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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Aug 18, 2017 22:35
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#26
alaScore 94

Pioneer SC-LX89

If you want extra oomph from your action blockbusters and an immersive Atmos experience, you can’t fail to be impressed by the SC-LX89’s muscle and composure. We’d like a bit more dynamic subtlety to make this a one-size-fits-all amplifier. Still, for...

4 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#27
alaScore 94

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...

4 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

#28
alaScore 94

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 | 342 user reviews

#29
alaScore 94

Pioneer VSX-531

A fast and articulate albeit scarcely featured entry-level amplifier

1 expert reviews | 13 user reviews

#30
alaScore 94

Marantz NR1506

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

4 expert reviews | 96 user reviews

#31
alaScore 94

Yamaha RX-V381

A pleasingly entertaining, albeit scarcely featured, performer

3 expert reviews | 59 user reviews

#32
alaScore 94

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

#33
alaScore 94

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

#34
alaScore 94

Meridian Explorer 2

An appealing budget DAC, especially for those with access to 192kHz and MQA tracks

2 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#35
alaScore 94

Denon AVR-X2200W

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.

9 expert reviews | 33 user reviews

#36
alaScore 94

Pioneer VSX-930

A great starting point for early Atmos adopters on a budget

8 expert reviews | 62 user reviews

#37
alaScore 93

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

#38
alaScore 93

Pioneer SC-LX59

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

2 expert reviews

#39
alaScore 93

Yamaha RX-V779

Well worth the money

3 expert reviews | 28 user reviews

#40
alaScore 93

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 | 211 user reviews

#41
alaScore 93

Mark Levinson No 585

Let me go ahead and state that the No585 is the best sounding integrated amplifier I have ever had in my system and quite possibly the best I have ever heard anywhere at anytime.

6 expert reviews

#42
alaScore 93

Pioneer A-70

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

14 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

#43
alaScore 93

Yamaha RX-A3050

The Aventage RX-A1050, RX-A2050, and RX-A3050 from Yamaha are built to a high caliber. They sport Dolby Atmos and DTS:X and are packed with useful set up features and networking to meet your needs.

3 expert reviews | 38 user reviews

#44
alaScore 93

Audiolab 8300A

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

3 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#45
alaScore 93

Denon AVR-X4200W

Denon has definitely piqued our interestwith these two new products. They kept everything we loved about previous models and added all of the cutting-edge features new receivers require to take advantage of the technological advancements being made in...

4 expert reviews | 32 user reviews

#46
alaScore 93

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.

6 expert reviews | 40 user reviews

#47
alaScore 93

Sony STR-DN1050

The Sony STR-DN1050 is a great deal that offers almost everything you could want in a midrange receiver.

9 expert reviews | 263 user reviews

#48
alaScore 93

Denon PMA-50

The Denon PMA-50 Lifestyle Stereo Amplifier delivers 50 watts of high-quality sound and features like HD Audio and Bluetooth with aptX in a compact size that doesn't suck up the space in a room.

8 expert reviews | 39 user reviews

#49
alaScore 93

Cambridge Audio CXR120

Cambridge Audio is asking you to trust in the CXR120’s performance when you hand over your credit card. It rewards that trust with muscular, agile and beautifully detailed sound, not to mention stunning build quality. Brand loyalists with no interest...

3 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#50
alaScore 93

Creative Sound Blaster X7

The gold-plated kitchen sink of soundcards

14 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

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