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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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Integra DTR‑60.5 Receiver with HDBaseT

— September 28, 2013 08:44

Integra DTR-60.5 Receiver with HDBaseT

Integra's DTR-60.5 AV receiver is the second HDBaseT-enabled AV receiver we saw at the CEDIA 2013 Expo. They also have the DHC-60.5 which is the processor version of this receiver.

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Pioneer Elite SC‑79 Receiver with HDBaseT

— September 28, 2013 01:22

Pioneer Elite SC-79 Receiver with HDBaseT

At the Pioneer listening room in the High Performance Audio room at CEDIA we got to check out the SC-79 AV receiver. This is a 9.2-channel 200 watt per channel flagship amplifier.

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Yamaha RX‑S600 Slimline AV Receiver Preview

— September 15, 2013 17:00

Yamaha RX-S600 Slimline AV Receiver Preview

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.

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Integra DTR‑60.5 HDBaseT Receiver and DHC‑60.5 AV Processor Preview

— July 26, 2013 00:00

Integra DTR-60.5 HDBaseT Receiver and DHC-60.5 AV Processor Preview

The Integra DTR-60.5 receiver and DHC-60.5 Processors are some of the first on the market that supports HDBaseT. If you even suspect you might need a long HD video run at some point, you want HDBaseT.

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Marantz M‑CR510 and M‑CR610 Network Stereo Receivers Preview

— July 22, 2013 07:20

Marantz M-CR510 and M-CR610 Network Stereo Receivers Preview

Although the Marantz M-CR510 and M-CR610 are pint sized network receivers, they pack an impressive load of features. Add in speakers and a sub and you'll have a great 2.1 stereo system.

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Sony STR‑DN1040 AV Receiver Review: WiFi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay Oh My!

— July 17, 2013 07:55

Sony STR-DN1040 AV Receiver Review: WiFi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay Oh My!

The Sony STR-DN1040 is a big step up from the STR-DN1030 we reviewed last year. A new Remote, GUI, mobile app, and FLAC support are just some of the improvements Sony made. Read on for a full review.

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Outlaw Audio RR2150 Stereo RetroReceiver Review

— July 09, 2013 08:05

Outlaw Audio RR2150 Stereo RetroReceiver Review

The Outlaw RR2150 stereo receiver is a true stand out product. From features, to build quality, to an extremely powerful amp, this is one stereo receiver not to ignore. Read on for our full review.

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Integra DTR‑40.5 and DTR‑50.5 Recievers Preview

— June 28, 2013 07:50

Integra DTR-40.5 and DTR-50.5 Recievers Preview

The Integra Research DTR-40.5 and DTR-50.5 receivers offer a great balance of features for general consumers and custom installers alike, including built-in WiFi and Bluetooth. Click for a closer look

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Sherbourn SR‑8100 Slim AV Receiver Review

— June 19, 2013 22:15

Sherbourn SR-8100 Slim AV Receiver Review

During our Sherbourn SR-8100 review, we found that it not only matches the performance of full size receivers, it often out performed them. It's sure to be the perfect solution for many installs.

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Marantz SR5008, SR6008, and SR7008 Receivers Preview

— June 05, 2013 14:15

Marantz SR5008, SR6008, and SR7008 Receivers Preview

The Marantz SR5008, SR6008, and SR7008 receivers are straight up audiophile products, but lack some of the features that make other AV receivers so compelling. Here's how we think they stack up.

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Yamaha RX‑A1030, RX‑A2030 and RX‑A3030 Aventage Receivers Preview

— May 31, 2013 04:20

Yamaha RX-A1030, RX-A2030 and RX-A3030 Aventage Receivers Preview

The Yamaha RX-A1030, RX-A2030, and RX-A3030 are the newest in the Aventage line of receivers from Yamaha. These are for those that want the ultimate in home theater.

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Denon AVR‑X4000 AirPlay AV Receiver Review

— May 27, 2013 15:00

Denon AVR-X4000 AirPlay AV Receiver Review

The Denon AVR-X4000 AV Receiver is more than worthy successor to the AVR-3313CI. We review a lot of receivers, but rarely come across one we like this much. Read on to see why we're such fans.

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Integra DTR‑30.5 AV Receiver Preview

— May 21, 2013 06:05

Integra DTR-30.5 AV Receiver Preview

The $1000 Integra DTR-30.5 Wireless AV Receiver is a first for the company. It is not only Wi-Fi compatible, but Bluetooth is supported as well as 4K scaling and 95 watts per channel.

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Denon AVR‑X1000 and AVR‑X2000 IN‑Command Receivers Preview

— May 02, 2013 22:00

Denon AVR-X1000 and AVR-X2000 IN-Command Receivers Preview

The Denon AVR-X1000 and AVR-X2000 4k Ultra HD Receivers are the newest in the lauded IN-Command series of AVR's from Denon. The AVR-X1000 retails for $499 while the AVR-X2000 retails for $699.

