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2008 A/V Receivers & Preamp/Processors - Breaking Down Barriers 2008 A/V Receivers & Preamp/Processors - Breaking Down Barriers We preview new (for 2008) receiver offerings from Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Integra and Anthem highlighting their new features and comparing them to older offerings.
Pioneer VSX-818V 5.1 Channel A/V Receiver Review Pioneer VSX-818V 5.1 Channel A/V Receiver Review The Pioneer VSX-818V A/V receiver has an onscreen display, straight to digital iPod connectivity, Pioneer’s MCACC speaker calibration system, and a solid amp section.
Yamaha RX-Z7 A/V Receiver Preview Yamaha RX-Z7 A/V Receiver Preview Yamaha is looking to expand their top end of their receiver line with the RX-Z7 - a $2700 behemoth that is touting, among many other features, near unlimited connectivity and five HDMI inputs.
Denon AVR-5308CI AV Receiver Review Denon AVR-5308CI AV Receiver Review The AVR-5308CI shares nearly all of the same features found on Denon's $7500 AVP-A1HDCI flagship processor. The AVR-5308CI performed as we'd come to expect from Denon's flagship products - excellently
Harman Kardon AVR-347 Receiver Preview Harman Kardon AVR-347 Receiver Preview The Harman/Kardon AVR-347 is one of the lower-priced 1080p HDMI receivers available. It delivers plenty of power along with 1080p compatibility and upconversion over HDMI.
Pioneer VSX-94TXH 7.1 A/V Receiver with HDMI 1.3a Review Pioneer VSX-94TXH 7.1 A/V Receiver with HDMI 1.3a Review The Pioneer VSX-94TXH is a solid, well-built 7-channel receiver. For those who consider power to be king, give the Pioneer a second look - it's got that department nailed.
Harman/Kardon AVR-147 Receiver Preview Harman/Kardon AVR-147 Receiver Preview For around $500 the Harman Kardon AVR 147 provices HDMI switching, one button EzSet/EQ auto calibration and the signature sound that Harman Kardon fans rave about.
Yamaha RX-V463 5.1 AV Receiver Preview Yamaha RX-V463 5.1 AV Receiver Preview The Yamaha RX-V463 has five channels at 100 watts each, 192kHz/24-bit DACs for all channels, 6-channel external decoder input, iPod and Bluetooth compatibility, and YPAO room correction for $350.
Marantz SR7002 Receiver Review Marantz SR7002 Receiver Review Marantz has a winner in the SR7002 AV receiver. This product is powerful, yet simple - something not easily accomplished in today's era of endless configurability.
Yamaha RX-V1800 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver Yamaha RX-V1800 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver The Yamaha RX-V1800 is rated at an impressive 130 watts x 7, and uses Yamaha’s Digital ToP-ART design. Yamaha RX-V1800 offers a fantastic value for those who have ventured into the HD world.