A staggeringly powerful and entertaining amp that’s unrivalled at this price
Best home cinema amplifier £700-£1500, Awards 2014. The best we’ve reviewed just got better. Another success story for Pioneer
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
Pioneer strikes gold again. The SC-LX87 is a stunning AV amp with extraordinary in performance and features. You must listen to this.
A decent amplifier for the price, but needs more subtlety, power and dynamics to truly compete with class leaders
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
An enjoyable, easy-going sound, pipped only in terms of absolute excitement
Best home cinema amplifier £1500+, Awards 2012. A multichannel powerhouse, the SC-LX86 sets a new benchmark at this pricepoint