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Aerial Acoustics 6T Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Aerial Acoustics 6T Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Sep 17, 2014

 

A little more than two years ago, I reviewed the superlative Aerial Acoustics 7T loudspeaker and was informed by the owner and designer, Mike Kelly, that the model 7T was the start of a new generation of speaker design regarding...

Astell & Kern AK240 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Astell & Kern AK240 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | Sep 10, 2014

 

The Astell & Kern AK240 is the most expensive portable music player on the market; but, as Steven Stone discovers, its performance and features make a strong case for that $2,495 asking price.

Sony SS-CS3 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Sony SS-CS3 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Sep 7, 2014

 

The low price of Sony's new SS-CS3 tower speakers is sure to turn some heads; and, as Brent Butterworth discovers, so will their performance.

ENIGMAcoustics Sopranino Electrostatic Super-tweeter Reviewed

ENIGMAcoustics Sopranino Electrostatic Super-tweeter Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Terry London | Sep 3, 2014

 

There has been a long history in high-end audio of super-tweeters and, more commonly, subwoofers to enhance the overall performance of a listener's speaker system. As I mentioned in my past review on the REL Acoustics T-7 subwoofer, the major...

Denon DA-300USB USB DAC Reviewed

Denon DA-300USB USB DAC Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Sep 1, 2014

 

Myron Ho reviews Denon's new DA-300USB DAC, a small, 3.3-pound device that sports multiple digital audio inputs and supports high-resolution audio up to double-DSD. How does it perform? Read on to find out.

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.

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Crestron Debuts New Remote Control Lineup

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/19/2014

Crestron showed off a new family of remote controls at the CEDIA Expo last week. The top-of-the-line model is the TSR-302, a tablet-style design with a 2.8-inch color touchscreen and voice recognition. The step-down HR-150 (shown here) is a traditional...

New JBL Synthesis Surround Processor and Amp

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/18/2014

The Harman Group introduced several new JBL Synthesis products at the recent CEDIA Expo, including the two products described below: the SDP-25 surround processor and the SDA-7200 seven-channel amplifier. Both products will be available in January 2015. Pricing has not...

Paradigm's Prestigious New Speaker Series

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/17/2014

Paradigm unveiled a new speaker line at CEDIA called the Prestige Series, which features seven new models: three towers, one bookshelf, two centers, and one surround. They were on display at Paradigm's booth, and they sure were pretty. We can't...

New Sigma Preamp and Amps From Classe

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/16/2014

Classe's new Sigma Series features three products, beginning with the 7.1-channel Sigma SSP pre/pro ($5,000) that includes HDMI video switching, balanced and single-ended inputs, and USB/Ethernet ports. The two-channel AMP2 and five-channel AMP5 amplifiers (how's that for straightforward naming?) are...

Pioneer Sells Home AV Business to Onkyo

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/15/2014

Reuters reported late last week that Pioneer Corp. is selling its home AV business to Onkyo Corp., that Pioneer will take a 14.95 percent stake in Onkyo, and that both brands will remain intact. Here is that brief report: From...

LG's 65-Inch 4K OLED TV to Arrive Next Month

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/14/2014

LG has announced that its 65-inch 4K OLED TV, the 65EC9700, will be available in the U.S. next month, and it will carry an MSRP of $9,999. If 65 inches isn't big enough, you can wait a month longer for...

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