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Optoma NuForce HEM8 In-ear Monitor Reviewed

Optoma NuForce HEM8 In-ear Monitor Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | Aug 24, 2016

 

Besides being a year when too many fine musicians joined the angel band, 2016 could be called the year of the earphone. Unlike a few years ago when choosing a good-sounding, well-made, comfortable, mid-priced earphone was a case of choosing...

Oppo Digital Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker Reviewed

Oppo Digital Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Aug 15, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell auditions Oppo Digital's new Sonica Wi-Fi tabletop speaker--a fully featured 2.1-channel model that supports AirPlay, Bluetooth, and DLNA wireless technologies, as well as multi-room streaming.

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3050 AV Receiver Reviewed

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3050 AV Receiver Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Aug 8, 2016

 

Myron Ho reviews Yamaha's RX-A3050, a 9.2-channel AV receiver that offers a number of upgrades over its predecessor.

Puro Sound Lab BT2200 Wireless On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Puro Sound Lab BT2200 Wireless On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Aug 3, 2016

 

According to the Hearing Health Foundation, 20 percent of American teenagers--and 50 million Americans total--suffer from hearing loss, and noise-induced hearing loss is a major culprit. This type of hearing loss can be caused by a single exposure to an...

Atlantic Technology 3.1 HSB H-PAS TV Speaker Base System Reviewed

Atlantic Technology 3.1 HSB H-PAS TV Speaker Base System Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Aug 1, 2016

 

Dennis Burger explores Atlantic Technology's 3.1 HSB speaker base, which combines a passive three-channel L/C/R soundbar with a powered bass unit and the company's H-PAS technology to improve low-frequency response.

Bravo V3 Tube Headphone Preamp Reviewed

Bravo V3 Tube Headphone Preamp Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Scott Schumer | Jul 27, 2016

 

Your ears aren't flat...literally or sonically. And oh yeah, they're not digital, either. Sound isn't flat, and the world isn't flat. I could go on and on about why we like round things better than flat things, but this is...

ELAC Uni-Fi UF5 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

ELAC Uni-Fi UF5 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jul 25, 2016

 

Brent Butterworth auditions the three-way UF5 tower speaker from ELAC's Uni-Fi line, designed by Andrew Jones. How does this $499-apiece speaker perform? Read on to find out.

PSB C-LCR In-ceiling Speaker Reviewed

PSB C-LCR In-ceiling Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Greg Handy | Jul 18, 2016

 

Greg Handy auditions a multi-channel PSB in-wall speaker system, built around the $799 C-LCR two-way in-ceiling design.

Clearwave Loudspeaker Design Resolution BE Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Clearwave Loudspeaker Design Resolution BE Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Jul 13, 2016

 

I am no longer surprised at the number of small, American-based companies that design and build superlative speakers that can compete with the historical "big boys" in both build quality and performance yet can beat them on the very important...

JVC DLA-X750R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

JVC DLA-X750R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jul 11, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews JVC's DLA-X750R--a THX-certified 1080p D-ILA projector that uses JVC's pixel-shifting eshift4 technology to simulate a 4K image. This new model also supports HDR and P3 color.

Definitive Technology DI 5.5LCR In-Wall Speaker Reviewed

Definitive Technology DI 5.5LCR In-Wall Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Scott Schumer | Jul 6, 2016

 

When I decided to install a home theater system, I opted for in-wall and in-ceiling speakers. There are many advantages to using in-wall speakers for a surround sound system, including a clean, nearly invisible aesthetic for both the speakers and...

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Atlantic Technology Introduces Compact LCR2 Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/24/2016

Atlantic Technology has introduced its smallest bookshelf speaker to date, the LCR2. This new compact speaker combines a 0.75-inch silk dome tweeter with a 3.5-inch Composite Polypropylene/Paper woofer in a cabinet that stands just eight inches tall. The LCR2 is...

HiFiMAN Introduces SuperMini Hi-Res Player

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/23/2016

HiFiMAN has introduced its smallest, lightest hi-res player to date, the 2.4-ounce SuperMini. The new player, which is available now for $399, supports all lossless file formats, including DSD, and has expandable memory up to 256 GB. The SuperMini has...

Kaleidescape to Close Its Doors

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/22/2016

Over the weekend, CEPro's Julie Jacobson reported that Kaleidescape, maker of high-end media servers and streamers, will close its doors. The article, which you can read in its entirely here, includes an interview with Kaleidescape CEO Cheena Srinivasan, who confired...

Roku Adds Discovery's GO Suite of TV Everywhere Apps

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/21/2016

Roku has announced the addition of Discovery's GO suite of TV Everywhere apps to its channel lineup. The app lineup includes Discovery GO, Animal Planet GO, TLC GO, and Sci GO. Any Roku user can access a limited amount of...

Universal Pictures Adds Dolby Vision Content to VUDU

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/20/2016

Dolby Labs has announced that Universal Pictures released its first group of UHD titles with Dolby Vision HDR, available for purchase or rent through the VUDU app on compatible TVs. Titles include The Huntsman: Winter's War, Lone Survivor, Lucy, and...

Meridian Partners with Barco Residential

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/19/2016

Meridian Audio has announced a new partnership with Barco Residential that will add Barco displays to the Meridian distribution channels in North America. The partnership mates two high-end companies in the custom-installation market. Barco products will also be integrated into...

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