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Arcam AVR500 AV Receiver Reviewed

Arcam AVR500 AV Receiver Reviewed

By Sean Killebrew

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

The AVR500 is designed to reproduce movie theater sound and studio music inside your home. For performance when compared to $8,000 separates, our reviewer noted it "comes pretty damn close for a lot less money." It has "more than ample power" and is "brilliantly designed and engineered"... Read More

 
Sony STR-DA3600ES AV Receiver Reviewed

Sony STR-DA3600ES AV Receiver Reviewed

By Sean Killebrew

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The sound on this Sony possesses more than adequate power and finesse and like most Sony's, it is very reliable. In addition, the Auto Calibration on the STR-DA3600 "was by far the smoothest, fastest and also one of the most accurate I've ever had with a receiver," according to our reviewer... Read More

 
Cambridge Audio Azur 650R 7.1 A/V Receiver Reviewed

Cambridge Audio Azur 650R 7.1 A/V Receiver Reviewed

By Jim Swantko

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Cambridge is very proud its latest receiver and after testing, it was easy to see why. When playing music, reviewer Jim Swantko was "impressed with the vocal quality that the 650R is capable of reproducing." As for the music, "all musicians were clearly placed around the soundstage" and "the 650R was as happy playing acoustic ballads as it was pounding thrash metal"... Read More

 
Onkyo TX-NR708 7.2 3D Ready Network A/V Receiver Reviewed

Onkyo TX-NR708 7.2 3D Ready Network A/V Receiver Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Onkyo is a leader in modern receiver technologies. The TX-NR708 A/V features seven channels of amplification and "more features packed into this affordable powerhouse that a reviewer could blow his word count just trying to list them all." It "manages to pack an awful lot of performance into a fairly affordable package" according to reviewer Andrew Robinson. Read More

 
Home Theater Review's 2010 Best of Home Theater Awards

Home Theater Review's 2010 Best of Home Theater Awards

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

The Editors of Home Theater Review have extensively searched, reviewed, and now chosen the best of the best home theater and audio gear, HDTVs and beyond. Click through for the winners in each category from the likes of Vizio, Samsung, Sharp and many others. Read More

 
Marantz SR7005 Receiver Reviewed

Marantz SR7005 Receiver Reviewed

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Marantz is known for quality products and the SR7005 proved to be no exception. Our reviewer was "particularly impressed by how well the SR7005 did with surround sound."Overall, this receiver was considered "another leap forward" and sonically "one of the finest receivers I have had the pleasure of listening to." Read More

 
Onkyo TX-SR608 Home Theater Receiver Reviewed

Onkyo TX-SR608 Home Theater Receiver Reviewed

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The TX-SR608 is designed for listeners who want to save a few dollars without sacrificing good sound. Despite the lower price tag, this model offers "a host of features sure to please the modern home theater fan including Audyssey 2EQ speaker setup and room equalization as well as Dynamic Volume and Dynamic EQ to make low level listening more enjoyable"... Read More

 
NextGen 1x8 HDMI-Over-CAT6 Splitter Reviewed

NextGen 1x8 HDMI-Over-CAT6 Splitter Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The splitter allows users to send a 1080p HDMI source to eight different displays simultaneously and it can send a signal up to nearly 200 feet. The set up is also very simple. Our reviewer concluded, "This is a great, inexpensive solution for anyone who wants to feed an HDMI signal to multiple displays, whether across the room or across the house." Read More

 
Sherwood Newcastle R-972 Audio/Video Receiver Reviewed

Sherwood Newcastle R-972 Audio/Video Receiver Reviewed

By Sean Killebrew

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The key innovation by Sherwood here is the Trinnov Optimizer which our reviewer described as a true "game changer." It places the listener in the middle of the sound field and allows the sound to envelop him or her as it moves through the space in the room as a whole. It won the Innovations Design and Engineering Award at this year's CES... Read More

 
Sherwood R-904N NetBoxx Reviewed

Sherwood R-904N NetBoxx Reviewed

By Jim Swantko

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The Sherwood R-904N NetBoxx is the latest A/V receiver in the company's product line, and represents a significant break from what most consider a modern receiver to look like and do. The NetBoxx offers some truly revolutionary features and is... Read More