Category Archives: Receivers

Yamaha RX-V863 A/V Receiver Overview

The Yamaha RX-V863 is the top of the new line offering from Yamaha. At a paltry $999, I was surprised that Yamaha didn’t have an offering at a higher price…

Onkyo 705

Onkyo TX-SR705 A/V Receiver Review

The evolution in high-tech A/V receivers is accelerating at a dizzying pace. It used to be that advanced features would debut in flagship receivers and then trickle down into more…

Marantz SR6001 A/V Receiver Review

This receiver offers superb performance and connectivity and gives you a remarkable amount for your money The Marantz SR6001 has plenty in common with the high-end Marantz SR7001 receiver we…

Integra DTR-7.8 HDMI-Switching 1080p Home Theater Receiver

In the world of consumer electronics, there are lulls interspersed with flurries of activity. Right now, we’re in "flurry" mode as electronics manufacturers attempt to stay one step ahead of…

Yamaha RX-V359B review

Digital Home Theatre Receiver The RX-V359B is a high performance receiver offering excellent value and many desirable features including CINEMA DSP, SILENT CINEMA, realistic surround programmes and three component video…

Sony STR-DG810 review

Sony has two lines of home audio products. At the high end is the company's ES ("Elevated Standards") series, which includes such showpiece AV receivers as the STR-DA5200ES, the first…

Marantz SR7001 review

The SR7001 is the first of a classy new line-up of AV receivers. In the past, Marantz's receivers have tended to concentrate on sound quality at the expense of the…

Marantz SR9600 Receiver Review

Noted Kevin Zarow, Vice President, Marketing and Product Development, Marantz America, Inc.: "At CES 2005, Marantz vowed that we were going to break new ground in our effort to update…

Cambridge Audio Azur 640R Audio/Video Receiver

British manufacturer of high-value equipment, including some extremely affordable products, but they’ve recently been adding models to the top end of their line. Their new Azur 640R audio/video receiver improves…