We've chosen a cross-section of some of the best home video devices to round out any home theater.
Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
The Sony STR-DN840 is by far the best AV receiver value of the year, offering tons of wireless connectivity and six HDMI inputs for well under $500.
The Sony STR-DN1040 is a truly first-class AV receiver, boasting tons of wireless technology and a pretty user interface, at a premium price.
Sony's two new receivers, in partnership with Control4, are the first consumer receivers to feature built-in home automation functionality.
The Sony STR-DN1000 offers solid sound and basic AV receiver features at a bargain price, but it's not nearly as good as last year's STR-DG920.
If you're looking to ditch your giant AV receiver for a compact stereo amp, the NAD D 3020 is the one to get.
Yamaha announced five new AV receiver for 2013, adding an MHL-compatible input as well as faster HDMI switching.
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.
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.
The Epson 5030UB projector is better then ever, with excellent picture quality for the money and class-leading light output, making it shine in both dark and moderately lit rooms.
The Harman Kardon AVR 1610 appears to have a great combination of features and looks, but doesn't quite live up to its promise.