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Old 11-23-2007   #7
enormo
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Default Re: another newbie with lots of questions

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Originally Posted by Robinson_A View Post
The Onkyo 805 receiver is my receiver of choice at the moment. I don't have a lot of insight as to the Pioneer gear but I am waiting for their cost no object receiver to hit after CES. But for $800 or less (if you shop smart) the Onkyo 805 will do everything you need and more. Plus it sounds amazing. Check out the review here:

http://www.avrev.com/equip/onkyo_txsr805_receiver/
The 805 sounds like a great reciever but I dug around a bit and one knock on it was that it doesn't actually upconvert signals to 1080p.

Namely here:
http://reviews.cnet.com/av-receivers...tag=prod.txt.1

and specifically here:
http://reviews.cnet.com/av-receivers...3126&tag=uolst

Are these sources correct? Could you help clarify?
Thanks!
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