A most commendable amplifier, but not quite an all-rounder.
A strong contender, but its weaknesses are highlighted by its rivals.
Sony’s first amp of 2014 is an impressive and well-featured all-rounder at a great price
Superb surround sound on a budget – a contender for a first home cinema system
It has its strengths, but this pairing has too many flaws to compete with the best
A great amp with some notable musical skills, but it loses a star compared with its better-performing, better-specified rivals
One of the few multichannel amplifiers we’ve heard that does a great job with both movies and music, particularly the surround variety
A talented, well-equipped amp – just make sure it’s a sonic match for the rest of your system
Subtler rivals might outclass it, but this lovely-looking receiver delivers a powerhouse performance with music and movies
Product of the Year, Awards 2013. Depth of detail, exciting and ample connectivity – this is a superstar in the making