The Sony STR-DN1080 is fully featured and easy to use, and it sounds great, making it one of the best AV receivers available for the price.
The Pioneer VSX-832 is a 5.1-channel receiver that offers Dolby Atmos and Wi-Fi streaming but only four HDMI ports.
The Onkyo TX-SR575 and TX-676 receivers offer a wealth of features, including Dolby Atmos and support for multiple, competing multiroom systems.
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 Yamaha RX-V481 checks most of the must-have feature boxes, and still delivers excellent sound quality for a mid-price receiver.
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 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 Denon AVR S910W comes fully loaded with up-to-the-second features, and delivers highly transparent sound.
Yamaha has announced four new receivers in its 2015 RX-V range, which now includes support for 4K video and streaming via Bluetooth and Spotify Connect.
The slim, compact Marantz NR1605 provides excellent sound quality and thoroughly up-to-date features, making it one of our favorites for the price.
Onkyo's TX-NR535 receiver offers decent home-theater performance and a useful number of streaming features, but it's not the last word on value.
Mass Fidelity's Bluetooth multiroom speaker The Core generates a wide stereo image from a small box, but expect to pay for the privilege.
The Onkyo TX-NR636 offers a compelling mix of features and performance with "future-proofing" that is unparalleled for the money.
This USB tuner means Xbox One owners can watch TV via their console without switching TV input, and use voice controls too.
The three new S-Series receivers from Denon all pack built-in Bluetooth and HDMI 2.0, starting at a very competitive $250 entry-level price.