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Blue Microphones Lola Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Blue Microphones Lola Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Feb 10, 2016

 

I reviewed Blue Microphones' first entry into the headphone market, the $349 Mo-Fi, in November 2014. Since then the Mo-Fi has continued to garner favorable press, but there were several areas where I felt the Mo-Fi could have been improved....

Monster DNA Pro 2.0 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Monster DNA Pro 2.0 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Feb 3, 2016

 

Brian Kahn reviews Monster's DNA Pro 2.0 over-the-ear headphones and the accompanying Monster Sound Experience app that serves as a music player and includes EQ options for different music genres.

Cary DMC-600SE Digital Music Center Reviewed

Cary DMC-600SE Digital Music Center Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Feb 1, 2016

 

Anyone who has tried to find a local shop that still sells CDs knows that CDs are going the way of Grateful Dead concerts. Those same folks who are still searching out CDs probably already have a number of CDs...

Questyle CMA800i DAC/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Questyle CMA800i DAC/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jan 27, 2016

 

Questyle Audio describes the CMA800i as an integrated DAC, headphone amplifier, and preamplifier. I have no doubt that it can do each of these tasks, but I suspect that most people that buy the CMA800i will use it as a...

Red Dragon Audio S500 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Red Dragon Audio S500 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jan 25, 2016

 

Bob Barrett reviews the $1,999 S500 stereo amplifier from Red Dragon Audio. This small 12-pound amplifier uses an S-Pro2 Class D amplifier module and is rated at 2 x 250 watts at eight ohms. Read on to see what Bob thought of its performance.

Origin Acoustics Bassic SUB8 Subwoofer Reviewed

Origin Acoustics Bassic SUB8 Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
3 Stars

By Steven Stone | Jan 20, 2016

 

If you're in the market for subwoofer, you have plenty of options. The first step to narrow your choices is figuring out how large a subwoofer you will need. If you have a large room, you will need a large...

Epson Pro Cinema LS10000 Projector Reviewed

Epson Pro Cinema LS10000 Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jan 18, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell explores the flagship LS10000 projector from Epson. Unlike anything Epson has introduced in the past, the $7,999 LS10000 combines 3LCD Reflective technology with a dual-laser light source and a pixel-shifting 4K Enhancement tool.

Magnus Audio MA-400 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Magnus Audio MA-400 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Terry London | Jan 13, 2016

 

At the beginning of last year, I reviewed the superlative-sounding Canary Audio reference KD-2000 DSD tube DAC. Canary Audio designs and builds tube-based equipment. However, the company also has a solid-state division that is called Magnus Audio. All of Canary/Magnus...

Power Sound Audio S3600i Subwoofer Reviewed

Power Sound Audio S3600i Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jan 11, 2016

 

Brent Butterworth reviews the S3600i subwoofer from Power Sound Audio. This muscular sub combines two 18-inch drivers and a 1,700-watt Class D amp in a 137-pound cabinet. How does it perform? Read on to find out...

Bache Audio Metro-001 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Bache Audio Metro-001 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Terry London | Jan 6, 2016

 

One of my friends who lives on the East Coast shared that he had heard a wonderful-sounding speaker called the 001-AB that was manufactured by a company called Bache Audio, located in Brooklyn, New York. The 001-AB is Bache Audio's...

Samsung UN55J6300 1080p LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Samsung UN55J6300 1080p LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jan 4, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews one of the latest 1080p TVs from Samsung. The 55-inch UN55J6300 is a direct-lit LED/LCD with a 120Hz refresh rate and smart TV functionality, and it sells for a reasonable $899.99.

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PS Audio Introduces DirectStream Junior DAC

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/14/2016

This month, PS Audio will begin selling the new DirectStream Junior DAC. The Junior has the same architecture and much of the same functionality as the original DirectStream DAC/network audio player, which Brian Kahn reviewed in 2014, but it offers...

CBS's Live Stream of the Super Bowl Breaks Record

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/13/2016

CBS reported that its live stream of Super Bowl 50 has broken previous streaming records, with 3.96 million unique viewers and an average viewership of 1.4 million viewers per minute--according to TechCrunch and other media outlets. This was the first...

PSB Debuts SubSeries 450 12-Inch Subwoofer

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/12/2016

In March, PSB will introduce a new subwoofer that the company calls its most advanced subwoofer to date. The new SubSeries 450 combines a 12-inch woofer with two 10-inch passive radiators in a 16-inch-cube, gloss-black cabinet. The drivers are powered...

Audeze Introduces the SINE Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/11/2016

Audeze has announced its first on-ear planar magnetic headphone, called the SINE. This is the lightest Audeze headphone to date and uses the company's Fluxor planar magnetic technology. Like the company's EL-8 Titanium headphones, the SINE is available with Audeze's...

ViewSonic Debuts Two New 1080p DLP Projectors

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/10/2016

ViewSonic has announced two new additions to its LightStream projector lineup: the $1,299 Pro7827HD and the $999 PJD7828HDL. Both are 1080p DLP projectors that include a built-in speaker and the company's PortAll enclosure that houses an HDMI/MHL connection and supports...

PSB Officially Unveils Imagine XA Atmos Speaker Module

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/09/2016

At CES last month, PSB gave a sneak peak at its new Dolby Atmos-enabled speaker module. Today at ISE, the company officially unveiled the up-firing Imagine XA module, which is designed to sit atop and sonically match the Imagine X...

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