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Onkyo Just Launched Two New Mid-priced AV Receivers For 2018

Onkyo has been very active in launching new models every year. 2018 is no exception. They just launched two new mid-priced AV receivers: the Onkyo TX-NR686 (MSRP $649) and the TX-NR585 ($549). Both 7.2-channel models support DTS:X and Dolby Atmos, 4K video with HDR10 and Dolby Vision pass-through, AccuEQ Room Acoustic Calibration, hi-res audio playback, […]

Pioneer VSX-932, Pioneer VSX-832 and Pioneer VSX-532 AV Receivers : Quality Audio at Affordable Prices

Pioneer’s lineup of AV receivers, namely the Pioneer VSX-932, Pioneer VSX-832 and Pioneer VSX-532, offer new features such as HDCP 2.2 compatibility and true 3-dimensional sound with Dolby Atmos® that optimize your audio experience. The Pioneer VSX-932 is an excellent main AVR or premium secondary unit for elsewhere in the home that delivers a quality […]

Yamaha RX-A1070, RX-A2070 and RX-A3070 Launched With Dolby Vision™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma Compatibility with Future Firmware Update

Known to deliver a truly high-class sound studio experience, Yamaha’s AVENTAGE range of receivers are highly sought after, even by audiophiles. Early this year, Yamaha upgraded its entire RX 70 series of AVENTAGE AV receivers. Here, we have a look at just three of them, the RX-A1070, RX-A2070 and RX-A3070. The new RX 70 series […]

Yamaha Upgrades RX-A670, RX-A770 & RX-A870 AVENTAGE AV Receivers

Yamaha’s AVENTAGE line of high-performance AV receivers is known to reproduce the most subtle details of high-definition sound that most audiophiles would approve of. Early 2017 saw Yamaha upgrade its RX 70 series AVENTAGE receivers. The new RX 70 series is set to support HDR (High Dynamic Range) on the get go. And if you […]

Marantz Just Launched The New 2017 SR5012 and SR6012 AV-Receivers

It’s been a while since Marantz launched the SR7010 and SR7011 model. Thus it is high time Marantz refreshed it’s lineup with the SR6012 (MSRP$1499) and SR5012 (MSRP$999). It good to know that Marantz has upped the ante with several new features like multiroom music playback via HEOS integration and also full 4K Ultra HD […]

Demise of 3D and the Rise of High Dynamic Range (HDR)

It’s been expected for some time but now the demise of 3D is official following the announcement that Sony and LG will be ending support for the format that Samsung and Visio had already abandoned. We are not surprised that it turned out this way as 3D had been a “cumbersome” format needing extra glasses […]

Onkyo Refreshes RZ line of AV Receivers for 2016

To keep audiophiles ears humming with expectation Onkyo’s 2016 line of advanced RZ Series AV receivers comes with upgraded and customized capacitors and Onkyo’s premium amp circuitry so as to deliver high-current power needed for the most demanding of action movies and full orchestral works. The top two models – Onkyo TX-RZ810 (MSRP $1399) and Onkyo […]

Onkyo’s Mid Range Lineup of Receivers Comes With 4K Video

Onkyo, a company renowned for keeping its line of AV receivers at the cutting edge has again stepped forward ahead of the curve for featuring 4K video support in it’s line of mid range receivers. Along with other modern formats of audio surrounds and video there is a strong focus on multiroom audio too. The […]

Yamaha’s 2015 Lineup of AVENTAGE AV-Receivers

Consistency, innovation and performance are terms we can associate with Yamaha’s receivers. They have been consistent with product quality and keeps making better receivers over the years. They also keep innovating with better features while keeping prices affordable. And we have not been shortchanged with natural sound and video performance. So we are glad to […]

Dolby ATMOS Comes To Onkyo, Pioneer and Denon

Dolby calls its new Atmos technology “The most significant development in cinema audio since surround sound”. Onkyo is the first to embrace Dolby Atmos, ditching Audyssey in the process. The new Onkyo TX-NR1030 and TX-NR3030 receivers and the flagship Onkyo PR-SC5530 network AV controller, will all come with Dolby Atmos surround sound. Firmware updates are […]