Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
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The Onkyo HT-RC160 has nearly all the same functionality as the similar TX-SR607, for about $100 less, making it one of the best AV receiver values of the year.
If you can overlook its poor analog video conversion, the Onkyo TX-SR607 offers up a ton of HDMI connectivity and excellent sound quality for a midrange AV receiver.
Dolby's new surround sound format will work with existing Blu-ray players, but requires new AV receivers and other home audio gear.
If home cinema is your game, buying some of the new Onkyo AV equipment may well be on your wishlist. Happily, we've got the specs for the company's 2009 line-up
Onkyo's TX-NR525 is a solid AV receiver value, especially considering its affordable accessories, but competitors offer integrated wireless features for not much more.
Onkyo's TX-NR626 is a value-packed AV receiver with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and even a turntable input, but it's just short of being our top pick.
For this week's contest, we're serving up the Onkyo TX-NR3007 9.2-channel AV receiver courtesy of Dolby, which is sponsoring the giveaway in June.
The Onyko TX-NR414 offers the best AV receiver value for those with a tight budget, although the step-up TX-NR515 model is worth the extra cash if you can afford it.
The Onkyo TX-NR616 is a tremendous AV receiver value, with eight HDMI inputs and a very low street price, although Onkyo's step-down models may be an even better buy.
Onkyo's 2012 line of midrange receivers goes all the way to eight HDMI inputs, while also including MHL compatibility and networking functionality.