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AntennasDirect ClearStream Eclipse Amplified Indoor TV Antenna Reviewed

AntennasDirect ClearStream Eclipse Amplified Indoor TV Antenna Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Feb 22, 2017

 

I recently took the plunge and cut the cord. At least for now, I'm relying primarily on Netflix and Amazon Video for my TV watching. There's certainly enough content on those sites to fill my evenings, but I miss the...

Role Audio Enterprise Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Role Audio Enterprise Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Feb 15, 2017

 

Five years ago, I had the great pleasure of reviewing a pair of PSM Super Monitor speakers from NSMT, which is an affiliate company of Role Audio. I was sad to part with the speakers because they were beautifully made...

ELAC DS-S101-G Discovery Music Server Reviewed

ELAC DS-S101-G Discovery Music Server Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Feb 13, 2017

 

Steven Stone auditions the DS-S101-G Discovery Music Server from ELAC, which can unite your personal music files with streaming options like TIDAL and uses the Roon Essentials control interface.

Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Feb 8, 2017

 

In-ear monitors rely upon a proper fit in order to perform at their best. If they don't form a proper seal, there will be a big drop-off in bass response, skewing the frequency balance. It can be a challenge to...

Fluance HFF Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Fluance HFF Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Feb 6, 2017

 

Brent Butterworth reviews the $699/pair HFF tower speaker from Fluance, which features a one-inch silk dome tweeter, a five-inch glass fiber midrange, and two eight-inch polypropylene cone woofers.

Atlantic Technology LCR3 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Atlantic Technology LCR3 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Scott Schumer | Feb 1, 2017

 

Atlantic Technology is a Norwood, Massachusetts-based designer and manufacturer of home theater loudspeakers since 1989. The LCR3 compact loudspeaker ($275 each) is designed for use as a left, right, or center-channel speaker, as well as a left or right surround....

MartinLogan Expression ESL 13A Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

MartinLogan Expression ESL 13A Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jan 30, 2017

 

Brian Kahn reviews MartinLogan's Expression ESL 13A, a hybrid floorstanding speaker that combines an electrostatic transducer with a pair of powered 10-inch aluminum cone woofers, driven by a 300-watt Class D amp.

Riva Audio Riva S Bluetooth Speaker Reviewed

Riva Audio Riva S Bluetooth Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jan 25, 2017

 

Riva Audio has introduced the Riva S, the little brother to the Turbo X that we reviewed in 2015, which made a big splash in the Bluetooth speaker world. The Riva S ($149) measures 7.5 by 2.5 by 2.6 inches...

MarkAudio-SOTA Viotti One Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

MarkAudio-SOTA Viotti One Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jan 23, 2017

 

Brent Butterworth reviews the $2,995/pair Viotti One from MarkAudio-SOTA. This two-way bookshelf speaker combines a 5cm tweeter/midrange driver with an 11cm woofer in a well-built cabinet that comes with a matching stand.

MEE audio Pinnacle P1 In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

MEE audio Pinnacle P1 In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Jan 18, 2017

 

MEE audio may not be a household brand to many readers of HomeTheaterReview.com, but with the introduction of the new Pinnacle P1 in-ear monitors ($199.99), they are a definitely a brand worthy of your attention. I was first introduced to...

SVS SB16-Ultra Subwoofer Reviewed

SVS SB16-Ultra Subwoofer Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jan 16, 2017

 

With the new 16-Ultra Series, SVS has introduced its most powerful subwoofers to date. Brent Butterworth tests the new SB16-Ultra, a sealed-box design with a 16-inch woofer and a 1,500-watt Class D amplifier.

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Pricing/Availability Announced for LG's 2017 OLED TVs

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/25/2017

LG has announced pricing and availability for six of its 2017 OLED UHD TVs. The complete OLED lineup is divided into five series: B7, C7, E7, G7 (shown here), and the Signature W7. The six models that are coming to...

Bryston Announces BDP-3 Digital Music Player

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/24/2017

Bryston has announced a new top-shelf digital music player, the $3,495 BDP-3. According to the company, the new flagship player is faster and offers enhanced performance and flexibility. The BDP-3 supports hi-res DSD 128 and 32-bit/384-kHz PCM playback and has...

Dirac to Demo VR and Panorama Sound Technologies at MWC

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/23/2017

At Mobile World Congess 2017, Dirac will show off its latest mobile audio solutions: Dirac VR and Dirac Panorama Sound. Headphone and VR headset users will be especially interested in Dirac VR, a headphone-based 3D audio solution designed to re-create...

LG webOS 3.5 Earns UL Certification for Cybersecurity

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/22/2017

LG has announced that its webOS 3.5 smart TV platform has earned UL CAP (Cybersecurity Assurance Program) certification. UL tested webOS 3.5's Security Manager in the areas of "application security, information access control via authentication processes, engineer mode hacking protection...

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces CI800 Diamond In-Walls

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/21/2017

This summer, Bowers & Wilkins will launch three new architectural speakers that feature technologies employed in the premium 800 Diamond Series speaker line. All three models--including the CWM8.5 D two-way in-wall speaker ($1,900 each) and the CCM8.5 D two-way in-ceiling...

JBL Synthesis Announces SCL-2 In-Wall Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com 02/20/2017

This spring, JBL Synthesis will a new top-shelf model to its Synthesis Custom Loudspeaker line of in-walls. The SCL-2 is a 2.5-way speaker that features three eight-inch drivers and uses the company's HDI waveguide design. The speaker is 5.5 inches...

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