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M&K Sound X12 Subwoofer Reviewed

M&K Sound X12 Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Dec 17, 2014

 

Bob Barrett explores M&K Sound's flagship X12 subwoofer, which uses two 12-inch drivers in a push-pull configuration and a Class D amplifier rated at 400 watts continuous and 700 watts peak.

ATI AT6002 Stereo Power Amplifier Reviewed

ATI AT6002 Stereo Power Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Jerry Del Colliano | Dec 15, 2014

 

Jerry Del Colliano reviews ATI's Signature Series AT6002, a two-channel, 300-watt Class AB amplifier that carries an MSRP of $3,995. To say that he came away impressed would be a huge understatement.

Oppo HA-1 DAC/Preamp/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Oppo HA-1 DAC/Preamp/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Dec 10, 2014

 

Steven Stone reviews Oppo Digital's HA-1, which combines an excellent headphone amplifier, a stereo preamp, and a digital-to-analog converter into one well-constructed $1,199 package.

Outlaw Audio Ultra-X12 Subwoofer Reviewed

Outlaw Audio Ultra-X12 Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Dec 8, 2014

 

Outlaw Audio has introduced a brand new subwoofer, the Ultra-X12, that sells for $639. In our exclusive review, Brent Butterworth puts this 12-inch, 350-watt subwoofer through his full arsenal of demos and measurement tests.

Concert Fidelity DAC-040BD Vacuum Tube DAC Reviewed

Concert Fidelity DAC-040BD Vacuum Tube DAC Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Terry London | Dec 3, 2014

 

Terry London explores the high-end DAC-040BD vacuum tube digital-to-analog converter from Concert Fidelity, an upgraded version of his long-time reference DAC. How would the new model compare with the original?

Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

Overall Rating
0 Stars

By HomeTheaterReview.com | Dec 1, 2014

 

Home Theater Review presents its Best of 2014 Awards. We've surveyed all the products reviewed over the past year and selected the ones we think are the most compelling. Check out our list and see if your 2014 favorites made the grade.

Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | Nov 26, 2014

 

The Mo-Fi headphones from Blue Microphones are visually distinctive, rugged, and very comfortable, but how do they perform? Steven Stone puts these over-the-ear headphones to the test.

Pass Labs XA60.8 Mono-block Amplifier Reviewed

Pass Labs XA60.8 Mono-block Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Nov 24, 2014

 

It took seven years for Pass Labs to come out with its new XA.8 Series of amplifiers. As Terry London discovers in his review of the new XA60.8 60-watt Class A mono-block amplifier, the wait was definitely worth it.

Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Nov 19, 2014

 

Myron Ho reviews Bowers & Wilkins' new CM6 S2 bookshelf speaker, which retails for $2,000/pair and incorporates technologies from the company's much more expensive speaker lines.

Vizio M602i-B3 LED/LCD HDTV Reviewed

Vizio M602i-B3 LED/LCD HDTV Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Nov 17, 2014

 

Vizio's M Series TV lineup brings full-array LED backlighting with local dimming to a more affordable price range. Adrienne Maxwell reviews the 60-inch M602i-B3, which also includes the V.I.A. Plus smart TV platform and a remote with a full QWERTY keyboard.

V-Moda XS On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

V-Moda XS On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Nov 12, 2014

 

Steven Stone auditions V-Moda's XS on-ear headphones, which replace the company's M-80 on-ear model and offer a number of improvements.

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Marantz Introduces New Flagship AV8802 AV Preamp

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/22/2014

Marantz has unwrapped the details on its newest flagship AV preamp, the AV8802. This 11.2-channel preamp is loaded with the best technologies and features that Marantz has to offer, including support for Dolby Atmos (Auro 3D support is also available...

Puro Sound Labs Launches Hearing-Healthy Headphones for the Entire Family

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/21/2014

A newcomer to the headphones category, Puro Sound Labs aims to combine good performance with healthy listening, especially for children. The new BT2200 Bluetooth headphones ($79.99) have an 85-dB volume limiter and built-in optimization and ambient-noise-limiting designs to help provide...

LG Will Show Off Quantum Dot 4K TVs at CES

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/20/2014

LG has an extensive TV lineup planned for 2015, and the company is officially releasing details bit by bit as we move closer to the International CES in early January. One of the first announcements confirms earlier speculation that LG...

Atlantic Tech's New In-Ceiling Speakers Are Ideal for Atmos/AURO

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/19/2014

Atlantic Technology's new IC-6-OBA in-ceiling speaker is designed specifically to reproduce object-based channels in a Dolby Atmos or AURO 3D setup. The speaker combines a six-inch woofer and a pair of one-inch tweeters to produce a wide soundfield akin to...

Bluesound Adds Rhapsody Support

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/18/2014

Bluesound has announced the addition of Rhapsody to the list of supported music streaming services available through the company's line of wireless multi-room audio products, which includes the Pulse tabletop speaker and the Duo 2.1-channel speaker system. Users must subscribe...

Netflix Eyes a Spot on Your Cable Set-Top Box

By HomeTheaterReview.com 12/17/2014

Gigaom is reporting that Netflix is aggressively working to partner with a major cable operator and get the Netflix app integrated directly into the set-top box--and perhaps have the subscription fee integrated into your monthly cable bill. The Netflix app...

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