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Oct 13, 2008

Definitive Technology Trinity Subwoofer Reviewed

"This monster subwoofer goes to nuclear sub depths, bringing subsonic impact to your system in ways other subwoofers would simply fail to accomplish." In addition to having the power to go low, the Definitive Technology Trinity has the speed to keep up with the most demanding soundtracks Continue Reading
Definitive Technology Trinity Subwoofer Reviewed

Oct 13, 2008

PSB Imagine B Bookshelf Loudspeakers Reviewed

The drivers, "are all of the finest quality and far beyond what you're going to find on the competition. The sound is "very even" and is "far from brittle or harsh" even at high volumes while the low end is "surprisingly deep." It has a compact footprint and is well constructed. Read more in the full review Continue Reading
PSB Imagine B Bookshelf Loudspeakers Reviewed

Oct 13, 2008

Atlantic Technology IWCB Series In-wall Speakers Reviewed

Using Atlantic Technology's Directional Vector Control (Vector... Victor - as they say in Airplane) these IWCB in-wall speakers have the power of an ICBM. Compare with some of the best in-wall speakers from Paradigm, PSB, Sonance and Niles Audio. Continue Reading
Atlantic Technology IWCB Series In-wall Speakers Reviewed

Oct 13, 2008

Definitive Technology UIW RLS II Reference In-wall Loudspeakers Reviewed

At $799 per speaker, these Definitive Technology UIW RLS II Reference In-wall are for the higher end user but pack many of the sonic characteristics that audio lovers expect from Definitive Technology's Mythos and tower speakers. Continue Reading
Definitive Technology UIW RLS II Reference In-wall Loudspeakers Reviewed

Oct 13, 2008

Meridian 300 Series In-Wall Loudspeakers Reviewed

Powered or not powered - these high end in-wall speakers from Meridian are about as posh as you can get when it comes to speakers for your walls. Expect all of the openness and finesse you'd expect from an audiophile speaker without the footprint. Continue Reading
Meridian 300 Series In-Wall Loudspeakers Reviewed

Oct 13, 2008

Sonance Architectural Z8F In-wall Speakers Reviewed

These speakers changed the game for in-wall speakers as Sonance found a way to remove the ugly front baffle from an in-wall speaker. Every other company making in-wall speakers rushed to catch up. Read the full Jerry Del Colliano review here. Continue Reading
Sonance Architectural Z8F In-wall Speakers Reviewed

Oct 13, 2008

Morel Vario On-Wall Speakers Reviewed

If you're looking for speakers that can match the beautiful picture Blu-ray discs or HDTVs provide with equally impressive sound, the Morel Vario is for you. Appearance wise, these speakers are made to blend in with your big flat HDTV which creates a great solution to a problem often associated with on-wall speakers... Continue Reading
Morel Vario On-Wall Speakers Reviewed

Oct 13, 2008

KEF KHT 5005.2 Wireless Speaker System Reviewed

These attractive speakers have several mounting options and can adapt to any room. Our reviewer noted "this system is capable of very high volume output that seems incomprehensible given the driver's size, but this ability makes it a great choice for people wanting to fill large rooms with minimally invasive speaker systems"... Continue Reading
KEF KHT 5005.2 Wireless Speaker System Reviewed

Oct 13, 2008

Bowers & Wilkins 683 Loudspeaker Reviewed

B&W is best known for their top of the line speakers, but moving down the line up you still get a lot of speaker but now at a much lower price. While the 683's won't have the cabinetry of the Nautilus they will still impress sonically. Continue Reading
Bowers & Wilkins 683 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Oct 12, 2008

MartinLogan Summit Loudspeakers Reviewed

This is the largest hybrid speaker Martin Logan makes. When you are at this level you expect true bass extension and the dual 10 inch subwoofers will ensure you get it while the high efficiency electrostatic panel will be easy to power. Continue Reading
MartinLogan Summit Loudspeakers Reviewed

Oct 12, 2008

Wilson WATT Puppy Version 8 Loudspeakers Reviewed

The Wilson WATT Puppy is the most successful and sought-after loudspeaker in audiophile history. At the whopping price of... Continue Reading
Wilson WATT Puppy Version 8 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Oct 12, 2008

Meridian 800 Reference DVD-Video, CD and DVD-Audio Player Reviewed

Is this the finest CD and DVD player ever made? Jerry Del Colliano's extensive review looks at this and other important questions regarding Meridian's flagship player, which some pundits claim makes CDs sound BETTER than SACDs Continue Reading
Meridian 800 Reference DVD-Video, CD and DVD-Audio Player Reviewed

Oct 12, 2008

Halcro EC800 Universal Disc Player Reviewed

While known primarily for their amplifiers and preamplifiers the Halcro EC800 is housed in the same modern case work as the rest of their line and offers serious audiophile performance with a look to round out your rig. Continue Reading
Halcro EC800 Universal Disc Player Reviewed

Oct 12, 2008

McIntosh Laboratories C-220 Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

With its smooth and accurate midrange this $4000 tube preamp features both balanced and single-ended inputs and outputs. Although its top end is slightly rolled off in comparison with other McIntosh preamps, its flexibility and superb build quality make it a winner. Continue Reading
McIntosh Laboratories C-220 Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

Oct 12, 2008

ReQuest F-500 Music Server Reviewed

In the late 2000's the first truly robust music server was the ReQuest platform. While audiophiles learned to love the concept, custom AV installers embraced ReQuest with open arms especially after the Echo back up drive was introduced. Continue Reading
ReQuest F-500 Music Server Reviewed

Oct 12, 2008

Denon DHT-FS3 Sound Bar with Subwoofer Reviewed

When you think Denon you likely don't think speakers but you can start thinking soundbars. This $1,199, B&O-looking soundbar has some very sleek lines as well as a thin subwoofer that will deliver the power than some of the smaller soundbars can't deliver on. Continue Reading
Denon DHT-FS3 Sound Bar with Subwoofer Reviewed

Aug 21, 2008

NAD C325BEE Stereo Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

NAD is known for making some excellent sounding, and wonderfully simple looking audio products. The new C325BEE is a stereo integrated amp with 50-watts per channel. Andrew Robinson gives it a go. Continue Reading
NAD C325BEE Stereo Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Apr 18, 2008

Anthony Gallo Due Speaker System Reviewed

The Due system provided "a sense of cohesiveness that really makes movie soundtracks come alive." The system is not bass heavy, but that is easily corrected with a good subwoofer. On music, the "speakers limitations were a little more evident... Continue Reading
Anthony Gallo Due Speaker System Reviewed

Feb 15, 2007

Totem Acoustic: TRIBE I, TRIBE II & STORM Reviewed

Totem brags that their speakers will "stir your soul" or produce "dimensionally extravagant and accurate sound production." After testing them, our reviewer found that the company was probably being modest. "The delicacy, depth, airiness, then attack and impact--completely devoid of any harshness or edge--are a pure pleasure to listen to..." Continue Reading
Totem Acoustic: TRIBE I, TRIBE II & STORM Reviewed

Feb 15, 2007

Tannoy Arena 5.1 Loudspeaker System Reviewed

Tannoy "appears to be the sexiest most unique and highest priced" of the systems reviewed. When listening to music, the "air dynamics and imaging were incredible." When watching movies, the Tannoy "handled each performer and epic blockbuster with grace and muscle..." Continue Reading
Tannoy Arena 5.1 Loudspeaker System Reviewed

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