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What is Audio / Video Receiver?

A/V receivers continue to bring digital media content into the living room. An audio/video receiver is a product deigned to perform multiple functions. Its job in the home theater system is to process audio and video signals, amplify sound to be sent to the speakers, perform as an AM/FM tuner, and work as a switching device for multiple other components. Some newer models include satellite radio and HD Radio tuners as well. A/V Receivers contain the decoders to process numerous types of audio signals, found in multiple formats on movie and TV soundtracks. Surround sound is one of the main reason people invest in powerful home theater receivers. A/V receivers harmonize audio performance.

Why Choose an Audio Video Receiver

The Home Theater receiver, also known as an AV receiver, is the foundation of a home theater system. Finding the right audio video receiver is essential if you want to have the best home theater system possible. Home theater audio video receivers are designed to be the brain of the system. Imagine how wonderful it will be to have the perfect audio video receiver in your home! A/V receiver lets you simultaneously connect high-definition sources such as a Blu-ray player, a gaming console, and a cable or satellite tuner. All your connections should work seamlessly to create the perfect viewing and listening experience. With an Audio Video Receiver decodes signals from your audio and video components and sends instructions to the speakers. AV receivers usually provide one or more decoders for sources with more than two channels of audio information. A/V receivers also feature internal switching for audio and video signals, many with component video inputs and outputs and most feature digital audio outputs, either coaxial or tos-link optical.

Our mission here at MODIA is to help you wade through your choices, point you to the best a/v receiver for you. Before you decide to purchase any type of Audio Video consult our Trained Staff. Call, E-mail, or Chat and one of our Home Theater Experts will assist you in selecting the best A/V Receivers for your Home Theater.

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