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Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL2.0 Preamplifier/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL2.0 Preamplifier/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Terry London | May 25, 2016

 

Terry London reviews the MicroZOTL2.0 from Linear Tube Audio. To say he was wowed by this tube-based preamplifier/headphone amplifier combination would be an understatement.

Role Audio Sampan FTL Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Role Audio Sampan FTL Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | May 18, 2016

 

Steven Stone reviews the Sampan FTL bookshelf speaker from Role Audio. This small, ported speaker uses a single full-range driver and claims a frequency response of 40 Hz to 20 kHz. Read on to see how it performs.

Classe Sigma SSP AV Preamp Reviewed

Classe Sigma SSP AV Preamp Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Jerry Del Colliano | May 16, 2016

 

Jerry Del Colliano reviews the Sigma SSP AV preamp from Classe Audio. Features include seven HDMI inputs, USB and Ethernet connections, and both balanced and single-ended connections.

Cyberlink PowerDVD 16 Ultra Media Center Software Reviewed

Cyberlink PowerDVD 16 Ultra Media Center Software Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | May 11, 2016

 

Is there anyone reading this who has never used some type of media management software on a computer? In this age of digital music files, digital photos, and digital movie downloads, it almost seems unthinkable that any modestly tech-savvy person...

Spatial M3 Turbo S Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Spatial M3 Turbo S Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Steven Stone | May 9, 2016

 

Steven Stone reviews Spatial Audio's M3 Turbo S floorstanding speaker, a hybrid open-baffle design that combines a coaxial compression driver and dual 15-inch mid-woofers.

Epson Home Cinema 2045 LCD Projector Reviewed

Epson Home Cinema 2045 LCD Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | May 2, 2016

 

Epson's Home Cinema 2045, designed for the home entertainment market, offers a 1080p resolution, 3D capability, frame interpolation, an integrated speaker, and wireless Miracast support for $849.

KEF R50 Dolby Atmos Speaker Modules Reviewed

KEF R50 Dolby Atmos Speaker Modules Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Apr 27, 2016

 

I recently reviewed Denon's flagship AVR-X7200WA network receiver. This Swiss Army knife of a receiver supports new immersive sound formats like Dolby Atmos, DTS: X, and Auro-3D. In order to evaluate the receiver's performance with Dolby Atmos specifically, KEF graciously...

Denon AVR-X7200WA 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Denon AVR-X7200WA 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Apr 25, 2016

 

Bob Barrett reviews Denon's flagship AVR-X7200WA, a fully loaded 9.2-channel AV receiver that supports all the latest audio and video technologies.

Sony PS-HX500 Turntable Reviewed

Sony PS-HX500 Turntable Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | Apr 20, 2016

 

Steven Stone reviews Sony's entry-level audiophile turntable, the PS-HX500. This $600 turntable includes a cartridge, a phono preamplifier with RIAA curve, an analog-to-digital processor, and a USB output to make hi-res copies (even 128x DSD) of your LPs.

Dish Network Hopper 3 Whole-Home UHD DVR Reviewed

Dish Network Hopper 3 Whole-Home UHD DVR Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Apr 18, 2016

 

Dennis Burger explores the Hopper 3 whole-home DVR from Dish Network, which adds features like 4K support, universal search, a sports bar mode, and more.

Sonus faber Chameleon B Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Sonus faber Chameleon B Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Apr 11, 2016

 

The entry-level Chameleon Series delivers the visual flair we'd expect from Sonus faber at a much lower price, but how does the new Chameleon B bookshelf speaker perform? Myron Ho finds out.

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Philips to Launch New 4K TVs with Google Cast

By HomeTheaterReview.com 05/29/2016

Philips has announced that its new 6000 Series of UHD TVs featuring Google Cast technology will be available in June and July. The 6000 Series includes screen sizes of 43, 49, 55, and 65 inches, and all models include HDR...

DISH Network's HopperGO Now Available to Customers

By HomeTheaterReview.com 05/28/2016

DISH Network's HopperGO, first announced at CES 2016, is now available to DISH customers for $99. The pocket-sized, 64GB HopperGO allows you to store up to 100 hours of your DVR recordings to take on the go. Beyond just being...

LG Announces Pricing/Availability of 2016 OLED TVs

By HomeTheaterReview.com 05/27/2016

LG has announced that most of its 2016 4K OLED TVs are now shipping. The 2016 lineup features eight models in four series, with screen sizes from 55 to 77 inches and prices starting at $3,999. All models support both...

Sharp's AQUOS N7000 UHD TV Series Is Now Available

By HomeTheaterReview.com 05/26/2016

Sharp has announced that its AQUOS N7000 Series of UHD TVs is now available. Screen sizes range from 43 to 65 inches, and prices range from $499.99 to $1,499.99. All N7000 models support HDR, smart TV capabilities, built-in Wi-Fi, edge...

Google Home and Voice Assistant Unveiled at Developer Conference

By HomeTheaterReview.com 05/25/2016

At its Developer Conference last week, Google unveiled its new voice platform, called "The Google assistant." Like Amazon's Alexa or Apple's Siri, The Google assistant is designed to work in a variety of products and applications, allowing you to ask...

OPPO Introduces Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com 05/24/2016

OPPO Digital has entered the multi-room wireless audio arena with the introduction of the Sonica Wi-Fi speaker. The Sonica has Wi-Fi, AirPlay, and Bluetooth capabilities, and it can be used as a single speaker, set up in a stereo pair,...

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