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NEWS: £500 trade-in offer on new Lexicon receiver

Lexicon's RV-5 receiver is now on sale - and if you trade in any working AV amp or receiver, complete with its remote control, you can get £500 off the £3000 price-tag.

Or as distributor CSE puts it, 'Cinema sound fans can now experience the heart-stopping speed and natural 3-D precision of the finest and most sophisticated digital audio processing on the planet, for as little as £2500!'

The RV-5 is a 7x85W receiver with automatic set-up, video upconversion and upscaling to 720p/1080i, and two HDMI inputs and one output. It also has three component inputs, and four composite/S-video, four optical/electrical digital ins, six line-ins, eight-channel analogue input and 7.2-channel preouts.

There's also a multiroom output, a USB input and even a connector for an iPod dock, while the unit has Lexicon's celebrated Logic 7 surround processing in addition to the usual Dolby and DTS decoders.

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Andrew has written about audio and video products for the past 20+ years, and been a consumer journalist for more than 30 years, starting his career on camera magazines. Andrew has contributed to titles including What Hi-Fi?, GramophoneJazzwise and Hi-Fi CriticHi-Fi News & Record Review and Hi-Fi Choice. I’ve also written for a number of non-specialist and overseas magazines.