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Feb 19, 2018

Focal Sopra N°3 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Ken Taraszka auditions Focal's Sopra N°3. The largest floorstander in the Sopra line, the N°3 is a three-way design with two 8.25-inch bass drivers, a 6.5-inch midrange driver, and a 1.13-inch pure Beryllium tweeter. Continue Reading
Focal Sopra N°3 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Feb 14, 2018

AricAudio Transcend Series KT120 SE Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

After I wrote the article What's So Irresistible About a Single-Ended Triode (SET) Amp? I started to receive scores of... Continue Reading
AricAudio Transcend Series KT120 SE Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Feb 07, 2018

Bricasti Design M1SE Dual Mono DAC Reviewed

Ben Shyman explores the M1SE dual mono DAC/preamplifier from Bricasti Design--a high-end DAC that is built like a tank and offers a full suite of digital inputs. Continue Reading
Bricasti Design M1SE Dual Mono DAC Reviewed

Jan 31, 2018

HEOS 7 and HEOS 3 Wireless Tabletop Speakers Reviewed

Last year, I reviewed the Marantz AV7703 AV processor, which has HEOS functionality built in. I decided to do a... Continue Reading
HEOS 7 and HEOS 3 Wireless Tabletop Speakers Reviewed

Jan 29, 2018

Pass Labs XA25 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

In this week's featured review, Terry London auditions the XA25 amplifier from Pass Labs. This pure Class A stereo amplifier is rated at 25 watts RMS into eight ohms and 50 watts into four ohms. Continue Reading
Pass Labs XA25 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Jan 24, 2018

Audio-Technica ATH-SR9 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

There is a curious contrast between today's high-fidelity stereo market and many (probably most) headphones sold today. While the home-stereo... Continue Reading
Audio-Technica ATH-SR9 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Jan 17, 2018

Control4 Triad One Streaming Amplifier Reviewed

Over the past few years, I've seen integrated amplifiers progress in ways that outpace the rest of the traditional, high-end... Continue Reading
Control4 Triad One Streaming Amplifier Reviewed

Jan 08, 2018

SVS PB-4000 Subwoofer Reviewed

Perhaps the most banal thing I could do in the introduction to a review of SVS's new PB-4000 subwoofer would... Continue Reading
SVS PB-4000 Subwoofer Reviewed

Dec 18, 2017

Home Theater Review's Best of 2017 Awards

It's that time of year again--when the HomeTheaterReview.com staff looks at all of the products we reviewed this year and picks the best of the best. We've tried to hit all the product categories and price points. We hope you enjoy our Best of 2017 list. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2017 Awards

Dec 11, 2017

MarkAudio-SOTA Cesti T Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Anthony Wright auditions the Cesti T loudspeaker from MarkAudio-SOTA. This petite two-way tower speaker uses a larger two-inch full-range driver for higher frequencies, combined with two 4.4-inch full-range drivers for the lower frequencies. Continue Reading
MarkAudio-SOTA Cesti T Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Nov 20, 2017

RBH Signature Reference SV-6500R Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Bob Barrett reviews the SV-6500R from RBH's Reference Signature line. This floorstanding speaker combines an Air Motion Transformer tweeter with two 6.5-inch aluminum midrange drivers and three 6.5-inch aluminum cone woofers. Continue Reading
RBH Signature Reference SV-6500R Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Dec 05, 2016

Home Theater Review's Best of 2016 Awards

'Tis the season for Home Theater Review's annual best-of list, where we select the best products we've reviewed in the past 12 months. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2016 Awards

Dec 07, 2015

Home Theater Review's Best of 2015 Awards

It's that time of year again--time for the HomeTheaterReview.com staff to pick the products that we feel represent the best of the best from all of our 2015 reviews. We've covered a variety of categories and price points. See if your faves made the list. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2015 Awards

Apr 30, 2014

Star Sound Technologies Sistrum Apprentice Speaker Platforms

Can these little devices really make that big of a difference in the sound of your speakers? Terry London seems to think so . . . Continue Reading
Star Sound Technologies Sistrum Apprentice Speaker Platforms

Apr 14, 2014

Sony HAP-S1 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Sony is one of the companies that's currently leading the charge to encourage music lovers to embrace hi-res music products and content. Sean Killebrew spent some time with the HAP-S1 music player and server and came away extremely impressed. Continue Reading
Sony HAP-S1 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Feb 03, 2014

Musical Fidelity AMS50 Amplifier

Terry London went looking for "that tube sound" and found a true Class-A operation amplifier from the U.K.'s Musical Fidelity. The AMS50 brings the warmth of tubes but with the control of solid-state. Continue Reading
Musical Fidelity AMS50 Amplifier

Jan 13, 2014

Wyred 4 Sound mAMP Amplifier

Amplifiers are a necessary piece of equipment, but do they need to be so big? Steven Stone investigates this question with his review of Wyred 4 Sounds's mAMP mono amplifier. Continue Reading
Wyred 4 Sound mAMP Amplifier

Dec 23, 2013

Polk TSx220B Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Myron Ho examines the Polk TSx220B bookshelf speakers. During the course of his review, Myron discovers what the bookshelf speaker is not, but he also discovers surprising things about what it is. Continue Reading
Polk TSx220B Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Dec 09, 2013

Sonos Playbar Soundbar Reviewed

Sonos is a name many have heard of. They are well-known and well-advertised. But how do the company's products actually sound? Brian Kahn tests out the Sonos Playbar soundbar to find out. Continue Reading
Sonos Playbar Soundbar Reviewed

Dec 02, 2013

Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

It's that time of year again. The HomeTheaterReview.com staff has discussed all the products reviewed over the year and decided which ones rated the best. Check out our list of the best of 2013. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

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