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HTR-7065 is Sounding Great

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Pros: Brought new life to my speakers, YPAO

Cons: No built in WiFi but hey!, use your BluRay for that streaming stuff already

Purchased the HTR-7065 from Costco a couple of weeks ago. I needed to replace a 12 year old functioning Pioneer VSX-D711 AVR with no HDMI so I could install an Optoma ML500 projector. The Pioneer was an entry level 5.1 with a list price of $365 and I probably paid $180. All this is to say take my review with a grain of salt, however, I really am enjoying the sound of this new Yamaha compared to my Pioneer and feel like I should be impressed with it since it is a step up in price point. The HTR-7065 brought new life to my speakers and sounds much clearer and open especially at louder volumes. Also, dialogue in movies is much clearer and balanced. I have not explored all functions on...
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