Featured Home Theater Reviews
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Nov 30, 2016|
After my amazing experience reviewing the MicroZOTL2.0 preamplifier back in May, I was informed by Mark Schneider, owner/engineer of Linear Tube Audio, that he was coming out with a tube amplifier based on the same David Berning ZOTL design. The...
Nov 28, 2016|
Adrienne Maxwell auditions Epson's new Pro Cinema 6040UB, a fully featured 1080p LCD projector that supports pixel-shifting 4K Enhancement, HDR, and Wide Color Gamut technologies for an asking price of $3,999.
Nov 23, 2016|
I have always had a strong interest in reviewing a speaker that is manufactured by Aurum Cantus--for two reasons. First, this 30-year-old company is a highly respected OEM of the finest quality ribbon, AMT, and cone drivers that are used...
Nov 21, 2016|
Dennis Burger reviews GoldenEar Technology's Triton Two+, an updated version of the Triton Two powered tower speaker that incorporates technologies from the company's acclaimed Triton One.
Nov 16, 2016|
Brian Kahn explores the $899 QP1R portable audio player from Questyle. This well-built player supports a variety of file types (including DSD), can hold over 400 GB of music, and can drive a wide range of headphones.
Nov 14, 2016|
Ken Taraszka recently outfitted his new home with a complete home entertainment/automation system, built around the EA-5 system controller from Control4. Get all the details in this week's featured review.
Nov 7, 2016|
Terry London explores the Pass Labs INT-60, a 60-watt integrated amplifier (the first 30 watts are pure Class A) with balanced inputs and outputs.
Nov 2, 2016|
In a perfect world, all HT enthusiasts would own perfectly proportioned theater rooms where all speakers can be placed in the perfect position, at the perfect height. Sadly, our world is far from perfect, and so are most of the...
Oct 31, 2016|
Jerry Del Colliano reviews the stylish Sopra N°2 from Focal. This floorstanding model incorporates technologies and designs from the company's higher-end speaker lines and is destined to catch your eyes and your ears.
Oct 26, 2016|
Let's clear one thing up right from the get-go: DALI is short for Danish Audiophile Loudspeaker Industries and has nothing to do with a certain Spanish surrealist painter. Now that we've cleared that up, let's move on to more important...
Oct 24, 2016|
Adrienne Maxwell explores BenQ's new flagship projector, the $3,799 HT6050. This 1080p DLP projector is THX-certified and offers multiple lens options to suit a variety of viewing environments.
Has disaster ever befallen your home theater rig? Have you ever fried a piece of gear or destroyed it in some wonderfully creative fashion? Jerry Del Colliano shares a couple good disaster stories in this week's featured news article.
iHeartRadio is adding two subscription-based services to its repertoire. iHeartRadio Plus, which will cost $4.99/month, delivers the same access to more than 850 radio stations that you get with the free service, but it adds the ability to instantly replay...
Tessera Holding Corporation has announced that it has completed its acquistion of DTS, which was first announced back in September. The newly combined company will introduce a new corporate name, brand, and logo during the first quarter of 2017. From...
Netflix has added an offline viewing option to the iOS and Android versions of the Netflix app. This allows users to download copies of select movies and TV shows to watch when a network connection is not available. Offline viewing...
James Loudspeaker has introduced two new outdoor speakers. Both models are omnidirectional in design and feature marine-grade powder-coated aluminum enclosures. The Omni48AT uses four coaxially mounted 0.75-inch aluminum dome tweeters over proprietary high-excursion four-inch woofers, while the Omni89AT (shown here)...
DirecTV's Internet TV service, called DirecTV Now, officially goes live today. Several packages are available, ranging from $35 (for 60+ channels) up to $70 (for 120+ channels). No long-term contract is required, and users can try out the service for...
Integra has introduced two new products. The DSX-3 ($600) is a 6.1-channel AV receiver in a slim cabinet that measures just three inches high and weighs 8.8 pounds. The DSX-3 supports 4K Ultra HD/HDR pass-through, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X (via firmware...
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