5 Leading A/V Receivers


Let me preface this article by saying just because an item is a preferred receiver for an installer, does NOT make it the greatest so buyer beware and everyone should do their own research. In looking at their list though, they have some high end ones…the Denon 3808 is one of my favorites. For what it’s worth, Onkyo also makes some great lower cost Receivers with comparable features. I’m sure folks in our forum have their own favorites.


This re-education has resulted in a select group of manufacturers emerging from the pack. According to the CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis, the most popular A/V receiver manufacturers are:Integra,Denon, Marantz, Sony, Pioneer