We've focused on the best bang-for-your-buck receivers from each manufacturer, which is typically around $500.
The Sony STR-DN1050 is a great deal that offers almost everything you could want in a midrange receiver.
The Onkyo TX-NR636 offers a compelling mix of features and performance with "future-proofing" that is unparalleled for the money.
The ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit is currently the fastest way to extend a network to a place in your home where your Wi-Fi signal can't reach.
The Sony STR-DN850 has it all: sleek styling, bountiful features, and a beguiling mix of home theater brawn and musical refinement.
The Marantz SR5009 looks and feels more upscale than the competition's receivers, and follows through with stellar sound quality.
The Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (model PLA5206KIT) from Zyxel
Trendnet announced today two new powerline adapter kits, the TPL-420E2K and the TPL-421E2K that supports the Powerline 1200 AV2 standard to offer Gigabit-class data rates. Both kits are set to be on the market by September of this year.
In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.
The Sony STR-DN850 has it all: bountiful Wi-Fi networking features, the brawn to provide maximum home theater fun, and the refinement to bring a string quartet recording to life.
If you're hankering for a cinematic audio experience at home, Onkyo has a new range of receivers that should fit most budgets.