1. Pioneer VSX-528

    Pioneer VSX-528

    Pioneer’s budget amp is an impressive balance of sound and features

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  2. Pioneer VSK-527-K

    Pioneer VSK-527-K

    Inexpensive surround amp has AirPlay and Bluetooth, but lacks punch

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  3. Denon AVR-1912

    Denon AVR-1912

    AirPlay-enabled multichannel receiver delivers a weighty, detailed sound, but competition is tough, despite a £50 price cut

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  4. Denon AVR-1911

    Denon AVR-1911

    Denon's accomplished AVR-1911 picks up where the award-winning AVR-1910 left off, but the competition is too fierce for that final star

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  6. Pioneer VSX-924-K A/V Receiver
    Available from £279
  7. Marantz NR1403 A/V Receiver
    Available from £349.9
  8. Pioneer VSX-922-K A/V Receiver
    Available from £449