Responses from aaronye

Receiver/Processor with DVI Switching
Talked to a Marantz dealer here (Washington DC area) and they said that Marantz is telling them they are shipping the SR-8500 this week. I am holding my breath. Will report back the result when/if I get it soon. Otherwise, my continued search for ... 
Best $4000-$5000 loudspeaker
Depending on the type of music you enjoy. For classical and easier listening, I would consider the bigger ProAc's or Audio Physic's.