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A direct receiver is a device that receives radio signals and converts them to a form that a computer or other device can use. The signal may be an analog audio signal, a digital video signal, or a digital data stream. Browse the top-ranked list of direct receivers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Marantz - PM8006 Integrated Amplifier - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Love the triple tone controls as an option to listening in source direct. Great investment!...The sound was a pure magic with a warm, vintage vibe with the EQ engaged and a very pure clean signal when running it source direct. This is the best piece of audio equipment I’ve bought in decades…highly, highly recommended."

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    The Marantz PM8006 2-Channel Integrated Amplifier features current feedback circuitry and a high-capacity power supply to drive even demanding speakers. The Current Feedback amplifier technology provides wide-bandwidth and high-speed sound reproduction. The PM6006 features A and B speaker outputs, for two sets of stereo speakers, or for bi-wiring with compatible stereo speakers. There are also 5-line audio inputs, along with a headphone amplifier jack on the front panel, and the high-grade speaker connectors. Features high resolution D/A conversion which provides up to 192 kHz/24-bit resolution for optimum fidelity with high resolution audio file types. This stereo amp has a tone control function that boosts the bass and treble response at low volume levels to achieve a more pleasing tonal balance. The Source Direct function bypasses unneeded circuit stages (such as the tone controls) for the most direct audio path from input to output. This unit is equipped with a remote power control function
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    "Love the triple tone controls as an option to listening in source direct. Great investment!...The sound was a pure magic with a warm, vintage vibe with the EQ engaged and a very pure clean signal when running it source direct. This is the best piece of audio equipment I’ve bought in decades…highly, highly recommended."

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    The Marantz PM8006 2-Channel Integrated Amplifier features current feedback circuitry and a high-capacity power supply to drive even demanding speakers. The Current Feedback amplifier technology provides wide-bandwidth and high-speed sound reproduction. The PM6006 features A and B speaker outputs, for two sets of stereo speakers, or for bi-wiring with compatible stereo speakers. There are also 5-line audio inputs, along with a headphone amplifier jack on the front panel, and the high-grade speaker connectors. Features high resolution D/A conversion which provides up to 192 kHz/24-bit resolution for optimum fidelity with high resolution audio file types. This stereo amp has a tone control function that boosts the bass and treble response at low volume levels to achieve a more pleasing tonal balance. The Source Direct function bypasses unneeded circuit stages (such as the tone controls) for the most direct audio path from input to output. This unit is equipped with a remote power control function
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  2. Denon - DRA-900H 100W 2.2-Ch. Bluetooth Capable with HEOS 8K Ultra HD HDR Compatible Stereo Receiver with Alexa - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "New 2 Channel Stereo Receiver...great stereo receiver exactly what I was looking for 2 channel with all of the latest technology...If you’re looking for a Hi-Fi 2.2ch stereo receiver, then this is the one. It’s set up like most multi-channel theater receivers so it can do what they can with less speakers. "

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    Experience the potential of the Denon DRA-900H Stereo AV Receiver as it unveils breathtaking 8K video and immersive 3D audio. Elevate the ambiance of small to medium-sized spaces through its audio-visual prowess, utilizing a sophisticated 2.2 configuration enriched by Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision. Features HEOS built-in that allows seamless wireless music streaming across your network of HEOS-enabled speakers. Among six HDMI inputs and two outputs, this masterpiece boasts 3 specialized 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz compatible inputs. Fine-tune your auditory canvas with Main Zone Pre-Outs, Zone 2 Pre-Outs, and dual Subwoofer Outputs, enabling you to craft an impressive setup. Compatible with AirPlay 2, Siri, and more, seamlessly integrating your ecosystem. Immerse yourself in gaming, armed with Variable Refresh Rate, Quick Frame Transport, and Auto Low Latency Mode, resulting in a flawless gaming experience. Transform every moment into an auditory spectacle and visual marvel with the Denon DRA-900H AV Receiver.
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    "New 2 Channel Stereo Receiver...great stereo receiver exactly what I was looking for 2 channel with all of the latest technology...If you’re looking for a Hi-Fi 2.2ch stereo receiver, then this is the one. It’s set up like most multi-channel theater receivers so it can do what they can with less speakers. "

