A most commendable amplifier, but not quite an all-rounder.
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 £700-£1500, Awards 2013. Stunning levels of subtlety make this a truly impressive AV receiver. We can’t get enough of it
Good but not great – and that’s not quite enough at this hugely competitive price for AV receivers
A solid performance but lacks the subtlety to cut it as a complete all-rounder
There's no questioning its power, it's just that a little more precision is required at times
Best home cinema amplifier £700-£1500, Awards 2012. Excitement, top tech and amazing sound
Best home cinema amplifier £1500+, Awards 2012. A multichannel powerhouse, the SC-LX86 sets a new benchmark at this pricepoint
Impressive power, features and functionality from this new Onkyo receiver
The Onkyo is a beast, one many kit racks will struggle to house