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Linear Tube Audio ZOTL40 MK.II Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Linear Tube Audio ZOTL40 MK.II Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Terry London | 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...

Epson Pro Cinema 6040UB LCD Projector Reviewed

Epson Pro Cinema 6040UB LCD Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | 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.

Aurum Cantus V7F Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Aurum Cantus V7F Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Terry London | 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...

GoldenEar Technology Triton Two+ Loudspeaker Reviewed

GoldenEar Technology Triton Two+ Loudspeaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | 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.

Questyle QP1R Portable Audio Player Reviewed

Questyle QP1R Portable Audio Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | 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.

Control4 EA-5 Home Automation System Reviewed

Control4 EA-5 Home Automation System Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Dr. Ken Taraszka | 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.

Pass Labs INT-60 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Pass Labs INT-60 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | 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.

SVS Prime Elevation Satellite Speaker Reviewed

SVS Prime Elevation Satellite Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | 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...

Focal Sopra N°2 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Focal Sopra N°2 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Jerry Del Colliano | 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.

DALI Opticon 1 Loudspeaker Reviewed

DALI Opticon 1 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | 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...

BenQ HT6050 DLP Projector Reviewed

BenQ HT6050 DLP Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | 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.

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iHeartRadio Introduces Two On-Demand Subscription Options

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/04/2016

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 Completes Its Acquisition of DTS

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/03/2016

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 Adds Offline Viewing Option

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/02/2016

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...

New Omnidirectional Outdoor Speakers From James Loudspeaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/01/2016

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 NOW Internet TV Service Launches Today

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/30/2016

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 Debuts Slim Receiver and Atmos-Friendly Soundbar

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/28/2016

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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