I would stick with your current Anthem receiver, if I were you. ARC room correction is definately a worthwhile feature, as well as the HDMI inputs you mentioned. Its probably best to bitstream digitally via HDMI to the receiver from your bluray player, and let the receiver do the surround decoding. Anthem products are known to sound very good, so I don't know what you think you'd gain by switching to an old piece of Proceed gear...?
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