AV Receivers

Onkyo TX-NR646
REVIEW

Onkyo TX-NR646

Considering the Onkyo TX-NR646's generous feature set and superlative sonic skills, it's one heck of a value.

4 stars Editors' rating on 14 July 2015
PSB Alpha VS21 VisionSound
REVIEW

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on 19 March 2015
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 23 October 2014
Sony STR-DN1050
REVIEW

Sony STR-DN1050

The Sony STR-DN1050 is a great deal that offers almost everything you could want in a midrange receiver.

4 stars Editors' rating on 21 August 2014
3.4 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Onkyo TX-NR636
REVIEW

Onkyo TX-NR636

The Onkyo TX-NR636 offers a compelling mix of features and performance with "future-proofing" that is unparalleled for the money.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 12 August 2014
3.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Roku 2
REVIEW

Roku 2 ( newer model available)

The Roku 2 offers tons of content sources and an innovative remote with built-in headphone jack for less, but the Roku 3 is still our favorite pick.

4 stars Editors' rating on 25 October 2013

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Pioneer VSX-823-K
REVIEW

Pioneer VSX-823-K

The Pioneer VSX-823-K is a good deal for AirPlay fans looking for lots of HDMI connectivity, but it falls short on wireless features like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 26 June 2013
1 star User rating out of 2 votes

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Onkyo TX-NR525
REVIEW

Onkyo TX-NR525

Onkyo's TX-NR525 is a solid AV receiver value, especially considering its affordable accessories, but competitors offer integrated wireless features for not much more.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 19 June 2013

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Onkyo TX-NR626
REVIEW

Onkyo TX-NR626

Onkyo's TX-NR626 is a value-packed AV receiver with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and even a turntable input, but it's just short of being our top pick.

4 stars Editors' rating on 11 June 2013
2 stars User rating out of 3 votes

Pricing not available

Philips Shoqbox SB7200
REVIEW

Philips Shoqbox SB7200

The Philips Shoqbox SB7200 is built to survive the great outdoors and manages to sound better than most competing Bluetooth speakers at the same time.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 28 January 2013
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes