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post #1 of 4 Old 02-23-2014, 01:57 PM - Thread Starter
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Hi everyone,


Just joined the forum. I'm looking for a new receiver to replace an old Harmon-Kardon AVR247 for use with a BenQ W1070 projector. I don't care about any internet streaming features and given the choice would rather pay for higher quality components and a slim design. Budget is around $700.


I'd appreciate any suggestions, thanks!



  • 5+ HDMI inputs

  • Component input

  • Composite input
  • Analog to HDMI up-conversion (w/ OSD)

  • Dynamic range audio (whispers and explosions aren't good for apartment living)
  • Remote control via mobile apps (Ethernet)
  • 3D compatible


Nice to have

  • Bluetooth audio receiver

  • Option to play multiple audio inputs simultaneously


  • MHL
  • Slim profile
  • Silver/white case (instead of black)


Don't care

  • AirPlay
  • Pandora/Spotify/etc
  • USB storage/phone support
  • Wifi

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Marantz 1604.....but, only in black.

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In the U.S., the Yamaha RX-S600 comes in any color you want as long as it's black. However, if you're in Europe, it's available in titanium. Go to page 12 of this link.
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If it has Bluetooth its gonna have all the networking streaming stuff too.

Doubt you'll find anything in white or silver. At least not in north america.

Look at the Yamaha RX-S600

Or the Marantz slimline receivers.

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