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Do I need a new AV receiver to go with my 4K TV?

Depending on how you plan to upgrade your other home theater gear for 4K, you may need a new AV receiver too. Here's the when, what and why (or why not).

By 13 May 2015

Best products

Best AV receivers of 2015

While you can pay thousands of dollars for an AV receiver we've focused on the best bang-for-your-buck models between $200 and $1000. You'll generally get five-to-eight HDMI inputs, built-in networking functionality, and automatic speaker calibration.


How to save the AV receiver

AV receivers are embarrassingly backward compared with the rest of your home theater gear. Here's how they can get back on track.

By 16 December 2014


AV receiver and amplifier picks

The only way to get true home theater sound is with a separate AV receiver or amplifier. Here are the best options for the audiophiles on your gift list.

4 Images By 31 October 2013


AV receiver buying guide: Step up to high-quality sound

If you want true high-quality sound, you have to move up from a sound bar to an AV receiver and speakers. Here's what you should know before you buy one.

By 12 September 2013


The best AV receiver alternative

If you're looking to ditch your giant AV receiver for a compact stereo amp, the NAD D 3020 is the one to get.

By 30 September 2013


The best AV receiver value of the year

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.

By 2 August 2013


Well-priced but underachieving AV receiver

The Harman Kardon AVR 1610 appears to have a great combination of features and looks, but doesn't quite live up to its promise.

By 31 July 2013


A temptingly modern AV receiver

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.

By 14 June 2013


Rate your AV receiver's autosetup program

Take the Audiophiliac challenge and see if you can get better sound with a DIY, manual setup.

By 19 May 2013


Denon AVR-E400: A somewhat simpler AV receiver at a cost

Denon's AVR-E400 makes some progress simplifying the arduous AV receiver setup process, but it lacks convenient wireless features you'd expect at this price.

By 12 April 2013