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Sherwood Newcastle R-965

Sherwood Newcastle R-965
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5 reviews

Jul, 2014

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Sherwood Newcastle R-965 A/V Receiver

 

Consumer expectations are a pointed stick. You can almost hear manufacturers of surround receivers going, "Ow, ow, ow! Do you really expect us to provide seven amp channels and a silicon forest of surround modes—and make it all easy to set up?" Yes,...

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Sherwood Newcastle R-965 A/V Receiver

 

Consumer expectations are a pointed stick. You can almost hear manufacturers of surround receivers going, "Ow, ow, ow! Do you really expect us to provide seven amp channels and a silicon forest of surround modes-and make it all easy to set up?" Yes,...

Without EQ, the receiver achieved a fine balance between the leading edge of its midrange and fleshing out the inner detail. Treble was well developed but not hyped. The lower midrange and upper bass were clean, natural, and unsweetened. This receiver...

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Sherwood Newcastle R-965 AV receiver

 

However, the path was a rocky one. When audio went solid-state in the 1960s and '70s, Sherwood and the other giants of American hi-fi found themselves unable to compete with the cheap transistorized gear flooding in from Japan. One by one, the American...

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Sherwood Newcastle R-965 AV receiver

 

However, the path was a rocky one. When audio went solid-state in the 1960s and '70s, Sherwood and the other giants of American hi-fi found themselves unable to compete with the cheap transistorized gear flooding in from Japan. One by one, the American...

The Sherwood Newcastle R-965 is an attractive and well-thought-out piece with exceptional build quality. It features an enormously comprehensive and flexible suite of AV inputs and outputs, including my new "must have" feature, unified component-video...

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Sherwood Newcastle R-965 Receiver

 

Introduction As people rush out to electronic stores to get the biggest plasma or projection HDTV they can afford, many are realizing that something is missing when they get their monster set home. The impact and the "wow" factor of a new TV is not...

Product Specifications

The R-965 receiver shares a number of key technologies with the top-of-the-line home theater separate, the P-965: With items like the Cirrus Crystal CS-49400 DSP processor, Burr Brown PCM-1703 DAC's, AKM's AK-5380 A to D converters and Analog Devices AD-1896 sample rate converter, performance nudges the state-of-the-art. The R-965 decodes virtually every technology on the market including Dolby's brand new DPL IIx. A longer list includes DTSES Discete and Matrix, DTS 96/24, DTS-Neo 6, Dolby Digital Surround EX, Dolby Headphone Levels 1, 2, and 3 and more. In the fast moving audio world, it's hard to keep up with all the new advances. The R-965 has upgradeable operating system. As new technologies emerge they can be added to keep these receivers continually up-to-date.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / DTS 96/24 / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES decoder / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround Sound Effects:Virtual Dolby Surround
Surround System Class:7.1 channel
Type:AV receiver

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Connectors

Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Coaxial Digital Output: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Output: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.7in
Height:7.7in
Weight:51.8lbs
Width:17.3in

DVD

Type: None

Header

Manufacturer:Sherwood
Model:R-965
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sherwood Newcastle

MD System

Type: None

Radio

Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Turntable

Type: None
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