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Old 07-01-07, 02:05 AM   #14
Rakeesh
 
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Default Re: New Receiver on the way!

FWIW I just returned the Pioneer and went and picked up the Onkyo 605 instead. Turns out that CircuitCity is selling it for $369 right now, which is within my budget range. This decision was also influenced by the fact that the Auzentech Prelude will probably have HDMI support via an extension board, and this receiver is capable of processing every HDMI audio function that currently exists, including 8 channel LPCM 192/24. Hopefully 7.1 LPCM support will be included in the preludes feature set. If so, that would be the holy grail of sound cards.
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