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Marantz New Cinema Series 8K AV Receivers, Dirac Live & 4 Subs! Marantz New Cinema Series 8K AV Receivers, Dirac Live & 4 Subs! Marantz new Cinema lineup of 8K AV Receivers and separates for 2022! The Cinema 40, 50, 60, and 70s receivers feature 8K video and the top 3 models are upgradable to Dirac Live with 4 sub outs!
New Denon 2022 8K AV Receivers with DIRAC! New Denon 2022 8K AV Receivers with DIRAC! Denon released SEVEN new 8K AV receivers for 2022. The top models will include Dirac Live room correction AND 4 sub outs and the lower models start at only $400! Read on.
Arcam Launches 4 New 8K-Ready AV Receivers for 2022  Arcam Launches 4 New 8K-Ready AV Receivers for 2022 Arcam’s 2022 AV receiver lineup includes the AVR11($3,050), AVR21($4,700), and AVR31($6,900). All offer 8K video passthrough, Dirac Live room correction, and support almost every audio format.
Anthem MRX 740 & 1140 AV Receivers Comparison Bench Test Results! Anthem MRX 740 & 1140 AV Receivers Comparison Bench Test Results! In this bench test report of the Anthem MRX 740 & 1140 AV receivers, preamp & amplifier performance is evaluated and compared. We cover Bass management and amplifier matrixing performance recommendations.
Yamaha RX-A6A 9.2CH 8K AV Receiver Bench Test Results! Yamaha RX-A6A 9.2CH 8K AV Receiver Bench Test Results! We bench tested the Yamaha RX-A6A 9.2CH 8K 150watt/ch Atmos/DTS:X Receiver to gauge power output and uncover performance issues we discovered. We discuss the proper settings for best power delivery.
Denon Releases 3 New AV Receivers with Three 8K HDMI Inputs for Under $700! Denon Releases 3 New AV Receivers with Three 8K HDMI Inputs for Under $700! Denon released three new 8K AV receivers, the AVR-S760H, AVR-S660H, & AVR-X1700H. The AVRs come in from $450-$700 with some amazing technology including three 8K HDMI inputs and advanced voice control.
Dirac Live Room Correction Added To New Onkyo TX-RZ50 AV Receiver Dirac Live Room Correction Added To New Onkyo TX-RZ50 AV Receiver Huge news at CEDIA 2021! Consumer budgeted receivers like Onkyo's TX-RZ50 have integrated Dirac Live for room calibration and full HDMI 2.1 support on ALL inputs. Is this the hot AVR for 2021?
Sound United Announces HDMI 2.1 8K Upgrades and AVR-X8500H"A" and Marantz AV8805"A" AV Receivers Sound United Announces HDMI 2.1 8K Upgrades and AVR-X8500H"A" and Marantz AV8805"A" AV Receivers Sound United released two upgraded flagships, the Denon AVR-X8500HA and Marantz AV8805A and an upgrade path for existing hardware that will bring full HDMI 2.1 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz support.
Yamaha Raises the Bar with 3 New 8K AVENTAGE AV Receivers for 2021 Yamaha Raises the Bar with 3 New 8K AVENTAGE AV Receivers for 2021 Yamaha’s new 2021 lineup of AV Aventage receivers including the RX-A8A, RX-A6A and RX-A4A. They offer upgraded DAC’s, 8K support and beefier amplifier sections. Are these a new reference standard?
Anthem Releases New 7 CH, 11 CH, & 15 CH AVM A/V Processors and MRX Receivers Anthem Releases New 7 CH, 11 CH, & 15 CH AVM A/V Processors and MRX Receivers Anthem released information on their new upgradeable 15CH Atmos/DTS:X IMAX Enhanced AVM AV processors and MRX 7CH to 15CH receivers. Anthem upped their game both in performance and functionality. Read on.