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PSB C-LCR In-ceiling Speaker Reviewed

PSB C-LCR In-ceiling Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Greg Handy | Jul 18, 2016

 

Greg Handy auditions a multi-channel PSB in-wall speaker system, built around the $799 C-LCR two-way in-ceiling design.

Clearwave Loudspeaker Design Resolution BE Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Clearwave Loudspeaker Design Resolution BE Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Terry London | Jul 13, 2016

 

I am no longer surprised at the number of small, American-based companies that design and build superlative speakers that can compete with the historical "big boys" in both build quality and performance yet can beat them on the very important...

JVC DLA-X750R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

JVC DLA-X750R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jul 11, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews JVC's DLA-X750R--a THX-certified 1080p D-ILA projector that uses JVC's pixel-shifting eshift4 technology to simulate a 4K image. This new model also supports HDR and P3 color.

Definitive Technology DI 5.5LCR In-Wall Speaker Reviewed

Definitive Technology DI 5.5LCR In-Wall Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Scott Schumer | Jul 6, 2016

 

When I decided to install a home theater system, I opted for in-wall and in-ceiling speakers. There are many advantages to using in-wall speakers for a surround sound system, including a clean, nearly invisible aesthetic for both the speakers and...

Monoprice Monolith 7 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Monoprice Monolith 7 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Jul 4, 2016

 

Dennis Burger reviews Monoprice's new $1,499 Monolith 7 seven-channel amplifier, a Class AB design with a power rating of 200 watts per channel.

Onkyo DP-X1 Portable Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Onkyo DP-X1 Portable Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Jun 29, 2016

 

Steven Stone explores the DP-X1 portable hi-res audio player from Onkyo, which is built on an Android operating system, features balanced output, and carries an MSRP of $899.

Bowers & Wilkins 804 D3 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins 804 D3 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brent Butterworth | Jun 27, 2016

 

Bowers & Wilkins' high-end Diamond Series has received a complete makeover. Brent Butterworth sits down with the new 804 D3 tower speaker to see how it performs.

DarbeeVision DVP-5000S HDMI Video Processor Reviewed

DarbeeVision DVP-5000S HDMI Video Processor Reviewed

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Jun 22, 2016

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews the DVP-5000S from DarbeeVision. This petite box allows you to add DARBEE Visual Presence video enhancement, designed to improve image clarity and depth, to your HDMI sources.

Focal Sopra N°1 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Focal Sopra N°1 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Ben Shyman | Jun 20, 2016

 

Ben Shyman reviews Focal's Sopra N°1. This bookshelf speaker is gorgeous and offered in a variety of eye-catching colors; but, as Shyman would discover, the Sopra N°1 offers much more than just a pretty face.

Optoma HD28DSE DLP Projector Reviewed

Optoma HD28DSE DLP Projector Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Jun 13, 2016

 

Brian Kahn reviews Optoma's $799 HD28DSE 1080p DLP projector--the first projector to integrate DARBEE Visual Presence video enhancement technology.

Sony NW-ZX100HN Portable Player and In-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Sony NW-ZX100HN Portable Player and In-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | Jun 8, 2016

 

Steven Stone reviews the Sony NW-ZX100HN portable hi-res audio player, which comes with a pair of Sony in-ear noise-canceling headphones. See how the duo performs.

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Yamaha Introduces Two New Blu-ray Players

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/25/2016

Yamaha has introduced two new Blu-ray players: the BD-S680 ($329.95) and the Aventage BD-A1060 ($549.95). Both products are Full HD, 3D-capable Blu-ray players that also support SACD playback. While they do not support the new Ultra HD Blu-ray format, these...

First Watt Introduces the F7 Stereo Amplifier

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/24/2016

First Watt has introduced a new stereo amplifier, the F7--a two-stage push-pull JFET (input)/MOSFET (output), Class A design that uses fewer parts than any First Watt amplifier to date and offers 25 watts per channel into eight ohms. First Watt...

Cary Audio Launches SI-300.2d Integrated Amplifier

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/23/2016

Cary Audio has introduced a new integrated amplifier, the SI-300.2d. It combines a 300-watts-per-channel Class AB amplifier with an analog Class A preamp gain stage. Digital inputs include USB (capable of native DSD up to 256 and PCM/DXD up to...

DTS:X Coming to Select Paramount Blu-ray Discs

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/22/2016

DTS has announced a partnership with Paramount Home Media Distribution that will bring object-based DTS:X surround soundtracks to select Paramount home video releases. The first titles to include a DTS:X soundtrack are Daddy's Home, The Big Short, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,...

Sony Introduces Flagship Z Series of UHD TVs

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/21/2016

At a special press event yesterday, Sony announced its new flagship line of UHD TVs: the Z Series. This new series--which features screen sizes of 65, 75, and 100 inches--uses Sony's new 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme processor and a...

PS Audio Announces OS Upgrade for DirectStream and DirectStream Junior DACs

By HomeTheaterReview.com 07/20/2016

PS Audio has announced an operating system upgrade for its DirectStream and DirectStream Junior DACs. Called Torreys, this OS is designed to further improve sound quality, and it adds Roon compatibility. Roon is a subscription-based network music management platform; you...

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