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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 DMI‑40.4 AirPlay Dock Preview

— September 07, 2012 06:30

Integra DMI-40.4 AirPlay Dock Preview

The new DMI-40.4 AirPlay docking accessory integrates with just about any Integra receiver and finally allows users to stream or dock their iDevices, be it iPhone, iPod or iPad.

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Integra DTR‑70.4 9.2 Channel Receiver Preview

— September 07, 2012 05:00

Integra DTR-70.4 9.2 Channel Receiver Preview

While $2800 is a lot for a receiver, considering the cutting edge features and flexibility, the Integra DTR-70.4 seems to be worth it. 140 watts per channel, THX Ultra2 Plus certification...

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Denon AVR‑5308CI(A) and AVP‑A1HDCI Update Review

— August 21, 2012 00:15

Denon AVR-5308CI(A) and AVP-A1HDCI Update Review

Would you pay $1000 to update a $5500 Denon AVR-5308CI(A) AV receiver or the even more expensive Denon AVP-A1HDCI preamp processor to the latest firmware and features?

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Onkyo TX‑NR5010 9.4 Channel Receiver Preview

— July 12, 2012 06:40

Onkyo TX-NR5010 9.4 Channel Receiver Preview

The big selling point of the Onkyo flagship TX-NR5010 is 11.4 channel DTS Neo:X support. But if you aren't planning on using all 11 channels, you might be able to get most of these features for less.

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Yamaha RX‑A2020 AVENTAGE 9.2 Networking A/V Receiver Review

— July 06, 2012 06:35

Yamaha RX-A2020 AVENTAGE 9.2 Networking A/V Receiver Review

The RX-A2020 retails for $1700 and is the 2nd to top-of-the-line receiver in Yamaha's 2012 Aventage lineup under the RX-A3020. This year seems to be the year of 4K, Airplay, and network apps.

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Yamaha Aventage RX‑A2020, RX‑A3020 A/V Receiver Preview

— June 13, 2012 07:30

Yamaha Aventage RX-A2020, RX-A3020 A/V Receiver Preview

The Yamaha RX-A2020 and the RX-A3020 not only are improvements over the rest of the Aventage line, but they are significantly different from each other.

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Yamaha Aventage RX‑A720, RX‑A820, RX‑A1020 Receiver Preview

— June 07, 2012 16:00

Yamaha Aventage RX-A720, RX-A820, RX-A1020 Receiver Preview

The Aventage line from Yamaha has been popular since it was introduced and there is little to complain about with the new RX-A720, RX-A820, and RX-A1020 receivers.

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Marantz SR5007, SR6007 & SR7007 A/V Receiver Preview

— June 01, 2012 11:45

Marantz SR5007, SR6007 & SR7007 A/V Receiver Preview

The comparison between the new Marantz & Denon lines is apt - they share a lot of the same features. What distinguishes the Marantz 07 offerings from the rest, is the number and types of connections.

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Denon New '13 IN‑Command Series Receivers Preview

— May 25, 2012 07:20

Denon New '13 IN-Command Series Receivers Preview

It is easy to see how Denon has targeted their new '13 IN-Command receivers. The difference in price, rather than adding features that you wanted at all price points, adds power and connections.

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Marantz NR1403 & NR1603 Slimline A/V Recievers Preview

— May 24, 2012 21:45

Marantz NR1403 & NR1603 Slimline A/V Recievers Preview

The Marantz NR1403 features discrete amplification, tons of HDMI inputs, and Audyssey MultEQ. The NR1603 adds video upconversion, two channels of amplification, a second zone, Apple AirPlay and more.

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Pioneer Elite 2012 SC Series Reciever Offerings Preview

— May 08, 2012 06:45

Pioneer Elite 2012 SC Series Reciever Offerings Preview

The new Pioneer Elite SC line for 2012 is truly full featured. If you are on the market for a receiver, you owe it to yourself to take a look at these new Elite receivers.

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NAD T 787 & T 777 Modular AV Reciever Preview

Jim Biggles — April 25, 2012 10:40

NAD T 787 & T 777 Modular AV Reciever Preview

We take a look at the NAD T 787 & T 777 flagship modular A/V receivers. NAD employees beefy power supplies and rates their amplifiers "all channels driven". They are future proof with upgrades.

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Onkyo 2012 Midline Receivers Preview

— April 10, 2012 06:35

Onkyo 2012 Midline Receivers Preview

It is easy to get excited about the $1000 TX-NR717 until you see what the extra $200 for the TX-NR818 gets you. Audyssey XT32, 13.5 extra pounds and 25 extra watts per channel, and lots more.

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Pioneer 2012 Line‑up of Receivers Preview

— March 16, 2012 06:00

Pioneer 2012 Line-up of Receivers Preview

The new 2012 Pioneer-branded line of receivers should have consumers excited by bringing fully functional HDMI connection (including 3D, ARC, and Standby Through) plus MCACC room correction to all.

