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Onkyo TX‑RZ70 11.2CH AV Receiver Bench Test Results!

— July 12, 2024 22:00

Onkyo TX-RZ70 11.2CH AV Receiver Bench Test Results!

The Onkyo TX-RZ70 11.2CH AV receiver boasts 140 watts/ch, 8K HDMI inputs, Auro 3D, FREE Dirac Live and the BEST bench test results we’ve seen in its price class. Is this the best AVR at under $3k?

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Denon AVR‑X1200W / X2200W Dolby Atmos and DTS:X Receivers Preview

— July 01, 2015 09:00

Denon AVR-X1200W / X2200W Dolby Atmos and DTS:X Receivers Preview

The Denon AVR-X1200W and AVR-X2200W are 7.2 channel receivers that upgrade the IN-Command line with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support. They include features like Bluetooth, WiFi, full 4K and HDCP 2.2.

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Yamaha RX‑A1050, RX‑A2050, and RX‑A3050 Atmos/DTS:X AV Receivers Preview

— June 24, 2015 09:00

Yamaha RX-A1050, RX-A2050, and RX-A3050 Atmos/DTS:X AV Receivers Preview

The Aventage RX-A1050, RX-A2050, and RX-A3050 from Yamaha are built to a high caliber. They sport Dolby Atmos and DTS:X and are packed with useful set up features and networking to meet your needs.

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Onkyo TX‑NR646 and TX‑NR747 Atmos / DTS:X AV Receivers Preview

— June 22, 2015 12:00

Onkyo TX-NR646 and TX-NR747 Atmos / DTS:X AV Receivers Preview

Onkyo's TX-NR646 and TX-NR747 AV receivers are among the FIRST DTS:X receivers on a manufacturers website. Dolby Atmos and DTS:X ready as well as having 4k Ultra HD, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Upgrade time?

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Denon AVR‑S710W & AVR‑S910 Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Receiver Preview

— June 18, 2015 09:00

Denon AVR-S710W & AVR-S910 Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Receiver Preview

The new Denon AVR-S710W and AVR-S910W sport Dolby Atmos and DTS:X Immersive Surround Sound, simplified installation, networking features like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and 7 channels of audio from $479.

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Yamaha RX‑A2040 Dolby Atmos AV Receiver Review

— June 16, 2015 00:00

Yamaha RX-A2040 Dolby Atmos AV Receiver Review

The Yamaha RX-A2040 is a powerful Dolby Atmos AV receiver, 9 channels of amplification, multiple zones for a whole house audio and wifi for streaming. Check out our extensive Atmos listening tests.

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Pioneer Elite VSX‑45 and VSX‑90 AV Receivers Preview

— June 15, 2015 00:00

Pioneer Elite VSX-45 and VSX-90 AV Receivers Preview

Pioneer VSX-45 and VSX-90 AV receivers offer ease of installation, networking features (Bluetooth & Wi-Fi), Dolby Atmos (VSX-90) and user interface upgrades to modernize your home theater on a budget.

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Yamaha R‑N301 Stereo Receiver Preview

— December 12, 2014 06:00

Yamaha R-N301 Stereo Receiver Preview

Preview: Yamaha's R-N301 stereo receiver is priced at $349.95 and features a pair of digital inputs, multiple streaming options, a slick control app for iOS and Android, and 100W of power per channel.

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Denon AVR‑X7200W A/V Receiver Preview

— November 24, 2014 00:00

Denon AVR-X7200W A/V Receiver Preview

Preview: Denon AVR-X7200W Dolby Atmos AV Receiver is priced at $3k, boasts 9.2 channels of audio(expands to 11.2), Audyssey MultEQ XT with SubEQ, HDMI 2.0 with a promised upgrade to HDCP 2.2, Auro 3D.

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Onkyo Dolby Atmos A/V Receiver Comparison Guide

— November 17, 2014 10:00

Onkyo Dolby Atmos A/V Receiver Comparison Guide

Onkyo is at the forefront of manufacturers adopting Dolby Atmos, with no less than five AV receivers ready for the new codec. TX-NR636/NR737/NR838/NR103/NR3030 comparison overview.

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Denon AVR‑X5200W Dolby Atmos AV Receiver Review

— October 26, 2014 21:35

Denon AVR-X5200W Dolby Atmos AV Receiver Review

Review: The Denon AVR-X5200W 9.2 Channel Dolby Atmos AV receiver features a fully assignable amp section rated at 140 watts/ch x 9. We evaluate in a full Dolby Atmos 5.1.4 speaker configuration.

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Denon and Marantz Offer Auro‑3D Upgrade on Select Models

— October 20, 2014 08:00

Denon and Marantz Offer Auro-3D Upgrade on Select Models

Denon and Marantz announced that select models will be receiving Auro-3D (an alternative to Dolby Atmos) via firmware update. We break down what speakers you should hang to take advantage of both.

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Integra Upgrades Existing AV Receivers to Dolby Atmos

— October 07, 2014 08:00

Integra Upgrades Existing AV Receivers to Dolby Atmos

Preview: The Integra DTR-30.6, DTR-40.6 and DTR-50.6 AV receivers can be firmware upgraded to support Dolby Atmos. We break down these new models and give you the information you need.

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AURO‑3D Auriga AV Receiver Preview

— September 10, 2014 09:00

AURO-3D Auriga AV Receiver Preview

Preview: Auro-3D Auriga AV Receiver ($16.7k) supports up to 16 channels (13 amplified), and is currently the only product sporting AURO-3D's unique height and top speaker decoding and Dolby Atmos.

