Denon's AVR-1908 offers a decent specification supported by impressive sound quality but in today's competitive market there are rivals that offer the same without spending as much
This receiver's stellar sound will appeal to demanding listeners.
While the Denon AVR-1906 can't boast the ultimate features list in its midrange class, it does offer the company's typically impressive sound and build quality at an affordable price.
The Denon AVR-1909 sounds great and is fully featured, but isn't the easiest receiver to set up and use.
If you can overlook its poor analog video conversion, the Onkyo TX-SR607 offers up a ton of HDMI connectivity and excellent sound quality for a midrange AV receiver.
The successor to Denon's best-selling receiver gets even better for 2006, but the AVR-3806's HDMI implementation falls a bit short.
This Sony's trim dimensions and abundant features are appealing, but its average sound quality will put off some.
The Pioneer VSX-1019AH-K delivers an excellent feature set and outstanding sound quality for its price, making it our top midrange AV receiver pick so far.
Yamaha's feature-packed, high-tech receiver eliminates most setup hassles and system tweaks.
A great-sounding midpriced A/V receiver, Pioneer's VSX-1015TX offers THX certification and an improved version of the industry's best autosetup program.
Onkyo brings some high-end features to its entry-level receiver.
The Pioneer VSX-1016TXV offers formidable home-theater sound and a solid feature set for a midrange A/V receiver, with only its minimalist HDMI features falling short.
Boston's lifestyle-friendly Avidea 610 delivers home-theater thrills and still sounds sweet on CDs.
The Harman Kardon AVR 140, an entry-level A/V receiver, sounds among the best in its price class, but it falls short on features.
The Yamaha RX-V1700 is a mostly solid A/V receiver with an attractive feature package and excellent sound, but you might be able to find a better overall value.
The Onkyo TX-SR674's stellar feature set and first-rate sound quality put it the top tier of midprice HDMI A/V receivers.