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Bowers & Wilkins P7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Jerry Del Colliano | Mar 25, 2015

 

When audio-video industry types get together these days, they talk a lot about distribution pipelines. The biggest change to the AV business in more than a generation is the change to the pipeline. Gone is Circuit City. Gone is Ultimate...

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3040 AV Receiver Reviewed

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3040 AV Receiver Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Mar 23, 2015

 

Myron Ho checks out Yamaha's current top-shelf AV receiver, the $2,199 RX-A3040. This 9.2-channel receiver boasts a ton of features, including Dolby Atmos support, network streaming, and multi-zone capability.

NAD M27 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

NAD M27 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Greg Handy | Mar 18, 2015

 

As a follow-up to his review of the Master Series M17 AV preamp, Greg Handy auditions NAD's accompanying M27 seven-channel amplifier, which carries an MSRP of $3,999.

Krell Solo 375 Mono-Block Amplifier Reviewed

Krell Solo 375 Mono-Block Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Mar 16, 2015

 

Brent Butterworth reviews Krell's Solo 375 mono-block amplifier, which is part of the company's iBias Series of amplifiers--designed to offer the performance of Class A in a smaller, less power-hungry form.

Amazon Ultra HD Instant Video Service Reviewed

Amazon Ultra HD Instant Video Service Reviewed

Overall Rating
3 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Mar 11, 2015

 

Until Ultra HD Blu-ray arrives later this year, the primary way for early adopters to enjoy 4K content is through streaming and download services. On the streaming side, we covered Netflix's UHD service shortly after its launch, and now it's...

BenQ HT1085ST DLP Projector Reviewed

BenQ HT1085ST DLP Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Mar 9, 2015

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews BenQ's HT1085ST short-throw projector, a 1080p, 3D-capable DLP projector that is part of BenQ's home entertainment line, with a built-in speaker and high light output for use outside the theater room.

Raven Audio Nighthawk Tube Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Raven Audio Nighthawk Tube Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Terry London | Mar 4, 2015

 

Terry London explores the $2,295 Nighthawk tube-based integrated amplifier from Raven Audio and comes away highly impressed, with both the product's build quality and its performance.

Sony STR-DN850 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Sony STR-DN850 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Mar 2, 2015

 

Sony's $499 STR-DN850 AV receiver is loaded with worthwhile perks (like WiFi, Bluetooth, and a great user interface), but how does it perform? Dennis Burger puts this 7.2-channel receiver through its paces.

Sling TV Streaming Video Service Reviewed

Sling TV Streaming Video Service Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By HomeTheaterReview.com | Feb 25, 2015

 

Sling TV turned a lot of heads and won a lot of awards at CES. Now that the live TV streaming service has launched, we tried it out on a variety of devices to see how well it delivers on the hype.

Polk Omni S2 Wireless Music System Reviewed

Polk Omni S2 Wireless Music System Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Feb 23, 2015

 

In our first review of a DTS Play-Fi multiroom speaker system, Adrienne Maxwell reviews the $180 Polk Omni S2 tabletop speaker and its outdoor-friendly sibling, the $250 S2R.

NAD M17 AV Preamp/Processor Reviewed

NAD M17 AV Preamp/Processor Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Greg Handy | Feb 16, 2015

 

NAD's new Masters Series M17 is a high-performance seven-channel AV pre/pro with a modular design that helps it keep up with the changing landscape. Greg Handy puts this processor to the test.

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Questyle Showcases New Premium Audio Lineup

By HomeTheaterReview.com 03/31/2015

At last weekend's CanJam SoCal 2015, Questyle Audio showcased its premium audio lineup, which includes a pair of new portable hi-res audio players: the $599 QP1 and $899 QP1R. Also on display were the company's high-end headphone amplifiers, DACs, and...

ENIGMAcoustics Introduces Hybrid Electrostatic Headphones and Headphone Amp

By HomeTheaterReview.com 03/30/2015

ENIGMAcoustics has announced the first products in its new high-end headphone category: the Dharma D1000 Hybrid Electrostatic Headphones and the Athena A1 Triode Vacuum Tube Hybrid Headphone Amplifier. The D1000 over-the-ear headphones combine an electrostatic panel with a paper-based dynamic...

TCL Launches 2015 Roku TV Lineup

By HomeTheaterReview.com 03/29/2015

TCL has announced plans to introduce 11 new Roku TV models in the first half of this year, including the entry-level 3700 Series (shown here) that will arrive within the month. The 3800 and 3850 Series are expected by mid-year....

Denon Unveils AH-GC20 Globe Cruiser Wireless Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com 03/28/2015

Denon has unveiled a new pair of wireless, noise-canceling headphones: The $399 AH-GC20, which will be available in April. The over-the-ear design features 40mm drivers and a dual-microphone noise-canceling system with Clear Voice Capture technology. Bluetooth allows for a wireless...

Sonus faber Debuts New Chameleon Collection

By HomeTheaterReview.com 03/27/2015

Sonus faber has introduced a new speaker collection, the Chameleon Collection, that brings classic Sonus faber elements to a new price class. The Chameleon Collection includes three models: the Chameleon B two-way bookshelf speaker ($899/pair), the Chameleon T three-way tower...

Sharp Not Considering LCD Spinoff, Reuters Reports

By HomeTheaterReview.com 03/26/2015

Reuters reports that Sharp Corporation is not planning to spin off its LCD business as part of the company's bailout/restructuring plan, which will likely include layoffs and "a possible exit from North American TV manufacturing." From ReutersLoss-making Japanese electronics firm...

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