AV receiver: description, purpose
The XXI century can rightly be considered a century of digitaltechnologies. We are surrounded by digital technology, digital communication, digital image, digital sound, etc. In many homes you can find home theaters, and this is not at all surprising, because watching a favorite movie or sports program on such equipment brings a lot of pleasures and impressions to the viewer. One of the main elements of the home theater is the AV receiver. This device plays a key connecting role between television and acoustic equipment. The main purpose of equipment such as AV-receiver is the organization of sound and image transmission, its even distribution in the audio system.
There are many brands, modifications andstandards of such equipment. So, the person who decided to purchase such equipment will immediately have a question: "How to choose the best AV receiver?" After all, on the shelves you can find both expensive devices and cheaper ones, and there is a huge choice. Among such abundance it is necessary to find the one that can work for a long time and at the same time give out a qualitative signal. To properly select an AV receiver, you need to know the nuances of such equipment. Sometimes it's better to pay a larger amount than you expected, but this technique will serve you more than once a year.
Now let's look at whatcharacteristics should pay attention to the buyer when selecting an AV receiver. The main parameter of such devices is the output power of the device. It is from this characteristic that depends which AV receiver will give an acoustic signal for the quality and purity. If you are presented with a large selection of such devices, be sure to require that you have a thorough review of the proposed equipment. If on some models labels "maximum output power" or "peak power" are placed, most likely, this is simply scrap metal, from which sellers try to get rid faster. Do not waste your time, do not even consider such devices! By the way, usually these receivers have a low price, and sales consultants are trying their best to impose such a product on you. The second thing that needs to be paid attention is the decoder. There are two types of systems: Dolby Digital and Dolby Pro Logic II. The last system is better, it gives a clearer sound.
It is best to go to the store already prepared. Gather through the Internet more information about the product, make a review, select two or three perspective models. And already in the store ask to demonstrate these AV-receivers in action, because one thing is to read the description, and quite another - to see and hear in kind. When purchasing, make sure that the kit includes all the necessary cables, connectors and adapters. Most devices are designed to connect a single subwoofer, and accordingly, have one output. If you plan to connect several devices, select the AV receiver with the required number of outputs.
So we looked at what an AV receiver is, forwhat it is needed and, most importantly, how to choose it. If you do not already have this device, you can use the recommendations of this article to select your AV receiver.