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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Jan 27, 2015 21:49
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Yamaha RX-V477/577/677/777BT

Preview: Fresh for 2014, Yamaha has 4 new models for their RX-Vx77 A/V receiver lineup. What does Yamaha's latest and greatest bring to the table? Is HDMI 2.0 on the menu? Click to find out.

1 expert reviews | 36 user reviews

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Pioneer SC-1523-K

do love this receiver, yes, it has the power and veritably, and,precision a to make it your "go to" for a long time. The sc-1523-k seems to have it all, as the heart of your system you really can't go wrong. I should have dinged it for ease of use,...

36 user reviews

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Yamaha YBA-11

i hate it and don't use it because none of my bluetooth devices can connect to it. all of the devices "see" it, but none can connect, and i get an error message that the unit isn't turned on. my two asus desktops, my iphone 6, my iphone 5s, and my ipad...

31 user reviews

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Pioneer - 1215W 9.2-Ch. 4K Ultra HD A/V Home Theater Receiver

The learning curve on this one is high.Patience is the key.I was impressed with the class d amplification. The surround matrix is excellent.Don't expect to understand, how to operate,in a day.I am two weeks in and still learning. I have owned various...

15 user reviews

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Class T Digital Amplifier- 50watts RMS/CH- Sound Appeal- SA-100T

This Little AMP rocks ,I installed two speakers from OSP in my garage for fun, plugged this AMP in attached my playbook via the supplied 3.5 jack and now my garage is a great place to work. Don't be fooled by its size it is well made and does not over...

12 user reviews

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GemTune BL-02 EL34*2 Vacuum Tube, Hi-end Tube Integrated Amplifier, 100%...

Okay, I've been waiting to 'see' the full picture with this amp for a couple weeks before I reviewed. This will be brief but I will add more later. First off- I am an ardent audiophile and amp collector. I own a Jolida el84 push- pull amp , I own a...

10 user reviews

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Panlong® HDMI to HDMI + Optical SPDIF + RCA L / R Audio Converter HDMI Audio...

This works exactly as advertised. I use it with my Bluetooth transmitter and Bluetooth headphones.

27 user reviews

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Nuforce BTR-100

I replaced the power supply with a USB to DC barrel adapter, then plugged into AUX input in car. MUCH better sound then my old Belkin Bluetooth receiver. It may even be better sound quality than the built-in CD player. I have a premium car stereo...

14 user reviews

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Onkyo TX-NR809

The Onkyo TX-NR809 is a fantastic value in its class. It offers excellent performance and a bevy of features that will make any home theater enthusiast happy. An MSRP of $1,099 may sound high, but when you consider that it can take the place of at...

17 expert reviews | 780 user reviews

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Denon AVR-X1000

One final handy upgrade is the front USB port, which lets you plug in a memory stick or iPod/iPhone to play your own music files.

7 expert reviews | 199 user reviews

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Yamaha R-S201BL Hi-Fi Stereo Receiver

I bought it to replace an old amplifier running a turntable. It works fine but keep in mind that for playing your vinyls you need a high power amplifier or a pre-amp. I am not getting the sound that I had with the full amp (like party-level sound) but...

182 user reviews

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Bluetooth Audio Receiver

I bought this as a replacement for one that I broke (be careful how you handle the Bose when it is on the 31-pin mount!). It has good sound quality and surprising range.

58 user reviews

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Pioneer HTP-072

This system offers affordability and one box convenience with a sound quality I would expect in this price range. The HTP-072 simply does not have near the sound quality or features of more expensive components. But its audio is a big improvement over...

47 user reviews

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Marantz M-CR510

I’m a real sucker for these sorts of systems and a lot ofsolid AV companies are starting to make them (or at least refresh their current offerings, as is the case here). I already mentioned Denon andOnkyo, but Yamaha has their TSXand MCRlineups as...

3 expert reviews | 43 user reviews

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Bluetooth A2dp Music Audio Receiver Adapter for Bose Sounddock and 30-pin...

This small adapter connected immediately to my iPod touch as well as to my iPad Air 2 and old iPad 2. My old Bose SoundDock has a 30-pin connector and my new iPod/iPad lightening ports could not connect without a clumsy apple-made adapter. Now, I can...

24 user reviews

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Sony Black 7.2 Channel AV Receiver - STR-DH740

Great stereo, works flawlessly awesome sound

288 user reviews

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Denon AVR-S900W - 1295W 7.2-Ch. Network-Ready 4K Ultra HD and 3D Pass-Through...

Replacing a Onkyo receiver with the sound issues. So far so good with this receiver but it has only been about three months. Works as expected, no heat issues noted (usually it's on continuously 5+ hours), easy to connect (Flat screen, PS4, Cable Box,...

106 user reviews

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Grace Digital GDI-IRC7500 Stereo Wi-Fi Music System with 3.5-Inch Color...

Compared to an average $20-30 alarm clock, this is a very good radio. Of course you are paying quite a bit more for this. Pros: Well built. It has some weight to it, and should last a very long time Clear sound. The speakers give nice very nice clear...

91 user reviews

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Media sharing device black, POGO-P22

Work fine but is slow. Access from remote site is painfully slow but possible. It may depend on your internet caches both sites. Sometimes it doesn't respond but overall work rather fine for small files, not a real NAS.

38 user reviews

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Topping TP20-MK2 MKII TA2020 Class T-AMP Digital Stereo Amplifier

Just picked this up over the weekend and paired it with some Klipsch Reference R15 M bookshelf speakers. Best buy had a great deal on these speakers for black Friday. I was not expecting B&W type sounds from them, but they are very impressive when...

29 user reviews

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Marantz - 2115W 9.2-Ch. Network-Ready 4K Ultra HD and 3D Pass-Through A/V...

I like it! Excellent sound field that is much better that the Denon 2113CI that it replaced for music. A deeper unit which barely fit into my entertainment cabinet. Currently running a 7.1 system with the back 4 speakers in-ceiling. The pace of the...

16 user reviews

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Yamaha T-S500

Sincerely say in short, the ultimate in high-end sound five stars. . . ..

17 user reviews

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GemTune Tube Amplifier X-1 with 2 Vacuum Tube of EL34 , Hi-Fi, 100% Handmade...

This amplifier is super and delivery was fast and well packaged! I love it. It plays beautifully and seems solid and well designed. I was surprised at the weight of it. The power and output transformers are good size. You can't beat this amplifier for...

11 user reviews

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Creek Evolution 50A

The amplifier sounds incredible, I switched from my 20 year old EAR859 tube amp. If I had to criticize, I'd say the bass can be a little slow, especially on fast transients, it sometimes lacks attack. The remote control doesn't power on/off the amp and...

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

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Harman Kardon AVR 1510 Audio Video Receivers

This is the second Harman Kardon AVR I have purchased. I like the power and new features of this unit. My previous unit did burn out but it was under warranty at the time so Harman Kardon replaced the unit.

31 user reviews



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