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    Experience the potential of the Denon DRA-900H Stereo AV Receiver as it unveils breathtaking 8K video and immersive 3D audio. Elevate the ambiance of small to medium-sized spaces through its audio-visual prowess, utilizing a sophisticated 2.2 configuration enriched by Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision. Features HEOS built-in that allows seamless wireless music streaming across your network of HEOS-enabled speakers. Among six HDMI inputs and two outputs, this masterpiece boasts 3 specialized 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz compatible inputs. Fine-tune your auditory canvas with Main Zone Pre-Outs, Zone 2 Pre-Outs, and dual Subwoofer Outputs, enabling you to craft an impressive setup. Compatible with AirPlay 2, Siri, and more, seamlessly integrating your ecosystem. Immerse yourself in gaming, armed with Variable Refresh Rate, Quick Frame Transport, and Auto Low Latency Mode, resulting in a flawless gaming experience. Transform every moment into an auditory spectacle and visual marvel with the Denon DRA-900H AV Receiver.
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  3. Yamaha - Continuous Power 180 Watt 2.0 Channel Bluetooth Network Stereo Receiver, with Yamaha's MusicCast System - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Also connected to the Yamaha 2000 is my old school Marantz direct drive turntable from the 1970's that I play my vinyl collection on. "

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    With its authentic Hi-Fi quality, this Silver Yamaha R-N2000A is a next-generation network Hi-Fi receiver. It is compatible with lossless and high-resolution music sources, including streaming services. Engineered with technology from Yamaha's flagship Hi-Fi components, discover sound that astounds while gorgeous level meters convey dynamics and music pulse with a nostalgic Hi-Fi era look. Environmental factors play an important role in the sonic signature of a room. Yamaha's very own YPAO automatic calibration technique, refined over decades of use in Home Theater products, has been optimized for the R-N2000A to deliver the ideal listening environment, as if you were in a professional audio listening room—without requiring any laborious manual setting adjustments. YPAO features precision EQ, which performs exceptionally high-precision equalization with accuracy of up to 192 kHz/64-bit audio resolution. And the R-N2000A comes equipped with Yamaha's MusicCast network system that's compatible with a variety of streaming services such as Amazon Music HD and Spotify, immersing you in exceptional sound unique to today's high-resolution and lossless sound sources with complete fidelity. You can also use it to stream Apple Music with Airplay 2. And you can easily listen to music anywhere in your home by linking various MusicCast devices with just 1 app on your smart device.
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    "Also connected to the Yamaha 2000 is my old school Marantz direct drive turntable from the 1970's that I play my vinyl collection on. "

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    With its authentic Hi-Fi quality, this Silver Yamaha R-N2000A is a next-generation network Hi-Fi receiver. It is compatible with lossless and high-resolution music sources, including streaming services. Engineered with technology from Yamaha's flagship Hi-Fi components, discover sound that astounds while gorgeous level meters convey dynamics and music pulse with a nostalgic Hi-Fi era look. Environmental factors play an important role in the sonic signature of a room. Yamaha's very own YPAO automatic calibration technique, refined over decades of use in Home Theater products, has been optimized for the R-N2000A to deliver the ideal listening environment, as if you were in a professional audio listening room—without requiring any laborious manual setting adjustments. YPAO features precision EQ, which performs exceptionally high-precision equalization with accuracy of up to 192 kHz/64-bit audio resolution. And the R-N2000A comes equipped with Yamaha's MusicCast network system that's compatible with a variety of streaming services such as Amazon Music HD and Spotify, immersing you in exceptional sound unique to today's high-resolution and lossless sound sources with complete fidelity. You can also use it to stream Apple Music with Airplay 2. And you can easily listen to music anywhere in your home by linking various MusicCast devices with just 1 app on your smart device.
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  4. Yamaha - AVENTAGE RX-A8A 150W 11.2-Channel AV Receiver with 8K HDMI and MusicCast - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "The A8A is one of the best receivers that I’ve ever owned!!! I also own a Denon 4500H, and the A8A surpassed that receiver in every direction from sound to settings. ...We like the direct mode best for all our movies, bot hardcopy and streaming. "

