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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Apr 21, 2018 23:11
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Marantz SR 7010

The Marantz SR7010 has nine amp channels, Dolby Atmos decoding, DTS:X upgradability, and even Auro-3D upgradability, making it as future-proof as a receiver can currently be. The sr6010 came today and I am loving the social network soundtrack on it....

7 expert reviews | 24 user reviews

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Onkyo TX-8150

Most people have music stored in a variety of places – smartphones, NAS drives, iPods, CDs, vinyl – and there's a big market for versatile audio systems that can pull them all together.

4 expert reviews | 116 user reviews

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Denon DRA-100

Stylish looks, excellent features and smooth sound make this compact Denon a worthy listen

5 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

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ART USB Phono Plus

ART is not a brand that's often passed through our testing rooms - but it's one we’d gladly see more of

1 expert reviews | 104 user reviews

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Pioneer VSX-1131

A punchy and precise sound – and revamped remote and menus – make this AVR a home cinema charmer, but don't expect wonders from the entry-level MCACC setup

6 expert reviews | 55 user reviews

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Onkyo TX-NR656

Purchased this as I wanted to move from 7.1 on my old Onkyo amp to atmos and dts-x, set up was easy on the whole and the difference in sound using atmos was unbelievable. Also had the bonus of wifi and Bluetooth so I could use my Spotify account on it....

3 expert reviews | 72 user reviews

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Onkyo TX-NR 646

Considering the Onkyo TX-NR646's generous feature set and superlative sonic skills, it's one heck of a value.

11 expert reviews | 488 user reviews

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Tivoli Audio M1BLU

I purchased this product about a month ago & am very pleased with it. The sound quality is quite good & the radio is aesthetically appealing as well. The style of this radio is contemporary & could go with any decor.

3 expert reviews | 203 user reviews

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Denon AVR-S920W

The Denon AVR-S920W is an excellent mid-priced Atmos-ready receiver, with plenty of home cinema muscle and excellent usability.

3 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

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Marantz AV8802A

The AV8802A brings audiophile-quality processing into a multichannel environment and for a relatively reasonable cost. The only other processor I have tested for HCC to achieve this was the Anthem Statement D2V – a few years ago now – at near three...

2 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

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Denon AVR-X7200WA

The Denon AVR-X7200WA Atmos/DTS:X AV receiver sports 9 channels of amplification and the UHD video support. We tested a full 11 speaker configuration with the Auro 3D upgrade for a spectacle of sound.

2 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

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Pioneer SC-LX59

True to form, Pioneer has produced another stunning AV receiver belying its relatively modest price tag

2 expert reviews

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Onkyo A-9010

Conceived in Japan and tuned in the UK, the A-9010 is an integrated stereo amplifier designed to deliver the "warm, full-bodied sound" that pleases European ears. But the real story here is price – at an affordable £199, you can experience your...

3 expert reviews | 330 user reviews

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Oppo HA-2

For £250, you’ll struggle to find better detail or dynamics from a headphone amp and USB DAC

8 expert reviews | 48 user reviews

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Rega builds on the strengths of the excellent Brio-R and gives us another terrifically musical amplifier

3 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

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Pioneer SC-LX89

Highs: Smooth, dynamic presentation; versatile speaker options; intelligent MCACC Pro calibration system; DTS:X-ready Lows: Stingy HDCP 2.2 HDMI provision; bloomin’ complicated; limited number of connected music services

5 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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Pioneer A-70

The Pioneer excels in many areas, even if its sound falls short of class-leading

13 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

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Audiolab 8300A

The 8300A is a hugely capable product but sacrifices a little too much fun for our tastes

3 expert reviews | 9 user reviews

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Onkyo TX-RZ900

When you get right down to it, the Onkyo TX-RZ900 AV receiver isn't right for everyone. If you're looking for a simple plug-and-play solution, this ain't it, even compared with other AV receivers on the market. Its connectivity is so plentiful as to be...

5 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

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Yamaha RX-V479

The Yamaha RX-V479 delivers superb sound quality and a long list of must-have features, making it our favorite receiver in this price range.

4 expert reviews | 344 user reviews

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Denon AVR-X5200W

Review: The Denon AVR-X5200W 9.2 Channel Dolby Atmos AV receiver features a fully assignable amp section rated at 140 watts/ch x 9. We evaluate in a full Dolby Atmos 5.1.4 speaker configuration.

7 expert reviews | 40 user reviews

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Pioneer SC-LX90

A superb amp, well worth the 4 year wait

16 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

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Yamaha RX-V381

A pleasingly entertaining, albeit scarcely featured, performer

3 expert reviews | 106 user reviews

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Creative Sound Blaster X7

The gold-plated kitchen sink of soundcards

16 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

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Yamaha RX-V379

Unless you have a huge home theater or tough-to-drive speakers, the Yamaha RX-V379's combination of useful features and solid performance may be all you need.

6 expert reviews | 382 user reviews


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