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Monster DNA Pro 2.0 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Monster DNA Pro 2.0 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Feb 3, 2016

 

Brian Kahn reviews Monster's DNA Pro 2.0 over-the-ear headphones and the accompanying Monster Sound Experience app that serves as a music player and includes EQ options for different music genres.

Questyle CMA800i DAC/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Questyle CMA800i DAC/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jan 27, 2016

 

Questyle Audio describes the CMA800i as an integrated DAC, headphone amplifier, and preamplifier. I have no doubt that it can do each of these tasks, but I suspect that most people that buy the CMA800i will use it as a...

Red Dragon Audio S500 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Red Dragon Audio S500 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jan 25, 2016

 

Bob Barrett reviews the $1,999 S500 stereo amplifier from Red Dragon Audio. This small 12-pound amplifier uses an S-Pro2 Class D amplifier module and is rated at 2 x 250 watts at eight ohms. Read on to see what Bob thought of its performance.

Origin Acoustics Bassic SUB8 Subwoofer Reviewed

Origin Acoustics Bassic SUB8 Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
3 Stars

By Steven Stone | Jan 20, 2016

 

If you're in the market for subwoofer, you have plenty of options. The first step to narrow your choices is figuring out how large a subwoofer you will need. If you have a large room, you will need a large...

Epson Pro Cinema LS10000 Projector Reviewed

Epson Pro Cinema LS10000 Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jan 18, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell explores the flagship LS10000 projector from Epson. Unlike anything Epson has introduced in the past, the $7,999 LS10000 combines 3LCD Reflective technology with a dual-laser light source and a pixel-shifting 4K Enhancement tool.

Magnus Audio MA-400 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Magnus Audio MA-400 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Terry London | Jan 13, 2016

 

At the beginning of last year, I reviewed the superlative-sounding Canary Audio reference KD-2000 DSD tube DAC. Canary Audio designs and builds tube-based equipment. However, the company also has a solid-state division that is called Magnus Audio. All of Canary/Magnus...

Power Sound Audio S3600i Subwoofer Reviewed

Power Sound Audio S3600i Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jan 11, 2016

 

Brent Butterworth reviews the S3600i subwoofer from Power Sound Audio. This muscular sub combines two 18-inch drivers and a 1,700-watt Class D amp in a 137-pound cabinet. How does it perform? Read on to find out...

Bache Audio Metro-001 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Bache Audio Metro-001 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Terry London | Jan 6, 2016

 

One of my friends who lives on the East Coast shared that he had heard a wonderful-sounding speaker called the 001-AB that was manufactured by a company called Bache Audio, located in Brooklyn, New York. The 001-AB is Bache Audio's...

Samsung UN55J6300 1080p LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Samsung UN55J6300 1080p LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jan 4, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews one of the latest 1080p TVs from Samsung. The 55-inch UN55J6300 is a direct-lit LED/LCD with a 120Hz refresh rate and smart TV functionality, and it sells for a reasonable $899.99.

Raven Audio Cirrus Tube Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

Raven Audio Cirrus Tube Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Dec 30, 2015

 

A couple of months ago, I attended the Chicago Audiophile Society meeting that was held at Toska Audio, located in Mount Prospect, IL. At this gathering, Dave Thomson, the CEO/designer of Texas-based Raven Audio, presented his entire line of tube-based...

THIEL TM3 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

THIEL TM3 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Myron Ho | Dec 28, 2015

 

My first encounter with THIEL speakers was with the excellent CS3.7 floorstanding speaker, which was the late Jim Thiel's last flagship design at the end of his life. I was impressed by how it managed to deliver extremely high-end performance...

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Kaleidescape Adds Fox Titles to Movie Store

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/06/2016

Kaleidescape has announced a content partnership with 20th Century Fox that will bring many of the studio's titles to the Kaleidescape Movie Store. The initial list of movies includes the X-Men and Die Hard franchises, as well as The Martian,...

CBS Embraces Streaming Media Devices for Super Bowl 50

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/05/2016

For the first time, this Sunday's Super Bowl broadcast will be made available to watch through streaming media players like the Roku, Apple TV, and Xbox One. As reported by Variety and other outlets, CBS has opted to expand its...

James Loudspeaker Introduces W Series Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/04/2016

James Loudspeaker's new W Series of architectural speakers consists of the 52QW and 53QW. These wedge-shaped speakers are designed for specialized applications like corner installs and 3D audio (Dolby Atmos, DTS:X). The $1,000 52QW (shown here) features a single 5.25-inch...

Hisense to Add HDR, Quantum Dot Technologies to 2016 UHD TVs

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/03/2016

Hisense plans to introduce a total of 22 TVs to the U.S. market in 2016, including 720p, 1080p, and UHD models. All of Hisense's 2016 UHD TVs (eight models total) will support High Dynamic Range, and screen sizes will range...

RBH Sound's SV Series Is Now Shipping

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/02/2016

RBH Sound has announced that most of the speakers in the SV Series, which was first displayed at last year's CES, are now shipping--including the SV‑61 bookshelf, SV‑661 L/C/R, SV‑661C center channel, SV‑6500 tower, and four subwoofers: two non-powered models...

LG Offers Big UHD TV Discounts for the Big Game

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/01/2016

If you're considering a new TV purchase during this week's lead-up to the Super Bowl, LG has announced some noteworthy discounts to its line of OLED and LED/LCD TVs, as well as a sweepstakes to win a new OLED TV....

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