Featured Home Theater Reviews
Myron Ho explores the small but impressive Prime Satellite 5.1 speaker system from SVS, which includes five Prime Satellites and the SB-1000 subwoofer for a package price of $999.99.
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Jul 1, 2015|
Adrienne Maxwell explores Honeywell's RTH9580 Wi-Fi Thermostat, which can be monitored and controlled remotely via Honeywell's own mobile app or compatible Wi-Fi-friendly control platforms.
Jun 24, 2015|
Myron Ho auditions the new $279 RS 175 headphones from Sennheiser. These wireless headphones are designed for the theaterphile who wants to enjoy private listening sessions without having to run a long cable from the AV receiver to the couch.
Greg Handy reviews the Pharaoh integrated amplifier from Rogue Audio, which combines a tube preamp with a Hypex Class D amplifier and adds a tube headphone amp for good measure. How does this $3,500 integrated amp perform? Follow the link to find out.
Jun 17, 2015|
Bob Barrett recently reviewed the Yamaha A-S2100 integrated amp. Now he covers its partner in the company's HiFi component line, the $3,500 CD-S2100 CD/SACD player.
Jun 15, 2015|
Brent Butterworth reviews the new TT1 tower speaker, one of the first THIEL Audio speakers not designed by the late Jim Thiel. The $5,798/pair TT1 shares the gorgeous aesthetic of previous Thiel designs, but its performance moves in a new direction.
Jun 10, 2015|
Following up on his review of the Arcam AVR750 AV receiver, Dennis Burger now explores the company's UDP411 universal disc player, which (like the receiver) has an audiophile emphasis and a unique sound.
Jun 8, 2015|
Bob Barrett explores the A-S2100 integrated amplifier from Yamaha's HiFi component line. This $3,999 90-wpc integrated amp has exceptional build quality and can accommodate a variety of sources. How does it perform? Read on to find out...
Jun 3, 2015|
Adrienne Maxwell checks out the Caseta wireless lighting system from Lutron. With the addition of Lutron's Smart Bridge, you can control this system remotely via Lutron's own mobile app or integrate it into other control platforms.
Jun 1, 2015|
The $9,999 VPL-VW350ES is Sony's least-expensive native 4K projector. This SXRD projector boasts a number of convenient setup and control options, as well as 3D capability and anamorphic lens support. Adrienne Maxwell puts it through its paces to see how it performs.
May 27, 2015|
Steven Stone reviews the Gramo One open-back earbud from Celsus Sound. The company designed the Gramo One to be an audiophile-oriented earbud. Did they succeed? Read on to find out.
May 25, 2015|
Sean Killebrew swaps out his AV separates for Integra's new flagship DTR-70.6 11.2-channel receiver and comes away loving the experience--especially Dolby Atmos.
Looking for something to watch on that new Ultra HD TV you just bought? Adrienne Maxwell explains where you can find all the latest--although not necessarily the greatest--Ultra HD content.
Marantz has provided details on three new AV receivers: the 5.1-channel NR1506 ($499), the 7.1-channel NR1606 ($699), and the 7.2-channel SR5010 ($899, shown here). Full details are provided below, and all three new AV receivers will be available in July/August....
Paradigm has added two new subwoofers to its Prestige line. The Prestige 2000SW ($3,999) uses a 15-inch X-PAL Pure-Aluminum Cone Woofer and 2,000-watt Ultra-Class-D Amplifier, while the Prestige 1000SW ($2,999) uses a 12-inch X-PAL Pure-Aluminum Cone Woofer and 1,000-watt Ultra-Class-D...
PS Audio has announced that its NuWave DSD DAC is now shipping with an MSRP of $1,299. Incorporating designs that were first implemented in the company's DirectStream DAC, the new DSD-capable NuWave boasts a number of improvements (detailed below) over...
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has unveiled a new logo to designate recordings that offically meet the high-resolution standard that was previously agreed upon by the RIAA, CEA, DEG, and Recording Academy P&E Wing. That standard requires that...
Taylor Swift isn't the only one who was grumbling about Apple's decision to not pay royalties to artists during the free three-month trial subscription period it will offer consumers when Apple Music launches this week. However, her high-profile criticism, in...
Amazon Instant Video is the first streaming video service to add support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) content to its lineup of Ultra HD titles. The original series Mozart in the Jungle is available now in HDR at no extra...
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