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Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Nov 19, 2014

 

Myron Ho reviews Bowers & Wilkins' new CM6 S2 bookshelf speaker, which retails for $2,000/pair and incorporates technologies from the company's much more expensive speaker lines.

Vizio M602i-B3 LED/LCD HDTV Reviewed

Vizio M602i-B3 LED/LCD HDTV Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Nov 17, 2014

 

Vizio's M Series TV lineup brings full-array LED backlighting with local dimming to a more affordable price range. Adrienne Maxwell reviews the 60-inch M602i-B3, which also includes the V.I.A. Plus smart TV platform and a remote with a full QWERTY keyboard.

V-Moda XS On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

V-Moda XS On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Nov 12, 2014

 

Steven Stone auditions V-Moda's XS on-ear headphones, which replace the company's M-80 on-ear model and offer a number of improvements.

GoldenEar Technology Triton One Loudspeaker Reviewed

GoldenEar Technology Triton One Loudspeaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Nov 9, 2014

 

GoldenEar Technology's highly acclaimed Triton Series finally has its leader, with the introduction of the flagship Triton One. Dennis Burger puts the Triton One to the test to see how it compares with the other models in the Triton line.

Ultimate Ears In-Ear Reference Monitors Reviewed

Ultimate Ears In-Ear Reference Monitors Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Jerry Del Colliano | Nov 5, 2014

 

Jerry Del Colliano reviews Ultimate Ears' top-shelf pair of custom in-ear monitors. The $999 In-Ear Reference Monitors are designed to reproduce accurate, studio-quality sound for those who demand neutrality.

PS Audio DirectStream Network Audio Player and DAC

PS Audio DirectStream Network Audio Player and DAC

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Nov 3, 2014

 

Brian Kahn reviews PS Audio's DirectStream DAC, a completely re-envisioned product that, among other things, converts all signals to DSD. How does it perform? Read on to find out.

Polk Hampden Desktop Speaker Reviewed

Polk Hampden Desktop Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Sean Killebrew | Oct 29, 2014

 

Sean Killebrew checks out Polk's new desktop audio speaker, the Hampden. This powered two-way speaker combines a gorgeous design with desirable connection options like Bluetooth (with aptX) and direct USB.

M&K Sound S300 Series Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

M&K Sound S300 Series Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Oct 27, 2014

 

When I was asked if I'd be interested in reviewing M&K Sound's new THX Ultra2-certified S300 Series loudspeakers, I jumped at the chance. I was curious about the current status of this well-established, high-quality brand since it went through a...

Panasonic Life+Screen Web Platform (2014) Reviewed

Panasonic Life+Screen Web Platform (2014) Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Oct 22, 2014

 

Panasonic has completely re-imagined its smart TV platform for 2014. Adrienne Maxwell explores the new Life+Screen experience, which puts a strong emphasis on personalization and customization.

Panasonic TC-55AS650U LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Panasonic TC-55AS650U LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Oct 20, 2014

 

Now that Panasonic has exited the plasma TV business, the company is focused on upping its game in the LED/LCD department. How does the new TC-55AS650U LED/LCD measure up? Adrienne Maxwell finds out.

Pioneer SW-8MK2 Subwoofer Reviewed

Pioneer SW-8MK2 Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Terry London | Oct 15, 2014

 

Terry London examines the SW-8MK2 subwoofer from Pioneer and is absolutely blown away by the level of performance that this $160 eight-inch, 100-watt subwoofer can deliver.

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Gibson to Showcase Les Paul Reference Monitors at CES 2015

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/23/2014

At the International CES in January, Gibson Brands will showcase the new Les Paul Reference Monitors: the LP4 ($599), LP6 ($799), and LP8 ($999). These speakers use carbon-coated titanium tweeters, non-woven carbon woofers, and custom-made amplification, and they will be...

JVC 85-Inch UHD TV to Ship in January

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/22/2014

AmTRAN will introduce an 85-inch JVC-branded Ultra HD TV to the marketplace in January, with an MSRP of $7,999. The new Diamond Series DM85UXR will use a direct LED backlighting system with 64 zones of local dimming and CrystalMotion Pro...

Kaleidescape Adds NBCUniversal Films and TV Shows to Download Store

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/21/2014

Kaleidescape continues to increase the content options for its digital download store, securing a licensing deal with NBCUniversal that will add 1,000 movie titles and 210 TV seasons. The company already has licensing deals inplace with Warner Brothers, Lionsgate, and...

Crestron Ships Six-Zone/12-Input Amplifier

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/20/2014

Crestron is now shipping a new multi-zone amplifier, the C2N-AMP-6X100. This six-zone/12-input amp offers 100 watts for each of the six zones, and outputs can be bridged for additional power to a certain zone. It also includes a total of...

Musaic to Introduce Multiroom Wireless HiFi System at 2015 CES

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/19/2014

Startup company Musaic has announced preliminary details on its line of multiroom music players, including the MP5 and MP10 shown here, which will officially launch at the 2015 CES and recently earned a 2015 CES Innovation Award. In addition to...

Autonomic Adds New Features to Mirage Music Players

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/18/2014

Autonomic has announced the addition of new features to its lineup of Mirage music server/players, the MMS-2A and MMS-5A that we previously reviewed. These new features include Sirius/XM streaming at 256 kbps, the addition of the Deezer streaming service (which...

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