Written By: Tony O'Brien

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REVIEW: PIONEER VSX-932 AV RECEIVER

It’s been almost two years since we reviewed Pioneer’s VSX-930. At the time we were impressed how much technology could be built into AVR with a $1,349 asking price. Here we are, two years and two product generations later, with the $1,099 VSX-932.

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BLU-RAY REVIEW: ALIEN COVENANT

Alien Covenant is a very worthy entry into the Alien franchise and light years beyond some of its predecessors. there’s a lot to like here. Alien Covenant moves along at a breakneck pace, particularly in the last half of the film, chewing through its ...

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BLU-RAY REVIEW: LOGAN

In the near future, a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X (Patrick Stewart) at a remote outpost on the Mexican border. His plan to hide from the outside world gets upended when ...

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REVIEW: BENQ X12000 4K UHD LED HOME CINEMA PROJECTOR

BenQ announced the arrival of two new true 4K home theatre projectors this year. True to form, they broke new price ground with the release of the $7,999 W11000 and more specifically, the $9,999 X12000 4K LED Projector which we take a closer look at.

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REVIEW: PIONEER VSX-S520 SLIMLINE AV RECEIVER

The Pioneer VSX-S520 is just the ticket for those struggling with surround sound and lounge-room real estate, but combined with the Andrew Jones designed FS52 5.1 speakers, offers serious value for money.

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REVIEW: ARCAM AVR850 AV RECEIVER

When I discovered I would be reviewing Arcam’s $8,995 7.2 channel AVR 850, it got me wondering how much better an AVR could be without having to make the same compromises as its competitor.

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REVIEW: ANTHEM MRX-1120 HOME THEATRE RECEIVER

How good is the new third generation MRX Series from Anthem? We take a closer look at the MRX-1120 with all its 11.2 channels, industry leading room correction and more features than you can possibly imagine.

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REVIEW: DENON AVR-X4300H NETWORK AV RECEIVER

It was back in the early days of DVD that I first encountered a Denon receiver. Much has changed in 16 years, and we take a closer look at the upper-mid level AVR offering from Denon today.

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BENQ W8000 THX CERTIFIED PROJECTOR REVIEW

With BenQ's new W11000 4K Projector just announced, enthusiasts have to pony up quite a few dollars for BenQ's flagship. We expect the little brother, their W8000 THX Certified Projector to still be very popular so we took a closer look.

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Pioneer SC-LX901 11.2 Channel Network AV Receiver

Pioneer’s recently released SC-LX901 AV Receiver sits at the top of their premium ‘LX’ range of receivers with an RRP of $4,599. StereoNET takes a closer look at just what makes the SC-LX901 a truly flagship AVR.

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Pioneer VSX-1131 AV Receiver

Over the past 15 years, AVR’s have taken huge strides forward in terms of capability. Where their success used to be judged on sound quality alone, today’s AVR’s need to offer an ever expanding range of features.

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Review: Pioneer SC-LX59 AV Receiver

The VSX-930 we recently reviewed turned out to be a very capable receiver for its price point, but it did leave me wondering how one of Pioneer’s higher end receivers would sound in my home theatre.

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