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Jan 29, 2010

Vienna Acoustics Beethoven Baby Grand Loudspeaker Reviewed

Vienna Acoustics have been making some of the more beautifully finished loudspeaker the world over for some time now and while their looks are arguably what gets them noticed one cannot overlook their smooth demeanor and audiophile grade sound. Continue Reading
Vienna Acoustics Beethoven Baby Grand Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 29, 2010

Vienna Acoustics Schonberg Loudspeaker Reviewed

While Vienna Acoustics may be more well known for their furniture quality wood finishes on their other designs such as the Beethoven Baby Grand, their Schonberg series takes a dramatically different approach with its smooth Aluminum skin and modern art inspired lines. Continue Reading
Vienna Acoustics Schonberg Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 28, 2010

Magnepan MG 3.6 Planar-Magnetic Loudspeaker Reviewed

Probably the most successful and award winning audiophile loudspeaker of all time the MG 3.6 Planar-Magnetic speaker from Minnesota based Magnepan is a legend among audiophiles the world over. While the 3.6's may be large and a bit difficult to drive properly their distinct sound defies belief. Continue Reading
Magnepan MG 3.6 Planar-Magnetic Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 28, 2010

Magnepan MMGW Multi-Channel Planar Loudspeaker Reviewed

The MMGW is the smallest speakers made by Mangepan to date. Our reviewer noted, "What's really impressive is just how good, okay--great, the MMGWs are when used in a full surround package The seamless surround field they create when set up properly will have you questioning why they don't cost more"... Continue Reading
Magnepan MMGW Multi-Channel Planar Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 28, 2010

Outlaw Audio Model 7500 Multi-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Outlaw Audio makes some of the most affordable, yet great performing, audio products out there. The new 7500 5-channel amp is no exception, with 200 watts per channel, an understated design, and a great price. Andrew Robinson powers it up. Continue Reading
Outlaw Audio Model 7500 Multi-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Jan 25, 2010

Orb Audio Mod4 Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

Orb has long been an innovator in compact and round speakers. The Mod4 "possesses an amazing coherence along nearly all of the frequency range due largely to their point source design and cross over free nature for a two-channel or home theater experience that must be heard to be believed..." Continue Reading
Orb Audio Mod4 Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

Jan 25, 2010

Aperion Intimus 5T-DB Hybrid HD 5.1 Speaker System Reviewed

If you're looking for a true, 5.1 home theater speaker system that isn't a home theater in a box or a soundbar but don't have a lot of money to spend-look no further than the Intimus 5T-DB system from Aperion Audio. Sold direct via the Internet the 5T-DB system is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to bang for the buck loudspeakers. Continue Reading
Aperion Intimus 5T-DB Hybrid HD 5.1 Speaker System Reviewed

Jan 21, 2010

Cary Audio Design Model 7.125 Power Amplifier Reviewed

Packing seven channels of amplification into one chassis is no easy feat, and making them all sound good is even harder. The Model 7.125 has, as the name suggests, 125 watts for each of its seven channels. Sean Killebrew gives us an in-depth look. Continue Reading
Cary Audio Design Model 7.125 Power Amplifier Reviewed

Jan 17, 2010

Wilson Audio Duette Bookshelf Loudspeakers Reviewed

While Wilson does not make inexpensive speakers, this is the lowest price model they have produced thus far. This attractive model has a "to-die-for finish, astounding build quality and...true high-end performance." Sound wise, the Duettes "will sing with a full-blooded, massive soundstage, enough to humiliate systems twice their size..." Continue Reading
Wilson Audio Duette Bookshelf Loudspeakers Reviewed

Jan 04, 2010

ROTEL RB-1092 Amplifier Reviewed

Rotel isn't the only amp company to use B&O's ICE amp chips (think: NuForce, Bel Canto and Wyred For Sound) but they bring a long lineage of audiophile history in taking a bright idea and making it sound really, really good. Read the Ken Kessler review on this page. Continue Reading
ROTEL RB-1092 Amplifier Reviewed

Jan 02, 2010

Klipsch RF-52 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

The RF-52 helps round out Klipsch's overwhelming popular and extensive reference line of loudspeakers. With an RF model for virtually every taste, budget and system it can be hard deciding which one is right for you, which is why Home Theater Review took the compact RF-52 for a test drive. Continue Reading
Klipsch RF-52 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Jan 02, 2010

Infinity Primus P142 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Built to perform "beyond the norm" the Infinity Primus P142 bookshelf speaker delivers a humongous amount of sonic value for less than $200 a pair. The smallest in the Primus line, the P142 has a winning combination of elegant sound and stylish good looks. Continue Reading
Infinity Primus P142 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 01, 2010

Monster Cable Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Headphones Reviewed

Monster provides these isolating headphones that have a "Push to Listen" button which is a risky way to listen to headphones but people still like them. With bass and dynamics to spare - the Beats by Dre headphones have become more of a hip-hop status symbol than an audio statement. Continue Reading
Monster Cable Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Headphones Reviewed

Dec 31, 2009

Revel Ultima Salon2 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Revel is Harman Specialty Group's (HSG) flagship audiophile loudspeaker brand and over the last decade they have invested tremendous resources... Continue Reading
Revel Ultima Salon2 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Dec 31, 2009

KEF Muon Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Part loudspeaker part modern art these ultra-expensive speakers are designed for the jet-set art collectors as much as the audiophile. The sleek lines and intense construction make for a powerful speaker both sonically and aesthetically. Continue Reading
KEF Muon Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 31, 2009

Classe Audio CA-M400 Mono Amplifier Reviewed

While not the brand new, rack-cool-to-the-touch Classe CT-M600 monoblocks power amps, the Classe CT-M400 are enough power to rock nearly any speakers your audiophile aspirations can dream up. Classe' unbelievably good looking industrial design isn't just skin deep. Compare these amps with the best from Mark Levinson, Krell and beyond. Continue Reading
Classe Audio CA-M400 Mono Amplifier Reviewed

Dec 30, 2009

Infinity Classia C205 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Part of the Classia series, which was created to complement flat panel displays. With a front port, 1inch tweeter, and 5.25 midrange/woofer, the C205 combines lifestyle looks with serious sonics for under $700 a pair. Continue Reading
Infinity Classia C205 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 30, 2009

Klipsch VB-15 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Available exclusively from Best Buy, these bookshelf speakers employ Klipsch's famous XT Tractrix horn to house its 1 inch dome tweeter. Only 13.75 inches high, the VB-15 will fit into spaces that few Klipsch speakers have gone in before. They also like to rock. Continue Reading
Klipsch VB-15 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 30, 2009

Klipsch XB-10 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

There are plenty of $499 a pair bookshelf speakers but few are as dynamic as the Klipsch XB-10 bookshelf speaker, with its .75 titanium diaphragm tweeter mated with an XT Tractrix horn. If you like it loud, clean and accurate - you will like these speakers. Continue Reading
Klipsch XB-10 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 30, 2009

Yamaha NS-333 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Not known for their speakers, Yamaha can surprise you. The NS-333 combines a 1inch aluminum dome tweeter in a waveguide horn with a 5inch polymer-injected mica diaphragm midrange/woofer. It can play loudly with little breakup or loss of control. Continue Reading
Yamaha NS-333 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

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