Featured Home Theater Reviews
Brent Butterworth reviews Sumiko's new $999 S.9 subwoofer, which features a 10-inch driver, a 10-inch passive radiator, a 350-watt RMS Class AB amp, and connection options that the audiophile will appreciate.
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Jul 29, 2015|
Brian Kahn reviews Orb Audio's Complete Mini sound system--a petite, powered 2.1-channel system that includes two Mod1X satellites, a subONE subwoofer, and the new Mini-T v3 amplifier.
Jul 22, 2015|
Terry London explores the SIT 2 stereo amplifier from Nelson Pass' First Watt lab. This $5,000 Class A solid-state amp uses a Static Induction Transistor to produce some of the sonic characteristics of SET tube amplifiers.
Jul 20, 2015|
What kind of Bryston speaker package can you assemble for under $5,000? Dennis Burger reviews a system built around the company's Mini A bookshelf speakers, AC1 Micro center speaker, and Model A subwoofer.
Adrienne Maxwell explores the new Apple Music streaming service as it works through iTunes. Her verdict? If you love well-crafted playlists, then this might be the perfect streaming service for you.
Jul 13, 2015|
GoldenEar Technology recently added a new model to the Triton series: the $999 Triton Five. Brent Butterworth puts this floorstanding speaker through its paces to see how it compares with the rest of the Triton lineup.
Jul 8, 2015|
Brent Butterworth was in the right place at the right time to get an early audition of the new Hafler HA75 headphone amp ($999), a hybrid design with a 12AX7 tube for the input stage and a solid-state output stage.
Jul 6, 2015|
Sony recently opened up its FMP-X10 4K Media Player to work with any HDCP 2.2-compliant UHD TV, not just Sony UHD TVs. Adrienne Maxwell puts the player to the test to see if it's worth that $700 price tag.
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.
Jun 29, 2015|
Myron Ho explores the small but impressive Prime Satellite 5.1 speaker system from SVS, which includes five Prime Satellites and the SB-1000 subwoofer for a package price of $999.99.
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.
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.
Jerry Del Colliano recounts his recent customer-service nightmare with DirecTV as he tried to prepare for an upcoming move.
Vizio has filed to go public and expects to raise $172.5 million from its initial public offering. Underwriters include BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities, and Citigroup. Fortune reports that the company will use the symbol VZIO and sell Class...
FierceCable reports that, in a recent conversation with CNBC's Squawk Box, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that the company's ESPN unit will eventually go a la carte, but that decision is likely more than five years away. The popular sports...
Peter Gabriel's first four solo albums--dubbed Car, Scratch, Melt, and Security--are being reissued on vinyl for the first time since 2002, and those who purchase them will also get access to a hi-res 24/92 version. The albums are available now...
A recent study by The NDP Group found that 55 percent of soundbar owners use the product for music and other audio-only content, in addition to using it for TV watching. This is due in large part to the addition...
PlayStation 4 owners who like to use the gaming console for AV media applications will be happy to learn that accessory maker PDP has finally introduced a dedicated PlayStation 4 remote control. The new PDP Universal Media Remote for PlayStation...
Denon has announced that its HEOS wireless, multi-room audio ecosystem now supports the Rdio music streaming service. Through the HEOS app for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire, users can access Rdio for playback on all of their HEOS devices. Rdio...
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