Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
We've focused on the best bang-for-your-buck receivers from each manufacturer, which is typically ar
The Sony STR-DN1050 is a great deal that offers almost everything you could want in a midrange receiver.
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.
The Onkyo TX-NR636 offers a compelling mix of features and performance with "future-proofing" that is unparalleled for the money.
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.
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The Sony HT-ST5 sound bar won't hit as hard as its linemates, but its compact design and extra features just might grab our recommendation.
Panasonic's SC-BT200 is a 7.1 home theater system with built-in Blu-ray and solid sonics for the price, but it doesn't have the Netflix streaming found on some of its similarly priced competitors.
The Sony STR-DN1050 offers almost everything you could want in a mid-range receiver with plenty of features, connectivity and sonic performance.
Sony's flagship Xperia Z1 packs a Full HD display, a quad-core processor, and a whopping 20.7-megapixel camera into a waterproof body and wraps it in an aluminium frame.
The Sony MEX-GS600BT's App Remote function is not very useful without a dashboard mount for your phone, but everything else about this full-featured car stereo makes it easily recommendable.
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.