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Media Servers and MP3 Players Reviewed

Even the most enthusiastic fans of vinyl and Compact Discs are starting to admit that they can see a day when there won't be any more shiny silver discs needed to play our music and movie content. How we will get from the world of Blu-ray Players and iPod Docks to full media servers and everything in between has yet to be determined however. Until then, here is a full compliment of the best in audiophile and videophile grade media servers to help aide in your search for the best server for your high performance AV system.

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Cambridge Audio Minx Xi Streaming Music Player Reviewed

Cambridge Audio Minx Xi Streaming Music Player Reviewed

By Steven Stone

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Streaming music is the next big thing in audio, according to many industry insiders, but the sound quality of streaming audio can vary from not even worthy as background music to so good that it drags you in from another... Read More

 
Autonomic Mirage MMS-5A Whole-house Hi-Res Music Player

Autonomic Mirage MMS-5A Whole-house Hi-Res Music Player

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Hi-res audio is certainly gaining momentum, as audio manufacturers, industry organizations like the CEA and DEG, and record companies like Sony and Universal are making a strong push to educate people about the value of higher-quality sound. There are many... Read More

 
NuVo Wireless Audio System Reviewed

NuVo Wireless Audio System Reviewed

By Sean Killebrew

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

If you don't already have some type of wireless audio system in your home, then you're at least considering one, right? It's a fair assumption, as this is certainly a hot topic amongst both audiophiles and casual listeners alike. Increasingly,... Read More

 
Amazon Fire TV Streaming Media Player

Amazon Fire TV Streaming Media Player

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Amazon Fire TV joins a crowded market. Will voice control, the backing of Amazon, and Gary Busey be enough to separate the Fire TV from the pack? Adrienne Maxwell finds out. Read More

 
Sony HAP-S1 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Sony HAP-S1 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

By Sean Killebrew

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Sony is one of the companies that's currently leading the charge to encourage music lovers to embrace hi-res music products and content. Sean Killebrew spent some time with the HAP-S1 music player and server and came away extremely impressed. Read More

 
Control4 Wireless Music Bridge Reviewed

Control4 Wireless Music Bridge Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

As part of my recent review of the Control4 HC-250 control system, the company sent me the Wireless Music Bridge (C4-WMB-B), which allows you to integrate your smartphone, tablet, or computer into the Control4 ecosystem as an audio source. Thanks... Read More

 
Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

It's that time of year again. The HomeTheaterReview.com staff has discussed all the products reviewed over the year and decided which ones rated the best. Check out our list of the best of 2013. Read More

 
Seagate Central NAS and Media Server Reviewed

Seagate Central NAS and Media Server Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Seagate jumps into the media server or NAS drive fray along with players such as Apple, Roku, Google and so many more. See what being one of the top hard drive makers in the world brings to your home theater in this Adrienne Maxwell review. Read More

 
Google Chromecast Wireless Media Bridge

Google Chromecast Wireless Media Bridge

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

The Google Chromecast's goal is simple. The device is designed to take a regular television and turn it into a smart TV. Adrienne Maxwell tries the device out to see how well it achieves this goal. Read More

 
Kaleidescape Cinema One Media Server

Kaleidescape Cinema One Media Server

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The Kaleidescape experience has been something consumers have paid a heavy premium for in the past. That's all changed with company's Cinema One. Adrienne Maxwell reviews the Cinema One to see what it's like. Read More