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Audiophile Source Component Reviews

Pioneering Audiophiles such as Linn's Ivor Tenenbaum all agree that the source is the most important part of a system. Reviews of source components including turntables, CD players, CD transports, SACD players, DACs, Tuners, USB converters and even phono cartridges by Home Theater Review's stable of professional reviewers will give you the inside scoop on which ones deserve your special attention.

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Yamaha DVD-S530 DVD Player Reviewed

Yamaha DVD-S530 DVD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

This was an early Yamaha DVD player that also did CD's and MP3 discs allowing owners to finally have hours of music from a single disc. While these features are common now to almost any electronic device they weren't so in this players era Read More

 
Onkyo DV-SP800 Universal Player Reviewed

Onkyo DV-SP800 Universal Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Onkyo pulled out all the stops with this player, and it carried a price showing that. While it was a well-built unit about a Pioneer chassis it never became very popular Read More

 
McIntosh MVP851 DVD Player Reviewed

McIntosh MVP851 DVD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

McIntosh has one of the most loyal followers in the industry. While outsiders find the gear to look dated, the classic styling keeps their fans loyal. For those who wanted a balanced look to their system McIntosh offered this DVD player Read More

 
Sony A VD-S50ES SACD/DVD Receiver Reviewed

Sony A VD-S50ES SACD/DVD Receiver Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Let's face it, we don't always have the room nor want to deal with all the components required for a full home theater system, and that is just why Sony built this unit. A single box solution just add display and speakers Read More

 
Philips DVD793C 5-Disc Changer/Player Reviewed

Philips DVD793C 5-Disc Changer/Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Philips is still one of the top producers of drive transports and this is one of the reasons their players are so solid. This five disc changer offered progressive output and excellent CD sound Read More

 
Panasonic DVD-RV32 DVD Player Reviewed

Panasonic DVD-RV32 DVD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Now only a historical model from the early 2000's this player was made for the budget conscious so it lacked some features but would allow new users to bring DVD into their home Read More

 
Zenith XBV343 DVD/VCR Combo Reviewed

Zenith XBV343 DVD/VCR Combo Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

When DVD first came out, many places were still renting video cassette's and people also owned tons of them so combo players like this were not uncommon. They offered fewer components while maintaining the flexibility to watch either format Read More

 
Toshiba SD-V391 DVD/VCR Combo Reviewed

Toshiba SD-V391 DVD/VCR Combo Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Many people still have a big library of VHS tapes that they occasionally like to watch. Maybe its old home movies, or TV shows recorded off the air. Toshiba's SD-V391 has a bunch of cool features to make it worth a look. So we did, putting it to the test. Read More

 
JVC HR-XVC25U D-VHS Deck Reviewed

JVC HR-XVC25U D-VHS Deck Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Before Blu-ray, there's D-VHS, a high-resolution tape format that has the added advantage of being able to play back regular VHS. The HR-XVC25U even has a DVD drive, making it an all-in-wonder source component for all your SD and HD needs. Read More

 
Yamaha DVD-CX1 DVD Audio/ 5-Disc Changer Reviewed

Yamaha DVD-CX1 DVD Audio/ 5-Disc Changer Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

"When I was a young lad, I was not one easily drawn in by full-framed features and fancy accessories. For there was always a bottom line to be found--when I knew who she was, and how she could integrate into... Read More