Best home cinema amplifier up to £350, Awards 2011. If you're taking your first step towards a home cinema setup, this Sony is a fantastic start
Home cinema amplifier Product of the Year 2011. The Onkyo TX-NR609 is a one-stop music and movie machine, complete with Spotify
For £250 it's a good value amplifier, but you can get superior performance and functionality from a number of its rivals
Denon's mid-price AVR-2309 multichannel receiver is entering a cut-throat section of the market. Can it compete with established rivals?
Sony's STR-DA2400ES AV receiver was delayed while it was fixed to work with Sky+ HD, but the finished article was well worth the wait
A capable machine but it lacks the all-round quality, and specification, to trouble the best