cambridge audio azur 351r or Onkyo 626 based on sound quality alone.

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    Would like to get a new receiver but wanted to know which ( azur 351r or onkyo 626) would give the best sound quality for movie mainly and a bot of music.
     
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    I have a 351R and it's a great sounding receiver for both music and movies.

    I don't know anything about the Onkyo 626, but if you didn't need the features of this receiver I'd say the Cambridge would better it for sound quality.
     
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    Funny you said the azur is better (sound quality wise) as a guy in Richer sounds also said the same thing yesterday. His comment was 'the onkyo 626 is more of a fun receiver with fun features but if serious quality is what one is after then the azur 351 is the one''. This comment makes me think that Onkyo may have compensate sound quality with features.

    Ideally the av receiver am after would have / be:
    Excellent for movies
    5.1
    4 hdmi in / 2 out ( 1 output is not a problem as i can always switch between output)
    MHL or Bluetooth or DLNA
    Internet capability so i can get internet radio.

    I will go for the Azur 351r if another device can provide me with feature such as MHL or bluethooth or DLNA and internet radio. Is there a device or player such as (blu ray player) that has feature such as MHL, or bluethooth or DLNA and internet radio capabilities.
     
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    Don't forget richer sounds
    Don't forget that as richer sounds is the only UK supplier of Cambridge audio they may have a vested interest in selling Cambridge audio.

    However it maybe true Cambridge audio does sound better. The best way to check is yo demo both !
     

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