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Sophia Electric Magik Box Reviewed

Sophia Electric Magik Box Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Terry London | Oct 1, 2014

 

If you're looking to add some of the sonic benefits of tubes to your solid-state system, Terry London thinks you'll be very happy with what the Sophia Electric Magik Box can do in your system.

Actiontec MyWirelessTV Wireless HDMI Kit Reviewed

Actiontec MyWirelessTV Wireless HDMI Kit Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Sep 24, 2014

 

Choosing the right wireless-HDMI product can be a daunting task, as there are several different standards that suit different needs. In her search for a reliable wholehouse solution, Adrienne Maxwell found the Actiontec MyWirelessTV kit.

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...

Paradigm Millenia CT 2 Speaker System Reviewed

Paradigm Millenia CT 2 Speaker System Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Sean Killebrew | Sep 15, 2014

 

If you're looking for a true plug-and-play 2.1-channel system that looks and sounds great, the $899 Millenia CT 2 from Paradigm certainly fits the bill.

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.

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JVC TV Delivers First Ultra HDTV

By HomeTheaterReview.com 10/01/2014

Later this month, AmTRAN will introduce the first JVC-branded 4K Ultra HD TV, the DM65USR. This TV has a direct LED backlight system with local dimming, a 240Hz refresh rate, and support for 10-bit color. It comes with a Roku...

Game Consoles Are Connected Device of Choice, Study Finds

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/30/2014

The market research group Parks Associates recently released findings from its Connected Game Consoles study, which found that the game console is the primary connected (smart) CE device in U.S. households. The survey of 10,000 U.S. broadband households found that...

CEA Unveils New 4K Ultra HD Logos

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/29/2014

As we discussed in our article Is Your Ultra HD TV REALLY an Ultra HD TV?, the CEA recently updated its list of core characteristics that define a true 4K Ultra HD TV. Now the Association has released a pair...

Marantz Presents Its First Dolby Atmos AV Preamp

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/28/2014

In October, Marantz will begin selling its first Dolby Atmos-capable AV preamp, the AV7702 ($1,999). The company first hinted at this product back in July, and now the full details are provided below. From MarantzMarantz, a world leader in advanced...

SVS Subwoofers Now in Magnolia Design Center

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/27/2014

SVS continues to expand its distribution channels, announcing this past week that the company's subwoofer products will now be sold through Magnolia Design Centers inside Best Buy. As always, you can continue to purchase the products directly at SVSound.com; or,...

VIZIO Launches P-Series Ultra HD TV Line

By HomeTheaterReview.com 09/26/2014

Vizio is officially launching the P-Series 4K Ultra HD TV line that the company first showed off back at CES. The P-Series includes screen sizes of 50, 55, 60, 65, and 70 inches, with prices ranging from $999.99 to $2,499.99...

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