You can always buy an expensive home theatre system, but if it does not have a powerful AV Receiver, then it is an incomplete setup. Audio enthusiasts who know this have no qualms about buying a quality receiver separately and then using additional speakers to make it a great home theatre system. The quality of an AV receiver usually depends on the channel on which it performs as it determines the number of output sources. While picking one, you should also look for the latest features like wireless connectivity and built-in voice assistants. Keeping this in mind, here is a list of Dolby Atmos-enabled AV Receivers that you should consider.
Here is a powerful AV Receiver from Yamaha that gives you 115W sound output from each channel of its 7.2 channel setup. The receiver supports both Dolby Atmos and DTS: X, so that you get the best of both worlds. It also comes with a line of features to make your life easier. With its multi-room MusicCast feature, you can control your music output through any of the rooms in your house. Furthermore, you can connect multiple devices to the receiver at a time and you can easily switch between them as well. The Yamaha 115W RX-V 585 7.2 AV Receiver comes with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for wireless connectivity and USB and HDMI ports for wired connections. It has FM radio as well. What’s more, it is also compatible with multiple streaming applications like Spotify, Napster, Pandora and so on, which means you can access any song you like, irrespective of whether you have it downloaded on a device. You can control the music settings through your voice using Amazon Alexa with ease. Connect your speakers and subwoofers to this receiver for one of the top performances you can expect from this segment.
Pioneer has been at the forefront when it comes to creating capable AV receivers for home theatre systems for years and the HTP-076 model lives up to its reputation. With this product, the brand is aiming to solve the issue of setting up a home theatre system from scratch, as it not only provides a receiver, but also the corresponding speakers and subwoofers. The receiver provides 80W per channel to give you decent sound output. It supports Dolby Atmos sound and also has its own technology called Reflex Optimizer, which the company claims is used to adjust the different pathways of sounds to enhance your hearing experience. It supports DTS Virtual:X and Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer and comes with dialog enhancement too, making it a good choice for people who want to binge-watch content.
Here is a receiver from Denon that has a 185W sound output along with seven output sources in its 7.2 channel system. It supports 3D Dolby Surround Sound, Dolby Atmos and DTS to provide one of the most immersive experiences out there. Denon claims that this receiver can give you realistic sounds – whether it is the squeak of a mouse or the firing of a machine gun. With wireless connectivity features, you can improve your audio experience by connecting your devices to this receiver. The built-in voice assistant, Alexa, helps you control the music with ease without even getting up from your bed.
If you are looking for a high-end home theatre receiver with a high output value, then this Marantz 9.2ch receiver should help you enjoy watching movies and playing games. It has a 110W sound output from each channel and supports both Dolby DTS. It comes with built-in HEOS, thus allowing you to connect it with any HEOS compatible devices. Furthermore, it allows you to turn the 7.1 channel preamp inputs to 11.2 channel preamp outputs for two powered subwoofers. It also comes with built-in Amazon Alexa support so that you get to easily control the settings with just your voice.