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The Sherwood R-872 is an A/V receiver built to handle two separate rooms.

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Pros

plenty of power output for an average sized room

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video upconversion is excellent, creates a really sharp picture

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HDMI switching is fast and hassle-free

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filled with cutting-edge features at a reasonable price, good value

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all channels have 24-bit 192kHz digital to analog converters, creates a high fidelity audiophile-worthy sound

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Cons

larger rooms may warrant the use of an additional amp

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HDMI inputs are v1.3, no support for 3D

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4 HDMI inputs is only barely enough on a receiver by today's standards

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The Sherwood R-872 is an A/V receiver built to handle two separate rooms. Inputs and outputs can be channeled to a second room, and a second infra-red sensor can be set up and wired to the receiver for separate remote control of the input. All analog video is automatically scaled to a high definition standard such as 720p, 1080i, or 1080p, and lower high definition standards can be scaled up to these standards as well. Audio output is sent out to 7.1 channels, but if a 5.1 sound system is being used the audio can automatically be scaled down appropriately. This receiver has an AM/FM tuner built in and is XM radio ready.

Features
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • 100 Watts per Channel x 7 in Surround Mode
  • 4 in 1 out HDMI 1.3 switching
  • Analog video scaling to 720p/1080i/1080p
  • HDMI video scaling from 480p/720p/1080i to 720p/1080i/1080p
  • DTS Master Audio HD and Dolby Tru HD
  • DTS-ES Discrete and Matrix, DTS-96/24 DTS, DTS NEO-6 Cinema and Music
  • Dolby Digital EX, Adjustable Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Headphone Layers 1, 2, 3
  • Digitally Re-Masters PCM input to 96 kHz/ 24-bit
  • Automatic Format Detection
  • 192 kHz 24-bit DAC’s for all channels
  • A/V Synch delay by input
  • 12-band EQ per channel
  • RS-232 and USB
  • Composite and S-Video converted to Component Video
  • 4 Optical and 2 Co-ax Digital Inputs
  • Digital Output
  • RF + IR Learning remote with LCD display
  • Crystal 32-Bit DSP processor
  • 8 DSP Modes
  • 7.1 channel direct input, 8 Pre-Amp Outputs
  • Room 2 A/V Output w/ fixed/variable audio level, S-Video
  • Automatic 7.1 to 5.1 + Stereo
  • Rear Panel Room-2 IR control with 1 input and 1 output
  • Dedicated Room 2 Remote
  • Automatic set-up for speaker level and distance
  • XM Connect and Play XM Neural Surround
  • 4 Gang FM tuner
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