Originally Posted by rbrooks418
Hi, I'm a new to this and am building a dedicated home theater. My installer is recommending the RX-V1700 for my budget. I really don't want to go higher than that in price but am I giving up a lot by not spending $400 more on the 2700? Will I be happy with the 1700? Thank you so much for any advice.
I have a 2700 in a dedicated HT and think it's great. I think the main things you are giving up are the extra HDMI input and the upscaling. If these are important to you then you should probably consider the 2700.
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