avr and apple tv

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by jaycle, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. jaycle macrumors newbie

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    I'm looking to buy an avr that is compatible with apple tv. I'm looking for one that is cheap, user friendly, supports 720 video, and has at least 4 hdmi inputs/ports. I don't need anything fancy, it can even be used, as long as it supports apple tv.

    Any suggestions? Thanks.
     
  2. paulrbeers macrumors 68040

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    recommendations made in your other thread....
     
  3. Mrbobb macrumors 601

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    Use ANY AVR if u hook up ATV directly to TV and let TV do the switching.
     
  4. westrock2000 macrumors 6502

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    At this point, that's sounds like any receiver on the market. The starting price point for new "home theater" receivers is the $200-$250 area. Any of these recievers will have 3-4 HDMI in and support at the very least 5.1 Dolby Digital & DTS. The AppleTV only supports 5.1 Dolby Digital.

    If you can find a used receiver that only has 1 or 2 HDMI inputs, you can buy HDMI switchers that automatically switch to whichever HDMI port is active. I bought one of these for $30 (3 HDMI in) and it helped extend the life of my very nice Denon receiver that only has 2 HDMI inputs. Nothing was wrong with the receiver, it just ran out of HDMI.
     
  5. boomhower macrumors 68000

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    Check your local best buy for open box and clearance receivers. Also for the money Denon refurbs from accessories4less are good deals.
     
  6. takeshi74 macrumors 601

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    That still leaves a large number of options out there. What are your additional criteria to narrow down the options? What's your specific budget? Don't just assume that your notion of "cheap" is universal.
     

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