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Can't beat the price and performance of this system!

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Pros: 7.1, 4 HDMI in supporting 3D, HDMI Audio Return, OSD, Banana Plug Speaker Jacks, Audyssey, Excellent Sound, Vast array of connectivity, 1030 Watts

Cons: OSD only in 16:9 video formats, Have to power receiver first then device to detect HDMI signal if other then 16:9

This receiver comes bundled in Onkyo's budget series of HTIB (Home Theater In a Box) systems.  It's part of the HT-S5500 HTIB.        I was finally getting around to making my family a home theater in a spare finished room we had in the basement.  I had a limited amount of money to work with for the entire room, and wanted to try to get the biggest bang for my buck for each component I ordered.  I was really clueless when it comes to surround sound systems.  I bought a RCA surround system years ago and still have it.  It works fine, but didn't have any HDMI inputs.  I came across this unit by chance primarily because a coworker of...
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Really nice Projector that I am sooo glad I got.

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Pros: LED lighting. HD. Full Support for DLP Ready 3D. Price. An amazing amount of advanced features. TV tuner. Great picture quality.

Cons: No Zoom. Smart TV features don't really add any value. No advanced picture functions at native resolution.

I was in the works for creating a home theater on the cheap.  Knowing that my whole family would end up using it all the time, especially since we have an HTPC and PS3 connected, I wanted to find something that was more or less maintenance free.  Especially with bulbs, due to the amount of time we would end up using it... A LOT!  I wanted something that would have a good picture, especially with movies, but also since we'll be playing a lot of games on our PS3.  All I can say is I'm glad I bought this projector.  If I had the chance to go back and choose another one, I'd still end up buying this one..  Here's why...   LED Lamp - It's actually pretty...
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