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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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Toshiba SD-2800 DVD Player Reviewed

Toshiba SD-2800 DVD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

It's 107 degrees outside my southwest desert home and my wife and I are considering going out on the town for the evening. For us, as with many married couples, going out on the town is a bit of a... Read More

 
Philips DVDR985 DVD Recorder Reviewed

Philips DVDR985 DVD Recorder Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Before people discard their VHS decks complexly, something has to come along that allows them to record. Enter Philips and the DVDR985 DVD recorder. Using the DVD+RW and +R format, the DVDR985 is poised to make the VCR totally obsolete. Read More

 
Denon DVD-1600 DVD-Audio Player Reviewed

Denon DVD-1600 DVD-Audio Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

There are many people who like to enjoy good audio AND good video. For them, a product like Denon's DVD-1600 is perfect. It marries together the excellent picture quality of DVD with the high-resolution surround sound of the DVD-Audio format. Read More

 
Sony DVP-NS315 DVD Player Reviewed

Sony DVP-NS315 DVD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Sony keeps finding ways to shove more and more features into their entry-level models. The DVP-NS315 is easy to use, has a pleasing form factor, and looks and sounds great. To see how it holds up compared to Toshiba, Panasonic, and Denon, we get one in. Read More

 
Philips DVD-962SA Reviewed

Philips DVD-962SA Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

The Dutch are known for a lot of things. Being tall, for one. Amsterdam for another. Philips, one of the largest corporations in the world, calls the Netherlands home. And into your home they hope you bring their new DVD-9622A DVD player. Read More

 
Panasonic DMR-HS2 DVD-R Reviewed

Panasonic DMR-HS2 DVD-R Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

In the no-one-wins format war of recordable DVD, there's the "-" camp, the "+" camp, and Panasonic as the almost sole entry into the DVD-RAM camp. What makes the DMR-HS2 so brilliant, though, is the inclusion of a 40 gigabyte hard drive. Read More

 
Harman Kardon DVD 25 Reviewed

Harman Kardon DVD 25 Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

For those looking for something a little better than the entry level models from the likes of Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic, the DVD 25 from Harman Kardon offers a bit of style and some high end features for not a lot of money. We test it out. Read More

 
Zenith DVD2381 DVD Player Reviewed

Zenith DVD2381 DVD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Once the sole remaining American electronics manufacturer, Zenith is now owned by Korean konglomerate LG. In the case of the DVD2381, this has been a good thing. The player offers lots of performance for little more than the price of a VCR. Read More

 
Pioneer Elite DVR-7000 DVD Recorder Reviewed

Pioneer Elite DVR-7000 DVD Recorder Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

Adding to their already impressive stable of high-end audio gear, Pioneer brings to the table the DVR-7000 DVD recorder. Featuring the "-" flavors of recordable DVD, the DVR-7000 has all the build quality and performance you'd expect from an Elite model Pioneer. Read More

 
Kenwood Sovereign DV-5700 DVD Player Reviewed

Kenwood Sovereign DV-5700 DVD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Kenwood may not have the presence they once did in the home theater space, but you wouldn't know it with the DV-5700 from their high-end Sovereign line. It features not only DVD video playback, but MP3 and DVD-Audio playback as well. Read More