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
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?
A capable machine but it lacks the all-round quality, and specification, to trouble the best