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Marantz SR6009 / SR7009 Dolby Atmos Network AV Receivers Preview

— August 28, 2014 08:00

Marantz SR6009 / SR7009 Dolby Atmos Network AV Receivers Preview

Preview: The Marantz SR7009 is the first AV receiver from the company with Dolby Atmos. Supporting up to 11 speakers (plus 2 independent subwoofers), the SR7009 can power up to 9 speakers at 125watts.

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Denon AVR‑X5200W and AVR‑X4100W AV Receiver Preview

— August 10, 2014 10:00

Denon AVR-X5200W and AVR-X4100W AV Receiver Preview

Preview: Denon's AVR-X5200W and AVR-X4100W AV receivers are priced at $1999 and $1399 respectively. As you might imagine, these AVRs are packed with features including built-in WiFi and Dolby Atmos.

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Yamaha RX‑V577 Networking AV Receiver Review

— August 04, 2014 08:00

Yamaha RX-V577 Networking AV Receiver Review

Review: The Yamaha RX-V577 is an HDMI 1.4, 80 watt/ch receiver, designed for digital entertainment with built-in WiFi and Ethernet; native AirPlay, Pandora, Spotify; and extensive networking features.

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Denon AVR‑S700W 7.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

— July 23, 2014 09:00

Denon AVR-S700W 7.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

Review: The Denon AVR-S700W AV Receiver is priced at $499 and features HDMI 2.0, built in WiFi and Bluetooth, as well as Audyssey's Bronze package. Ease of use and great sound. Read on.

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Yamaha RX‑A740 to RX‑A3040 AVENTAGE A/V Receivers Preview

— July 03, 2014 00:00

Yamaha RX-A740 to RX-A3040 AVENTAGE A/V Receivers Preview

Preview: Yamaha AVENTAGE A/V receivers; the RX-A740 and RX-A840 to the Dolby Atmos ready RX-A3040 and RX-A2040. All new models boast HDMI 2.0, and wireless networking.

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Marantz SR5009 A/V Receiver HDMI 2.0 Preview

— June 23, 2014 08:00

Marantz SR5009 A/V Receiver HDMI 2.0 Preview

Preview: Marantz's new SR5009 AV receiver includes several big upgrades over its predecessor including HDMI 2.0 as well as integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth antennas for wireless streaming.

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Denon AVR‑X1100W, AVR‑X2100W, AVR‑X3100W AV Receiver Preview

— May 28, 2014 00:00

Denon AVR-X1100W, AVR-X2100W, AVR-X3100W AV Receiver Preview

Preview: Denon's newest IN-Command AV receivers, the AVR-X1100W, AVR-X2100W, and AVR-X3100W are priced from $499-$999 and boast HDMI 2.0 compliance as well as integrated WiFi and Bluetooth antennas.

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Denon S‑Series A/V Receivers Preview

— May 08, 2014 08:00

Denon S-Series A/V Receivers Preview

Preview: Denon's S-Series A/V receivers pack in features like HDMI 2.0 and wireless networking at low prices ranging from $249 to $599. Click to get all the info about the new lineup.

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Onkyo TX‑NR535 and TX‑NR636 Receiver Preview

— April 09, 2014 08:00

Onkyo TX-NR535 and TX-NR636 Receiver Preview

Preview: The $500 Onkyo TX-NR535 can pass through 4K/60Hz and has HDMI version 2.0 ports, while the $700 TX-NR636 adds HDCP 2.2 compliance and other features for future-proofing your receiver purchase

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Yamaha RX‑V ’77 Series A/V Receiver Preview

— March 27, 2014 09:00

Yamaha RX-V ’77 Series A/V Receiver Preview

Preview: Fresh for 2014, Yamaha has 4 new models for their RX-Vx77 A/V receiver lineup. What does Yamaha's latest and greatest bring to the table? Is HDMI 2.0 on the menu? Click to find out.

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New 2014 Pioneer AV Receivers: VSX‑44/80 & VSX‑824/1024/1124‑K Preview

— March 12, 2014 08:00

New 2014 Pioneer AV Receivers: VSX-44/80 & VSX-824/1024/1124-K Preview

Preview: New Pioneer AV Receivers for 2014; the VSX-824/1024/1124-K, as well as the Elite VSX-44/80. With prices ranging from $399 to $700, read on to see what Pioneer has up their sleeves.

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Yamaha RX‑V377 Receiver Preview

— March 10, 2014 20:00

Yamaha RX-V377 Receiver Preview

Preview: For $300, the Yamaha RX-V377 is quite the AV receiver. It has 4/1 HDMI inputs with ARC, CEC, and 4k/3D pass-through. At 5.1 channels and 70 watts per channel, it has more than enough power.

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Marantz M‑CR610 Wireless Network CD Receiver Review

— November 24, 2013 13:15

Marantz M-CR610 Wireless Network CD Receiver Review

Review: The new Marantz M-CR610 Wireless Network CD Receiver offers a unique solution for those who want a good source for audio but can't fit a full AV receiver into a space.

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Yamaha R‑N500 Network Stereo Receiver Preview

— October 21, 2013 08:00

Yamaha R-N500 Network Stereo Receiver Preview

Preview: The $600 Yamaha R-N500 Network Stereo receiver ticks all the right boxes to entice the budding audiophile and the two-channel lover that wants networking features.

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Anthem MRX710, MRX510, MRX310 Gen2 AV Receivers Preview

— October 14, 2013 14:00

Anthem MRX710, MRX510, MRX310 Gen2 AV Receivers Preview

Anthem's MRX710, MRX510, and MRX310 gen2 AV receivers feature a more powerful version of Anthem's ARC room correction, 4k upscaling, faster HDMI switching, and lots of integration and remote options