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.
Considering the Onkyo TX-NR646's generous feature set and superlative sonic skills, it's one heck of a value.
Marantz has added three new receivers to its 2015 lineup with wireless connectivity and support for 4K video sources as standard.
Unless you have a huge home theater or tough-to-drive speakers, the Yamaha RX-V379's combination of useful features and solid performance may be all you need.
Yamaha has announced four new receivers in its 2015 RX-V range, which now includes support for 4K video and streaming via Bluetooth and Spotify Connect.
PSB Alpha VS21 VisionSound
The PSB Alpha VS21's skimpy feature lineup and so-so movie sound quality don't live up to expectations considering its hefty $600 list price.
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.
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.
The Marantz SR5009 looks and feels more upscale than the competition's receivers, and follows through with stellar sound quality.
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.