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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...

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...

Monoprice Monolith 7 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Monoprice Monolith 7 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Jul 4, 2016

 

Dennis Burger reviews Monoprice's new $1,499 Monolith 7 seven-channel amplifier, a Class AB design with a power rating of 200 watts per channel.

Onkyo DP-X1 Portable Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Onkyo DP-X1 Portable Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Jun 29, 2016

 

Steven Stone explores the DP-X1 portable hi-res audio player from Onkyo, which is built on an Android operating system, features balanced output, and carries an MSRP of $899.

Bowers & Wilkins 804 D3 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins 804 D3 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jun 27, 2016

 

Bowers & Wilkins' high-end Diamond Series has received a complete makeover. Brent Butterworth sits down with the new 804 D3 tower speaker to see how it performs.

DarbeeVision DVP-5000S HDMI Video Processor Reviewed

DarbeeVision DVP-5000S HDMI Video Processor Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 22, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews the DVP-5000S from DarbeeVision. This petite box allows you to add DARBEE Visual Presence video enhancement, designed to improve image clarity and depth, to your HDMI sources.

Focal Sopra N°1 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Focal Sopra N°1 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Ben Shyman | Jun 20, 2016

 

Ben Shyman reviews Focal's Sopra N°1. This bookshelf speaker is gorgeous and offered in a variety of eye-catching colors; but, as Shyman would discover, the Sopra N°1 offers much more than just a pretty face.

Optoma HD28DSE DLP Projector Reviewed

Optoma HD28DSE DLP Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jun 13, 2016

 

Brian Kahn reviews Optoma's $799 HD28DSE 1080p DLP projector--the first projector to integrate DARBEE Visual Presence video enhancement technology.

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DISH Network to Offer Olympics Coverage in 4K

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/29/2016

DISH Network will offer Olympics coverage in 4K for owners for the Hopper 3 and 4K Joey boxes (and a 4K display, of course). Channel 146 will be dedicated to broadcasting 4K coverage of events, and many events will be...

Puro Sound Labs Adds Two New "Audio Protection" Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/28/2016

Puro Sound Labs has added two new models to its line of volume-limiting headphones. Like other Puro designs, the new IEM200 in-ear monitor ($29.99) and OEH200 on-ear headphone ($39.99) are limited to 85 dB to prevent noise-induced hearing loss, an...

VIZIO Acquired by China-Based LeEco for $2 Billion

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/27/2016

Major news came out of Southern California yesterday, as VIZIO announced it is being acquired by LeEco for $2 billion. LeEco, a well-known media conglomerate in China, will acquire all of the VIZIO hardware and software operations, technology, and intellectual...

PS Audio Debuts LANRover USB Audio Extender Solution

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/26/2016

PS Audio's new LANRover is designed to extend and clean up the transmission of USB audio between a computer/server and a DAC. The $599 LANRover is a two-piece system: The first device connects to your computer/server's USB output and, according...

Yamaha Introduces Two New Blu-ray Players

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/25/2016

Yamaha has introduced two new Blu-ray players: the BD-S680 ($329.95) and the Aventage BD-A1060 ($549.95). Both products are Full HD, 3D-capable Blu-ray players that also support SACD playback. While they do not support the new Ultra HD Blu-ray format, these...

First Watt Introduces the F7 Stereo Amplifier

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/24/2016

First Watt has introduced a new stereo amplifier, the F7--a two-stage push-pull JFET (input)/MOSFET (output), Class A design that uses fewer parts than any First Watt amplifier to date and offers 25 watts per channel into eight ohms. First Watt...

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