It's not often we encounter a product that we just can't recommend, but the SA-BX500 pulls it off
An amp you've just got to listen to – it makes movies viscerally thrilling or intimate as needed.
A capable machine but it lacks the all-round quality, and specification, to trouble the best
Good as it is, when compared with the best the Denon doesn’t display the same level of clarity with Blu-ray or DVD soundtracks and lacks the agility a
Brilliant all-rounder – this receiver will take some beating
Can a surround amplifier, even one as good as this, really be worth £5000? We certainly think so.
Still a decent contender but it's slightly off the pace of class-leader standards on audio and features
Lacks the ability to decode high-definition audio soundtracks, which is unacceptable at this price level
Power and panache, rest assured the SR8002 is as well equipped as most people will ever need
We’re still big fans of the TX-SR606, but new models from rival brands have seriously upped the ante