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Atlantic Technology 44-DA Atmos-Enabled Speaker Module Reviewed

Atlantic Technology 44-DA Atmos-Enabled Speaker Module Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Apr 22, 2015

 

Myron Ho auditions the new Dolby Atmos speaker modules from Atlantic Technology. The 44-DA sits atop your existing speaker and directs the Atmos information upward to be reflected off the ceiling.

Lawrence Audio Violin SE Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Lawrence Audio Violin SE Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Apr 15, 2015

 

At the Chicago Axpona Audiophile Show last year, my pick for "Best of the Show" was the Audio Archon room. The system was composed of a Weiss MAN-301 DAC/streamer, Melody AN-211 tube amplifier, MG cables, a Krolo Design rack, and...

Focal Dimension Soundbar and Subwoofer Reviewed

Focal Dimension Soundbar and Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Sean Killebrew | Apr 13, 2015

 

Sean Killebrew reviews Focal's 450-watt, five-channel Dimension soundbar and its optional passive subwoofer, a combination that presents a few setup challenges but delivers big on performance.

Parasound 275 v.2 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Parasound 275 v.2 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Apr 8, 2015

 

Brian Kahn was recently on the hunt for a stereo amplifier to use with his audio distribution system. His search led him to the $595 Parasound 275 v.2, which delivered everything he needed and more.

Paradigm Prestige 95F Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Paradigm Prestige 95F Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Apr 6, 2015

 

Dennis Burger sits down with the new 95F floorstanding loudspeakers from Paradigm's Prestige Series. These speakers will certainly catch your eye, and they incorporate a number of new design elements. How do they sound? Read on to find out...

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Apr 1, 2015

 

Adrienne Maxwell auditions the ATH-MSR7 over-the-ear headphones, the latest addition to Audio-Technica's SonicPro line. As Adrienne discovered, these $250 headphones look and perform above their pay grade.

Epson Home Cinema 3500 LCD Projector Reviewed

Epson Home Cinema 3500 LCD Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Mar 30, 2015

 

Epson's Home Cinema 3500 sits in the middle of the company's line of 1080p 3LCD projectors and sports a variety of useful features, including 3D capability, 1.6x zoom, lens shifting, integrated speakers, and MHL support. Find out what Adrienne Maxwell thinks of its performance.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Jerry Del Colliano | Mar 25, 2015

 

When audio-video industry types get together these days, they talk a lot about distribution pipelines. The biggest change to the AV business in more than a generation is the change to the pipeline. Gone is Circuit City. Gone is Ultimate...

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3040 AV Receiver Reviewed

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3040 AV Receiver Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Mar 23, 2015

 

Myron Ho checks out Yamaha's current top-shelf AV receiver, the $2,199 RX-A3040. This 9.2-channel receiver boasts a ton of features, including Dolby Atmos support, network streaming, and multi-zone capability.

NAD M27 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

NAD M27 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Greg Handy | Mar 18, 2015

 

As a follow-up to his review of the Master Series M17 AV preamp, Greg Handy auditions NAD's accompanying M27 seven-channel amplifier, which carries an MSRP of $3,999.

Krell Solo 375 Mono-Block Amplifier Reviewed

Krell Solo 375 Mono-Block Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Mar 16, 2015

 

Brent Butterworth reviews Krell's Solo 375 mono-block amplifier, which is part of the company's iBias Series of amplifiers--designed to offer the performance of Class A in a smaller, less power-hungry form.

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Plex Updates Its Smart TV App to Add More Features

By HomeTheaterReview.com 04/25/2015

Those of you who stream personal media files to a smart TV might be interested to learn that Plex has issued an update for its smart TV app that adds the ability to access your photo and music collections, in...

Origin Acoustics Ships Seasons Outdoor Speaker Collection

By HomeTheaterReview.com 04/24/2015

Origin Acoustics has introduced the Seasons Collection of outdoor speakers, which includes six models ranging in price from $200 to $490 each. The 50 Series and 60 Series utilize aluminum dome tweeters and either a 5.25- or 4x8-inch woofer, and...

Verizon Adds Scaled-Down, Customizable FiOS Package

By HomeTheaterReview.com 04/23/2015

Verizon has introduced a scaled-down, customizable FiOS cable TV package that, similar to Dish's Sling TV service, lets you add optional genre-oriented bundles. For $54.99 per month, you get 44 base channels and two free Channel Packs, such as Sports,...

Denon's Flagship AVR-X7200W Receiver to Get HDCP 2.2. Upgrade

By HomeTheaterReview.com 04/22/2015

Denon's promised HDCP 2.2 upgrade for the flagship AVR-X7200W receiver will be available on May 1st. Current AVR-X7200W owners will be able to send their receiver to a designated service facility to receive the upgrade, and Denon will label new...

VIZIO Launches New 2015 Audio Collection

By HomeTheaterReview.com 04/21/2015

Vizio's 2015 audio collection includes seven new products: five soundbars and two "sound stands" designed for use in smaller spaces like a media cabinet. The top-of-the-line 40-inch 5.1 Sound Bar System ($349.99, shown here) comes with a wireless subwoofer and...

Sony Announces Pricing and Availability of 2015 TV Line

By HomeTheaterReview.com 04/20/2015

Sony has provided pricing and availability information for its 2015 line of Ultra HD and 1080p TVs. The Ultra HD lineup includes 10 models with screen sizes from 43 to 75 inches, with prices ranging from $1,299.99 to $7,999.99. The...

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