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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Jan 26, 2015 23:53
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#51
alaScore 92

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...

7 expert reviews | 76 user reviews

#52
alaScore 92

Harman-Kardon AVR 171

Harman/Kardon steps into the crowded, competitive midrange receiver market with the AVR 171, a product packed with compelling cutting-edge features and an impressive specification.

3 expert reviews | 32 user reviews

#53
alaScore 92

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 | 1603 user reviews

#54
alaScore 91

NAD C390DD

NAD C390DD: Sound quality But how does it sound? Well, for a smidge over £2000, pretty good. It’s precise and detailed, offering good scale and plenty of sonic authority. By the highest standards, though, it’s not as expressive or rhythmically adept as...

14 expert reviews

#55
alaScore 91

Sennheiser HDVD 800

I'm so happy with the unit! Very well built and produces the great sound to my headphones! Excellent product! Fantastic unit!

5 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#56
alaScore 91

Nuforce NF-DDA-100-BLACK

The DDA-100 consistently delivered maximum musical kicks regardless of recording quality or genre, and its paltry $550 price tag seems like a mere pittance for the level of sonic goodness on tap.

6 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

#57
alaScore 91

Yamaha RX-A3020

Yamaha’s Aventage range looks and sounds better than ever. We hope the other models in this range follow suit.

9 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

#58
alaScore 91

Onkyo TX-NR1010

You can’t argue with the spec-sheet, nor the ability to fill a room with powerful sound, but when it comes to complete control of fine details, the Onkyo gives a little way to some tough competitors.

8 expert reviews | 25 user reviews

#59
alaScore 91

Marantz AV8801

During my review time with the AV8801, Secrets' Dr. David Rich has had the opportunity to thoroughly review the service manual for the AV8801 and his findings have lead us to ask Marantz some tougher questions about the components that make up the...

4 expert reviews | 11 user reviews

#60
alaScore 91

Pioneer SC-LX86

Pioneer's top-flight AVR will easily cut the mustard as the beating heart of any high-end setup

9 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#61
alaScore 91

Yamaha RX-V573

The Yamaha RX-V573 is a serviceable 7.1 AV receiver, but with only four HDMI inputs, competing models offer a better value.

9 expert reviews | 217 user reviews

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#62
alaScore 91

PreSonus FireStudio Mobile

Overall this is a great product, this was my first time using a product from Presonus. Never really knew too much about them until I bought this. When I had a question I gave them a call and they a...

1 expert reviews | 11 user reviews

#63
alaScore 91

Onkyo TX-8020 B

Nice and crisp sounds and a great price after all you cant get this at best buy or a local place around here very pleased with it.

1 expert reviews | 58 user reviews

#64
alaScore 91

Marantz PM-11S3

Review: The Marantz PM-11S3 Integrated Amplifier is rated at 100 watts/channel. It exceeds its specifications and sounds and looks great doing it. A true audiophile product with prideful ownership.

7 expert reviews

#65
alaScore 91

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...

11 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#66
alaScore 91

Roku LT

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

7 expert reviews | 2754 user reviews

#67
alaScore 91

Pioneer VSX-922 K

AV behemoth is suited to all sources and backed up by the best control app in the business

16 expert reviews | 282 user reviews

#68
alaScore 91

Sony STR-DN1030

On paper, the Sony STR-DN1030 looks like quite an impressive receiver, with a feature list poised to make other $500 receivers blush. Among those features are built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, Airplay, HDMI upconversion and a new user interface. In my opinion,...

11 expert reviews | 218 user reviews

#69
alaScore 91

Sony STR DG1000

Sony's great-sounding STR-DG1000 can handle HDMI switching and upconversion, and only misses the mark with its quirky setup and menu navigation.

1 expert reviews | 48 user reviews

#70
alaScore 91

Pioneer VSX 1123

Despite some price overlap, Pioneer's two receiver lines hew to different sets of values. Its Elite line offers more custom-install features, comes with a two-year warranty, and is sold through different distribution, primarily brick-and-mortar stores....

6 expert reviews | 26 user reviews

#71
alaScore 91

Onkyo TX-NR 535

The Onkyo TX-NR535 5.2 A/V Receiver is part of Onkyo's new line of entry level receivers and features HDMI 2.0 to allow it to pass Ultra HD 4K/60 Hz video. It also features built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for easy streaming of music from your tablet,...

4 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#72
alaScore 90

Marantz SR5007

Yes, the comparison between the new Marantz and Denon lines is apt - they share a lot of the same features such as Apple AirPlay, 3D pass-through, 4k upscaling, Audyssey MultEQ XT, and more. But lots of receivers have these features. What distinguishes...

7 expert reviews | 44 user reviews

#73
alaScore 90

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 | 355 user reviews

#74
alaScore 90

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 | 7 user reviews

#75
alaScore 90

Pioneer SC-LX76

The SC-LX76 is supplied with a wireless LAN adapter, which plugs into the Ethernet port and draws its power from the dedicated SUB charge port on the back. There are 11-channel plastic speaker binding posts and a cluster of custom install sockets,...

7 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

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