Hi, I'm from NZ. Has anyone read the HCC Nov issue review on the VA333ES receiver? What's the verdict? It takes weeks before we get them here and I'm struggling to decide on which receiver to purchase. I've had a good listen to both VA333ES and VA555ES and am convinced that the VA555ES sounds very right and that's what's bugging me... The VA333ES is close...but it's newer, cheaper and higher specced than the 555. 7.1 channel amplification A+B speakers (N/A for VA555ES) DTS96/24 decoding More intuitive buttons and menu feature layout 0.5dB increment adjustments for all channels (1dB for VA555ES) Newer 32bit processors I've had a listen to them side by side. The VA333ES seems to sound thinner at higher volumes but the bass response is more pronounced at any volume. It's also consistently +1dB louder than the VA555ES at a set volume level. The VA555ES has a tad more precision and smoother sounding but not as well specced. Any comments out there? Truly appreciate it if someone could tell me what the HCC verdict was like and power output measurements for the VA333ES.