The Denon AVR-1909 sounds great and is fully featured, but isn't the easiest receiver to set up and use.
The Harman Kardon AVR 1610 appears to have a great combination of features and looks, but doesn't quite live up to its promise.
Denon's AVR-E400 embodies some progress in simplifying the arduous AV receiver setup process, but it lacks convenient wireless features you'd expect at this price.
The Denon AVR-1913 has a solid set of features and excellent sound quality, but competing AV receivers offer better value.
Denon announced its 2013 line of AV receiver, focusing on improving ease-of-use with new push-in speaker jacks and a guided setup assistant.
CNET reviews the Denon AVR-1909, which sounds great and has an attractive design, but has a difficult remote and is tough to set up.
The Harman Kardon AVR 2600 is a handsome 7.1 audiovisual receiver with a great GUI, but it's hard to recommend with its high price and comparatively lackluster performance.
The Denon AVR-1911 costs more than competitors and has fewer features, but its outstanding sound quality bests competing 7.1-channel AV receivers.
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Denon's AVR-E400 makes some progress simplifying the arduous AV receiver setup process, but it lacks convenient wireless features you'd expect at this price.
Last year's AVR-1912 was CNET's Editors' Choice for AV receivers, but the new AVR-1913 faces stronger competition from Onkyo and Sony. Is Denon still tops?