AV Receivers

Amazon Fire TV Stick
REVIEW

Amazon Fire TV Stick

The inexpensive Fire TV Stick remains a great value for heavy users of Amazon TV shows and movies, but most other new devices work better for Netflix and the rest.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 27, 2016
3.6 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Denon AVR-S920W
EDITORS' TAKE

Denon AVR-S920W

Denon has announced two new receivers for 2016 -- the AVR-S720W and the AVR-S920W -- which offer a wide selection of connectivity, but sadly, not the company's own HEOS multiroom system.

Yamaha RX-V381
EDITORS' TAKE

Yamaha RX-V381

Yamaha has announced its first 2016 receiver, the RX-V381, which offers four HDMI inputs with 4K support and Bluetooth streaming.

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX101
EDITORS' TAKE

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX101

​Pioneer has announced that its 2016 Elite receivers will include next-generation surround technologies Dolby Atmos and DTS:X in addition to Google Cast.

Onkyo TX-NR656
EDITORS' TAKE

Onkyo TX-NR656

Onkyo has announced its 2016 range of receivers, which include features such as Dolby Atmos, Google Cast and the company's first multiroom system.

Sony STR-DN1070
EDITORS' TAKE

Sony STR-DN1070

The Sony STR-DN1060 appears to be an incremental update on last year's model with six HDMI inputs and a number of wireless options, including Google Cast.

Harman Kardon AVR1610S
REVIEW

Harman Kardon AVR1610S

The Harman Kardon AVR 1610S is a decent AV receiver, but it pales in comparison to plenty of far better alternatives at the same price.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 14, 2015
Yamaha RX-V479
REVIEW

Yamaha RX-V479

The Yamaha RX-V479 delivers superb sound quality and a long list of must-have features, making it our favorite receiver in this price range.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on November 5, 2015
Apple TV 2015
REVIEW

Apple TV 2015 ( 32GB)

Apple TV's awesome remote and voice control make it one of the best entertainment devices, especially for anyone who already owns plenty of Apple gadgets.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 28, 2015
2.8 stars User rating out of 9 votes
Roku 4
REVIEW

Roku 4

The Roku 4 is the best way to get the most 4K video today, but isn't worth the extra money for most buyers.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 24, 2015
2.2 stars User rating out of 8 votes