Top 10 Best A V ReceiVers
for September 2021

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Sony STR-DH790 7.2-ch Surround Sound Home Theater AV Receiver: 4K HDR, Dolby Atmos & Bluetooth Black

Sony STR-DH790 7.2-ch Surround Sound Home Theater AV Receiver: 4K HDR

Dolby Atmos & Bluetooth Black

by Sony
What We like

PURE DIRECT FUNCTION: Suppresses front panel noise to provide higher-fidelity sound from all inputs

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Product Features

  • Cinematic Sound at Home: Enjoy your favorite movies, TV shows and more with theater like sound in the comfort of your home
  • BREATHTAKING AUDIO: Dolby Atmos and DTS: X delivers multi-dimensional and object-based surround sound
  • BREATHTAKING AUDIO: Dolby Atmos and DTS:X deliver multi-dimensional and object-based surround sound
  • STUNNING 4K QUALITY: 4K HDR pass through with support for Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Hybrid Log Gamma provides greater and clearer color, contrast, and brightness
  • LOW PROFILE DESIGN: STRDH790 Bluetooth receiver measures 5 1/4" tall to fit into most AV cabinets

Stunning 4k quality: 4k hdr pass through with support for dolby vision, hdr10, and hybrid log gamma provides greater and clearer color, contrast, and brightness Low profile design: strdh790 bluetooth receiver measures 5 1/4" tall to fit into most av cabinets Get connected: 4 in/1 out hdmi each and 1 optical / 1 coaxial digital and analog audio connections Breathtaking audio: dolby atmos and dts:x deliver multi-dimensional and object-based surround sound Breathtaking audio: dolby atmos and dts: x delivers multi-dimensional and object-based surround sound Cinematic sound at home: enjoy your favorite movies, tv shows and more with theater like sound in the comfort of your home In the box: av receivers include a calibration microphone, fm antenna, remote control and batteries Auto calibration: advanced d.c.a.c. analyzes and adjusts the audio for optimal sound in every room Smarter connectivity: stream music and use bluetooth standby turn on the receiver from your phone

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Sony STR-DN1080 7.2-ch Surround Sound Home Theater AV Receiver: 4K HDR, Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth, WiFi, Google Chromecast Black

Sony STR-DN1080 7.2-ch Surround Sound Home Theater AV Receiver: 4K HDR

Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth, WiFi, Google Chromecast Black

by Sony
What We like

EASY LISTENING: The STRDN1080 has Chromecast and is AirPlay, Multi Room and Google Home compatible

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Product Features

  • DYNAMIC SETUP: 6 in/2 out HDMI flexibility, front USB port and optical digital, analog AV connections
  • CINEMATIC SOUND AT HOME: Enjoy your favorite TV shows & movies, stream your favorite music and more with theater like sound in the comfort of your home
  • PHANTOM SURROUND SETTING: Experience 7 channel surround sound with only a 5 channel speaker setup. Chrome cast built in is present
  • SPECS: 1155 Watts, 6 ohm, 1 kilo Hertz, THD 0.9% A/V receiver with 2nd zone and available 3rd zone connectivity
  • MULTIFUNCTIONAL SYSTEM: Enjoy a multi channel stereo setup and preset channel FM / AM radio tuner

Dynamic setup: 6 in/2 out hdmi flexibility, front usb port and optical digital, analog av connections 4k pass through: 4k hdr compatible with hdcp 2.2 support for sharper source to screen image quality Specs: 1155 watts, 6 ohm, 1 kilo hertz, thd 0.9% a/v receiver with 2nd zone and available 3rd zone connectivity Advanced audio: dts: x object based surrounds sound adapts to your speaker configuration in real time Multifunctional system: enjoy a multi channel stereo setup and preset channel fm / am radio tuner Cinematic sound at home: enjoy your favorite tv shows & movies, stream your favorite music and more with theater like sound in the comfort of your home In the box: receivers include a calibration microphone, fm wire antenna, remote control, batteries Phantom surround setting: experience 7 channel surround sound with only a 5 channel speaker setup. chrome cast built in is present

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Pioneer Surround Sound A/V Receiver - Black (VSX-532)

Pioneer Surround Sound A/V Receiver

Black (VSX-532)

by Pioneer
What We like

Built-in Bluetooth for easy Audio streaming from compatible devices

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Product Features

  • Drive your speakers with 150 W/Ch. (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 10 %, 1Ch Driven); 80 W/Ch. (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2Ch Driven FTC)
  • Mcacc Auto room Tuning and synchronized sound with phase control for the optimum acoustic environment and accuracy
  • Ultra HD pass-through with HDCP 2.2 (4K/60p/4:4:4) including HDR 10 (high dynamic range) signal pass-through support
  • 5.1 Channel support of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio surround sound for high-definition entertainment

