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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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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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The best AV-AMP on the market for 200pounds

Advantages: Performance, Cost, Build Quality, Features, Value
Disadvantages: Size? (to some people)

...sound amp for just £200?!? Yep - and it's pretty damn good too! Sherwood stuff is sold in the UK by Richer Sounds. (In the US it's sold in lots of places from what I've seen). As it doesn't have a bigname brand m ...

marc_ely 25.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Sherwood RVD-6095 RDS

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