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Marantz SR6014 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Marantz SR6014 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

The Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization technology employed on the new Marantz SR6014 might not merely be a good stop-gap for those who want Atmos but can't install ceiling speakers, says Dennis; it might also turn some Atmos haters into fans of object-based surround. Continue Reading

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Technics SL-1500C Direct Drive Turntable Reviewed

Technics SL-1500C Direct Drive Turntable Reviewed

There are few products in AV lore more iconic than the Technics SL-1200 turntable, which was in constant production from 1972 to 2010. The direct drive SL-1200 was a mainstay for DJs the world over through the 1980s and 90s,... Continue Reading


Technics SL-G700 Network/SACD Player Reviewed

Technics SL-G700 Network/SACD Player Reviewed

I think it has been nearly a decade since I last listened to a physical Compact Disc. No joke. I actually had to buy a CD (four to be exact) in order to complete this review. That's my fault, though.... Continue Reading


Polk Audio Legend Series L100 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Polk Audio Legend Series L100 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

On the surface, Polk Audio's little L100 bookshelf may seem like the least interesting offering in the company's new Legend Series lineup. That's especially the case when you consider that the upper end of the lineup, the L800, includes the... Continue Reading


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HomeTheaterReview's AV Receiver Buyer's Guide (Fall 2019 Update)

HomeTheaterReview's AV Receiver Buyer's Guide (Fall 2019 Update)

Shopping for a new AV receiver? A little overwhelmed by the possibilities? You've come to the right place. Continue Reading


Amazon Enters the HD Music Streaming Business

Amazon Enters the HD Music Streaming Business

Amazon has added 96/24 streams to its music service for a more palatable up-charge than other high-res streaming services. But why isn't this being included with Amazon Prime, the way the company's UHD video offerings are? Continue Reading


Best Buy... Worst Service

Best Buy... Worst Service

Jerry explains how Best Buy let him down when all he needed was an entry-level TV, like, today. Continue Reading


CEDIA 2019 Report: A Tale of the Haves and the Have-Nots

CEDIA 2019 Report: A Tale of the Haves and the Have-Nots

In stark contrast with past year's shows, this year's CEDIA Expo seemed to be aimed at either the ultra-wealthy or the dirt-poor, with those of us in the middle mostly squeezed out of the mix. Continue Reading


Lessons Learned from a Visionary Named David DelGrosso

Lessons Learned from a Visionary Named David DelGrosso

Way back in the early days of high-resolution digital music, David DelGrosso figured out a way to deescalate the impending format war before it even began. But no one listened. Continue Reading


Like it Or Not, the U.S. Home Theater Market Needs China

Like it Or Not, the U.S. Home Theater Market Needs China

No one is arguing that China isn't guilty of IP theft or that trade shouldn't be fairer, but our industry can't survive without Chinese trade, and likely won't be able to do for quite some time. Continue Reading

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Oct 10
SVS Tours Five Cities with "Night of Sonic Thrills" Event Series SVS has announced five new events in its "Night of Sonic Thrills" tour, with stops in and around the Great...
SVS Tours Five Cities with "Night of Sonic Thrills" Event Series

Oct 09
McIntosh Announces New Five-Channel Amp and AV Preamps The MX170 and MX123 AV processors and MC255 five-channel amp add to McIntosh's roster of home cinema products
McIntosh Announces New Five-Channel Amp and AV Preamps


Oct 08
2019 Burning Amp Festival Returns to San Fran November 9 If you've ever been interested in building your own audio gear or just showing off the components you've already cobbled...
2019 Burning Amp Festival Returns to San Fran November 9

Oct 04
Sound United Will Not Be Acquiring Onkyo's Home Audio Division Looks like Onkyo, Pioneer, Pioneer Elite, and Integra aren't coming under the Sound United umbrella after all.
Sound United Will Not Be Acquiring Onkyo's Home Audio Division

Oct 03
Focal Powered by Naim Store Celebrates Grand Opening in Scottsdale Focal and Naim have announced the opening of a new Focal Powered by Naim store in Scottsdale, Arizona. The grand...
Focal Powered by Naim Store Celebrates Grand Opening in Scottsdale


Oct 01
TiVo Announces New TiVo+ Video Network and EDGE DVR/Streamer The announcement this week of TiVo's new live-streaming video network, unsurprisingly called TiVo+, has been somewhat overshadowed by a concurrent...
TiVo Announces New TiVo+ Video Network and EDGE DVR/Streamer

Oct 01
McIntosh Intoduces MC257 Seven-Channel Amp McIntosh has announced a new seven-channel power amplifier with 250 watts per channel into four or eight ohms with two...
McIntosh Intoduces MC257 Seven-Channel Amp

Sep 27
Wireworld Announces New Coaxial Digital Cables Wireworld announced this week the release of four new 75-ohm digital coaxial cables that run the gamut from ultra-affordable to...
Wireworld Announces New Coaxial Digital Cables

Sep 26
Epson Introduces LS500 Laser Projection TV The LS500 promises to deliver 120 inches of bright and vibrant real estate for $6,000.
Epson Introduces LS500 Laser Projection TV
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