The Marantz SR5005 receiver performs well with music and movies, but doesn't do enough for the price.
If you want high-quality all-around performance, excellent connectivity, excellent sound and good support for network audio, then the Yamaha Aventage is still right up there.
The Denon AVR-1707 is an excellent-sounding receiver for the price, but if you're looking for features it's worth paying a little extra.
Get the settings right, and the Harman Kardon AVR 645 rewards you with a rich home theatre experience.
A stylish and highly capable 5.1 home-theatre-in-a-box system with HDMI support and a fully-featured DVD player.
The Yamaha RX-V3800 boasts all the features expected of a top-of-the-line receiver, and while audio performance is exceptional video could use some work.
The Sony STR-DN1080 is fully featured and easy to use, and it sounds great, making it the best AV receiver available for the price.
The Marantz NR1508 serves up a winning combination of performance and features in a sleek (for an AV receiver) package.
This AV receiver has been designed with Blu-ray in mind, but its degradation-free output and flexible sound modes make it a solid-looking choice for any HD home.
The Onkyo TX-NR709 is a top-notch home-theatre receiver, ready to do first-class duty in just about any system. It's a shame about its clunky menu system.
The midpriced Onkyo TX-NR575 receiver sounds good and comes fully loaded with Dolby Atmos and Chromecast built in, but it's not our first choice.
As long as you don't demand the latest surround and streaming features, the Yamaha RX-V483 offers excellent sound at an affordable price.
The Denon AVR-S730H is the most affordable Dolby Atmos/DTS:X receiver we’ve tested, and a superb value overall.
The Denon AVR-789 sounds great and is fully featured, but isn't the easiest receiver to set up and use.
The Sony STR-DA3200ES packs in a lot of features for the money, and sound is top-notch, though the HDMI implementation may be a limiting factor.
The Yamaha RX-V500D is a competent entry-level home-theatre receiver with network functions, and is the first receiver to include DAB+ digital radio.
The Onkyo TX-NR616 is a tremendous AV receiver value, with eight HDMI inputs and a very low street price, although Onkyo's step-down models may be an even better buy.
Consider the Sony HT-CT550W if you need a sound bar with a lot of connectivity, but it's otherwise not worth its premium price.