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7.1 channel sound

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Denon AVR-1912 - AV network receiver - 7.1 channel

The Denon AVR-1912 gets our Editors' Choice Award in the midrange AV receiver category, with built-in AirPlay, outstanding sound quality, and six HDMI inputs.

By May 19, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating May 19, 2011
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Best AV receivers of 2016

While you can pay thousands of dollars for an AV receiver we've focused on the best bang-for-your-buck models between $200 and $1000. You'll generally get five-to-eight HDMI inputs, built-in networking functionality, and automatic speaker calibration.

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A better sounding (and much cheaper) alternative to pricey sound bars

The Audiophiliac compares a $380 stereo audio system with one of the very best sound bars, and even he was surprised by what he heard.

By February 6, 2016

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AV receiver buying guide: Step up to high-quality sound

If you want truly great sound, you have to move up from a sound bar to an AV receiver and speakers. Here's what you should know before you buy.

By February 4, 2016

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How to make your headphones sound better than ever

The Audiophiliac on the finer points of headphone listening.

By February 3, 2016

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Get a 2.1-channel Bluetooth desktop speaker system for $49.99

From the Cheapskate: Time to bring your laptop audio to life. These speakers can pump out big sound without the usual desktop cord clutter.

By December 8, 2015

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Finding joy in a 1-watt-per-channel amplifier -- is that even possible?

The Audiophiliac delves deep into the sound of Linear Tube Audio's astonishing MicroZOTL2.0 headphone/speaker power amplifier.

By November 14, 2015

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How to AirPlay only audio from your Mac

Sending audio from your Mac to a nearby AirPlay device can be a useful tool for presentations, as well as another way to listen to music.

By February 10, 2016

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How to get your TV ready for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is coming up soon. Chances are you'll be watching it on a TV, possibly along with a bunch of other people. Here's how to get the most out of your display.

By January 29, 2016

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The Koss ESP-950 headphone dazzles the Audiophiliac

It's a classic audiophile design: the large, over-the-ear Koss ESP-950 sounds like no other headphone.

By January 30, 2016

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How to control your smart lights with Android Wear

It's not always convenient to reach for your phone to turn off the lights. Use your Android Wear watch to control your lights from your wrist instead.

By January 28, 2016