Denon AVR-3310CI Receiver Review

November 21, 2010

Audio/video receivers play an indispensable role in many home theaters, they act as the central hub; routing, decoding and processing audio/video signals and providing the amplification for the surround channels. Receivers have come a long way since the days of routing s-video and matrixed surround sound. Today’s AVR’s, handle 1080p video, process high bit-rate digital […]

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Denon AVR-3310CI Receiver Review (Part 2)

Continued from Denon AVR-3310CI Receiver Review (Part 1) Sound Performance: Feeling the itch to get back to a big Hollywood title, specifically one with over the top sound I popped in ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ and skipped forward to chapter 29. One of the best demo scenes of recent memory in […]

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Arcam AVR350 7.1 Receiver, Review

June 26, 2006

Last week (after getting the Dwin shipped off) I had the pleasure of reviewing Arcam’s latest 7.1 surround receiver, the AVR350. To the un-initiated Arcam’s products might appear a bit different, perhaps even nondescript versus the likes of Denon, Pioneer and Harmon Kardon. With further examination however you just may discover what scores of other […]

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Marantz SR-7500 Review

November 18, 2004

I wonder if Saul Marantz could have envisioned a surround sound receiver as advanced as the SR-7500, heck I wonder if he even considered the possibility of a surround sound receiver at all.

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Denon AVR-3805, review

November 7, 2004

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Harman Kardon AVR-330, review

October 20, 2004

In the interest of full disclosure, I used to think Harman Kardon, for lack of a better word, sucked. This goes back to the days when they were still in their “Taiwanese phase”, sometime back in the early 90’s. It had a cheap plasticy, light feel and just didn’t inspire me much. In those days […]

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