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post #1 of 7 Old 12-20-2012, 03:42 PM - Thread Starter
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I've narrowed it down to these 2 receivers. The Marantz is $200 more. I realize there are a lot of similarities but some feel the inherent sound of the Marantz is better. My usage is in a Home Theatre. 50% Movies, 30% HDTV and 20% Sports. It isn't used only for Music although I do watch the odd Concert in Bluray. Need someone to make up my mind for me ... been debating for days. Any educated input ??

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Get the Denon and save 200 bucks. Its brand new and its a CI model, there is nothing to lose. Only a true audiophile (like me) could hear the difference between the two.
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Choose the one that best meets your feature/input/output needs as either would serve you well.

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Choose the one that best meets your feature/input/output needs as either would serve you well.
I guess either serves my input/output. Only connect an OPPO bluray. Sat receiver and Media player. All through HDMI. Occasionally an HD video camera through the front HDMI. The Feature sets that I would use appear to be on both ... Audessy appears to be the same. I have traditional 7.1 with surround backs, not going to be using front wides or heights.

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Some prefer Denon ... others Marantz .... no one can really answer the question as your ears and environment are totally different. smile.gif

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I would probably use the AVR to upconvert the Satellite to 1080p for my projector. As far as video scaling on HDMI, I assume they both use the same chipset? Does anyone know what the chipset is? Thanks for the help. Jeff.

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Correct. Analog Devices.

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