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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Jun 23, 2018 22:48
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#101
alaScore 91

Onkyo TX-NR 535

Onkyo's TX-NR535 receiver offers decent home-theater performance and a useful number of streaming features, but it's not the last word on value.

9 expert reviews | 239 user reviews

#102
alaScore 91

Onkyo TX-NR 545

The Onkyo TX-NR545 is a wireless-triple-threat receiver with an intrinsically good-sounding amp. Surround channels in film were never rear channels. The surround channels in cinemas always ran along the side of the auditorium and then followed along...

5 expert reviews | 120 user reviews

#103
alaScore 91

Marantz SR5009

The Marantz SR5009 looks and feels more upscale than the competition's receivers, and follows through with stellar sound quality.

11 expert reviews | 78 user reviews

#104
alaScore 91

Harman-Kardon AVR 171

An impressive AV receiver with snazzy looks, decent network features and a potent performance, but fans of a subtler, more finessed sound might want to look elsewhere.

4 expert reviews | 102 user reviews

#105
alaScore 90

Sennheiser HD VD 800

I'm so happy with the unit! Very well built and produces the great sound to my headphones! Excellent product! Fantastic unit!

5 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#106
alaScore 90

Yamaha AVENTAGE CX-A5000

Review: The Yamaha AVENTAGE CX-A5000 Processor and MX-A5000 11-channel amplifier are for you if you have ever wanted reasonably-priced separates but didn't want to sacrifice features or performance.

7 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#107
alaScore 90

NAD C390DD

NAD C390DD: Sound quality But how does it sound? Well, for a smidge over £2000, pretty good. It’s precise and detailed, offering good scale and plenty of sonic authority. By the highest standards, though, it’s not as expressive or rhythmically adept as...

14 expert reviews

#108
alaScore 90

Audiolab 8200MB

The Audiolab M-DAC is a superb DAC in design and performance alike and, we think, offers far more than expected of its £600 price tag. We guarantee you’ll be immediately hooked by its effortlessly fluid and punchy sound. It’ll make you want to listen...

6 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#109
alaScore 90

Audioquest Dragonfly DAC v1.2

AudioQuest's relatively new device– the DragonFly USB DAC v1.2 offers a great portable way to improve your current computer and smartphone set up. To find out more, click on this review.

3 expert reviews | 35 user reviews

#110
alaScore 90

Hegel H160

EUROPEAN AMPLIFIER 2015-2016 - Hegel H160: The very model of a modern integrated amplifier, Hegel's H160 offers a substantial 150W output from an innovative and flexible design that offers both analogue and digital inputs. These include coaxial and...

5 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#111
alaScore 90

Chord Hugo

Best DAC £1000+, Awards 2016. The Hugo delivers superb sound quality in an unbelievably small and versatile package

2 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#112
alaScore 90

Sony STR-DN860

When all is said and done, our first impression of the STR-DN860 remains a lasting one. We knew its undeniable talents would cause problems for its rivals and this test proves exactly that. All this just goes to show that having the latest mods and...

2 expert reviews | 170 user reviews

#113
alaScore 90

Yamaha RX-A3020

We thoroughly enjoyed using the Yamaha RX-A3020 receiver. Its class-leading performance consistently allowed us to better enjoy our music and movies, and its inclusion of Airplay and other future-forward niceties help bring its feature set in line with...

11 expert reviews | 27 user reviews

#114
alaScore 90

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2040

The Yamaha RX-A2040 is a powerful Dolby Atmos AV receiver, 9 channels of amplification, multiple zones for a whole house audio and wifi for streaming. Check out our extensive Atmos listening tests.

4 expert reviews | 31 user reviews

#115
alaScore 90

Yamaha RX-A1030 Silber

The Yamaha RX-A1030, RX-A2030, and RX-A3030 are the newest in the Aventage line of receivers from Yamaha. These are for those that want the ultimate in home theater.

6 expert reviews | 51 user reviews

#116
alaScore 90

Yamaha RX-A1020

The Aventage line from Yamaha has been popular since it was introduced and there is little to complain about with the new RX-A720, RX-A820, and RX-A1020 receivers.

15 expert reviews | 37 user reviews

#117
alaScore 90

Yamaha RX-A2050

The Yamaha RX-A2050 gives Dolby Atmos and DTS:X the step-up Aventage advantage with nine amplifier channels supporting 5.1.4, and it adds the sweetener of way-cool multiroom MusicCast.

2 expert reviews | 27 user reviews

#118
alaScore 90

Marantz NR1506 Schwarz

The Marantz NR1506 AV receiver offers a winning combination of full-featured streaming audio and fine sound quality in a sleek, low-profile package.

1 expert reviews | 11 user reviews

#119
alaScore 90

Pioneer U-05

The Pioneer U-05 is a solid, appealing machine that feels like a premium piece of hi-fi – and it sounds like one, too. There are subtler, more refined performers for similar money (our Award-winning Audiolab M-DAC is the clearest rival here), but that...

3 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#120
alaScore 90

Oppo HA-1

The Oppo HA-1 is a good, well-built and excellently specified DAC and headphone amp at this price but, at this level, the competition is strong. There’s a lot to like about the HA-1 – it’ll no doubt appeal to many because of the pure level of choice it...

4 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

#121
alaScore 90

Denon AVR-X1200W

The Denon AVR-X1200W and AVR-X2200W are 7.2 channel receivers that upgrade the IN-Command line with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support. They include features like Bluetooth, WiFi, full 4K and HDCP 2.2.

4 expert reviews | 233 user reviews

#122
alaScore 90

Yamaha RX-V573

The Yamaha RX-V573 is a serviceable 7.1 AV receiver, but with only four HDMI inputs, competing models offer a better value.

11 expert reviews | 192 user reviews

#123
alaScore 90

Denon AVR-X7200W

Preview: Denon AVR-X7200W Dolby Atmos AV Receiver is priced at $3k, boasts 9.2 channels of audio(expands to 11.2), Audyssey MultEQ XT with SubEQ, HDMI 2.0 with a promised upgrade to HDCP 2.2, Auro 3D.

5 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#124
alaScore 90

Pioneer SC-LX86

As long as you take care with speaker matching, the Pioneer SC-LX86 will be hugely rewarding. Yes, it’s feature-packed, but the fact that it’s an engaging listen will keep you coming back for more. This machine’s a serious force in the world of home...

10 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

#125
alaScore 90

Denon DA-300USB

The Denon DA-300USB DAC has top-notch circuitry, proprietary Advanced AL32 Processing and High-Precision 32 bit, 192 kHz digital to analogue conversion, analog line outputs, and four digital inputs.

6 expert reviews | 41 user reviews

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