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MEE audio Pinnacle P1 In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

MEE audio Pinnacle P1 In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jan 18, 2017

 

MEE audio may not be a household brand to many readers of HomeTheaterReview.com, but with the introduction of the new Pinnacle P1 in-ear monitors ($199.99), they are a definitely a brand worthy of your attention. I was first introduced to...

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Jerry Del Colliano | Jan 11, 2017

 

You've got a problem ... even if you don't know it yet. Your next smartphone isn't likely to have a headphone jack. Apple eliminated the headphone jack on the iPhone 7, suggesting that it makes the phone more waterproof--but who...

Classé Sigma 2200i Stereo Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Classé Sigma 2200i Stereo Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Jan 9, 2017

 

Dennis Burger reviews Classé's Sigma 2200i integrated amplifier, which embraces some features not commonly found on an integrated amp--like HDMI video switching and AirPlay support.

GoldenEar Technology Triton Reference Loudspeaker Reviewed

GoldenEar Technology Triton Reference Loudspeaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Jan 5, 2017

 

Dennis Burger gives his initial in-depth listening impression of GoldenEar Technology's new flagship Triton Reference loudspeaker, which makes its official debut at CES 2017.

OPPO Digital UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

OPPO Digital UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jan 2, 2017

 

Adrienne Maxwell explores the brand new UDP-203 player from Oppo Digital, which combines Ultra HD Blu-ray playback, hi-res audio support, and HDMI switching into one well-built box.

DirecTV NOW Internet TV Service Reviewed

DirecTV NOW Internet TV Service Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Dec 28, 2016

 

DirecTV has officially launched its competitor to Dish Network's Sling TV service. The online TV service, called DirecTV NOW, went live at the end of November. I gave DirecTV a couple weeks to work out any initial kinks and then...

VIZIO E65u-D3 4K LED/LCD Monitor Reviewed

VIZIO E65u-D3 4K LED/LCD Monitor Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Dec 26, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews VIZIO's E65u-D3, a lower-priced Ultra HD monitor that omits HDR support but uses a full-array LED backlight with local dimming and incorporates VIZIO's SmartCast platform.

Wadia di122 Digital Audio Decoder Reviewed

Wadia di122 Digital Audio Decoder Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Ben Shyman | Dec 21, 2016

 

Founded nearly 20 years ago, Wadia is now part of the McIntosh Group that owns über-high-end audiophile brands such as McIntosh Labs, Audio Research, and Sonus faber. Digital technology is in Wadia's DNA, and the company's ideal customer also fully...

Focal Dȏme Flax 5.1.2 Speaker System Reviewed

Focal Dȏme Flax 5.1.2 Speaker System Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Dec 19, 2016

 

Brent Butterworth auditions Focal's petite Dȏme Flax 5.1.2 speaker system--a $2,499 package that includes five Dȏme Flax satellites, the Sub Air wireless subwoofer, and two 300 ICW 4 in-ceiling speakers for Atmos/DTS:X effects.

Wadia a102 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Wadia a102 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Ben Shyman | Dec 14, 2016

 

Wadia Digital was founded in 1988 by engineers formerly from 3M (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company) who believed in the betterment of digital audio reproduction through research and development and the application of state-of-the-art technologies. Wadia may have been a...

Anthem AVM 60 11.2-Channel Pre/Pro Reviewed

Anthem AVM 60 11.2-Channel Pre/Pro Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Dec 12, 2016

 

Myron Ho explores Anthem's AVM 60, an 11.2-channel preamp/processor that comes fully loaded with Dolby Atmos/DTS:X support, full UHD/HDR pass-through, DTS Play-Fi whole-house music streaming, Anthem Room Correction, and more.

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JBL Introduces 4312SE Studio Monitor

By HomeTheaterReview.com 01/22/2017

In honor of its 70th anniversary, JBL has introduced the 4312SE three-way studio monitor. The company calls it a direct descendant of the classic 4310/4311 monitors, and it sports a three-way design with a 12-inch pulp cone woofer, five-inch pulp...

THX Launches Streaming Certification Program

By HomeTheaterReview.com 01/21/2017

THX has announced a new certification program for streamed audio and video content, with the goal of establishing "a universal standard for quality in the streaming world that consumers can trust." The company already has certification programs in place for...

Cary Audio Introduces Brand Ambassador Program

By HomeTheaterReview.com 01/20/2017

Cary Audio continues to expand its online footprint with the introduction of the Brand Ambassador program. Consumers who purchase Cary Audio products via CaryDirect.com and then promote them through social media and forum sites can earn Cash Points toward future...

VIZIO SmartCast Now Supports Google Home

By HomeTheaterReview.com 01/19/2017

VIZIO has announced that its SmartCast entertainment/control system is now compatible with the Google Home voice-activated speaker. Since its introduction last year, SmartCast has featured built-in Chromecast support, allowing users to stream content from mobile devices directly to their SmartCast-enabled...

Sennheiser Launches New HD 4 Bluetooth Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com 01/18/2017

At CES 2017, Sennheiser announced the addition of two Bluetooth headphones to the HD 4 Series. The HD 4.50BTNC ($199.95, shown here) and the HD 4.40BT ($149.95) are closed-back, over-the-ear headphones using 32mm drivers and incorporating Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX...

JVC Debuts New e-shift4 D-ILA Projectors

By HomeTheaterReview.com 01/17/2017

JVC has launched its updated line of 1080p D-ILA projectors. There are six new models in all: three for the consumer market (the Procision Series DLA-X970R, DLA-X770R, and DLA-X570R) and three similar models for the pro market (the Reference Series...

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