Sony Elevated Standard Home Theater Receivers Have Wi-Fi, Faroudja Upscaling Technology

Sony's stealing a bit of Denon's release thunder today with its Elevated Standard line of home theater receivers. Not only does it have Wi-Fi, like the Denon, there's the PlayStation 3/PSP/Sony Bravia Xross Media Bar onscreen interface, six HDMI 1.3 inputs, Faroudja DCDi Cinema 1080p upscaling via HDMI, Sirius and XM… »7/24/07 5:14pm

Onkyo TX-NR905 Super Receiver: Same Reon-HQV Scaler as Top Blu-ray Machines

Click to viewOnkyo's got a press event today—in Jersey City, of all places—where they're showing off their top-line TX-NR905. The most important thing you should know about the NR905 (and 875) is that it uses a Reon-HQV video processor. That's the same processor that the Samsung BD-P1200 Blu-ray and the Toshiba HD-XA2… »4/24/07 2:53pm

Yamaha's New RX-V861 Receiver: 1080pi Upconversion, HDMI Switching for $999.95

We all hate those "under $1,000" price declarations, especially when, with shipping and sales tax, you're well over $1,000. But Yamaha's RX-V861 receiver, due in May, is brings long awaited good news for those who have multiple game consoles, an HD cable box and a legacy DVD/VHS combo, all hanging out in a… »4/23/07 4:00pm