In general, what kind of sound do Onkyo receivers produce? Is it warm (like a yamaha) or more like a Pioneer?
I'm realy considering the Yamaha RX-A3010, Pioneer SC-LX85 and Onkyo TX-NR3009?
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Hard to say, mostly they are on the brighter side but some of the higher end ones can be a little warmer. The pure audio mode warms things up a little for music.
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Cool, thanks Paul.
I'll try to audition each of them but wanted to get a basic idea before hand. On paper I like the featureset of the Pioneer but things may well change once I hear them.
I think they've changed recently.
My 905 sounds slightly warm, however I heard the 708 and it is brighter. Whether this is because it is lower down the product range and / or because it is a newer model I am not too sure. The warmer sounds better to my ears.
I would have a listen first if I was you.
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Amadeus, i'd be looking forward to your findings on A3010, SC LX 85 and 3009.
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