Product of the Year, Awards 2014. A seriously good amp that balances muscle and subtlety with stacks of features at a great price. Sony raises the bar once again
A strong contender, but its weaknesses are highlighted by its rivals.
The AVR-X2000 brings Denon back to the AV receiver top table in this ultra-competitive price category
Sony’s first amp of 2014 is an impressive and well-featured all-rounder at a great price
Best home cinema amplifier up to £350, Awards 2014. Superb surround sound on a budget – a contender for a first home cinema system
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
Pioneer strikes gold again. The SC-LX87 is a stunning AV amp with extraordinary in performance and features. You must listen to this.
Best home cinema amplifier up to £350, Awards 2013. Energetic and punchy surround sound performance that will thrill and engage
Best home cinema amplifier £700-£1500, Awards 2013. Stunning levels of subtlety make this a truly impressive AV receiver. We can’t get enough of it