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Samsung Sound+ HW-MS650 Three-Channel Soundbar Reviewed

Samsung Sound+ HW-MS650 Three-Channel Soundbar Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Scott Schumer | Jul 19, 2017

 

Samsung's Sound+ HW-MS650 ($399.99) is a three-channel soundbar that uses nine built-in speakers (three tweeters and six mid/bass drivers), each with a dedicated amplifier. Samsung touts the HW-MS650 as a one-box solution that doesn't require a subwoofer to produce full-range...

MartinLogan Bravado Wireless Speaker Reviewed

MartinLogan Bravado Wireless Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Sean Killebrew | Jul 12, 2017

 

Sean Killebrew auditions MartinLogan's Bravado wireless speaker, which features dual Folded Motion tweeters, a five-inch aluminum woofer, a 200-watt Class D amp, Anthem Room Correction, and support for both DTS Play-Fi and AirPlay.

LG Sound Bar Flex SJ7 2.1-Channel Soundbar Reviewed

LG Sound Bar Flex SJ7 2.1-Channel Soundbar Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Scott Schumer | Jul 5, 2017

 

LG's new Sound Bar Flex SJ7 ($399.99) is a three-piece surround sound system that includes two speaker units and a wireless subwoofer. The two speakers can be configured either in a left/right configuration up front or as a soundbar/rear-speaker combo....

Emotiva Airmotiv T1 Tower Speaker Reviewed

Emotiva Airmotiv T1 Tower Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jul 3, 2017

 

Bob Barrett reviews Emotiva's Airmotiv speakers--including the three-way T1 tower ($699/pair), the C1 center channel ($249), and the B1 bookshelf speaker ($299/pair).

JVC DLA-X970R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

JVC DLA-X970R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 26, 2017

 

Adrienne Maxwell explores JVC's THX-certified DLA-X970R e-shift projector, which supports both High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut technologies and has a rated light output of 2,000 lumens.

Pandora Premium Music Service Reviewed

Pandora Premium Music Service Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 21, 2017

 

I have long been a fan of Pandora's free music streaming service. While I have apps for Spotify, Apple Radio, iHeartRadio, and Amazon Music on my iPhone, the Pandora app is usually the first one I launch when I want...

LeEco Super4 X65 UHD LED/LCD TV Reviewed

LeEco Super4 X65 UHD LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Overall Rating
3 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 19, 2017

 

Adrienne Maxwell examines the Super4 X65 UHD TV from LeEco, a China-based company that made its U.S. debut in 2016. How does this $1,000 TV measure up in the highly competitive U.S. market? Read on to find out.

Indy Audio Labs Acurus ACT 4 AV Preamp Reviewed

Indy Audio Labs Acurus ACT 4 AV Preamp Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Jun 14, 2017

 

Dennis Burger examines the Acurus 4 from Indy Audio Labs. This 13.3-channel AV preamp supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2.

 Sony VPL-VW675ES 4K SXRD Projector Reviewed

Sony VPL-VW675ES 4K SXRD Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jun 12, 2017

 

Brian Kahn reviews Sony's VPL-VW675ES, a native 4K SXRD projector that supports HDR and a wider color gamut, has a rated light output of 1,800 lumens, and carries an asking price of $14,999.99.

OPPO Digital UDP-205 Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Player Reviewed

OPPO Digital UDP-205 Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Jun 5, 2017

 

Dennis Burger reviews OPPO Digital's audiophile-oriented UDP-205, a UHD universal disc player with high-quality DAC/preamp/headphone amplifier functionality.

Paradigm PW Three-Channel Soundbar Reviewed

Paradigm PW Three-Channel Soundbar Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Dennis Burger | May 29, 2017

 

Dennis Burger auditions Paradigm's PW soundbar, a three-channel soundbar that features Anthem Room Correction, HDMI/HDR pass-through, and network functions like DTS PlayFi and Airplay.

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Stealth Acoustics to Introduce New Three-Way In-wall Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/19/2017

At the upcoming CEDIA Expo, Stealth Acoustics will debut a new three-way "invisible" architectural speaker. The LRx83 combines a 25mm tweeter, a 30mm midrange device, and an eight-inch high-power cone woofer, and the company says it offers bass response down...

Emotiva Adds T2 Tower and C2 Center Channel to Airmotiv Line

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/18/2017

Emotiva has added two new speakers to its Airmotiv lineup. The three-way T2 tower speaker ($999/pair) will sit at the top of the line and features a 25x32mm folded ribbon tweeter, a 5.25-inch woven fabric cone midrange driver, and dual...

Denon Debuts AVR-X3400H AV Receiver

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/17/2017

Denon has introduced its newest AV receiver, the AVR-X3400H. This 7.2-channel model is rated at 105 watts per channel and supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, UHD/HDR pass-through, and HEOS multi-room music streaming. It features Audyssey MultEQ XT32 room correction, with...

Sharp's 2017 AQUOS UHD TVs Are Now Available

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/16/2017

Sharp has announced that its 2017 line of AQUOS UHD TVs is now available. The line includes three series: the P5000, P7000, and P8000. The top-shelf P8000 has a full-array LED backlight with local dimming and supports HDR playback. The...

Onkyo Introduces A-9150 Integrated Amplifier

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/14/2017

Onkyo's new A-9150 is a 60-watts-per-channel integrated amplifier that features four RCA line inputs, an MM/MC phono input, two coaxial digital inputs, two optical digital inputs, and two pairs of gold-plated speaker posts. An A/B selector switch allows for switching...

Samsung Launches MS750 Five-Channel Soundbar

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/13/2017

Samsung has added a new soundbar to its Sound+ lineup. The five-channel HW-MS750 ($699.99) sports 11 speakers: three wide-range tweeters, six woofers, and two vertical wide-range tweeters to expand the soundstage vertically. Each speaker is powered by its own amplifier,...

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