Surround Sound Upgrades: Pioneer 7.2-Ch. 4K A/V Receiver w/ AirPlay $389, Harman Kardon 5.1-Ch. Speakers $155


It’s time to upgrade your home theater audio setup. Whether you have an older system or even worse, using the built-in speakers on your TV, now is the time to add a little punch to your living room. We’ve found two deals today that will do the job.

First up, ComputerShop (99.6% positive feedback) via eBay offers the Pioneer Elite 7.2-Ch. 4K Ultra HD A/V Receiver (model VSX-90) for $389 shipped. That’s good for $311 off the original listing, down $81 from Groupon, $10 less than the previous deal price and the best offer available. This is a full-feature A/V receiver with 4K support, seven HDMI inputs and two out, plus AirPlay and Bluetooth connectivity. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

Next, Harman Kardon offers its HKTS 15 5.1-Ch. Surround Sound System for $154.99 shipped when promo code HKTS15DEAL is applied during checkout. It originally retailed for $649 but typically sells for around $330 at Newegg and other online retailers. Features include a 5.1-Ch. design with a 100W 10-inch subwoofer and included wall-mount brackets. Although reviews are light on this model, Harman Kardon surround sound systems are generally well-rated.

Pioneer’s Elite VSX-90 receiver opens a new dimension in realism, thanks to the new Dolby ATMOS technology and a host of advanced audio and video features. This 7.2-channel receiver delivers 100 Watts per channel (20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.08 % at 8 ohms) with all the connectivity and ultimate wireless convenience you need to create a high-definition home theater. Advanced features like Ultra HD (4K/60P 4:4:4) Pass-through, HDCP 2.2 compatibility, DSD Playback via Network, Subwoofer EQ, built-in AVNavigator application and Wi-Fi connectivity, plus a new wireless setup app make the VSX-90 a standout choice in the Elite receiver lineup. And it’s Spotify and Roku Ready.

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