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Definitive Technology AW6500 All-Weather Speakers Reviewed

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 my favorite ways to enjoy my music these days is outdoor listening. Not everybody lives in a locale that offers... Continue Reading

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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)

Feb 12, 2020

MartinLogan Dynamo 1100X Subwoofer Reviewed

Dylan says MartinLogan's Dynamo 1100X subwoofer delivers exceptional build quality, seamless sound quality, impressive bass extension, and feature-rich software control at an impressive price. Continue Reading
MartinLogan Dynamo 1100X Subwoofer Reviewed

Feb 10, 2020

Aurender A100 Music Server Reviewed

The Aurender A100 music server ($3,900) is the company's entry level offering within its "A" series of Music Server/DAC combos,... Continue Reading
Aurender A100 Music Server Reviewed

Feb 05, 2020

Roku Smart Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer Reviewed

Scott Wasser says the Roku Smart Soundbar may not be for everyone, but it's great for anyone shopping for a fantastic media streamer and simple two-channel (or 2.1) soundbar at the same time. Continue Reading
Roku Smart Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer Reviewed

Jan 22, 2020

Denon DP-450USB Turntable Reviewed

The turntable market has been on absolute fire lately, and no segment within that market has been hotter than offerings... Continue Reading
Denon DP-450USB Turntable Reviewed

Jan 20, 2020

Focal Chora 826 Three-Way Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dennis Burger says Focal's new thousand-dollar floor-stander looks great, sounds great, and is super forgiving in terms of placement. Continue Reading
Focal Chora 826 Three-Way Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 15, 2020

IKEA Symfonisk Table Lamp/Sonos Wireless Speaker Reviewed

I go way back with IKEA, as the first store in the United States opened decades ago just few miles... Continue Reading
IKEA Symfonisk Table Lamp/Sonos Wireless Speaker Reviewed

Jan 13, 2020

Pass Labs XP-12 Preamplifier Reviewed

Greg Handy says the Pass Labs XP-12 left him with a potent reminder of how vital a stereo preamplifier is to a high-performance music playback system. Continue Reading
Pass Labs XP-12 Preamplifier Reviewed

Jan 08, 2020

Music Hall Classic Semi-Automatic Belt-Driven MM Turntable Reviewed

It's no secret that I am a fan of the famed Technics SL-1200 turntable. I believe it is the stuff... Continue Reading
Music Hall Classic Semi-Automatic Belt-Driven MM Turntable Reviewed

Jan 06, 2020

MartinLogan Motion 20i, 15i, and 30i Speakers Reviewed

MartinLogan is best known for its high-performance hybrid-electrostatic speakers, but those large panels generally command a premium price tag, to... Continue Reading
MartinLogan Motion 20i, 15i, and 30i Speakers Reviewed

Jan 01, 2020

LG SL10YG Soundbar Reviewed

I pick up a small remote, press a button, and say, "Hey Google! Turn on the media room lights and... Continue Reading
LG SL10YG Soundbar Reviewed

Dec 30, 2019

Denon PMA-150H Integrated Network Amplifier Reviewed

Denon's PMA-150H Integrated Network Amplifier with HEOS ($1,099) lends some credibility to an argument I've been making for a few... Continue Reading
Denon PMA-150H Integrated Network Amplifier Reviewed

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