Denon AVR-3808CI or Onkyo TX-SR876.
I noticed both can be used to bi-amp the front speakers but I do not want to constantly have to be connecting and disconnecting wires and jumpers on the RTi12's. I saw that the Onkyo can be bridged in stereo mode but the Denon instruction manual online was very hard to decipher. I currently have only a stereo receiver and I am looking to upgrade to 5.1 surround. I do not think I will have room for 7.1 so 5.1 is what I will be going with. I have also heard that HK and Onkyo rate power differently than other brands. Is Denon one of those brands or is 140 watts of Onkyo equivalent to 140 watts of Denon? I would like to upgrade to blu ray and a cd changer that match brands as well so feel free to chime in with your experiences. I like the idea of having everything match due to aesthetics, but I do not want to pick something that is inferior simply because it looks good.