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Denon AVR-2809CI 7.1-Channel Multizone Home Theater Receiver Reviews

jmystikcfl

Solid receiver that stays cool under pressure

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Pros: Good power and sound quality, advanced room correction technology, cool operating temperature, lots on inputs for audio and video switching

Cons: Rather old GUI, complicated user manual, not the easiest setup

I'd like to start out by saying that this receiver replaced my old HTIB unit. The differences were evident from the second I opened the box (even the cardboard was higher quality.) I was looking for something with more power, support for the new (at the time) Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio codecs, and would run cool in an entertainment center with limited ventilation. The Denon delivered all this and so much more. It was a real eye (and ear) opener. Highlights: 115w x 7 at 0.05% THD Dolby® TrueHD, DTS-HD™ Master Audio, Dolby® Digital Plus, DTS-HD™ High Resolution Audio, Dolby® Digital EX, DTS-ES™, Pro Logic® IIx, and DTS Neo:6 decoding Audyssey MultEQ® XT eight-point auto setup and...
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