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 8:34pm 3/07/11 8:34pm

A/V Receiver Tee Declares Your Back THX Certified, Ready to Blast

Aahhggg hooking up new A/V gear: the beautifully colored plug porn, just ready to accept fresh, pure cable connections. So satisfying, so fulfilling. Now you can spread that love all around with this new tee from Threadless-"A/V" designed by fellow hookup enthusiast Olly Moss. Olly, I don't know you, but I think we… » 8/11/08 7:40pm 8/11/08 7:40pm

Pioneer Elite SC-07 and SC-05 Flagship Receivers (Plus the VSX-03TXH and VSX-01TXH)

Pioneer's got new Elite 7.1 receivers, the high end SC-07 and SC-05, and the lesser VSX-03TXH and VSX-01TXH. The SC-07 has a Burr Brown Sampling Rate Converter (SRC) to upscale audio to 192 kHz 24-bit res, and dual HDMI outputs for multiroom output. The SC-07 and SC-05 also work with Pioneer's new Blu-ray player to… » 5/07/08 9:00am 5/07/08 9:00am

Onkyo HT-S5100 Home Theater in a Box: 7.1 Surround and Acoustic Room Calibration For $579

Onkyo's best new entry level HTiB setup has a 7.1 surround is notable for having room correction tech. I'm pretty sure its rare to find a low end system that can adjust gain and delay on all channels to calibrate itself to a room's acoustics. The receiver included is the DTS/Dolby capable HT-R560, with 3 HDMI inputs,… » 4/18/08 11:03pm 4/18/08 11:03pm