I'm having a tough time deciding between the two. The one thing I keep getting hung up on is the 2011 VSX-50 offers built in apple air play where as the VSX-32 does not. I stream most of my music via the xbox and media center but it's painfully slow. Air play does seem like a great feature but I'm not sure the price tag on the 50 is worth it. I realize the 32 is ipod/iphone compatible but only directly connected to the front port. Looking at the other specs they appear very similar. Is there anything else I should take into consideration?
Last Years VSX 32 is heavily discounted and a couple hundred less than the VSX-50. I also thought about getting the apple tv and running it through the VSX and streaming my music from Itunes that way.
In the end if I go the VSX 32 route, I can get the Receiver, Apple TV, and a Netgear wireless bridge for wifi connectivity all for the same price the VSX-50 goes for.
Any input or suggestions would be greatly appreciated