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Simaudio Moon Neo 260D CD Transport/DAC Reviewed

Simaudio Moon Neo 260D CD Transport/DAC Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Aug 27, 2014

 

For over three decades, Canada-based Simaudio has been designing and manufacturing very well-built and high-performing electronics. Over the years, I have heard many Simaudio pieces at various CES events and in friends' stereo systems. However, I have never had a...

RBH CTx Series Speaker System Reviewed

RBH CTx Series Speaker System Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Aug 25, 2014

 

RBH has redesigned its popular CT Series sub/sat system. Dennis Burger puts the new CTx speakers and subwoofer through their paces and comes away highly impressed.

DVDO AVLab TPG 4K Test Pattern Generator Reviewed

DVDO AVLab TPG 4K Test Pattern Generator Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Aug 20, 2014

 

DVDO's AVLab TPG 4K test pattern generator is a great tool for the forward-looking calibrator who values convenience and portability.

Marantz NA-11S1 Network Audio Player and DAC Reviewed

Marantz NA-11S1 Network Audio Player and DAC Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Aug 18, 2014

 

Brian Kahn explores Marantz's NA-11S1, a well-built, well-featured network audio player and DAC that resides in the company's Reference Series lineup.

Visual Apex ProjectoScreen144HD Portable Screen Reviewed

Visual Apex ProjectoScreen144HD Portable Screen Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Aug 15, 2014

 

Want to put together a great outdoor theater for your end-of-summer BBQ? Visual Apex's ProjectoScreen144HD is a good-quality portable screen sold for a great price.

Visual Apex ProjectoScreen120HD Portable Screen Reviewed

Visual Apex ProjectoScreen120HD Portable Screen Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Aug 13, 2014

 

If you're looking for an easy, cost-effective way to bring big-screen theater to the great outdoors, Visual Apex's ProjectoScreen line of portable screens gets it right.

Onkyo TX-NR636 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver

Onkyo TX-NR636 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Aug 11, 2014

 

Onkyo's $700 TX-NR636 is a forward-looking AV receiver that's loaded with features, including HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2. How does it perform? Dennis Burger finds out.

IOGEAR GWHDMS52 Wireless 5x2 HD Matrix Switcher Reviewed

IOGEAR GWHDMS52 Wireless 5x2 HD Matrix Switcher Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Aug 6, 2014

 

I have been searching for a wireless HDMI transmitter for our den for quite a while. Some of the units I've auditioned have worked fairly well; others were virtually unwatchable -- but all had one thing in common: none would...

ATC SCM7 MkIII Bookshelf Speaker Review

ATC SCM7 MkIII Bookshelf Speaker Review

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Aug 4, 2014

 

ATC is back with a gorgeous speaker that is at home in a recording studio but might just find its way into your home with its solid build quality and beamingly accurate sound.

Wyred 4 Sound mPRE Stereo Preamp/DAC Reviewed

Wyred 4 Sound mPRE Stereo Preamp/DAC Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Jul 30, 2014

 

Back in January, I reviewed Wyred 4 Sound's excellent mAMP. To form a complete system, power amplifiers like the mAMP need to be tethered to a preamp. Enter the companion model, Wyred 4 Sound's mPRE stereo preamp, which not only...

JVC DLA-X500R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

JVC DLA-X500R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jul 28, 2014

 

You've heard me and plenty of other reviewers say it: so far, the benefits of 4K/Ultra HD have been difficult to discern in the TV realm, where affordable screen sizes just aren't large enough to see an obvious step up...

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TiVo Debuts $50 Over-the-Air DVR

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/01/2014

For all you cord-cutters out there who are looking for a way to record and manage over-the-air content, TiVo has introduced the limited-edition Roamio OTA DVR, which includes a 500GB hard drive and four ATSC tuners, as well as built-in...

BenQ Debuts New HT1075 and HT1085ST Home Theater Projectors

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/31/2014

BenQ has introduced follow-ups to its popular W1070 and W1080ST home theater projectors. The new HT1075 ($1,199) and HT1085ST ($1,299) are 1080p, 3D-capable DLP projectors with a rated 2200 ANSI lumens of brightness and 10,000:1 contrast ratio. The HT1085ST adds...

Atlantic Technology Introduces Dolby Atmos Speaker Module

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/30/2014

Atlantic Technology has introduced a new Dolby Atmos-enabled speaker module. The 44-DA ($499/pair) is designed especially to sit on top of Atlantic's THX-certified 4400 LR speaker, but it can be mated with other speakers or used on its own as...

Bowers & Wilkins Launches New CM Series

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/29/2014

Bowers & Wilkins turned some heads and earned some praise (from us, here) when it introduced the CM10 speaker last year, which incorporates technologies from the company's higher-end speaker lines. Now, Bowers & Wilkins is updating the entire CM Series...

DISH Anywhere App Gets New Interface & New Features

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/28/2014

DISH Network has launched a newly redesigned interface for its popular DISH Anywhere app that allows you to access your live TV feed and DVR recordings via an iPad, Android, or Kindle tablet. The new interface is more image-driven and...

QMotion Introduces Narrow Battery-Operated Roller Shade

By HomeTheaterReview.com 08/27/2014

Looking for an easy-to-install, battery-powered roller shade for a narrow window? QMotion has introduced what it calls the "world's narrowest" battery-operated roller shade, in the form of the new QAdvanced shade that can fit in a window opening as wide...

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