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    I am looking for some feedback on this receiver. I have the RM7600 speakers and am just not satisfied with my JVC9010 ( a month old). I have listened to this unit and a few others at CC and was just wondering if anybody has had any experience with it, good or bad.

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    Mark,

    A lot of folks out there like the Oink amd they have a good reputation........ I would suggest going out and try to demo some others, Denon, Marantz, B&K, NAD etc.....figure out what sounds best to you, what features you like etc. etc.......

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    iF YOUR LOOKING INTO oNKYO,
    you might rather look into Integra.They are there Premium line.You get better built quality,better sound,more features,all around better performance packaged with a longer warranty.
    I'm not a fan of there products on both ends but out of the 2 I would prefer the integra line.The new 5.3 is out and for what you spend on that receiver you get a ton for your money.
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    Mantis & Troy,

    thanks for the feedback. I have been reading reviews of this receiver all night. There seems to be a problem with alot of these units after a few months use. Has really turned me off to this model. Seems to take more than a few weeks to ship out & get repaired. I would freak if I laid out this amount of cash and had to send it back for repairs after a few months.

    The Denon 3802 is looking pretty damn good, and not that much more. Seems to be a VERY popular unit out here and have read nothing but good about it on other forums.

    Could you recommend and places to get a good deal on the Denon?? Any help is muchly appreciated!!!

    Mark

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    i picked up a denon 3801 about 3 weeks ago, and i am loving it. it mates beautifully with the polks. i would highly recommend going with a denon...
    ...the fOrce is strong with this one.

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    I think the Deno avr3802 is the perfect match for Polk speakers.
    You can't go wrong with this one.Try Tweeter for a good deal, they won't be undersold on the market,unless you trust online buying(which I do Not).
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    I did a little research on the onkyo and it had ALOT of problems with a crakling sound coming out of the speakers after just a few months use. From what I read, Onkyo has admitted to a defect & has corrected it in the newer models but can not identify the defective ones still out on the shelves by serial #.

    I do not want to roll the dice on this one

    Mark

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    Denon makes good products ( I own a Denon ) but the point is, what I like may not be what you like. Grab some cd's head out and go get your listen on.

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    ok, here's the deal................................

    best price I found on the 3802 was 765.00 including shipping & ins. from an authorized Denon dealer, no e-tailor.

    I beleive this is the best I'm going to find out there from an authorized dealer. I read on Denon's web site that they will only honor warranty from one.

    I will be placing the order in the morning and should see my new unit by Thurs or Fri. at the latest. Damn, it's Christmas again!!

    Is this a good price??

    Mark

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    Did you go hear it first???
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    Mantis,

    I listened to one at a local tweeters. I have not heard it with my polks as yet, the dealer has a good return policy so if for some reason I'm not happy with it I'm covered.

    When I bough my polks I didn't hear them first, I went with all the reviews & polk reputation. I am very pleased with my purchase. I have heard nothing but good about this reveiver & polks, I'm not worried.

    I plan on having this unit for a long time and upgrade from 5.1 to 7.1 when I can swing a set of towers for the fronts (lsi15??)

    Mark

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    :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

    My 3802 arrived today!!!!

    Gonna be busy this weekend

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    i have had my 787 for over a year now and i have had no problems and if i do i have a 5 year warentee on it
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