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Honeywell RTH9580 Wi-Fi Thermostat Reviewed

Honeywell RTH9580 Wi-Fi Thermostat Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | 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.

Sennheiser RS 175 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Sennheiser RS 175 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Myron Ho | 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.

Rogue Audio Pharaoh Tube Hybrid Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Rogue Audio Pharaoh Tube Hybrid Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Greg Handy | Jun 22, 2015

 

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.

Yamaha CD-S2100 CD/SACD Player Reviewed

Yamaha CD-S2100 CD/SACD Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jun 17, 2015

 

Bob Barrett recently reviewed the Yamaha A-S2100 integrated amp. Now he covers its partner in the company's HiFi component line, the $3,500 CD-S2100 CD/SACD player.

THIEL TT1 Tower Speaker Reviewed

THIEL TT1 Tower Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jun 15, 2015

 

Brent Butterworth reviews the new TT1 tower speaker, one of the first THIEL Audio speakers not designed by the late Jim Thiel. The $5,798/pair TT1 shares the gorgeous aesthetic of previous Thiel designs, but its performance moves in a new direction.

Arcam UDP411 Universal Disc Player Reviewed

Arcam UDP411 Universal Disc Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Jun 10, 2015

 

Following up on his review of the Arcam AVR750 AV receiver, Dennis Burger now explores the company's UDP411 universal disc player, which (like the receiver) has an audiophile emphasis and a unique sound.

Yamaha A-S2100 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Yamaha A-S2100 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jun 8, 2015

 

Bob Barrett explores the A-S2100 integrated amplifier from Yamaha's HiFi component line. This $3,999 90-wpc integrated amp has exceptional build quality and can accommodate a variety of sources. How does it perform? Read on to find out...

Lutron Caseta Wireless Lighting System Reviewed

Lutron Caseta Wireless Lighting System Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 3, 2015

 

Adrienne Maxwell checks out the Caseta wireless lighting system from Lutron. With the addition of Lutron's Smart Bridge, you can control this system remotely via Lutron's own mobile app or integrate it into other control platforms.

Sony VPL-VW350ES 4K SXRD Projector Reviewed

Sony VPL-VW350ES 4K SXRD Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 1, 2015

 

The $9,999 VPL-VW350ES is Sony's least-expensive native 4K projector. This SXRD projector boasts a number of convenient setup and control options, as well as 3D capability and anamorphic lens support. Adrienne Maxwell puts it through its paces to see how it performs.

Celsus Sound Gramo One Earbuds Reviewed

Celsus Sound Gramo One Earbuds Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | May 27, 2015

 

Steven Stone reviews the Gramo One open-back earbud from Celsus Sound. The company designed the Gramo One to be an audiophile-oriented earbud. Did they succeed? Read on to find out.

Integra DTR-70.6 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Integra DTR-70.6 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Sean Killebrew | May 25, 2015

 

Sean Killebrew swaps out his AV separates for Integra's new flagship DTR-70.6 11.2-channel receiver and comes away loving the experience--especially Dolby Atmos.

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Onkyo Announces RZ Series of AV Receivers

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/05/2015

Onkyo has announced two new RZ Series AV receivers: the $1,599 TX-RZ900 (shown here) and the $1,299 TX-RZ800. Both are 7.2-channel models with support for Dolby Atmos, HDCP 2.2, and 40K/60 video with a 4:4:4 color space. They also feature...

Consumers Are Placing More Value on Sustainability and Social Responsibility

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/04/2015

GreenBiz recently reported on findings from the 2015 Eco Pulse study showing that a growing number of Americans factor a company's sustainability and social responsibility into their purchasing decisions. When asked if they ever chose one product over another or...

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces Wireless Version of P5 Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/03/2015

Bowers & Wilkins has introduced a wireless version of its popular P5 headphones. The P5 Wireless headphones feature Bluetooth aptX technology for cable-free use, but they still offer controls to play/pause and skip music and answer calls, with dual microphones...

Acurus Ships New Scorpion Multi-zone Amplifier

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/02/2015

Acurus is now shipping its Scorpion multi-zone amplifier, which carries an MSRP of $3,599. The Scorpion can deliver 40 watts per channel to eight stereo audio zones (16 channels) or be bridged to offer up to 160 watts per channel....

Marantz Unveils 2015 AV Receiver Lineup

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/01/2015

Marantz has provided details on three new AV receivers: the 5.1-channel NR1506 ($499), the 7.1-channel NR1606 ($699), and the 7.2-channel SR5010 ($899, shown here). Full details are provided below, and all three new AV receivers will be available in July/August....

Paradigm Prestige Subwoofers Now Shipping

By HomeTheaterReview.com 06/30/2015

Paradigm has added two new subwoofers to its Prestige line. The Prestige 2000SW ($3,999) uses a 15-inch X-PAL Pure-Aluminum Cone Woofer and 2,000-watt Ultra-Class-D Amplifier, while the Prestige 1000SW ($2,999) uses a 12-inch X-PAL Pure-Aluminum Cone Woofer and 1,000-watt Ultra-Class-D...

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