Adcom GFR-700HD AV Receiver: First Look

  • Price: $2,899
  • Channels/Power: 7x125W
  • Decoding: DD, DD EX, ProLogic IIx, DTS, DTS-ES Discrete/Matrix/Neo:6
  • Ins and Outs: Six digital audio inputs, dual HDMI inputs, four component inputs, RS-232, 12V triggers
  • Highlights: HDMI switching with transcoding of analog video to HDMI, upconversion to 720p, 1080i/p, multi-source/multi-zone
Adcom has long been a value/performance leader and the GFR-700HD controller looks to continue that fine tradition. At just $2,899 this controller has a wealth of features that are typically the p[rovince of much more expensive products, including HDMI switching with upconversion all the way up to 1080p, and balanced outputs. If the GFR-700HD matches this feature set with the performance Adcom is known for delivering, look out! Available in August.