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    Home Cinema, Perfected. AVENTAGE is our most premium series. And the A8A is the most premium AVENTAGE. Which makes the A8A the best of the best. Experience room-filling sound and crystal-clear picture with this innovative AV receiver.
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    "The A8A is one of the best receivers that I’ve ever owned!!! I also own a Denon 4500H, and the A8A surpassed that receiver in every direction from sound to settings. ...We like the direct mode best for all our movies, bot hardcopy and streaming. "

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    Home Cinema, Perfected. AVENTAGE is our most premium series. And the A8A is the most premium AVENTAGE. Which makes the A8A the best of the best. Experience room-filling sound and crystal-clear picture with this innovative AV receiver.
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  5. Marantz - Cinema 50 110W 9.4-Ch Bluetooth Capable with HEOS 8K Ultra HD HDR Compatible A/V Home Theater Receiver with Alexa - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I have had many receivers from pioneer elite, yamaha aventage, and denon receivers. ...Amazing receiver after you tune your speakers. I love how it sounds. "

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    Engineered with ultimate quality in video and sound reproduction in mind, the Marantz Cinema 50 AVR is the home surround sound receiver for you. The Cinema 50 features 9.4 channels with 110W of amplification, powered by the legendary HDAM circuitry that supplies unwavering power to your surround sound speakers. The Marantz AVR also features the latest in video technology, with 9 HDMI ports (6 In / 3 Out), out of which 3 HDMI ports support 8K pass through. The Cinema 50 also renders video in beautiful detail thanks to HDR10+, Dolby Vision and HLG, and an excellent gaming experience with VRR, ALLM and QFT. For audio, the Cinema 50 features Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro 3D for a stunning 3D audio experience, while Dolby Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X allows you to have height channels without height speakers. The Cinema Series represents the rich legacy and engineering excellence of the Marantz brand, combining innovative technologies in a classic finely crafted chassis, that will be at the heart of some of the amazing home theater systems.
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    "I have had many receivers from pioneer elite, yamaha aventage, and denon receivers. ...Amazing receiver after you tune your speakers. I love how it sounds. "

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    Engineered with ultimate quality in video and sound reproduction in mind, the Marantz Cinema 50 AVR is the home surround sound receiver for you. The Cinema 50 features 9.4 channels with 110W of amplification, powered by the legendary HDAM circuitry that supplies unwavering power to your surround sound speakers. The Marantz AVR also features the latest in video technology, with 9 HDMI ports (6 In / 3 Out), out of which 3 HDMI ports support 8K pass through. The Cinema 50 also renders video in beautiful detail thanks to HDR10+, Dolby Vision and HLG, and an excellent gaming experience with VRR, ALLM and QFT. For audio, the Cinema 50 features Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro 3D for a stunning 3D audio experience, while Dolby Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X allows you to have height channels without height speakers. The Cinema Series represents the rich legacy and engineering excellence of the Marantz brand, combining innovative technologies in a classic finely crafted chassis, that will be at the heart of some of the amazing home theater systems.
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  6. Arcam - AVR5 595W 7.1 Ch. With Google Cast 4K Ultra HD HDR Compatible A/V Home Theater Receiver - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Good receiver...Good receiver, not sure it is worth the money unless it is on sale....Great receiver...Excellent receiver and very well made by Arcam. I would recommend to a friend."

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    Build a superb home theater system with this Arcam audiovisual receiver. Efficient Class AB 7 channel amplification with 12 total channels processing helps to deliver a captivating and transparent sound, and seven HDMI inputs let you connect a wide range of devices simultaneously. Google Cast streaming engine and Bluetooth support allows streaming wirelessly to this Arcam audiovisual receiver from your mobile device.
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    "Good receiver...Good receiver, not sure it is worth the money unless it is on sale....Great receiver...Excellent receiver and very well made by Arcam. I would recommend to a friend."

