Pros: Good power, nice fake surround sound options.
Cons: It doesn't suport HDMI audio.
I was very dissapointed after buying this unit that optical audio output didn't mean as good as HDMI hook up when coming to sound quality. The way I understand it, it's still compressed compared to HDMI. My bad for not understanding that. I was going by my brother who said optical was good as it gets. Digital is digital. Only the other VSX-92-94 ect. did that. I wouldn't have bought this unit had I'd known that. But then again I didn't want to pay, at the time, the difference to upgrade to the 92. On the other hand now that I own it, I still like the power for the two main output speakers when in stereo mode. I have some very nice coveted Polk Audio SDA-1's that I didn't want to give up...(read more)