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TEAC Distinction AI‑3000 Stereo Integrated Amp Preview

— March 12, 2012 17:55

TEAC Distinction AI-3000 Stereo Integrated Amp Preview

The new Distinction series from TEAC appear to be a nicely crafted, high performance audiophile line of integrated amplifiers ranging from 85wpc to 200wpc and stable into 4 ohms.

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Onkyo 2012 Budget Receiver Line Preview

— February 22, 2012 20:20

Onkyo 2012 Budget Receiver Line Preview

Onkyo's new 2012 line of entry-level receivers sport upgraded amps and tons of networking and streaming features but leaves out room correction under $500. Silicon Image's InstaPrevue is available.

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Sony STR‑DA3700ES AV Receiver Review

— January 15, 2012 11:50

Sony STR-DA3700ES AV Receiver Review

Today we're looking at the new Sony STR-DA3700ES Receiver. We're actually pretty excited about this one because we got to see it up close and personal at this year's CEDIA event in Indianapolis.

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AudioControl AVR‑4 HD Home Theater Receiver Preview

— January 10, 2012 12:40

AudioControl AVR-4 HD Home Theater Receiver Preview

The new AudioControl AVR-4 HD Home Theater receiver features a high efficient Class H 120wpc x 7 amplifier and the latest in HD audio & video decoding options (including 3D support).

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Yamaha RX‑A1010 AVENTAGE 7.1 Channel Networking A/V Receiver Review

— December 15, 2011 09:00

Yamaha RX-A1010 AVENTAGE 7.1 Channel Networking A/V Receiver Review

Yamaha RX-A1010 A/V receiver is a solid offering that emphasizes audio quality and hosts all the latest networking features. This review explores the RX-A1010 features and performance capabilities.

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Marantz SR5006 AV Receiver Review

— December 13, 2011 09:50

Marantz SR5006 AV Receiver Review

The Marantz SRSR5006 receiver looks like the audiophiles took over the design department. Their new line of receivers looks very much like their reference line of 2-channel products.

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Marantz PM‑15S2 Limited Integrated Amplifier Preview

— November 11, 2011 05:00

Marantz PM-15S2 Limited Integrated Amplifier Preview

The Limited Edition Marantz PM-15S2 Integrated Amplifier may have very few substantive improvements over the standard PM-15S2 but those improvements now come in black - and without raising the price.

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Marantz PM6004 Integrated Amplifier Preview

— October 27, 2011 07:10

Marantz PM6004 Integrated Amplifier Preview

If the Marantaz PM6004 sounds like an Integrated Amplifier built for the high end crowd; it does to us as well. Until you get a look at the price. At $600 MSRP, the PM6004 is well within your reach.

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Integra DTR‑70.3 9.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver Preview

— September 23, 2011 11:00

Integra DTR-70.3 9.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver Preview

What could the Integra DTR-70.3 have to offer over the flagship DTR-80.3 other than less features for less money? How about the same features for less money!

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Universal Remote Control TSP‑2000 Network AV Receiver Preview

— September 20, 2011 09:15

Universal Remote Control TSP-2000 Network AV Receiver Preview

Universal Remote Control debuted its upcoming TSP-2000 9.2-channel surround receiver. The receiver feature 125 watts per channel for each of its 7 channels and is slated to be THX certified.

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Integra DTR‑80.3 9.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver Preview

— September 20, 2011 03:15

Integra DTR-80.3 9.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver Preview

The Integra DTR-80.3 receiver has everything the DHC-80.3 processor claims plus 20 lbs of amps. At 145 watts per channel, this THX Ultra2+ 9.2 channel receiver has most every feature available.

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Pioneer Elite SC‑55 & SC‑57 9.1 Channel A/V Receivers Preview

— September 10, 2011 12:55

Pioneer Elite SC-55 & SC-57 9.1 Channel A/V Receivers Preview

Pioneer announced two new 9.1 channel A/V receivers (SC-57 @ $2000 and SC-55 @ $1600). Both utilize their new D3 amp module rated at 140wpc x 9.

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Yamaha RX‑A1010 AVENTAGE AV Receiver Preview

— September 09, 2011 00:15

Yamaha RX-A1010 AVENTAGE AV Receiver Preview

The Yamaha RX-A1010 is a 7.2 channel receiver sporting 110 watts per channel. It is 3D compatible with 8 in/ 2 out HDMI 1.4a connections including one on the front panel and supports ARC.

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NAD T 748 7.1 3D Receiver Preview

— August 13, 2011 03:20

NAD T 748 7.1 3D Receiver Preview

If you are on the market for a NAD receiver, the T 748 is their newest entry level model. At only $900, you get the legendary (according to the marketing material) NAD sound and not a lot else.