It's been a long time coming, but it looks like AirPlay is finally making its way to the top end of the receiver spectrum. Pioneer's new line of Elite receivers stuffs a ton of impressive features into a (relatively) affordable package.
Pioneer has three BD-Live Blu-ray players out in April, the BDP-120 hits under $300, but the step-up BDP-320 and Elite BDP-23FD actually sense the TV you're watching and tweak video output for max awesomeness.
Pioneer's new Elite Blu-ray player, the $1,000 BDP-95FD, is geared to audiophiles as much as it is aimed at videophiles: In addition to HDMI 1.3a and x.v.ycc color, it has bitstream output of even the highest audio codecs, including DTS HD Master Audio. In other words, if you just bought one of the latest, most…
Pioneer's Elite AV receivers weren't looking so fresh, after Onkyo's next gen receivers launched in April. These receivers, which launched in the deep shadows of the Project Kuro plasmas, have HDMI 1.3a among other things. Looks like someone's playing catch-up.