Haha, you've just thrown a whole new component into the mix with AV receivers...
It's funny, I had no idea this morning that the dry skin and irritation in my ear from the earbuds would have me spending the whole day scouring the internet to break into the world of audio equipment.
It's a little overwhelming to be honest, this must be how non-computer people feel when buying a computer. Of course I know from experience that this is just an initial learning curve I need to get over, and things have, and will, start to connect until I can take all these great suggestions base an informed decision from them.
my thoughts exactly. Head-fi can be a dangerous place.