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    Build a superb home theater system with this Arcam audiovisual receiver. Efficient Class AB 7 channel amplification with 12 total channels processing helps to deliver a captivating and transparent sound, and seven HDMI inputs let you connect a wide range of devices simultaneously. Google Cast streaming engine and Bluetooth support allows streaming wirelessly to this Arcam audiovisual receiver from your mobile device.
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  7. Pioneer Elite - VSX-LX105 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great receiver...Excellent receiver, I’ve had pioneer receivers for the last 13 years, this is replacing a 7 year old one that still works perfectly but lacks 4k 120hz, it pairs flawlessly wit my ps5 and my series x, sound is better even though both receivers are 100w, set up is straight forward, just follow the on screen guide after first power up....Love this receiver. Have been buying Pioneer receivers for years."

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    Indulge yourself in 5.2.2ch surround sound created by Dolby Atmos or DTS:X, and even without height or surround speakers, you can still experience similar effects by Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer and DTS Virtual:X. Enjoy superior images with Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision pass through. Plus, the VSX-LX105 supports HDMI 2.1 1 for 8K, VRR, ALLM, and QFT pass-through for next generation video and gaming. You can also stream songs from various sources via Music Server, Bluetooth, DTS Play-Fi, Sonos system, and Apple AirPlay 2. It is Roon Tested, making music streaming easy from AV equipment. Other highlights include Powered Zone 2 feature with a dedicated DAC, Personal Preset buttons, 2 HDMI outputs, and it works with Alexa/Hey Google for voice control
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    "Great receiver...Excellent receiver, I’ve had pioneer receivers for the last 13 years, this is replacing a 7 year old one that still works perfectly but lacks 4k 120hz, it pairs flawlessly wit my ps5 and my series x, sound is better even though both receivers are 100w, set up is straight forward, just follow the on screen guide after first power up....Love this receiver. Have been buying Pioneer receivers for years."

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    Indulge yourself in 5.2.2ch surround sound created by Dolby Atmos or DTS:X, and even without height or surround speakers, you can still experience similar effects by Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer and DTS Virtual:X. Enjoy superior images with Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision pass through. Plus, the VSX-LX105 supports HDMI 2.1 1 for 8K, VRR, ALLM, and QFT pass-through for next generation video and gaming. You can also stream songs from various sources via Music Server, Bluetooth, DTS Play-Fi, Sonos system, and Apple AirPlay 2. It is Roon Tested, making music streaming easy from AV equipment. Other highlights include Powered Zone 2 feature with a dedicated DAC, Personal Preset buttons, 2 HDMI outputs, and it works with Alexa/Hey Google for voice control
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  8. Yamaha - AVENTAGE RX-A6A 150W 9.2-Channel AV Receiver with 8K HDMI and MusicCast - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Yamaha Receiver...The Yamaha Aventage RX-A6A is one of the best av receivers you can currently buy on the market. It has all the latest video and audio formats you can think of. ...Receiver...Yamaha makes some of the receivers and they sound great and are built well."

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    Pure power and precision. The A6A has been carefully designed so every element of your entertainment is the best it can be. From slight whispers of sound to swift on-screen movements, the A6A ensures you won’t miss a thing.
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    "Yamaha Receiver...The Yamaha Aventage RX-A6A is one of the best av receivers you can currently buy on the market. It has all the latest video and audio formats you can think of. ...Receiver...Yamaha makes some of the receivers and they sound great and are built well."

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    Pure power and precision. The A6A has been carefully designed so every element of your entertainment is the best it can be. From slight whispers of sound to swift on-screen movements, the A6A ensures you won’t miss a thing.
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  9. Marantz - Cinema 60 100W 7.2-Ch Bluetooth Capable with HEOS 8K Ultra HD HDR Compatible A/V Home Theater Receiver with Alexa - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Awesome Receiver...This receiver has exceeded all expectations! Highly recommend!...Great AV Receiver!...It sounds great especially in direct or pure mode. We use Elac debut B6.2 floor standing speakers."

