Receivers

  • Onkyo Rolls Out New Networked Stereo Receiver

    Onkyo Rolls Out New Networked Stereo Receiver

    Onkyo has added a new stereo receiver with networking capabilities to their lineup for 2011. The TX-8050 Network Stereo Receiver gets many of the new connection features found in Onkyo’s bigger multi-channel receivers like a USB port on the front and an ethernet port for connecting to multiple internet radio stations (Pandora, Rhapsody, Napster, SIRIUS XM Internet Radio, Slacker… Read More

  • Pioneer Announces New Receivers, Airplay In Top Model

    Pioneer Announces New Receivers, Airplay In Top Model

    Today, Pioneer announced four new A/V receivers to join their VSX line. All of the new receivers are smartphone compatible with an optional Bluetooth adapter, and can stream audio from the devices. The top end model, the VSX-1021 ($549), is the one to get as it has a ton of connectivity to smartphones and computers, and is compatible with Apple’s new Airplay. Read More

  • Sony is adding three ES receivers to its 2008 line-up

    Sony is adding three ES receivers to its 2008 line-up

    Sony has announced three new AV receivers to be added to its ES line-up, but it’s not giving up any details. What we do know is the new receivers are going to offer lossless audio decoding for Blu-Ray, a real GUI, and Sirius/XM compatibility. Hit the link for more info on wattage, inputs, and so on. Read More

  • Onkyo debuts pair of entry-level HDMI-handling AV receivers

    [photopress:onkyos.jpg,full,center] Onkyo makes good home theater gear, and today we get word of two new affordable receivers. They’re coming out in April, and they seem pretty sweet, as far as how they spec out. The TX-SR576 and 506 both come in black or silver, feature daul audio zones, 5.1 Dolby and DTS, and multiple HDTV inputs, including 3 HDMI inputs and two component video inputs. Read More

  • The AudioFile: The iPhone Is Eyeing Your Living Room

    The AudioFile: The iPhone Is Eyeing Your Living Room

    This week: Computers, set-top boxes (like AppleTV), and AV
    receivers are battling to be your household hub, streaming music and
    movies back and forth across your pad until you become sterile and
    glow in the dark. All this gear is versatile, but it’s hard to know
    which one to pick — especially when hefty sums of money are involved.
    Sonos and now Denon seem to have the most… Read More

  • Sony Announces Three Premium Receivers

    Sony Announces Three Premium Receivers

    Sony is launching three A/V receivers today as part of its “Elevated Standard” (ES) line of premium gear. All three models feature iPod integration and Sony’s Digital Media Port, which allows for the addition of optional accessories like a Bluetooth receiver, a Wi-Fi adapter, or an audio dock for use with Sony’s Network Walkman line. Blu-ray compatibility is present and… Read More

  • Pioneer Announces Four Elite A/V Receivers

    Pioneer Announces Four Elite A/V Receivers

    VSX-90TXV Pioneer isn’t being sheepish about their intentions to take over the home entertainment division with the announcement of four A/V receivers that deliver superb HD audio and video. The Elite receivers, VSX-90TXV, VSX-91TXH, VSX-92TXH and VSX-94TXH, will be the center of your home theater system because of the 1.3A HDMI (only 91-TXH, 92-TXH and 94-TXH) connectivity. The… Read More