The Onkyo TX-SR373 is a 5.2-channel receiver with four HDMI inputs, Bluetooth and automatic room calibration.
The Denon HEOS AVR is a 5.1-channel streaming receiver which offers striking design and four 4K-ready HDMI ports.
Yet another strong contender from Yamaha, the RX-V681 combines a bevy of gotta-have features with seriously potent sound quality.
With its low-profile looks and Pandora's box of streaming features, the Pioneer SX-30 seemingly offers a lot for the money.
The low-profile Marantz NR1607's bountiful feature lineup is matched with excellent sound quality, but it's a little pricey.
The Onkyo TX-NR757 has plenty going for it, with abundant features, clean styling and very decent sound quality.
The Denon AVR-S920W is an excellent mid-priced Atmos-ready receiver, with plenty of home cinema muscle and excellent usability.
The Yamaha RX-V481 checks most of the must-have feature boxes, and still delivers excellent sound quality for a mid-price receiver.
The Pioneer VSX-831's plethora of features, excellent ease-of-use and fine sound quality make it one of the better AV receivers for the money.
Marantz's new SR5011 receiver offers a raft of features including immersive surround support and eight HDMI ports.
Lack of Atmos is more than eclipsed by excellent sound quality, making the Sony STR-DN1070 one of the best receivers at this price.
Yamaha has announced its first 2016 receiver, the RX-V381, which offers four HDMI inputs with 4K support and Bluetooth streaming.
Pioneer has announced that its 2016 Elite receivers will include next-generation surround technologies Dolby Atmos and DTS:X in addition to Google Cast.
Onkyo has announced its 2016 range of receivers, which include features such as Dolby Atmos, Google Cast and the company's first multiroom system.
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.
The Yamaha RX-V479 delivers superb sound quality and a long list of must-have features, making it our favorite receiver in this price range.
This may be the easiest way to enjoy the endless choice of music streaming: just plug it into your TV and say the name of your favourite band into the remote control. It's not cheap though.
The Denon AVR S910W comes fully loaded with up-to-the-second features, and delivers highly transparent sound.