CE Pro 100 Top Brands: A/V Receivers

Over half of CE Pro 100 dealers use Sony a/v receivers, followed closely behind by Integra as well as Marantz, Yamaha and Denon. Check out the complete list in our 2016 Brand Analysis.


The CE Pro 100 is a list of the highest revenue custom installation companies compiled each year (check out the list here). Integrators that made the list gave us an inside scoop on what manufacturers and brands they turn to again and again.

In this CE Pro 100 brand analysis series, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in nearly 50 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.

By basically holding steady from the previous year, Sony benefits from Integra’s 11-point fall from the top of the A/V Receivers list.

Denon’s placement over the past three years has been inconsistent; this year’s numbers are down but still double those of sixth-place Pioneer. View the full report here.

Top Brands:

Sony: 52%

Integra: 48%

Marantz: 28%

Yamaha: 22%

Denon: 20%

Others in the Field:

Pioneer: 10%

Rotel: 9%

Anthem: 5%

Onkyo: 5%

McIntosh: 3%

Arcam: 2%

AudioControl: 2%

Bose: 2%

NAD: 2%

ADA: 1%

Classe: 1%

Datasat: 1%

Krell: 1%

About the Author

Robert Archer
Robert Archer:

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


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