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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Jul 27, 2016 23:14
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#76
alaScore 91

Yamaha RX-S600 / RX-S600D

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.

11 expert reviews | 131 user reviews

#77
alaScore 91

Sony STR-DN1040

At the end of my time with the Sony STR-DN1040 I am surprised and happy by what I found. More and more of the content we consume comes from a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Getting it from there to your AV system is not nearly as easy as it could be....

13 expert reviews | 199 user reviews

#78
alaScore 91

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.

10 expert reviews | 993 user reviews

#79
alaScore 91

Onkyo TX-NR747

Excellent product, easy setup instructions. Great sound.

2 expert reviews | 81 user reviews

#80
alaScore 91

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.

4 expert reviews | 81 user reviews

#81
alaScore 91

Pioneer VSX-830

For some reason it is not working I turn it on and it does not move from there and it never turns off with the buttons or control we have to unplug it

1 expert reviews | 79 user reviews

#82
alaScore 91

Denon AVR-X520BT

good quality product,only thing to bear in mind if you are buying one is the size of the unit,it is not compact.

2 expert reviews | 67 user reviews

#83
alaScore 91

SONOS Connect

Good addition to my Sonos system, which allows me to used my existing HiFi equipment with the system

8 expert reviews | 190 user reviews

#84
alaScore 91

Denon AVR-S910W

The Denon AVR S910W comes fully loaded with up-to-the-second features, and delivers highly transparent sound.

2 expert reviews | 48 user reviews

#85
alaScore 91

Fostex HP-A8

We don’t want to be too down on the Fostex, though. It has sonic limitations, but it never really offends.

2 expert reviews

#86
alaScore 90

Pioneer SC-LX57K

Pioneer has done it again. The SC-LX57 builds upon its predecessor’s success to deliver an even better balanced and more thrilling sound. The Pioneer has once again set the bar for rival manufacturers. It’s a truly fine achievement.

4 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#87
alaScore 90

Audiolab 8200MB

The Audiolab M-DAC is a superb DAC in design and performance alike and, we think, offers far more than expected of its £600 price tag. We guarantee you’ll be immediately hooked by its effortlessly fluid and punchy sound. It’ll make you want to listen...

6 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#88
alaScore 90

Hegel H80

Hegel is certainly giving you something for your $2000 with the Hegel H80 integrated amplifier. Allowing a USB connection to your computer with high quality DACs is something we usually don't expect of audiophile gear. Can you get more for less? Yes....

4 expert reviews | 36 user reviews

#89
alaScore 90

Marantz PM6005

I was quite pleased with the performance of both the amp and CD player, although I would hope that Marantz would consider adding FLAC playback in their next update of the player. Although the omission of this feature may be a deciding factor for some...

5 expert reviews | 172 user reviews

#90
alaScore 90

Yamaha RX-V377

The RX-V377 isn’t revolutionary, yet Yamaha doesn’t rest upon its laurels – this is a hugely capable budget receiver.

2 expert reviews | 115 user reviews

#91
alaScore 90

Yamaha RX-A1030 Silber

Looking for a full fledged flagship receiver for your home theater? Take a close look at the Yamaha RX-A1030. It's got most everything you could ever want. Want something to do all that plus power or feed multiples rooms in your home? Grab on to the...

6 expert reviews | 51 user reviews

#92
alaScore 90

Ableton Live 9 Suite

Instruments, Mixing, and Conclusions In the full Ableton Live 9 Suite package, you get 25 packs of over 3,000 instrument sounds, five virtual synths, three samplers, 390 drum kits, and over 4,000 royalty-free loops you can use, manipulate, and warp to...

2 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#93
alaScore 90

Onkyo HT-S7705

Wow, best sound system I've herd, spent a long time looking for the right system and wasn't disappointed with this one. the clarity is amazing! the set up was easy enough compared to other systems and the packaging was perfect.

2 expert reviews | 30 user reviews

#94
alaScore 90

Marantz MM8077

We have liked Marantz Reference Series products for quite sometime so it is nice to see some of the design features trickle down to moreaffordable product. Then again, we say “affordable” in comparison to some ofthe other products we have recently...

11 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#95
alaScore 90

Oppo HA-1

The Oppo HA-1 is a good, well-built and excellently specified DAC and headphone amp at this price but, at this level, the competition is strong. There’s a lot to like about the HA-1 – it’ll no doubt appeal to many because of the pure level of choice it...

3 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

#96
alaScore 90

Pioneer VSX-923

AVR manufacturers are obsessed with matching their TV counterparts and introducing a gamut of new models each year, despite bona fide audio developments being few and far between. As such, Pioneer's VSX-923 represents a revamp of the VSX-922 (itself a...

12 expert reviews | 85 user reviews

#97
alaScore 90

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A1040

Yamaha RX-A1040 Audio-Video Receiver

4 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#98
alaScore 90

Monitor Audio A100

The comparison with NAD’s D3020 is a fair one. Both amplifiers are forward-looking designs, and while there are differences in specification - NAD has Bluetooth and not Airplay - both are aiming for the same market. The lack of Bluetooth might not sit...

1 expert reviews | 9 user reviews

#99
alaScore 90

Onkyo TX-NR818

Onkyo has long been known for having the most features for the money in their receiver offerings and the TX-NR717 and TX-NR818 receivers are no different. It is easy to get excited about the $1000 TX-NR717 until you see what the extra $200 for the...

13 expert reviews | 275 user reviews

#100
alaScore 90

Anthem MRX 710

Anthem continues their tradition of offering tremendous value for the dollar in their second-generation MRX A/V receivers. The MRX 710 sounds fantastic with both movies and music. The receiver is so much easier and faster to configure thanks to the...

4 expert reviews

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