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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Jul 23, 2016 22:25
alaAverage 4.4

Sherwood RVD 6095R

Excellent receiver.I was looking for a basic surround sound receiver at a reasonable price.This matched my needs very nicely.The sound is more than adequate for me.If you are looking for booming bass and many EQ settings this receiver is probably not...

3 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Sherwood RVD 8090R

Warning this is a high end unit 105 watts per channel, 6.1 channel but does not have speaker switching.A/B I have an extra pair of speakers in my patio and this unit has only has 1 main front speaker unit hook. Now I have to figure out how I can use my...

3 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4


(...) If you are looking for an "all-in-one" unit look no further. Make no mistake, the sound and power from this receiver will bring new life into your speakers. The volume control appears a little off because you have to crank it up to hear it at an...

3 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Sony 7.1 Channel Av Receiver

When selecting my new AV receiver I was looking for 4 HDMI inputs which the Sony STR-DH820 provides. Having used it for a few weeks I can say I am well pleased with my purchase, once I realized the need to replace my passive subwoofer with an active...

3 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Marantz AV8802

THE MARANTZ AV8802 is the best 11.2-channel processor that I’ve used this year and is highly recommended.

4 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Numark IDJ Live

If you want to up the ante from your standard party playlist, you may want to give the iDJ Live a look

1 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Rotel RB-1092

Rotel isn't the only amp company to use B&O's ICE amp chips (think: NuForce, Bel Canto and Wyred For Sound) but they bring a long lineage of audiophile history in taking a bright idea and making it sound really, really good. Read the Ken Kessler review...

1 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

McIntosh MHA100

Having now had this headphone amp for 4 months or so, I thought I'd write a quick review. Just to emphasise these are only what I found, your own findings may be totally different. Within the last year I have had a Hugo and Naim V1 both of which were...

1 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

SWR Headlite

Just picked this amp up a week ago but I'm very impressed. The only negative I have about it is that the knob positions are hard to see with the small dots but I marked them bigger with a felt pen. The tone is very close to any swr I have tried except...

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Yamaha RX-V481

I bought this receiver to replace an old Harman Kardon AVR 300. Appearance: This receiver has a generally appealing aesthetic with a combination of black plastic and black metal. The buttons on the face create a bit of a "busy" appearance that Yamaha...

3 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

NAD T 758

The unit performs very well - great sound, etc - so deserves 4 or 4 1/2 stars, but a few minor hardware items (connectors) did not function well and the manual is less-than-clear, so I contacted NAD service and so far, it gets 2 stars at best.

7 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

OSD Audio MONO70-VC Mono Volume Control (White)

Great 70 volt volume control. Nice looking and was a cinch to install. I have used several makes over the years and this one is great. No markings for volume level but I didn't need that.

7 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Ortofon GT Single Pack - 1 x DJ Cartridge fitted with stylus

Have been using this cart for a few months now and have fussed with every variable from VTF, VTA and antiskate but cannot find a combination that opens up the sound of the cartridge. Tracking weight from 2.0 through 3.5 and I can't dial out the...

7 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

TC Electronic G-Major 2

The only reason I sold this is because I had trouble programming the midi controller I bought. I didn't have the correct hardware, and live this unit is borderline useless without a controller. If ...

7 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Gretsch G5222 Electromatic Amp

This tone is pretty cool small box amp tone. If you are in need or a good practice amp then this might be your ticket. If you want to chase after the Fender Champ tone for about $800 less then this...

9 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Orange [Terror Series] Tiny Terror Combo TT15C

At new these amps come in at around $860, which may be a bit high for some people with the simplicity of this amp but its not made in China which is a plus. So you will pay a bit extra but you know...

5 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Crate GFX-212

It was a good first live amp and I did keep it for a few years until I eventually sold it. It never went down on me and for the price was the best and loudest I could afford at the time. I play...

8 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Livio Radio

Overall, I love the Livio Radio. It is a simple device that looks good in just about any room and pumps out my Pandora stations. I don’t need any fancy wires, and I don’t have to mess with using my iPhone to output music (Since all but one of my docks...

2 expert reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Yamaha CX-A5100

The Yamaha CX-A5100 AV Pre/Pro supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, balanced connections, 64-bit processing, high resolution music, updated YPAO room correction, multi-zone HDMI outputs, and MusicCast.

3 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Russound MCA-C5

I have had the MCA-C5 for a year and couldn't be happier with it. I previously had a Control4 system that was already installed in the house I bought. The Control4 eco-system is awful: expensive service contracts, poorly written software, buggy and...

8 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

SLX 27998RX - Receptor AV de 5,8 GHz [Importado de Reino Unido]

I purchased this received as I already have a receiver and sender but wanted to extend to a third telly in an extension Ive had build. The quality is fine for a not HD product and a very rarely lose the tv or sound signal. Its very easy to set up but I...

8 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

D-link Boxee Box Dsm-380 Wireless Hd Media Player

Great little box, does many things right which most reviews will talk about so I shall come out with a few negatives.Slight vibration noise from the fan, pressing down on the plastic around the SD card slot shows the culprit.Not all the apps work and...

9 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

Linn Akurate Kontrol

There's a lot to like with this pre-amp, but it makes the most sense when part of an all-Linn system

2 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

alaAverage 4.3

NAD T 775

I brought the NAD T775HD because I have had NAD stereo receivers before. I am very pleased with the receiver. The surround sound setup was easy with the supplied microphone and the results were very good. I have KEF iq9 front speakers, iq6 center...

3 expert reviews | 4 user reviews


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