You're about as clear as mud. You asked for a pair of speakers to pair with your iPhone and I gave an answer. Now it's a receiver and Pioneer speakers. Make up your mind!
You got write more and explain yourself better, rather than posting messages that are more like long text messages. That's why your other thread died. People got tired of trying to drag information out of you
Is there a specific reason that you have to have this combo? Can't imagine how good a $30 receiver could sound. There's some pretty nice powered speakers out there. As far as having a tuner, between live streaming and apps like Iheartradio, you've got access to a lot of stations. I have a nice avr and have never once used the tuner on it. Why mess with antennas and crappy reception when you can have crystal clear audio via streaming.
Would you recommend the 202apluses. They seem to have a lot better reveiews. It seemed odd they weren't your first choice
The LP-2020A+ doesn't have a tuner, so it didn't qualify (in my book, anyway) as a receiver. But if you don't mind doing without a tuner - or a USB port or an SD card slot - it looks like a solid option.
A receiver is a tuner + pre-amplifier + amplifier. Check, check and check.
Beats me. But:
- it's got some good reviews;
- you wanted "the cheapest receiver I can get"; and
- with speakers, you're under your $200 budget cap.
If your iPhone has a mini-headphone jack, you just use a 3.5mm-to-dual RCA Y-splitter and connect the iPhone to the L+R AUDIO inputs at the back of the amp.
The Lepai is not a receiver, it's a small cheap AMP. Receivers have a tuner (AM/FM radio) included.
The LP-S60 has an FM tuner so, essentially, it is a receiver. (There's no rule that a tuner has to be AM and FM.)
That said, a good pair of powered speakers is undoubtedly a better solution than a cheap receiver and a pair of Pioneer speakers. But since the OP was asking for options involving a cheap receiver and a pair of Pioneer speakers, all for under $200, I provided one.