Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Sep 30, 2014 01:17
Brand
alaScore
Price
#26
alaScore 94

Onkyo TX-8020 B

This is a great product, was as described. This item is durable and easy to use. Was delivered on time and the price is just.

1 expert reviews | 57 user reviews

#27
alaScore 94

Yamaha RX-V675

Yamaha's RX-V475 is a great-sounding 5.1 receiver and a good value, although competitors offer better features and design.

5 expert reviews | 220 user reviews

#28
alaScore 94

Onkyo TX-NR727

The Onkyo TX-NR727 is a highly competent home theatre receiver, offering all the important basics, a strong suite of network features and the unusual combination of both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.

3 expert reviews | 44 user reviews

#29
alaScore 94

Pioneer VSX-528

We like this amp. It doesn’t offer the final word in sound or specs, but it does occupy a comfortable spot in the middle ground.

4 expert reviews | 57 user reviews

#30
alaScore 94

Belkin F7C027FCAPL

The futuristic promise of the connected home is slowly beginning to materialize, with learning thermostats like the Nest, as well as various solutions for monitoring and controlling your devices at home from afar. The Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion...

8 expert reviews | 1498 user reviews

#31
alaScore 93

Marantz AV8801

Marantz delivers again with a very strong entry into the marketplace. Our Brian Kahn loves it, and can only think of one thing that it is missing . . .

2 expert reviews | 13 user reviews

#32
alaScore 93

Marantz PM6005

This is a really excellent integrated amp that plays clean and has the right features for the right price. Fan of Marantz are going to love the DAC and those looking to develop a nice two-channel system are going to want to give this a listen. It's a...

2 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

#33
alaScore 93

Denon AVR-4520

Somewhat dispensing with the preamble, Denon's AVR-4520 takes the AV receiver market by the scruff of the fascia and gives it a good shake. This flagship model does cost a significant chunk of money but it is one of the most flexible, well-featured and...

9 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#34
alaScore 93

Yamaha RX-A1020

We like this new trend in receivers. Rather than doling out features as the price going up, we are seeing features hitting lower price points and the number and types of connections increasing with price. The Aventage line from Yamaha has been popular...

11 expert reviews | 21 user reviews

#35
alaScore 93

Marantz SR7008

First and foremost this receiver has phenomenal sound. I waited a couple of months since purchase so that I could have some time to accurately review it and let me say its been a wonderful time. I was originally looking to spend only $1000 on a new...

2 expert reviews | 28 user reviews

#36
alaScore 93

Cambridge Audio DacMagic

This tiny device sounds spectacular, and its ability to turn any computer, Mac or PC, into an audiophile-worthy source can’t be understated.

23 expert reviews | 131 user reviews

ADVERTISEMENT
#37
alaScore 93

Pioneer SC-LX86

Netflix 4K - The future of cinema Hands-on with the revolutionary Ultra HD movie streaming service!

9 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#38
alaScore 93

Denon AVR-X4000 Schwarz

The Denon AVR-X4000 AV Receiver is more than worthy successor to the AVR-3313CI. We review a lot of receivers, but rarely come across one we like this much. Read on to see why we're such fans.

8 expert reviews | 127 user reviews

#39
alaScore 93

Marantz SR6008

The Marantz SR5008, SR6008, and SR7008 receivers are straight up audiophile products, but lack some of the features that make other AV receivers so compelling. Here's how we think they stack up.

3 expert reviews | 20 user reviews

#40
alaScore 93

Onkyo TX-NR818

Listening to the percussion-heavy “Piano Smasher,” from Blue Man Group’s DVD The Complex, made me us as though we were about to personally reenact the chest-burst scene from Alien.

13 expert reviews | 299 user reviews

#41
alaScore 93

Sony STR-DA5800ES

A secondary definition of chimera is a thing that is wished or hoped for but, in fact, is illusory or impossible to have or achieve. Sony took a big gamble bringing out the STR-DA5800ES. It would have been a chimera either way—an amazing piece of gear...

9 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#42
alaScore 93

Onkyo TX-NR616

The Onkyo TX-NR616 is a tremendous AV receiver value, with eight HDMI inputs and a very low street price, although Onkyo's step-down models may be an even better buy.

12 expert reviews | 1421 user reviews

#43
alaScore 93

Roku LT

The Roku LT is the best budget streaming-media device, easily topping the $35 Chromecast.

7 expert reviews | 2754 user reviews

#44
alaScore 93

Yamaha RX-S600 Schwarz

Priced at $650, the Yamaha RX-S600 slimline A/V receiver can fit where others don't. Does this half pint have what it takes to measure up to the big boys? Keep reading to see what we think.

6 expert reviews | 46 user reviews

#45
alaScore 93

Musical Fidelity V90-HPA

I'm no stranger to Britain's Musical Fidelity, having reviewed a number of their budget minded and mid tier products over the past few years. A few of the items that have come through my systems include the V-DAC II, V-Link 192, M1 CLiC, and the M1...

5 expert reviews | 22 user reviews

#46
alaScore 93

Onkyo TX-NR828

When it comes to features, Onkyo aims to be there firstest with the mostest. Name a feature, and Onkyo's usually got it, typically in a licensed version with a hip logo, and quite often before anyone else. For the consumer who wants the latest features...

4 expert reviews | 73 user reviews

#47
alaScore 93

Sony UDA-1

When you look at the clear, well laid out controls of the UDA-1’s front panel, touch its smooth metal chassis and see it’s motorised volume control in action, it’s impossible not to love the UDA-1. Other than slight harshness at the very high-end, the...

2 expert reviews

#48
alaScore 92

Yamaha RX-V375

If you want to get into home cinema, we highly recommend starting your system with this capable Yamaha RX-V375 receiver.

1 expert reviews | 588 user reviews

#49
alaScore 92

Yamaha RX-A2030

Once you learn how to program and operate the unit, you are rewarded with great sound and video.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Interfaces well with TV, Good multi-zone capabilityAbout me... practical

1 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#50
alaScore 92

Yamaha RX-V775WA RX-V

The Yamaha RX-V775WA is a great 7.2-channel network receiver that fulfills the promises listed on its spec sheet and hits the sonic mark accurately. If I were looking for a one-box AV solution, I would definitely purchase this receiver. With its...

1 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

Compare

    ADVERTISEMENT

    Blog Articles

    Going On a Holiday? Don’t Leave These Gadgets Behind

    So, what’s it going to be this summer? A long road trip, an adventurous camping trip, a rite-of-passage backpacking trip through Europe or a luxury holiday to an exotic destination. Irrespective of...

    Improve Your Workout Sessions With These Gadgets

    Maintaining a strict workout schedule is not as easy as it sounds. At times, you might get lazy, you might be too busy with work, or you might just become too casual about the whole thing. The...

    Best Speakers for Gaming Enthusiasts

    Every gaming enthusiast knows that a powerful audio output is a prerequisite for a high quality gaming experience. Over the past few years, a new niches of gadgets has emerged which caters...

    ADVERTISEMENT