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#390287 - 02/27/13 10:29 AM Used Onkyo TX-SR707 - Thoughts?
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Registered: 05/16/02
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Local Kijiji for $225. Good deal? The big thing for me is the HDMI inputs, and HD Dolby/DTS decoding which I lack now.

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#390289 - 02/27/13 10:33 AM Re: Used Onkyo TX-SR707 - Thoughts? [Re: real80sman]
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I dunno. It doesn't have enough stickers on it.
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#390296 - 02/27/13 11:06 AM Re: Used Onkyo TX-SR707 - Thoughts? [Re: real80sman]
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LOL. I actually have a stack of Alpine stickers from the 80's that I could plaster across the top.
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#390299 - 02/27/13 11:50 AM Re: Used Onkyo TX-SR707 - Thoughts? [Re: real80sman]
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Registered: 06/20/03
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Loc: Tacoma
Refurbs of the 709 still seem to be ~$400-449, so I think that's a fair price. My 805 has served me well, although I wish I had the networked audio and more HDMI inputs.
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#390342 - 02/27/13 09:40 PM Re: Used Onkyo TX-SR707 - Thoughts? [Re: real80sman]
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Shawn, a belated 2/13 Happy Birthday. The 707 wouldn't be a bad buy, but if you could find a good price in Canada on the 709 with Audyssey MultEQ XT, the improved features would be worth paying a bit more. In the U.S. Accessories4less and ShopOnkyo have factory refurbished 709s available for around $400, but unfortunately they can't ship to Canada.
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#390541 - 03/02/13 10:01 PM Re: Used Onkyo TX-SR707 - Thoughts? [Re: real80sman]
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Thanks for the input, guys. (And thanks for the b-day wishes, John) I will keep an eye out for sales in the US. I only live 30 minutes from the US border, and there is a UPS retail outlet less than a mile from the bridge. I can have it shipped there, and just pick it up. Before Christmas, there is always a parade of Canadian cars in-line to pick up their packages.
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#390549 - 03/02/13 10:32 PM Re: Used Onkyo TX-SR707 - Thoughts? [Re: real80sman]
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Shawn, in that case keep an eye on the two sources mentioned above. The 709 gets my highest recommendation on a performance/price ratio basis. Availability and price fluctuate(often around $400).
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