AV Receiver Reviews (110 Reviews)


AV Receiver Reviews Archives

Nov 25, 2011

NAD T 748 AV Receiver Reviewed

NAD has taken a novel approach with the NAD T 748, meaning that they have decided to neglect all the bells and whistles of modern receivers and concentrate on performance. Andrew Robinson evaluates the T 748 to see how that idea paid off. Continue Reading
NAD T 748 AV Receiver Reviewed

Nov 07, 2011

Anthem MRX 700 AV Receiver Reviewed

Andrew Robinson was a little skeptical about the Anthem MRX 700 AV receiver, thinking that the price and features didn't quite add up. But after he put the receiver through its paces, he saw that the MRX 700 is greater than the sum of its parts. Continue Reading
Anthem MRX 700 AV Receiver Reviewed

Aug 23, 2011

Samsung HW-D7000 Receiver/Blu-ray Combination Unit

Samsung offers a home theater solution more unique than many of their other offerings. The Samsung HW-D7000 is a combination AV receiver and Blu-ray player. Convenient? Yes. But does it perform? Adrienne Maxwell finds out. Continue Reading
Samsung HW-D7000 Receiver/Blu-ray Combination Unit

Jun 27, 2011

Pioneer SC-37 Elite AV Receiver Reviewed

The Pioneer SC-37 Elite AV receiver is a receiver that brings the goods. Not only does the receiver produces impressive sound, it comes packed with a wide range of features to trick out any theater. Continue Reading
Pioneer SC-37 Elite AV Receiver Reviewed

May 05, 2011

Pioneer Elite SC-35 AV Receiver Reviewed

The Pioneer Elite SC-35 suffers from a problem that can be common amongst many consumer electronics. Reviewer Andrew Robinson investigates this problem as he reviews the Pioneer Elite SC-35 AV receiver. Continue Reading
Pioneer Elite SC-35 AV Receiver Reviewed

Mar 21, 2011

Arcam AVR500 AV Receiver Reviewed

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"... Continue Reading
Arcam AVR500 AV Receiver Reviewed

Feb 28, 2011

Sony STR-DA3600ES AV Receiver Reviewed

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... Continue Reading
Sony STR-DA3600ES AV Receiver Reviewed

Jan 24, 2011

Cambridge Audio Azur 650R 7.1 A/V Receiver Reviewed

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"... Continue Reading
Cambridge Audio Azur 650R 7.1 A/V Receiver Reviewed

Jan 10, 2011

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

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

Dec 06, 2010

Home Theater Review's 2010 Best of Home Theater Awards

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. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's 2010 Best of Home Theater Awards

Nov 22, 2010

Marantz SR7005 Receiver Reviewed

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." Continue Reading
Marantz SR7005 Receiver Reviewed

Aug 09, 2010

Onkyo TX-SR608 Home Theater Receiver Reviewed

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"... Continue Reading
Onkyo TX-SR608 Home Theater Receiver Reviewed

Jul 27, 2010

NextGen 1x8 HDMI-Over-CAT6 Splitter Reviewed

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." Continue Reading
NextGen 1x8 HDMI-Over-CAT6 Splitter Reviewed

Jul 12, 2010

Sherwood Newcastle R-972 Audio/Video Receiver Reviewed

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... Continue Reading
Sherwood Newcastle R-972 Audio/Video Receiver Reviewed

May 10, 2010

Sherwood R-904N NetBoxx Reviewed

The Sherwood R-904N NetBoxx is the latest A/V receiver in the company's product line, and represents a significant break from... Continue Reading
Sherwood R-904N NetBoxx Reviewed

Mar 31, 2010

Marantz NR1501 Receiver Reviewed

One of the advantages of the Marantz NR1501 is its small size which allows it to fit where other similar models cannot. The setup is very easy as the system only requires a single cable to connect to your television. Our reviewer found the sound quality, "refined and compares well with other similarly priced units." Continue Reading
Marantz NR1501 Receiver Reviewed

Mar 15, 2010

Onkyo TX-NR5007 AV Receiver Reviewed

Like all "00" models from Onkyo, the TX-NR5007 has enhanced surround fields with more speakers to create a more enveloping sound experience. When playing music, our reviewer found it "the guitar licks were lively and dynamic, with solid bass depth and smooth vocals" and added "the eerie stereo effect...was wonderful and filled the room"... Continue Reading
Onkyo TX-NR5007 AV Receiver Reviewed

Dec 07, 2009

Home Theater Review 2009 Best of Awards

Home Theater Review Editors have searched high and low, near and far, for the best products of 2009, from HDTVs to receivers, speakers to Blu-ray players, and more. Check to read the best in LED and LCD HDTV reviews here on HomeTheaterReview.com. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review 2009 Best of Awards

Nov 30, 2009

Marantz SR 6004 AV Receiver Reviewed

Our reviewer notes that the SR 6004 shows that "Marantz has adapted nicely to the new technologies available to the receiver maker" including new codecs, Audyssey features, video scaling and Bluetooth connectivity. Music "came across with power and energy"... Continue Reading
Marantz SR 6004 AV Receiver Reviewed

Aug 18, 2009

Sony STR-DN1000 Home Theater Receiver Reviewed

"With the introduction of the STR-DN1000, it finally feels like Sony's beginning to really hit their stride." He added, "For just under $500 retail, this is one serious receiver that is as big on performance as it is on style. It can do just about everything a modern home theater calls for and more"... Continue Reading
Sony STR-DN1000 Home Theater Receiver Reviewed

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