AV receiver

Yamaha RX-V773WA, RX-V673 receivers offer AirPlay, 4K/3D passthrough

Yamaha RX-V773WA, RX-V673 receivers offer AirPlay, 4K/3D passthrough

Yamaha has released two new models of its RX-V series network AV receivers with the RX-V773WA and the RX-V673. These powerful 7.2-channel receivers are future-proofed to meet the demands of the most advanced home entertainment needs, offering AirPlay support, improved YPAO system calibration, internet radio, DLNA, WiFi, as well as 4K and 3D pass-through.

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Onkyo network AV receivers support Aupeo personal radio and expand coverage for Last.fm

Onkyo network AV receivers support Aupeo personal radio and expand coverage for Last.fm

Onkyo has announced that its line of network-capable AV receivers is now offering support for a new music service called Aupeo. Aupeo is a personal radio service that is free of charge and has over 120 specialized music channels for users to enjoy. The service allows the user to discover music by genre and has user-selected stations that can be customized with loves and bans to personalize the music experience.

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Pioneer Elite VSX receivers pack AirPlay, DLNA streaming, more

Pioneer Elite VSX receivers pack AirPlay, DLNA streaming, more

Pioneer has revealed its latest batch of Elite receivers, throwing in Apple AirPlay support along with the company's own Air Jam collaborative playlist system, which allows multiple devices to contribute tracks to a single playlist. The Pioneer VSX-40, VSX-50, VSX-51, VSX-52 and VSX-53 offer seven channels of up to 110W each, have DLNA streaming media support (on all but the VSX-40), and support external zones for multi-room playback.

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Onkyo TX-NR809 receiver packs Full 4K upscaling

Onkyo TX-NR809 receiver packs Full 4K upscaling

Onkyo has a wide range of home theater receivers and more that it sells. The company makes quality goods in the entry-level all the way to the high-end range where the receivers can run thousands of dollars. Onkyo has debuted a new receiver today called the TX-NR809 and it is packed with all sorts of features and slots into the mid-range. It will land this month and sell for $1,099. The big feature of this will be important to any of you that have a projector in your media room that supports 4K resolution. We have also talked before about a consumer camcorder that can record native 4K resolution video from JVC.

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Pioneer VSX-1021 AV Receiver supports Apple AirPlay

Pioneer VSX-1021 AV Receiver supports Apple AirPlay

Pioneer has unveiled the first in a new series of AV receivers that will support Apple AirPlay. The new receiver is the VSX-1021 and it sells for a surprisingly low price of $549.99. The receiver supports 7.1-channel sound and the big feature is certainly the support for Air Play. The receiver can receive music streamed from iTunes and play it on you home theater system and it can connect too your network with integrated Ethernet support.

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Onkyo Unveils Entry-level AV Receivers

Onkyo Unveils Entry-level AV Receivers

When it comes to home theater, Onkyo makes some of the coolest gear on the market. The company has unveiled three new entry-level receivers this week that include the 7.2-channel TX-NR609, the 5.1-channel TX-NR509 and the 5.1-channel TX-SR309. The two TX-NR receivers are network capable as well and all three of the new offerings have a USB port on the front.

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