Visited yamaha shop and was suitably impressed with the YHT196 for my requirements. However would be agreeable to spending the extra $$$ if either yht299 or JBL Cinema BD300 are worth the same.
YHT299 has powered subwoofer
JBL BD300 has wifi/dlna which would be handy.
I am looking at buying a 5.1 channel AV receiver + a 5.1 speaker system, to replace an old HTIB from Sony. Need to connect a HD set-top box, a DVD player, and other players to this receiver (the first 2 through HDMI). Budget between 40 and 50k.
Have seen Yamaha HTR 3064 (connected to Jamo 5.1...