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Role Audio Enterprise Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Role Audio Enterprise Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Feb 15, 2017

 

Five years ago, I had the great pleasure of reviewing a pair of PSM Super Monitor speakers from NSMT, which is an affiliate company of Role Audio. I was sad to part with the speakers because they were beautifully made...

ELAC DS-S101-G Discovery Music Server Reviewed

ELAC DS-S101-G Discovery Music Server Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Feb 13, 2017

 

Steven Stone auditions the DS-S101-G Discovery Music Server from ELAC, which can unite your personal music files with streaming options like TIDAL and uses the Roon Essentials control interface.

Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Feb 8, 2017

 

In-ear monitors rely upon a proper fit in order to perform at their best. If they don't form a proper seal, there will be a big drop-off in bass response, skewing the frequency balance. It can be a challenge to...

Fluance HFF Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Fluance HFF Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Feb 6, 2017

 

Brent Butterworth reviews the $699/pair HFF tower speaker from Fluance, which features a one-inch silk dome tweeter, a five-inch glass fiber midrange, and two eight-inch polypropylene cone woofers.

Atlantic Technology LCR3 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Atlantic Technology LCR3 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Scott Schumer | Feb 1, 2017

 

Atlantic Technology is a Norwood, Massachusetts-based designer and manufacturer of home theater loudspeakers since 1989. The LCR3 compact loudspeaker ($275 each) is designed for use as a left, right, or center-channel speaker, as well as a left or right surround....

MartinLogan Expression ESL 13A Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

MartinLogan Expression ESL 13A Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jan 30, 2017

 

Brian Kahn reviews MartinLogan's Expression ESL 13A, a hybrid floorstanding speaker that combines an electrostatic transducer with a pair of powered 10-inch aluminum cone woofers, driven by a 300-watt Class D amp.

Riva Audio Riva S Bluetooth Speaker Reviewed

Riva Audio Riva S Bluetooth Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jan 25, 2017

 

Riva Audio has introduced the Riva S, the little brother to the Turbo X that we reviewed in 2015, which made a big splash in the Bluetooth speaker world. The Riva S ($149) measures 7.5 by 2.5 by 2.6 inches...

MarkAudio-SOTA Viotti One Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

MarkAudio-SOTA Viotti One Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jan 23, 2017

 

Brent Butterworth reviews the $2,995/pair Viotti One from MarkAudio-SOTA. This two-way bookshelf speaker combines a 5cm tweeter/midrange driver with an 11cm woofer in a well-built cabinet that comes with a matching stand.

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...

SVS SB16-Ultra Subwoofer Reviewed

SVS SB16-Ultra Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jan 16, 2017

 

With the new 16-Ultra Series, SVS has introduced its most powerful subwoofers to date. Brent Butterworth tests the new SB16-Ultra, a sealed-box design with a 16-inch woofer and a 1,500-watt Class D amplifier.

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...

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JBL Synthesis Announces SCL-2 In-Wall Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/20/2017

This spring, JBL Synthesis will a new top-shelf model to its Synthesis Custom Loudspeaker line of in-walls. The SCL-2 is a 2.5-way speaker that features three eight-inch drivers and uses the company's HDI waveguide design. The speaker is 5.5 inches...

MQA Announces Partnership with Universal Music Group

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/19/2017

MQA has partnered with Universal Music Group in a multi-year deal to encode UMG's catalog in the MQA format, to be made available to music streaming and download services that support MQA. MQA delivers "master quality audio" in a file...

MantelMount Introduces Two New Pulldown TV Mounts

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/18/2017

MantelMount has introduced two new versions of its pulldown TV mount. These mounts are designed primarily for use above fireplaces, allowing you to lower the TV height and adjust the angle for a more comfortable, ergonomic viewing experience. The MM340...

DISH Network to Air "Planet Earth II" in 4K

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/17/2017

DISH Network will air the new Planet Earth II series in 4K on channel 540, beginning Saturday, February 18. DISH subscribers need the Hopper 3 DVR and a 4K display to view the show at its full 4K resolution. DISH...

Monitor Audio Introduces Climate Garden Sub/Sat System

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/16/2017

Monitor Audio's new Climate Garden System consists of two pieces: the CLG-140 satellite speaker and the CLG-W12 subwoofer. The CLG-140 ($500 each) has a cone-shaped cast-polymer enclosure that houses a one-inch (25mm) C-CAM gold-dome tweeter coaxially aligned with a four-inch...

PS Audio Introduces New DAC and Stereo/Mono Amplifiers

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/15/2017

PS Audio has announced a new product line, the Stellar Series, which consists of the Stellar Gain Cell DAC ($1,699), Stellar S300 Stereo Amplifier (($1,499), and Stellar M700 Mono Amplifier ($1,499). The S300 has a Class A Analog Cell input...

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