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Sony STR-DN1040 Home Theater Receiver - Video Performance Tests
Check out some test results that illustrate the video capabilities of the Sony STR-DN1040 Home Theater Receiver.

AirPlay is Now Available on Denon and Marantz Home Theater Receivers
A firmware upgrade is available for some models of Denon and Marantz networked AV receivers to add Apple's AirPlay feature. With this feature you can stream music from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch as well as from your iTunes libraries. Find out more about AirPlay and how you can get it for your home theater.

Before You Buy a Home Theater Receiver - AV Receiver - Surround Sound Receiver
The Home Theater, AV, or Surround Sound Receiver, is the heart of a home theater system A Home Theater Receiver provides an easy and cost-effective way of centralizing your your home theater setup. Check out some useful buying tips.

Buy a Home Theater Receiver - Part 2 - Multi-zone Audio, iPod, Networking, Video
A Home Theater Receiver provides an easy and cost-effective way of centralizing your your home theater system. In part one, I discussed the basic audio functions to consider, in Par II, I dig deep into some of the more advanced functions to consider.

Home Theater Receivers and the Multi-Zone Feature
In addition to audio and video tasks, a growing number of home theater receivers now incorporate multi-zone operation. Find out what this is and how you can use it.

Home Theater Surround Sound Receiver Connections
Home Theater Surround Sound Receiver Connections

How Many Channels do You Need? - About.com Stereos
You are ready to purchase your home theater receiver, but how may channels do you really need for a home theater experience? Check out the perspective from Gary Altunian, About.com Guide For Steros.

Power Mad! - How Much Amp Power Do You Really Need?
One receiver has 50 Watts-Per-Channel (WPC), another one has 75, and still another has 100. The more watts the better, right? Not necessarily - check out all the details.

Sherwood Newcastle R-972 Receiver With The Trinnov Audio Room Corrretion System
Besides all the audio processing and connections you would expect in a home theater receiver, the Sherwood Newcastle R-972 also incorporates a new room correction system from Trinnov. Find out more about this receiver in my short review.

Surround Sound and Home Theater Receiver Guide
The Home Theater receiver, also referred to as an AV receiver or Surround Sound Receiver, is the heart of a home theater system. From the basics to buying tips, check out my complete guide to home theater receivers.

Top Five Features You Need on a New Receiver - About.com Stereos
What features do you really need on a stereo or home theater receiver? Find out the top five necessary features from the perspective of Gary Altunian, About.com Guide For Stereos.

Stereo Receivers - Two Channel Stereo Receiver Top Picks
If you are not into surround sound, or want to put together a music-only system in another room, check out product picks for the two-channel stereo receivers.

NAD T748 Home Theater Receiver - Photo Profile
A photo look at the NAD T748 home theater receiver.

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