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    Engineered with ultimate quality in video and sound reproduction in mind, the Marantz Cinema 60 AVR is the home surround sound receiver for you. The Cinema 60 features 7.2 channels with 100W of amplification, powered by the legendary HDAM circuitry that supplies unwavering power to your surround sound speakers. The Marantz AVR features 7 HDMI ports (6 In / 1 Out), out of which 3 HDMI ports support 8K pass-through. The Cinema 60 also renders the video in beautiful detail thanks to HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and HLG, and an excellent gaming experience with VRR, ALLM, and QFT. For audio, the Cinema 60 supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X for a stunning 3D audio experience, while Dolby Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X allow you to have overhead sound effects without height speakers. The Cinema Series represents the rich legacy and engineering excellence of the Marantz brand, combining innovative technologies in a classic finely crafted chassis, that will be at the heart of some of the amazing home theater systems.
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    "Awesome Receiver...This receiver has exceeded all expectations! Highly recommend!...Great AV Receiver!...It sounds great especially in direct or pure mode. We use Elac debut B6.2 floor standing speakers."

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    Engineered with ultimate quality in video and sound reproduction in mind, the Marantz Cinema 60 AVR is the home surround sound receiver for you. The Cinema 60 features 7.2 channels with 100W of amplification, powered by the legendary HDAM circuitry that supplies unwavering power to your surround sound speakers. The Marantz AVR features 7 HDMI ports (6 In / 1 Out), out of which 3 HDMI ports support 8K pass-through. The Cinema 60 also renders the video in beautiful detail thanks to HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and HLG, and an excellent gaming experience with VRR, ALLM, and QFT. For audio, the Cinema 60 supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X for a stunning 3D audio experience, while Dolby Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X allow you to have overhead sound effects without height speakers. The Cinema Series represents the rich legacy and engineering excellence of the Marantz brand, combining innovative technologies in a classic finely crafted chassis, that will be at the heart of some of the amazing home theater systems.
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  10. Onkyo - TX-SR494 7.2-Channel A/V Receiver - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Nice Receiver for the price....Onkyo is a trusted name that has been making receivers for a long time....It would be nice to see Power Output specs on this receiver... to make it easier to compare to other receivers."

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    Escape the everyday with spatial surround-sound From easy Bluetooth® wireless streaming to the heart-pounding thrills of Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® soundtracks, the TX-SR494 deepens enjoyment of daily life with great sound and smart features. Seven channels of high-current power give you freedom to choose a speaker layout that suits. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* or DTS Virtual:X® place sound overhead or behind if you don’t want height or surround speakers and both Dolby Surround® and DTS Neural:X® are on board. Rear surrounds, bi-amped front speakers, or Powered Zone B audio are also an option. AccuEQ with subwoofer EQ and AccuReflex™ for 5.2.2-ch Dolby Atmos-enabled systems clarify sound in any space. As the heart of your home theater, the TX-SR494 has HDMI® terminals supporting HDR and 4K/60p video, while the GUI with OSD over HDMI, Zone B pre-/line-out, and Vocal Enhancer function make this receiver a joy to use as well as hear.
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    "Nice Receiver for the price....Onkyo is a trusted name that has been making receivers for a long time....It would be nice to see Power Output specs on this receiver... to make it easier to compare to other receivers."

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    Escape the everyday with spatial surround-sound From easy Bluetooth® wireless streaming to the heart-pounding thrills of Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® soundtracks, the TX-SR494 deepens enjoyment of daily life with great sound and smart features. Seven channels of high-current power give you freedom to choose a speaker layout that suits. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* or DTS Virtual:X® place sound overhead or behind if you don’t want height or surround speakers and both Dolby Surround® and DTS Neural:X® are on board. Rear surrounds, bi-amped front speakers, or Powered Zone B audio are also an option. AccuEQ with subwoofer EQ and AccuReflex™ for 5.2.2-ch Dolby Atmos-enabled systems clarify sound in any space. As the heart of your home theater, the TX-SR494 has HDMI® terminals supporting HDR and 4K/60p video, while the GUI with OSD over HDMI, Zone B pre-/line-out, and Vocal Enhancer function make this receiver a joy to use as well as hear.
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