July 17, 2009
| by Robert Archer
You want the best performance out of your home theater, right?
To help achieve that level of performance, home theater enthusiasts often look to the power and versatility of separate amplification and signal processing.
Enter the preamplifier/processor (pre/pro).
Pre/pros offer several step-up qualities when compared to A/V receivers. Many high-performance pre/pros offer modular designs that allow for upgrades, as well as software-based firmware and flash memory upgrades.
According to the CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis, the five most installed pre/pro brands are:
Click here to view 5 Pre/Pros to Bolster Home Theater Performance.
Bob is a dedicated audiophile who has been writing about A/V for Electronic House sister publication CE Pro since 2000.