“I bought this unit over 4 years ago and have used it continuously for the whole time. I have Martin Logan Encore center and front speakers with a subwoofer and two sets of rear ceiling speakers to make the 7.1 channels. My DVD player is a Sony BDP-BX58 Blu-Ray with 3D play back and my TV is a Sharp Aquos Quattron 60 inch 3D ready television that is almost brand new. I have an HDMI powered...” --40yearfan
7.2 Channel Network Ready AV Receiver featuring, class D3 amplification, AirPlay, Pandora, iPhone and ipad Certified, and Multi-Zone AV.
The Pioneer VSX-1123-K 7.2 Channel HD Multi-Zone Network ready AV Receiver featuring AirPlay, HTC ConnectTM, 4K Ultra HD Up-Scaling and MHL 2.0 compatibility. Pioneer sound enhancements include Phase Control, Auto Phase Control Plus, PQLS Bit-stream, Advanced Sound Retriever, Auto Level Control, Advanced Surround, Virtual Speakers, and Virtual Depth.
The Pioneer VSX-523-K 5.1 channel AV receiver features Made for iPhone compatibilty, HDMI with 3D and 4K Ultra HD pass through. Pioneer sound enhancements include Phase Control, Advanced Sound Retriever, and Auto Level Control.
The Pioneer VSX-823-K 5.1 channel AV receiver features AirPlay, HTC Connect, 4K Ultra HD pass through and MHL 2.0 Compatibility. Pioneer sound enhancements include Phase Control, Advanced Sound Retriever, and Auto Level Control.
The Pioneer VSX-1023-K AV receiver features 7.1 Channel Multi-Zone Network ready AV Receiver featuring AirPlay, HTC ConnectTM, 4K Ultra HD Pass Through and MHL 2.0 compatibility. Pioneer sound enhancements include Phase Control, Advanced Sound Retriever, and Sound Retriever AIR.
“The Pioneer Elite SC-05 is by far the best receiver I have owned. I started out with a Kenwood stereo receiver in the 1970s which I liked so much that I upgraded to two other kenwood models over the next two decades. I finally replaced the last kenwood with a Denon 3806 that I was happy with until the advent of HDMI digital video forced my hand. I bought the Pioneer SC-05 in 2010, two years...” --rjsimmons
The new STR-DE897/B Audio/Video Receiver features a 32-bit Dolby® Digital, Dolby Pro® Logic and dts® Decoder, a Digital Cinema Sound¿ System, 30 Station Presets and a 32-bit DSP with 13 Acoustic Environments. Keep your components connected with the STR-DE897/B.
“I feel that I should be embarrassed to post a review about a Sony receiver, especially one that I only paid a couple hundred bucks for after seeing all those fancy $1000+ receiver reviews! I had a 7.1 Sony receiver for many years that I only ever used in 5.1 and it was only a pass-through and I was not able to get audio through the HDMI inputs (it only had 2 of those). I wanted an upgrade that...” --goslin23