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Denon AVR‑X3000 and AVR‑X4000 IN‑Command Receivers Preview

— May 01, 2013 09:00

Denon AVR-X3000 and AVR-X4000 IN-Command Receivers Preview

The Denon IN-Command AVR-X3000 and AVR-X4000 receivers pack a lot of technology into their unassuming chassis. The AVR-X3000 will power your home theater. The AVR-X4000 will do that and much more.

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Harman Kardon AVR 3700 Wireless Networked A/V Receiver Preview

— April 22, 2013 21:00

Harman Kardon AVR 3700 Wireless Networked A/V Receiver Preview

The Harman/Kardon AVR 3700 Receiver has a lot of technology that many users clamor for including built in wireless networking, full 7.2 pre-outs, two zones of audio, eight HDMI inputs and lots more.

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Yamaha RX‑A830 AVENTAGE 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver Preview

— April 18, 2013 06:05

Yamaha RX-A830 AVENTAGE 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver Preview

The most exciting thing about the new Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A830 Receiver is the price. At under $900, it has enough features to please even the most ardent audiophile and feature-phile.

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Sherbourn SR‑8100 7.1 Channel Receiver Preview

— April 12, 2013 09:00

Sherbourn SR-8100 7.1 Channel Receiver Preview

Sherbourn has taken a stand with the SR-8100 A/V Receiver. "We will create a receiver and it will sound AWESOME!" At $800, the SR-8100 is an audiophile-quality receiver at consumer-level prices.

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Marantz NR1504 NR1604 Slim AV Receivers Preview

— April 03, 2013 21:05

Marantz NR1504 NR1604 Slim AV Receivers Preview

The Marantz NR1504 and NR1604 don't sacrifice audio quality, features, and style just because they have have a low profile design.

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2013 Pioneer VSX‑xx23 Series A/V Receivers Preview

— March 09, 2013 13:00

2013 Pioneer VSX-xx23 Series A/V Receivers Preview

Fresh for the new year, Pioneer has released the VSX-523, VSX-823, VSX-1023, and VSX-1123, with prices ranging from $279.99 to $629.99. Do these models have the features needed to be relevant in 2013?

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Denon E‑Series Receivers Preview

— March 07, 2013 08:05

Denon E-Series Receivers Preview

With budget offerings, it is always important to know what features you'll need versus those you just want. With the new E series from Denon, you have quite a few choices.

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New Yamaha RX‑V '75 Series Receivers Preview

— March 01, 2013 05:05

New Yamaha RX-V '75 Series Receivers Preview

Yamaha's new RX-V '75 line may be an incremental change, but, if you are on the market for a new receiver, that won't matter. What matters is what it offers. For the money, Yamaha is offering a lot.

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Sony STR‑DA2800ES A/V Receiver Review

— January 06, 2013 19:35

Sony STR-DA2800ES A/V Receiver Review

The Sony STR-DA2800ES is a bright light in a typically dull AV receiver market, largely thanks to its home automation and network features. At $999 it is unlike any other receiver on the market.

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harman/kardon AVR 700 & AVR 1700 A/V Receiver Preview

— November 27, 2012 16:59

harman/kardon AVR 700 & AVR 1700 A/V Receiver Preview

This is a preview of the new harman/kardon AVR 700 and AVR 1700 entry level A/V receivers. Both units have different goals in mind for functionality and connectivity. This article will help clarify.

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Denon Ceol Piccolo Mini Networking Receiver Preview

— October 17, 2012 20:00

Denon Ceol Piccolo Mini Networking Receiver Preview

The Denon Ceol Piccolo is a small wireless network music player with two speaker outputs. It has Built-in Wifi, Airplay, optical and stereo audio inputs, Pandora and Spotify support.

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Sony STR‑DN1030 AV Receiver Review

— September 24, 2012 14:25

Sony STR-DN1030 AV Receiver Review

On paper, the Sony STR-DN1030 looks like quite an impressive receiver, with a feature list poised to make other $500 receivers blush. Among those features are built-in WiFi, Bluetooth & Airplay.

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Denon AVR‑4520CI, Marantz, Boston and More at CEDIA HiPer Demo Room

— September 13, 2012 08:30

Denon AVR-4520CI, Marantz, Boston and More at CEDIA HiPer Demo Room

We checked out some cool Marantz, Denon and Boston Acoustics gear at the 2012 CEDIA High Performance (HiPer) Listening Rooms. This entailed sinning up some Dire Straits on vinyl and also SACD.

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Sherbourn SR‑8200 and SR‑8100 AV Receivers Preview

— September 11, 2012 09:25

Sherbourn SR-8200 and SR-8100 AV Receivers Preview

The Sherbourn SR-8200 ($1999) and SR-8100 ($899) 7.1 receivers are built really well, with full billet aluminum faceplates and buttons and a 10-year warranty that is almost unheard of in the industry.