What is the best AV 5.1 reciever for around $200-500 - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!



Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 8 Old 12-08-2013, 06:53 PM - Thread Starter
Member
 
dravenla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 37
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 31 Post(s)
Liked: 12
dravenla is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 8 Old 12-08-2013, 09:06 PM
 
tubetwister's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: The Outer Limits....Don't trust any air I can't see ☺
Posts: 5,215
Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1384 Post(s)
Liked: 618
tubetwister is offline  
post #3 of 8 Old 12-09-2013, 12:10 PM - Thread Starter
Member
 
dravenla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 37
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 31 Post(s)
Liked: 12

Thanks

 

I did some more research

 

What is anyones thoughts on the Denon AVR x1000?

 

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/denon-in-command-875w-5-1-ch-network-ready-3d-pass-through-a-v-home-theater-receiver/7926046.p?id=1218862378446&skuId=7926046

 

I think I want to go with this one, seems like the best value for under $500

dravenla is offline  
post #4 of 8 Old 12-09-2013, 12:18 PM
Member
 
aspoerri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Salt Lake City, Uath
Posts: 22
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10

I love the Denon brands this is what I install for all my customers, I would say you will be very happy with the X1000!

aspoerri is offline  
post #5 of 8 Old 12-09-2013, 12:24 PM - Thread Starter
Member
 
dravenla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 37
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 31 Post(s)
Liked: 12

Ok thanks.  have you ever used this one before or set it up for someone?

 

 

Also, I saw this one as well

 

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/denon-875w-5-1-ch-3d-pass-through-a-v-home-theater-receiver/7874046.p?id=1218861655308&skuId=7874046

 

Are these two AVR's basically the same except for about $100 more you are just getting those streaming services I will never use?

 

It looks like the VR-E300 may be a better value if I will never use those streaming features.

dravenla is offline  
post #6 of 8 Old 12-09-2013, 06:28 PM
585-645-1006
 
jdsmoothie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 62,301
Mentioned: 181 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 9768 Post(s)
Liked: 4544
Both the E300 and the X1000 are networking models and offer the same on board network sources; however, the X1000 features the more advanced version of room correction, Audyssey MultEQ XT and also comes with a 3 year warranty vice only two with the E300. The X1000 can also expand to add Zone 2 via an external 2CH amp should you decide to add to your main zone configuration.

------------
"JD" - Call 585-645-1006 or email jd@avscience.com for AVR selection and pricing discussion 8am - 8pm EST daily (incl Sat/Sun)
AV Science - Dealer for Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Onkyo, Def Tech, Atl Tech, SVS, Oppo

Think you have a defective AVR? Owner's manual - Factory reset 4-5 times in a row.
jdsmoothie is online now  
post #7 of 8 Old 12-09-2013, 06:37 PM
AVS Addicted Member
 
afrogt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 24,552
Mentioned: 7 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 751 Post(s)
Liked: 608
If you live near a Fry's Electronics you can get the X2000 for $499. I was just in there yesterday.

Afro GT
afrogt is offline  
post #8 of 8 Old 12-09-2013, 07:03 PM - Thread Starter
Member
 
dravenla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 37
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 31 Post(s)
Liked: 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by afrogt View Post

If you live near a Fry's Electronics you can get the X2000 for $499. I was just in there yesterday.


Thanks for hte info but sadly I live in MA and dont have any Fry's near me.

 

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by jdsmoothie View Post

Both the E300 and the X1000 are networking models and offer the same on board network sources; however, the X1000 features the more advanced version of room correction, Audyssey MultEQ XT and also comes with a 3 year warranty vice only two with the E300. The X1000 can also expand to add Zone 2 via an external 2CH amp should you decide to add to your main zone configuration.

 

I dont even know what that zone stuff is, I would never do that I am sure. I just have one room set up.

 

Do you think the extra things are worth the $100

dravenla is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply Receivers, Amps, and Processors

Tags
Denon Avr X1000 5 1 Channel Home Theater Receiver , Denon Avr E300 , Denon Avr X2000 7 1 Channel Home Theater Receiver
Gear in this thread

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off