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Honeywell RTH9580 Wi-Fi Thermostat Reviewed

Honeywell RTH9580 Wi-Fi Thermostat Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jul 1, 2015

 

Adrienne Maxwell explores Honeywell's RTH9580 Wi-Fi Thermostat, which can be monitored and controlled remotely via Honeywell's own mobile app or compatible Wi-Fi-friendly control platforms.

Sennheiser RS 175 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Sennheiser RS 175 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Jun 24, 2015

 

Myron Ho auditions the new $279 RS 175 headphones from Sennheiser. These wireless headphones are designed for the theaterphile who wants to enjoy private listening sessions without having to run a long cable from the AV receiver to the couch.

Rogue Audio Pharaoh Tube Hybrid Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Rogue Audio Pharaoh Tube Hybrid Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Greg Handy | Jun 22, 2015

 

Greg Handy reviews the Pharaoh integrated amplifier from Rogue Audio, which combines a tube preamp with a Hypex Class D amplifier and adds a tube headphone amp for good measure. How does this $3,500 integrated amp perform? Follow the link to find out.

Yamaha CD-S2100 CD/SACD Player Reviewed

Yamaha CD-S2100 CD/SACD Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jun 17, 2015

 

Bob Barrett recently reviewed the Yamaha A-S2100 integrated amp. Now he covers its partner in the company's HiFi component line, the $3,500 CD-S2100 CD/SACD player.

THIEL TT1 Tower Speaker Reviewed

THIEL TT1 Tower Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jun 15, 2015

 

Brent Butterworth reviews the new TT1 tower speaker, one of the first THIEL Audio speakers not designed by the late Jim Thiel. The $5,798/pair TT1 shares the gorgeous aesthetic of previous Thiel designs, but its performance moves in a new direction.

Arcam UDP411 Universal Disc Player Reviewed

Arcam UDP411 Universal Disc Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Jun 10, 2015

 

Following up on his review of the Arcam AVR750 AV receiver, Dennis Burger now explores the company's UDP411 universal disc player, which (like the receiver) has an audiophile emphasis and a unique sound.

Yamaha A-S2100 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Yamaha A-S2100 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jun 8, 2015

 

Bob Barrett explores the A-S2100 integrated amplifier from Yamaha's HiFi component line. This $3,999 90-wpc integrated amp has exceptional build quality and can accommodate a variety of sources. How does it perform? Read on to find out...

Lutron Caseta Wireless Lighting System Reviewed

Lutron Caseta Wireless Lighting System Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 3, 2015

 

Adrienne Maxwell checks out the Caseta wireless lighting system from Lutron. With the addition of Lutron's Smart Bridge, you can control this system remotely via Lutron's own mobile app or integrate it into other control platforms.

Sony VPL-VW350ES 4K SXRD Projector Reviewed

Sony VPL-VW350ES 4K SXRD Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 1, 2015

 

The $9,999 VPL-VW350ES is Sony's least-expensive native 4K projector. This SXRD projector boasts a number of convenient setup and control options, as well as 3D capability and anamorphic lens support. Adrienne Maxwell puts it through its paces to see how it performs.

Celsus Sound Gramo One Earbuds Reviewed

Celsus Sound Gramo One Earbuds Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | May 27, 2015

 

Steven Stone reviews the Gramo One open-back earbud from Celsus Sound. The company designed the Gramo One to be an audiophile-oriented earbud. Did they succeed? Read on to find out.

Integra DTR-70.6 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Integra DTR-70.6 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Sean Killebrew | May 25, 2015

 

Sean Killebrew swaps out his AV separates for Integra's new flagship DTR-70.6 11.2-channel receiver and comes away loving the experience--especially Dolby Atmos.

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Marantz Unveils 2015 AV Receiver Lineup

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/01/2015

Marantz has provided details on three new AV receivers: the 5.1-channel NR1506 ($499), the 7.1-channel NR1606 ($699), and the 7.2-channel SR5010 ($899, shown here). Full details are provided below, and all three new AV receivers will be available in July/August....

Paradigm Prestige Subwoofers Now Shipping

By HomeTheaterReview.com 06/30/2015

Paradigm has added two new subwoofers to its Prestige line. The Prestige 2000SW ($3,999) uses a 15-inch X-PAL Pure-Aluminum Cone Woofer and 2,000-watt Ultra-Class-D Amplifier, while the Prestige 1000SW ($2,999) uses a 12-inch X-PAL Pure-Aluminum Cone Woofer and 1,000-watt Ultra-Class-D...

PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC Now Available

By HomeTheaterReview.com 06/29/2015

PS Audio has announced that its NuWave DSD DAC is now shipping with an MSRP of $1,299. Incorporating designs that were first implemented in the company's DirectStream DAC, the new DSD-capable NuWave boasts a number of improvements (detailed below) over...

RIAA Reveals New Logo for Hi-Res Music

By HomeTheaterReview.com 06/28/2015

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has unveiled a new logo to designate recordings that offically meet the high-resolution standard that was previously agreed upon by the RIAA, CEA, DEG, and Recording Academy P&E Wing. That standard requires that...

Taylor Swift Convinces Apple to Alter Royalties Plan

By HomeTheaterReview.com 06/27/2015

Taylor Swift isn't the only one who was grumbling about Apple's decision to not pay royalties to artists during the free three-month trial subscription period it will offer consumers when Apple Music launches this week. However, her high-profile criticism, in...

Amazon Adds HDR Content to Instant Video Service

By HomeTheaterReview.com 06/26/2015

Amazon Instant Video is the first streaming video service to add support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) content to its lineup of Ultra HD titles. The original series Mozart in the Jungle is available now in HDR at no extra...

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