Ultra hd pass-through with hdcp 2.2 (4k/60p/4:4:4) including hdr 10 (high dynamic range) signal pass-through support Drive your speakers with 150 w/ch. (6 ohms, 1 khz, thd 10 %, 1ch driven); 80 w/ch. (8 ohms, 20 hz-20 khz, thd 0.08 %, 2ch driven ftc) Mcacc auto room tuning and synchronized sound with phase control for the optimum acoustic environment and accuracy 5.1 channel support of dolby truehd and dts-hd master audio surround sound for high-definition entertainment

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Onkyo TX-SR393 5.2 Channel A/V Receiver

Onkyo TX-SR393 5.2 Channel A/V Receiver

by ONKYO
What We like

Accueq with subwoofer EQ and accureflex

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Product Features

  • Dolby Atmos and DTS: x playback
  • 155 watts per Channel
  • Dolby Atmos height virtualizer* and DTS virtual: x
  • Supports 4K/60p and HDR (HDR10, hlg, Dolby vision, BT.2020)

Dolby atmos height virtualizer* and dts virtual: x 155 watts per channel Supports 4k/60p and hdr (hdr10, hlg, dolby vision, bt.2020) Dolby atmos and dts: x playback

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Pioneer VSX-5231 5.1-Channel 3D/4K A/V Receiver

Pioneer VSX-5231 5.1-Channel 3D/4K A/V Receiver

by Pioneer
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Pioneer MVH210EX 6.2

Pioneer MVH210EX 6.2" Double DIN in-Dash Multimedia A/V Receiver with Bluetooth

by Pioneer
What We like

Included Components: Receiver; Harness; Hardware; Manual

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Product Features

  • Color customization display
  • Clear-resistive WVGA touchscreen with LED backlight
  • Display-off & power-off modes
  • Android smartphone compatible
  • Siri eyes free with compatible iPhone & Google VR

Clear-resistive wvga touchscreen with led backlight Color customization display Siri eyes free with compatible iphone & google vr Android smartphone compatible Display-off & power-off modes

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8
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Pioneer VSX-522-K 400W 5-Channel A/V Receiver, iPod & iPhone, Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Pioneer VSX-522-K 400W 5-Channel A/V Receiver

iPod & iPhone, Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

by Pioneer
What We like

3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc, Broadcast, and Games)

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Product Features

  • Dolby TrueHD/Dolby Pro Logic IIz/Dolby Digital Plus
  • HDMI 4 in/1 out

Hdmi 4 in/1 out Dolby truehd/dolby pro logic iiz/dolby digital plus

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Yamaha RX-V371BL 5.1- Channel A/V Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Yamaha Audio Yamaha RX-V371BL 5.1- Channel A/V Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

by YAMAHA
What We like

The design features a low-power standby and Auto Power Down with variable time settings

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Product Features

  • 5.1-channel AV receiver with 4-in/1-out HDMI
  • Support for latest HDMI features like Audio Return Channel and 3D
  • Exclusive Yamaha home theater technology like CINEMA DSP and SCENE functions
  • Compressed Music Enhancer improves playback of your digital music library,Power Requirements: 120V AC 60 Hz

Exclusive YAMAHA home theater technology like cinema dsp and scene functions Compressed music enhancer improves playback of your digital music library,power requirements: 120v ac 60 hz Support for latest hdmi features like audio return channel and 3d 5.1-channel av receiver with 4-in/1-out hdmi

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Pioneer VSX-523 5.1-Channel A/V Receiver (Black)

Pioneer VSX-523 5.1-Channel A/V Receiver (Black)

by Pioneer
What We like

iPod digital transmission via front USB terminal

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Product Features

  • Pioneer Auto MCACC Room Calibration
  • Dolby TrueHD Dolby Pro Logic IIz/Dolby Digital Plus
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
  • Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus DSP

Digital core engine with texas instruments aureus dsp Hdmi audio return channel (arc) Dolby truehd dolby pro logic iiz/dolby digital plus Pioneer auto mcacc room calibration

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AVR-X1600H 7.2-Ch x 80 Watts A/V Receiver w/HEOS (Renewed)

Denon AVR-X1600H 7.2-Ch x 80 Watts A/V Receiver w/HEOS (Renewed)

by Denon
What We like

Works with Amazon Alexa Google Assistant and Apple Siri for seamless voice control.

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Product Features

  • HDMI (6in / 1out with eARC). Supports 3D audio formats Dolby Atmos Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X
  • 7.2 channel 4K Ultra HD AV receiver with 80W per channel

7.2 channel 4k ultra hd av receiver with 80w per channel Hdmi (6in / 1out with earc). supports 3d audio formats dolby atmos dolby atmos height virtualization technology dts:x and dts virtual:x

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