1. Pioneer SC-LX83

    Pioneer SC-LX83

    Best-receiver £1500+, Awards 2010. A hugely competent multichannel receiver that has the spec and performance to match its price

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  2. Pioneer VSX-LX52

    Pioneer VSX-LX52

    The VSX-LX52 is a very capable machine, but it falls a touch short in the performance-per-pound stakes

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  3. Pioneer VSX-1018AH

    Pioneer VSX-1018AH

    A solidly competitive, capable multichannel receiver that will decode all available forms of surround audio from your disc collection

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