Hi All. I see there is no owner's thread for the HT-R990, nor the bundle that it is a part of, HT-S9400THX. I am wondering if anyone out there is informed on the differences between the two receivers. From what I can tell, here are a few differences: HT-R990: 4 HDMI inputs 1 subwoofer pre-out (7.1) Older remote control (not like I'll use it anyway) TX-NR609: 6 HDMI inputs (1 in front) 2 subwoofer pre-outs (7.2) Newer remote control (not like I'll use it anyway) And a few similarities: 100W per chan @ 8ohm Ethernet Powered 2nd room HDMI v1.4a Same CODEC's? Is the OSD the same? Are the DAC & amps the same? Does the 609 have better support with firmware updates and such? Or do they have the same firmware and are updated at the same time? It seems like very few people have the HT-R990 compared to the TX-NR609, so I just don't want to jump on a deal for the 990 if the 609 is much better. Any input and/or personal opinions are welcome. Thanks.