AV receivers


Reviews & hands-on

  • Home Cinema 5 out of 5

    Onkyo TX-NR609 review

    By 8 September 2011

    On the whole, Onkyo receivers and amplifiers are excellent, especially for the price. Take last year’s TX-NR808 for example, a superb specimen of sonic sorcery – it’s 3D ready, got more bells and whistles than a cat and dog sanctuary, and delivers...

  • Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Onkyo TX-NR808 review

    By 9 August 2010

    Onkyo is the market leader in AV amplifiers and receivers for good reason. It has, for the last few years at least, crammed its kit with as much tech as it can possibly fit in, whilst keeping prices at very reasonable levels. The end result is a rapidly...

  • Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Onkyo HT-S3305 home theatre system review

    By 23 June 2010

    Expanding your TV beyond the default screen and connected player or console can be a daunting task. Moving over to a one-box home cinema/theatre system is one option, with many of the major manufacturers offering up systems based around a Blu-ray player....

  • Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Marmitek Connect410 HDMI switcher review

    By 22 April 2009

    Do you suffer from input envy? So prevalent is the high definition-capable HDMI cable that even if your home entertainment setup isn’t suffering from a lack of HDMI inputs, it soon will be. You might find there are not enough HDMI ins and outs on your...

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    MaxTrack CS 20 Media Switcher review

    By 27 March 2009

    Sometimes sorting out all your different video sources and getting them into your display in a tidy fashion is a real nightmare. It might be that your HDTV only has a single HDMI input, which many older displays do, or that your minimalist installation...

  • Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Onkyo TX-SR576 AV receiver review

    By 17 October 2008

    So you've got a PS3, but you need something to make those Blu-ray movies come to life in sound as well as picture? Onkyo thinks it has the answer with the Onkyo TX-SR576 AV receiver, but does it? Sitting snugly in between the lower budget and the high...