Audio Reviews (1172 Reviews)


Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Headphones Reviewed

Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Headphones Reviewed

I wonder what air travel will be like in the future. Prior to COVID-19, I often found myself on a Southwest plane flying up and down California for work, with the occasional trip back east. Regardless of my destination or... Continue Reading

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May 18, 2020

Denon DHT-S216 Soundbar Reviewed

Given its small size and price, Denon's no-frills DHT-S216 soundbar delivers surprisingly impressive sound that will dramatically upgrade the audio of virtually any contemporary TV. Continue Reading
Denon DHT-S216 Soundbar Reviewed

May 13, 2020

Orb Audio Mod1 Dolby Atmos Speaker System Reviewed

The highly configurable and timbre-matched Mod1 speakers from Orb Audio are perfect for apartment dwellers, or anyone who doesn't want big speaker boxes hanging from the ceiling. Continue Reading
Orb Audio Mod1 Dolby Atmos Speaker System Reviewed

May 11, 2020

Schiit Hel High-Power Gaming/Music/Communications DAC/Amp Reviewed

Schiit's step-up Hel gaming headphone amp and DAC delivers not only performance upgrades, but also some nice ergonomic touches that make it a wonderful desktop audio solution for headsets, headphones, and powered monitors alike. Continue Reading
Schiit Hel High-Power Gaming/Music/Communications DAC/Amp Reviewed

May 06, 2020

Astell&Kern SA700 Portable High-Resolution Audio Player Reviewed

Astell&Kern practically invented the high-end portable music player market in 2012. I remember reading Steven Stone's review of the AK120... Continue Reading
Astell&Kern SA700 Portable High-Resolution Audio Player Reviewed

Apr 27, 2020

Laufer Teknik The Note Speaker System Reviewed

In April 2019 at the AXPONA audio show, Sam Laufer, President of Laufer Teknik, introduced his company's newest speaker system,... Continue Reading
Laufer Teknik The Note Speaker System Reviewed

Apr 22, 2020

Schiit Fulla 3 Gaming DAC/Amp Reviewed

As I write this, it's been about three weeks since my wife finally got approval to work from home during... Continue Reading
Schiit Fulla 3 Gaming DAC/Amp Reviewed

Apr 20, 2020

Naim NAIT 5si Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

The Naim NAIT 5si lacks all of the digital connectivity you would expect in a modern integrated amplifier, but it's a big winner in terms of value and personality. Continue Reading
Naim NAIT 5si Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Apr 15, 2020

Anthem MDX-8 Distribution Amp Reviewed

Jerry calls the Anthem MDX-8 amp one of the most forward-thinking products he's seen and heard in ages. Continue Reading
Anthem MDX-8 Distribution Amp Reviewed

Apr 08, 2020

SnapAV Episode Dynamic Series EA-DYN-8D-100 Eight Channel Amp Reviewed

The Episode EA-DYN-8D-100 is a Class D amp with eight 100-watt channels that can be configured for all sorts of... Continue Reading
SnapAV Episode Dynamic Series EA-DYN-8D-100 Eight Channel Amp Reviewed

Apr 01, 2020

Earstudio ES100 MK2 Wireless Headphone Amplifier and DAC Reviewed

In many ways, the Earstudio ES100 MK2 ($99) appears similar in function to the Bluewave Get we reviewed just over... Continue Reading
Earstudio ES100 MK2 Wireless Headphone Amplifier and DAC Reviewed

Mar 25, 2020

Definitive Technology AW6500 All-Weather Speakers Reviewed

In recent years, I've opened up my audiophile horizons beyond the head-in-a-vice constraints of a dedicated listening room. One of... Continue Reading
Definitive Technology AW6500 All-Weather Speakers Reviewed

Mar 23, 2020

Marantz PM7000N Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Like it or not, we've entered a new era where most audio enthusiasts are now opting to stream their music... Continue Reading
Marantz PM7000N Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Mar 16, 2020

Parasound Halo P 6 Preamplifier & DAC Reviewed

Parasound's Halo P 6 preamplifier, priced at $1,595, is the successor to the company's wildly popular Halo P 5. The... Continue Reading
Parasound Halo P 6 Preamplifier & DAC Reviewed

Mar 11, 2020

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC700BT Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones Reviewed

Despite the fact that I review all manner of audio gear, including expensive and exotic components that costs more than... Continue Reading
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC700BT Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones Reviewed

Mar 09, 2020

Mark Levinson No. 5805 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

I've said this before, I know, but I think it's worth reiterating: One of the ongoing conversations that we higher-ups... Continue Reading
Mark Levinson No. 5805 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Mar 04, 2020

Focal 100IW6 In-Wall Speaker Reviewed

Greg Handy says the Focal100IW6 is an attractive and affordable in-wall speaker option that sounds great despite its compact size. Continue Reading
Focal 100IW6 In-Wall Speaker Reviewed

Mar 02, 2020

Revel F226Be Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

A little over one year ago, Revel started shipping the first speaker from its PerformaBe line, the F228Be, which was... Continue Reading
Revel F226Be Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Feb 26, 2020

Russound MBX-AMP and IC-620 In-Ceiling Speakers Reviewed

Russound's MBX-AMP is a simple-to use one-room streaming solution that can also be employed to expand an existing Russound multi-room system into harder-to-reach zones. Continue Reading
Russound MBX-AMP and IC-620 In-Ceiling Speakers Reviewed

Feb 19, 2020

Parasound Halo A 21+ Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

After 15 years of devoted service, Parasound has retired its beloved Halo A 21 amplifier. Its replacement, the Halo A... Continue Reading
Parasound Halo A 21+ Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Feb 17, 2020

Sonos Connect Wireless Home Audio Receiver Reviewed (A Little Too Late)

In 24 years of publishing and writing specialty audio/video content, I have never come across a situation like I have... Continue Reading
Sonos Connect Wireless Home Audio Receiver Reviewed (A Little Too Late)

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