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Onkyo 606 vs Sony 1200ES

kaztomian

Established Member
OK, the obvious differences are well known but can anyone tell me why my Sony seems so much more powerful than the Onk ?
I was very impressed by the sound quality with TrueHD and DTS Master but this new Onk just doesn't seem to have the grunt of the Sony.
I haven't fully digested the contents of the manual yet and i also found a volume adjustment in the Onks setup to raise it to 79 but this didn't seem to do anything, i'm stuck with 61 then max and no more.
I did think it might have been the Audyssey EQ that throttled the volume, still, it's early days so a bit more tweaking might win out unless the brains out there can throw a little my way.
Incidentally, i'm feeding the Onk Sky HD, PS3 and Tosh EP35
Cheers guys any info appreciated.
 

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