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Another winner from Pioneer

Advantages: Compact, Excellent sound, attractive and slimline, versatile, multifunction remote
Disadvantages: Only SCART connectors for inputs, Adaptor needed for non-scart stuff

When looking for a decent AV amp to complement my DVD player, I couldn't believe how bloody enormous most of them are. I have enough HiFi gear on the rack without making it look like the flight deck of the Starship Enterprise. I eventually managed to f ...

jerzed 20.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Pioneer VSX-C301 A/V Receiver

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Good receiver for its time

Advantages: Excellent sound, very flexible
Disadvantages: Stereo as good, awkward remote

This will be tidied up when I next play with it! I have owned this receiver for nearly 5 years, it was nearly £500. I got £25 off. Basic details, 100 watts RMS per channel, 5 channels, on board Dolby Digital up to 5.1, DTS and Dolby Prologic. Thi ...

MartinImber 05.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sony STR-DB 930 QS B

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review of sony STR-DB 930 QS S

Advantages: quality external sound processor and amp, excellent sound reproduction
Disadvantages: none really

A real quality system, you could pay 3 times the price for similar sounds, make sure you use this product with a full complement of speakers, you really do not want to miss a thing, I hardley use the radio functions, as mine is hooked up directly to a fre ...

merlin1957 04.12.2005 · Read full review
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A great piece of kit

Advantages: A Very solidly Built piece of Equipment
Disadvantages: A bit dated now

...About three years ago I invested in the bargain of a lifetime, a superb Pioneer stereo system composed of a File Type Compact Disc Player - a PD-F1009, , a VSX - D512 Audio/Video Multi Channel Receiver, A DV-565A DVD Player, a CT- W208R Double Cassette D ...

RichPrice 12.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Pioneer VSX-D512 A/V Receiver

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There is no better introduction to Home Cinema

Advantages: Value for money, build quality, features
Disadvantages: Difficult to bi-wire

...I cannot think of another Audio/Video Receiver that offers anything like the value of the Sherwood RVD 6095RDS. If you are just starting out in the world of home cinema, or if you are on a budget and looking to replace an ageing amp, then Sherwood are a b ...

shaun 28.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Sherwood RVD-6095 RDS

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