Pioneer has always had a reputation for having some of the best AV receivers around. Some of its 2012 models are certainly worth looking at. One of them is the Pioneer VSX-522-K. While it is not network ready, folks who do not require this network connectivity will be attracted to its low price, especially with its pack of state of the art features such as Phase Control and Front Stage Surround Advance. Do check out the VSX-522-K review.

Folks looking for a network ready AV receiver and have a limited budget, can consider the Pioneer VSX-822-K. With 6 HDMI ports and some of the most up-to-date features that home theater enthusiasts would enjoy, this AV receiver makes for a great budget and energy efficient choice. Read the full VSX-822-K review now.