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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: May 29, 2016 22:25
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#201
alaScore 89

Topping TP22 TK2050 (TC2000/TP2050) Class T Digital Mini Amplifier 30WPC

Using this with a chromecast device to stream music via wifi and with a set of infinity bookshelf speakers. Nice unbiased clean sound.

99 user reviews

#202
alaScore 89

AmazonBasics Bluetooth Audio Receiver

Works seamlessly, plugged into video input on an old Sony HiFi. Connecting is very quick and the product gives a reassuring beep. Only criticism is that there's no on/off button on the actual device, meaning if you want to turn it off you have to...

72 user reviews

#203
alaScore 89

Onkyo TX-SR343

I purchased my first Onkyo receiver in 2007 which finally needed replacing. It was just an all-in-one consumer kit, but I was starting to wonder on my hearing as I kept cranking up the volume. It's been a nice improvement to connect all sources to this...

45 user reviews

#204
alaScore 89

Marantz SR6009

I have rated this unit lower because of a significant service issue. Overall, the unit performs very well - good sound, relatively easy to set up, etc. Until I ran into this service issue, I would have ranked the unit at 4.5 or above However, I...

39 user reviews

#205
alaScore 89

Yamaha A-S301

The yamaha as-301 is an awesome amplifier for people with low budget. The phono input is decent and much better than other amplifiers in the same price range, many inout choices although no hdmi. In terms of power the yamaha can easily drive demanding...

26 user reviews

#206
alaScore 89

Mpow® Streambot 2-In-1 Wireless Bluetooth Audio Music Streaming Switchable...

I wanted to connect my bluetooth headphones to my TV while working out. Connected this to audio output on TV and paired the headphones - fairly straightforward operation. I leave it powered up as the battery life is not fantastic if left for a few...

24 user reviews

#207
alaScore 89

Onkyo TX-SR444

Connected to really old Pioneer speakers and was very happy with the sound that was produced.

1 expert reviews | 189 user reviews

#208
alaScore 89

Yamaha RX-V775

Some people like Onkyo's, some others prefer Pioneer or Denon. People with money to burn buy VERY expensive receivers. I've always gone for Yamaha. Subtle black box that does it all for me. The "Silent Cinema" DSP is superb. I only use headphones. This...

7 expert reviews | 169 user reviews

#209
alaScore 89

Yamaha RX-V577 7.2-channel Wi-Fi Network AV Receiver

So overall I've been happy with this receiver... But not without some frustrations. The original one I got had an issue where it would just power off randomly and go into a system protection mode that had to be reset. Amazon was great about replacing...

142 user reviews

#210
alaScore 89

Yamaha RX-V579

This unit has great sound. As far as the hook up's it wasn't as straight forward as the one i replaced, but it does sound much better.

45 user reviews

#211
alaScore 89

PIONEER GM-A5602 900-Watt Class AB 2-Channel Amp

Awesome, have them running on 4 6x9 speakers in my trunk, lots of power, and very loud. Clear sound.

42 user reviews

#212
alaScore 89

Sangean FM-Stereo RDS (RBDS) / AM Digital Tuning Portable Receiver- Black

The reception and sound quality are very good. The preset buttons are convenient. I'm very happy with it so far.

44 user reviews

#213
alaScore 89

FiiO Q1 Portable USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier (Black)

This is one awesome bit of kit. I had got a pair of Beyerdynamic DT990 250ohm headphones to use with my Onkyo home cinema amp for late night listening. They sounded great but when I tried them with my Linx or Nexus tablets the audio level was too low...

31 user reviews

#214
alaScore 89

Onkyo TX-8160

Great stereo receiver. Not designed for home theater work, but does have HDMI inputs for your tv, gaming system, etc. Integrated phono amp if you plan on hooking up a turntable (make sure you get a MM cartridge). Best features: Wireless antennae built...

14 user reviews

#215
alaScore 89

Bose Lifestyle 135 Series II

Best buy ever.. Hopefully the add on insurance plan works in case of any mishap

12 user reviews

#217
alaScore 89

Denon AVR-X4100W

A cursory glance might suggest that the AVR-X4100W looks like any other receiver released from the Denon stable over the past decade. However, that notion couldn't be further from the truth. While the basic form factor promises comfy familiarity,...

2 expert reviews | 44 user reviews

#218
alaScore 89

Creative Soundblaster E1

However, as both a headphone amplifier and an external sound card, it’s a great performer. If you’re willing to spend more and want high-resolution audio support, consider the

1 expert reviews | 20 user reviews

#219
alaScore 89

Yamaha RX-V477

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 | 318 user reviews

#220
alaScore 89

Onkyo TX-SR333

Great price for a great bedroom sound system..

221 user reviews

#221
alaScore 89

Yamaha RX-V777BT

I bought this receiver because it specifically says and still says it supports 4K inputs. The bottom line is it does not because any current 4K content requires HDCP 2.2 compliant hardware and this is not. Any reference to supporting 4K should be...

58 user reviews

#222
alaScore 89

Marantz NR 1604

If traditional home cinema is to flourish, it needs AV receivers like the Marantz NR1604. It's no secret that real-world consumers have fallen out of love with the surround sound behemoths of yesteryear – incredible hulks just don't cut it anymore...

5 expert reviews | 59 user reviews

#223
alaScore 89

ONKYO HT-R593

Ok till.....

24 user reviews

#224
alaScore 89

Pioneer VSX-524-K

I believe this product is defective. After about 6 months of occasional use (3-5 hours a week) two out of the 4 HDMI connections have stopped transmitting sound to the speakers while the others remain working. No changes to use, same inputs I use...

430 user reviews

#225
alaScore 89

Denon AVR-S510BT

Very easy to set up and install. I'm very happy with the ease of use and the performance of this unit!

135 user reviews

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