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Bel Canto DAC 2

“Since audio reviews generally rely heavily on comparisons, and, more specifically from the cataloguing of differences gleaned from such comparisons, this review might be a little shorter than usual. You see, the products in question here are similar in more ways than any two I’ve reviewed before…”

Pioneer Elite VSX-49TX Home Theatre Receiver

Pioneer VSX-49TX Receiver

“According to the manual, the VSX-49TX is “the first receiver in the world to be THX Ultra2 certified”. Among the new technologies embodied in this are “ASA (Advanced Speaker Array [in case you thought it might be something for a headache]), which can process any 5.1 channel source for 7.1 channel playback (THX Ultra2 Cinema and THX MusicMode), or 6.1 channel playback (THX Surround EX)…”


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