Archive for the 'Receivers and Amplifiers' Category

Marantz NR1402 Receiver

I’ve had a lot of questions come in lately that read a lot like this: “Hi, not too long ago you recommended an HDMI receiver that is slim and reasonably priced and otherwise wonderful. But I didn’t keep the article from my newspaper. Can you help jog my memory? Thank you.” The receiver is the [...]

Sound Advice Week 5, 2011: Upgrading receivers, HDMI and Component Video Sunset

Sound Advice By Don Lindich Week 5, 2011 Q. I have a Kenwood KRV 7040 audio-video receiver. It was purchased in 1992 and I’ve been very pleased with it. I was considering upgrading to one of the $500 digital HDMI receivers you recommend (either the Onkyo or Pioneer, leaning towards the Pioneer) but after reading [...]

Pioneer Elite SC-25 A/V Receiver : Product of the Day 8, 2010

Pioneer Elite SC-25 A/V Receiver Download High-Rez Image I usually recommend a separate amplifier and preamp/processor when people write to me requesting a recommendation for an expensive receiver.  The Pioneer Elite SC-25 is a receiver that gives separates a run for their money, and even offers some clear advantages, especially when compared to budget separates.  [...]