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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.
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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...
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...
Jan 9, 2017|
Dennis Burger reviews Classé's Sigma 2200i integrated amplifier, which embraces some features not commonly found on an integrated amp--like HDMI video switching and AirPlay support.
Dennis Burger gives his initial in-depth listening impression of GoldenEar Technology's new flagship Triton Reference loudspeaker, which makes its official debut at CES 2017.
Jan 2, 2017|
Adrienne Maxwell explores the brand new UDP-203 player from Oppo Digital, which combines Ultra HD Blu-ray playback, hi-res audio support, and HDMI switching into one well-built box.
Dec 28, 2016|
DirecTV has officially launched its competitor to Dish Network's Sling TV service. The online TV service, called DirecTV NOW, went live at the end of November. I gave DirecTV a couple weeks to work out any initial kinks and then...
Dec 26, 2016|
Adrienne Maxwell reviews VIZIO's E65u-D3, a lower-priced Ultra HD monitor that omits HDR support but uses a full-array LED backlight with local dimming and incorporates VIZIO's SmartCast platform.
Dec 21, 2016|
Founded nearly 20 years ago, Wadia is now part of the McIntosh Group that owns über-high-end audiophile brands such as McIntosh Labs, Audio Research, and Sonus faber. Digital technology is in Wadia's DNA, and the company's ideal customer also fully...
Dec 19, 2016|
Brent Butterworth auditions Focal's petite Dȏme Flax 5.1.2 speaker system--a $2,499 package that includes five Dȏme Flax satellites, the Sub Air wireless subwoofer, and two 300 ICW 4 in-ceiling speakers for Atmos/DTS:X effects.
Dec 14, 2016|
Wadia Digital was founded in 1988 by engineers formerly from 3M (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company) who believed in the betterment of digital audio reproduction through research and development and the application of state-of-the-art technologies. Wadia may have been a...
Dec 12, 2016|
Myron Ho explores Anthem's AVM 60, an 11.2-channel preamp/processor that comes fully loaded with Dolby Atmos/DTS:X support, full UHD/HDR pass-through, DTS Play-Fi whole-house music streaming, Anthem Room Correction, and more.
Dolby Vision made a big splash at CES 2017. Adrienne Maxwell highlights some of upcoming video products that will include Dolby's High Dynamic Range technology.
In honor of its 70th anniversary, JBL has introduced the 4312SE three-way studio monitor. The company calls it a direct descendant of the classic 4310/4311 monitors, and it sports a three-way design with a 12-inch pulp cone woofer, five-inch pulp...
THX has announced a new certification program for streamed audio and video content, with the goal of establishing "a universal standard for quality in the streaming world that consumers can trust." The company already has certification programs in place for...
Cary Audio continues to expand its online footprint with the introduction of the Brand Ambassador program. Consumers who purchase Cary Audio products via CaryDirect.com and then promote them through social media and forum sites can earn Cash Points toward future...
VIZIO has announced that its SmartCast entertainment/control system is now compatible with the Google Home voice-activated speaker. Since its introduction last year, SmartCast has featured built-in Chromecast support, allowing users to stream content from mobile devices directly to their SmartCast-enabled...
At CES 2017, Sennheiser announced the addition of two Bluetooth headphones to the HD 4 Series. The HD 4.50BTNC ($199.95, shown here) and the HD 4.40BT ($149.95) are closed-back, over-the-ear headphones using 32mm drivers and incorporating Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX...
JVC has launched its updated line of 1080p D-ILA projectors. There are six new models in all: three for the consumer market (the Procision Series DLA-X970R, DLA-X770R, and DLA-X570R) and three similar models for the pro market (the Reference Series...
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