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Onkyo 507/577 Vs Denon 1610 vs Marantz 4003

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manju_rn

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I am new entrant to the AVR scene. I have a budget of 22-25K, please suggest me an AVR.

I have shortlisted few AVRs, Onkyo 507, Denon 1610 & Marantz 4003. Please tell me the difference between these.
 

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If you are musically inclined, go with Marantz and may be the Yamaha 465 also could be considered. If it is movies that you enjoy more, Denon/Onkyo can be considered. Audition your short-listed AVRs and then take a call. You can also download the manuals and go thru them before making a decision.
 

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Here are some specs on which you can base your decision.

Onkyo 507
5 Channel Amp / 7.1 ch processing
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS-HD Express, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus Decoding
HDMI Version 1.3a to Support Deep Color, x.v.Color, LipSync, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD, and CEC
HDTV-Capable HDMI Video Switching
Audyssey 2EQ to Correct Room Acoustic Problems
DTS-ES Discrete/Matrix, DTS Neo:6, DTS 96/24, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic IIx Decoding
DTS Surround Sensation Speaker Technology
H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply) Massive High Power Transformer
192 kHz/24-Bit DACs for All Channels
Advanced 32-Bit Processing DSP Chip
HDTV-Capable (720p/1080i) Component Video Switching (2 Inputs and 1 Output)

4 HDMI Inputs and 1 Output
4 Digital Inputs (2 Optical and 2 Coaxial)
4 A/V Inputs and 1 Output
1 Video Output (Monitor)
2 Audio Inputs and 1 Output

160 W/Ch at 6 Ohms, 1 kHz, 1 Channel Driven, JEITA
Frequency Response: 5 Hz-100 kHz (+1 dB, -3 dB)

Marantz 4003
7 ch Amp. / 7.1 ch Processing
ES/96/24/Discrete&Matrix6.1/Neo:6 DTS Support
Digital EX/Pro Logic IIx/Virtual Speaker/Headphone Dolby Support
192kHz/24-Bit D/A Conversion
Cirrus Logic 32-Bit DSP
S-Video to Component Video Up Conversion

3 HDMI In, 1 HDMI Out
3 Component In, 2 Out
5 (incl. Front) S-Video In, 2 Out
5 (incl. Front) Composite In, 2 Out

80W x7 (20Hz - 20kHz) Power Output (8 Ohm)
105dB S/N Ratio
8Hz - 100kHz (+/- 3 dB) Freq. Response (Analog In)
8Hz - 45kHz (+/- 3 dB) Freq. Response (Dig In)

Denon 1610

5 Channel Amp / 5.1 ch processing
All Dolby and DTS Processing.
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS-HD Express, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus Decoding
Audessey MultiEQ rooom correction and setup
Dolby Pro Logic IIz processing

3 HDMI In, 1 HDMI Out
2 Component In, 1 out
1 S-Video In, Zero Out
4 Composite In, 3 Out
3 Digital In (2 Optical, I Coax)
6 Analog In, 4 Out

75W x 5
98dB S/N Ratio
10Hz - 100kHz Freq. Response
 

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Hey Skumar, Are you from Hyd?

I know only these shops in Hyd, Sound n Vision, USK electronics.

any other shops you can guide me?

Onkyo dealer does not have 507, for 577 he is quoting 30K, is that worth or should I go for Marantz 4003. I am 80:20 for music:movies respectively.
 

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I would pick the Marantz out of this set, if music is of some importance to you. Also the Marantz actually offers a complete set of Analog inputs, if tomorrow you want to bypass the DACs of the receiver completely.
 

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and you can check out Vector in Punjagutta also.

Can you tell the exact address of vector?
Onkyo is good...However, Global Ebay is selling it much cheaper. However dunno what else I will have to invest if I buy from Global Ebay.
 

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Can you tell the exact address of vector?
Onkyo is good...However, Global Ebay is selling it much cheaper. However dunno what else I will have to invest if I buy from Global Ebay.

Google is your friend... The price you see on G-ebay is the final one you pay, add the cost of a 220-110 step down transformer and also the risk of not having warranty support.
 
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