The Onkyo TX-NR585 offers all of the streaming and decoding capabilities you need for a modern, affordable receiver, and it sounds great doing it.
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 Denon AVR-S750H offers generous sound quality, plenty of connectivity options
The Yamaha RX-V485 offers high-quality sound at an affordable price, but for some people it's worth paying more for extra inputs and and Dolby Atmos capability.
As long as you take care during setup, the Sonos Amp offers enthusiasts a powerful blank slate to build a compact, high-performance audio system.
The Marantz SR7001 is a slightly stodgy entrant into a very crowded marketplace, and its lack of features and high price could cause many to pass it over, and for music lovers this would be a shame.
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.
This receiver's combination of up-to-the-minute features, potent power reserves, and superlative sound quality is hard to beat.
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.
Pioneer has announced that its 2016 Elite receivers will include next-generation surround technologies Dolby Atmos and DTS:X in addition to Google Cast.
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.
Boston's lifestyle-friendly Avidea 610 delivers home-theater thrills and still sounds sweet on CDs.
The Harman Kardon AVR 2600 is a handsome 7.1 audiovisual receiver with a great GUI, but it's hard to recommend with its high price and comparatively lackluster performance.
With an extensive feature package, rock-solid build quality, and awesome sound, the Pioneer Elite VSX-82TXS is a worthy combination of everything we expect in a high-end A/V receiver.
Six HDMI inputs, easy iPod connectivity, and sweet sound quality make the Pioneer VSX-1020-K an excellent midrange AV receiver, although it's missing some minor HDMI features.
The Pioneer VSX-72TXV's winning combination of cutting-edge features and audiophile sound quality are hard to beat, but its HDMI features fall just a hair short.
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.