A/V Receivers are what power your home theater speakers. They let you consolidate multiple entertainment sources into one user-friendly unit. This allows you to switch from your Xbox or PS4, Blue-ray player or cable with the push of a button. But the best AV receiver won't just combine your sources together. It'll bring life to your favorite movies, shows, music and video games. Without one, your HDTV and surround sound system won't meet their full potential.
Manufacturers offer quality AV receivers at all price ranges now. Many come standard with the latest features like Bluetooth and wireless speakers too. And most are under the $1000 mark. Combine one with the right speakers and you’ll find yourself questioning the quality of movie theaters! And you’re looking to really step up your home theater, combine a home receiver with a Floor standing Tower Speakers.
Here is a list of 2017's top rated and reviewed AV Receivers to help you choose the best products for your home theater.
Best A/V Receivers | Top 5
|Our Rank||A/V Receiver||Power Output||Channels||Price|
|1.||Denon AVR-X3000||105 watts per channel||7||$$$$|
|2.||Harman Kardon AVR 3700||125 watts per channel||7||$$$|
|3.||Yamaha RX-V777BT||95 watts per channel||7||$$$$$|
|4.||Sony STR-DA2800ES||100 watts per channel||7||$$$|
|5.||Pioneer Elite SC-81||130 watts per channel||7||$$$|
Choosing an A/V Receiver
If you're looking for more information to find the right AV receiver for you, take a look at the video below. It'll walk you through the basics and help you make a more informed decision when you're buying:
Household Audio has reviewed and rated the top A/V receivers based on many aspects. This includes features, design, quality performance and others to narrow your search for the ultimate receiver for your home. Check them out: