A most commendable amplifier, but not quite an all-rounder.
A solid effort from Pioneer, but the excellent competition rob it of a fifth star
An impressively specified receiver, but its sound performance leaves us wanting
A strong contender, but its weaknesses are highlighted by its rivals.
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
This Harman Kardon amp is eager to please with its beefy sound, but rivals do it better
An enjoyable amplifier that delivers big-time on power and muscle
Best home cinema amplifier £1500+, Awards 2013. If you want big and powerful dynamics, then this high-end AV receiver will fill up your home cinema
Subtler rivals might outclass it, but this lovely-looking receiver delivers a powerhouse performance with music and movies