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AV Receiver Reviews

Packed with features but often more affordable than AV Preamps and Multi-channel Power Amps, the AV receiver is the heart of many home theater systems. Receivers, on a basic level, have both the switching and processing of an AV preamp and power for as many as 7.1 channels (sometimes more). Today's receivers tend to have HDMI Inputs and outputs for copy protected content from Blu-ray, Satellite, Cable and beyond. Modern receivers also offer top of the line audio playback such as DTS HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD. Many receivers offer video upconversion so users can take video from legacy formats like DVD-Video at 480i and upconvert it to the native resolution of their HDTVs which is likely at 1080p. Without question, AV revivers do a lot. Below is a compressive list of HDMI and 7.1 receiver reviews from the top brands in the world of home theater including but not limited to Denon, Yamaha, Onkyo, NAD, Integra, Sherwood Newcastle, Sony, Sony ES as well as many others. If you are in the market for a top AV receiver ' we hope that you will find this resource page very useful.

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Onkyo HT-S7700 Home Theater System Reviewed

Onkyo HT-S7700 Home Theater System Reviewed

By Myron Ho

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

For the budget-minded AV fan who wants to get a taste of what Dolby Atmos can bring to the home theater experience, Onkyo offers the $899 HT-S7700, a complete system with a 7.2-channel receiver, a 10-inch sub, and a speaker system with Atmos-enabled fronts. Check out Myron Ho's review. Read More

 
Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

Home Theater Review presents its Best of 2014 Awards. We've surveyed all the products reviewed over the past year and selected the ones we think are the most compelling. Check out our list and see if your 2014 favorites made the grade. Read More

 
Yamaha RX-V577 AV Receiver Reviewed

Yamaha RX-V577 AV Receiver Reviewed

By Greg Handy

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Yamaha's 7.2-channel RX-V577 is loaded with features but carries an asking price of just $549.95. Greg Handy digs in to this AV receiver to see what kind of performance you get for your money. Read More

 
Onkyo TX-NR636 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver

Onkyo TX-NR636 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver

By Dennis Burger

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Onkyo's $700 TX-NR636 is a forward-looking AV receiver that's loaded with features, including HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2. How does it perform? Dennis Burger finds out. Read More

 
Harman Kardon AVR 3700 AV Receiver

Harman Kardon AVR 3700 AV Receiver

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The Harman Kardon AVR 3700 AV receiver found its way into Adrienne Maxwell's home theater system, where she put the receiver to the test to see where it would succeed and where it would fail. Read More

 
Yamaha RX-V775WA AV Receiver Reviewed

Yamaha RX-V775WA AV Receiver Reviewed

By Alex Lezcano

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The Yamaha RX-V775WA is an under-$1,000 AV receiver with the chops to compete with entry-level AV preamps in the market, and it packs the latest wireless and other new-school technologies that set it apart from the pack. Read More

 
Anthem MRX 710 AV Receiver

Anthem MRX 710 AV Receiver

By Dennis Burger

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Anthem's MRX 710 AV receiver doesn't have all of the whiz-bang features of mainstream receivers; but, if you are looking for an audiophile-oriented AV receiver, Dennis Burger has a five-star performance rating for you on this one. Add in a 2013 HomeTheaterReview.com Best of Award, and you've got a top-contending receiver. Read More

 
Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

It's that time of year again. The HomeTheaterReview.com staff has discussed all the products reviewed over the year and decided which ones rated the best. Check out our list of the best of 2013. Read More

 
Onkyo TX-NR626 AV Receiver Reviewed

Onkyo TX-NR626 AV Receiver Reviewed

By Sean Killebrew

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The Onkyo TX-NR626 AV receiver fell on Sean Killebrew to review. Killebrew tested out the TX-NR626 and came away from the review with a refreshing sentiment. It works. It just plain works. Read More

 
Cambridge Audio Azur 751R AV Receiver

Cambridge Audio Azur 751R AV Receiver

By Dennis Burger

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Dennis Burger takes the Cambridge Audio Azur 751R AV receiver and puts it to the test in this review. He discovered that the AV receiver performed very well, though that performance does come at a cost. Read More