Pioneer Makes an Airplay-Friendly A/V Receiver You Can Actually Afford

Say hello to the Pioneer VSX-1021 A/V receiver. Like other A/V receivers, it too will take all your home theater devices and allow them to interact happily with one another. But unlike most other receivers, it also plays nice with Apple's AirPlay streaming standard, and it does so at a realistic price: $550. »3/07/11 8:34pm3/07/11 8:34pm


Yamaha's 63 Series Home Theater Receivers iPod- and Bluetooth-Compatible

Yamaha has brought out its 63 Series, five receivers for Home Theater setups ranging in price from the $229 RX-V363 to the RX-V863, which costs just under a grand. All of them (the other three are the RX-V463, the RX-V563 and the RX-V663) are iPod- and Bluetooth-compatible, and some of them have on-screen menu… »2/29/08 6:24am2/29/08 6:24am

Denon's $5,200 Flagship AVR-5308CI with Wi-Fi, Better Media and Cozy UI (And 12 Other New Receivers)

If you're like us, you've been waiting for AV receivers to catch up with the digital age. Today, Denon introduced a huge line of receivers, with features that are up our alley:

• Wi-Fi in the two priciest models, AVR-5308CI ($5,199) and AVR-4308CI ($2,499)

• USB inputs for bus-powered HDD, along with AAC, FLAC, WMA… »7/24/07 2:52pm7/24/07 2:52pm

Pioneer Announces Four Low to High-End A/V Receivers

Pioneer announced four A/V receivers to add to their ménage à trois of home theatre products including HDTVs and Blu-ray players: the VSX-517, VSX-817, VSX-917V and the VSX-1017TXV (pictured above). The two higher players include HDMI video switching, which is a definite plus and all of which provide iPod connectivity… »1/07/07 2:00pm1/07/07 2:00pm