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Home Theater Receivers
Whether you are setting up a stereo system to listen to your favorite music, or to power your home theater system, choosing the right home theater receiver is crucial in getting the most from your surround sound system. Much like the human body, your audio video system performs at its best when it is connected to a strong heart. Today’s home theater receivers are the heart of your home theater or surround sound system and therefore should be chosen with care. Receivers function in many capacities:
- Radio Tuner – AM and FM primarily, but many also offer satellite radio, and internet radio such as Pandora – or any other radio station available on the web.
- Integrated Amplifier – which can power your speakers from one pair to up to 11 speakers.
- Switcher – between audio and video components letting you adjust the sound to suit your room and preferences.
- Decoder – of the latest audio formats found on TV, CDs, DVDs, and Blue-ray discs. Many receivers also allow for easy MP3 connections for ipods or even wireless connections to other devices such as a home computers.
There are many things to consider when looking for a home theater receiver, such as distortion, power ratings, video scaling, and inputs. Our specialists can help you understand what to look for and decipher the differences to help you choose the right one. Our most popular brands of home theater receivers include Denon, Integra, Marantz, and Sony’s ES (Elevated Standard) Line.
Home Theater Receiver Brands We Offer
The Denon Difference. At Denon these are not buzzwords. They are part of the quintessential philosophy behind everything they do. These three words and decades of innovation and engineering excellence is what passionately shapes their entire culture. Every detail of a Denon product is crafted around these words with a single goal in mind: to enhance the entertainment experience. Denon’s award-winning A/V Receivers provide state-of-the-art audio and video signal processing along with the latest audio and video innovations for the ultimate home theater experience.
Integra builds passion and excellence into the design, construction and the performance of every receiver. Integra receivers are premium a/v components that enthusiasts love and the industry admires – components that break new ground in high-end build quality, free from superficial considerations. Integra reaches the pinnacle of a class and is the choice of A/V experts and home theater fans worldwide.
Most people enjoy music but some people are passionate about it. So is Marantz! Music should be reproduced – in their opinion – exactly the way the artist intended, because nothing – absolutely nothing – should get in the way of the music. That’s why Marantz has only one philosophy: “Because Music Matters.”
The Elevated Standard (ES) line of Sony products emphasizes the highest build quality and refinements to deliver an unmatched audio and video experience. ES receivers – built with their unique construction platform, digital board and a wideband power amplifier – maintain the purity of the audio and video signals by minimizing external vibrations and internal jitter.