Originally Posted by REL77
so does anyone actually really like their 606? My 605 is having HDMI issues so I am looking for a new reciever now, and the 606 is the obvious first place i am looking? I see lots of complaints with ht 606 amd the PS3, 360, ect.. (all devices I have as well)
I've participated in forums for almost every major purchase I've made, and one thing I started to notice after a while is that people will more likely post when something goes wrong (and are looking for a solution) than when things are going well. Its the same whether I'm reading a discussion on my av receiver, my tv, my game consoles, my car, hell even stocks, mutual funds, etc etc. (boy do the investment forums get crazy when things are bearish in the market!).
The point is that these forums seem to over-represent the faults of a product, and under represent the strengths of a product. Most people wouldn't bother posting to a forum if all were good and dandy with their product.
I'm very happy with my 606 so far, and although I'll admit it isn't perfect, I've learned never expect it to be.
-Its more than powerful enough to fill a very open living room w/10 foot ceilings.
-The sound quality is great for what I use it for (don't listen to much music on it)
-It manages all of HDMI sources seamlessly
-I was lucky enough not to have any of the issues that others are suffering
-and although the unit itself is kinda ugly, the upscaler sucks and it lacks pre-outs, I paid under 400 bucks for it and in the end for all of the features its got and the quality of it all...I got a hell of a deal.