally got my HK hooked up and LOVE IT! It only has 3 HDMI inputs tho

Phlipbak
01-23-2009, 09:35 PM
+1 to the Onkyo 606

negativezeroz
01-24-2009, 01:54 AM
606 and 706 both have 4in/1out, 706 puts out more power.

the 606 is on sale, and its your best bet. it pass video and audio through the hdmi cable, so you get true hd, no need for optical cables!!

But can it decode the signal?

Scoobydoo
01-24-2009, 02:03 AM
Denon AVR-1709

SHawk
01-24-2009, 01:08 PM
606 and 706 both have 4in/1out, 706 puts out more power.

the 606 is on sale, and its your best bet. it pass video and audio through the hdmi cable, so you get true hd, no need for optical cables!!

So 4 ins and 1 out, meaning you can run 4 HDMI devices in and just one HDMI out to your tv and switch them through the reciever?

na_rsx
01-26-2009, 09:33 AM
But can it decode the signal?

yes it can, thats why it puts out true hd, true 7.1, of course you need a source that can output that though.


So 4 ins and 1 out, meaning you can run 4 HDMI devices in and just one HDMI out to your tv and switch them through the reciever?

yes sir, i have my ps3 and direct tv hd dvr connected to my onkyo (not the 606, but an onkyo) with hdmi cables and optical cables, and i can switch between sources.

i plan on selling my receiver in the spring, and getting the 606 because i bought the home theater in a box, onkyo ht-s5100, and it has 7.1, but can not decode it. so plan on swapping out receivers, but mines does have 3in/1out hdmi connections.

rc10mike
02-02-2009, 03:14 AM
Ive been reading about the 606 and 706 and it hasn't been good so far, no video, blue screen, overheating, black screen...This ***** because I was almost ready to to get one! Seems to me like a full HDMI setup still has too many problems. Right now Im running 5.1 with HD cable box, HDMI Xbox, HDMI PS3 along with optical audio. I have a 4 year old Onkyo receiver and I have 0 issues.

juniorab
02-02-2009, 04:35 AM
There's a Denon 4306 for sale on videogon you might want to take a look at. Has 3 hdmi in, 1 out. Amazing unit in the upper levels of denon. It's a factory refurb but with very little use on it. It is listed for $650 obo, but retalis for $2000 new.

Here's the link
http://cgi.videogon.com/cgi-bin/cl.pl?rcvr71ch&1237233862

He has a 3806 for sale too for $450, but only has 2 hdmi in, 1 out. Check his other items to look at it

DDeitz
02-02-2009, 04:39 AM
There's a Denon 4306 for sale on videogon you might want to take a look at. Has 3 hdmi in, 1 out. Amazing unit in the upper levels of denon. It's a factory refurb but with very little use on it. It is listed for $650 obo, but retalis for $2000 new.

Here's the link
http://cgi.videogon.com/cgi-bin/cl.pl?rcvr71ch&1237233862

if you have the money, buy it. no questions.

juniorab
02-02-2009, 04:40 AM
if you have the money, buy it. no questions.

Agreed.

SHawk
02-10-2009, 08:23 AM
I bought the Onkyo 606 last week and freakin love it, no more than I spent on it, its GREAT!

96MaxGLE
02-10-2009, 10:56 AM
The reviews that you have read about the 606 and 706 are one of the reasons I got the HK over the Onkyo. I was however thinking about getting a 705 instead, but the price was more than I wanted to spend. From what I was reading the weight of the Onkyo's drastically went down from the 705 to the 706. I read somewhere that the lb difference b/t the 805 and 806 was 20lbs! The overheating issue w/ them was the main thing that concerned me b/c you can't fix that with a firmware update

rc10mike
02-11-2009, 09:59 AM
Yeah I was playing with a 706 at CC and it was pretty hot for just sitting there not even playing...Im also worried about all these HDMI related problems with av sync, slow switching, no picture...

na_rsx
02-11-2009, 10:06 AM
honestly its all about the setup, people cant read or dont know what they are doing, i installed my Onkyo HTIB and everything worked flawlessly, yeah i read reviews of sh1t not working, but pretty sure user install error.

its up to you, but Onkyo is the way to go!!!

rc10mike
02-11-2009, 11:45 AM
honestly its all about the setup, people cant read or dont know what they are doing, i installed my Onkyo HTIB and everything worked flawlessly, yeah i read reviews of sh1t not working, but pretty sure user install error.

its up to you, but Onkyo is the way to go!!!

Yeah I currenty have an older pre HDMI pre 7.1 Onkyo receiver and its been pretty good so far.

na_rsx
02-11-2009, 12:11 PM
all receivers get hot, mines gets warm, but nothing major, also its in an open enviroment, its not enclosed in a shelf or behind a door.

i plan on getting the 606 late summer, because my receiver does not pass audio through hdmi, i want true hd