For people building their home theaters, here is another potential audio receiver you may want to consider purchasing. The Denon AVR-789 showcases a high-value, high-versatility A/V receiver for the high-def age with its own unique array of inputs, outputs and processing.
The AVR-789 supports all of the audio codecs that a Blu-ray addict could hope for. This includes Dolby TrueHD 7.1 and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 backed by a respectable 90 watts on the seven channels. It can also send powered stereo to a second zone of the home or to bi-amplify the main speakers (left and right front channels) for superior performance.
Power Rating: 90 Watts/Channel into 7 channels
XM- and Sirius-ready
Audyssey MultEQ auto-calibration with included microphone, Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, XMHD Surround, Neural Surround
iPod-friendly with Denon’s optional ASD-11R iPod dock, ASD-3N Network iPod dock or ASD-3W Wireless Network iPod dock
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES, DTS Neo:6, DTS 96/24, DTS
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro-Logic IIx
Onboard Faroudja DCDi Video Processor
36-Bit Deep Color Support, xvYCC Color Space Support
Video Conversion, Analog-to-HDMI Scaling: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Multichannel Analog Input (7.1-channel)
Digital Soundfield Processing Modes
Dimensions (W x H x D): 17.1″ x 6.7″ x 14.9″
Weight: 25.4 lbs. (11.4 kg)
(Source) Big Picture Sound