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Onkyo TX-RZ70 Gives You 11.2CH & Dirac Live for Under $3k! Onkyo TX-RZ70 Gives You 11.2CH & Dirac Live for Under $3k! The Onkyo TX-RZ70 AV receiver gives you 11.2CH of processing and built-in 140wpc x 11 amplification with full Dirac-Live for only $2,800. Could this be the best value AVR for 2023?
Integra’s New 11.2CH Flagship DRX-8.4 AVR: Better than Denon? Integra’s New 11.2CH Flagship DRX-8.4 AVR: Better than Denon? The new 50lbs Integra DRX-8.4 AVR ($3,200) is the most exciting AV Receiver from Integra in years. With 150 watts/ch x 11, including full Dirac support, ESS audiophile grade DACs, this is the AVR to beat.
Sony New ES 8K AV Receiver Lineup Offers Audio Features Others Don't! Sony New ES 8K AV Receiver Lineup Offers Audio Features Others Don't! Sony released five AV Receivers all with their new 360 Spatial Sound Mapping Technology. From the $900 STR-AN1000 to their $3,300 13.2CH 48lbs STR-AZ7000ES flagship, can Sony compete with Denon and Yamaha?
Denon’s 15.4CH AVR-A1H: Return of the Super AV Receiver? Denon’s 15.4CH AVR-A1H: Return of the Super AV Receiver? The new Denon 15.4CH AVR-A1H ($6,499) is among its first to incorporate Dirac Live and 4 independent subwoofer outputs. The 70lb A1H brings flagship status back to the brand with sheer power and build.
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.