AV Receivers

Marantz NR1605
REVIEW

Marantz NR1605

The slim, compact Marantz NR1605 provides excellent sound quality and thoroughly up-to-date features, making it one of our favorites for the price.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 28, 2015

MSRP: $699.00

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Canon Connect Station CS100
EDITORS' TAKE

Canon Connect Station CS100

If you've ever wanted to connect a streaming and backup device to your TV that only works with Canon gear (and SD/CF cards), you're in luck.

Denon AVR-S500BT
REVIEW

Denon AVR-S500BT

While the AVR-S500BT is one of Denon's least expensive receivers, its features lineup is surprisingly generous, and movie and music sound quality is up to snuff for the price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 23, 2014
3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Sony STR-DN850
REVIEW

Sony STR-DN850

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 26, 2014
Amazon Fire TV Stick
REVIEW

Amazon Fire TV Stick

While it doesn't match the app selection or search capabilities of Roku, Amazon's Fire TV Stick's solid performance and mastery of Amazon content make it easily worth the $40 price.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 19, 2014
3.7 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Marantz SR5009
REVIEW

Marantz SR5009

The Marantz SR5009 looks and feels more upscale than the competition's receivers, and follows through with stellar sound quality.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 23, 2014
Onkyo TX-NR535
REVIEW

Onkyo TX-NR535

Onkyo's TX-NR535 receiver offers decent home-theater performance and a useful number of streaming features, but it's not the last word on value.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 10, 2014
4.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes

MSRP: $499.00

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Monster SoundStage S3
EDITORS' TAKE

Monster SoundStage S3

We get a first taste of the Monster SoundStage S3 wireless speaker system and it's packing some extra features that could edge competitors in this fast-growing category.

Mass Fidelity The Core
EDITORS' TAKE

Mass Fidelity The Core

Mass Fidelity's Bluetooth multiroom speaker The Core generates a wide stereo image from a small box, but expect to pay for the privilege.

TiVo Roamio OTA
EDITORS' TAKE

TiVo Roamio OTA

TiVo has announced its first DVR targeted solely at cord-cutters: the $50 Roamio OTA. The bad news? You still have to pay the $15/month service fee, and there's no "lifetime" option.

5 stars User rating out of 1 vote