Superior performance and top specs… why can’t we have a bit of both?
Best home cinema amp under £350, Awards 2015. This entry-level receiver is a great, affordable route into home cinema...
An excellent amp that sheds the pounds while maintaining great sound and good features
Pioneer’s budget amp is an impressive balance of sound and features
Best home cinema amplifier up to £350, Awards 2013. Energetic and punchy surround sound performance that will thrill and engage
Inexpensive surround amp has AirPlay and Bluetooth, but lacks punch
Best home cinema amplifier up to £350, Awards 2012. A fantastic first step into the realm of 5.1 sound
An agreeable entry-level amp which just lacks the spark of class-leading kit
Three 3D-ready HDMI sockets are part of the decent spec list for the Pioneer VSX-520
This is a fine, musical, simple 5.1 AV receiver, with a smart design, but it lacks power and bottom-end grunt