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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 13, 2020

Roku Ultra Streaming Media Player (Model 4670R) Reviewed

Scott says the changes to Roku's updated flagship streaming device are not extensive, yet it remains one of our favorite streamers even in the face of tougher competition. Continue Reading
Roku Ultra Streaming Media Player (Model 4670R) 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 07, 2020

LG HU70LA 4K UHD LED Smart Home Theater CineBeam Projector Reviewed

The LG HU70LA 4K Smart Home Theater Projector is an attractive package of features and performance for less-demanding applications. Continue Reading
LG HU70LA 4K UHD LED Smart Home Theater CineBeam Projector 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 31, 2020

Nvidia Shield TV Pro Streaming Media Player Reviewed

The Nvidia Shield TV Pro is a pricey media streamer, to be sure. But it actually works pretty hard to earn its $199 price tag, says Dennis Burger. Continue Reading
Nvidia Shield TV Pro Streaming Media Player 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 18, 2020

Gray Sound S80 Ported In-Ceiling Subwoofer

Imagine walking into a well-designed living room, sitting down for a bit, and to your surprise you get a fully... Continue Reading
Gray Sound S80 Ported In-Ceiling Subwoofer

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 24, 2020

Apple TV 4K Streaming Media Player Reviewed (2020 Update)

Dennis takes the Apple TV 4K for a spin nearly 2.5 years after its release to see how it stacks up against the current streaming media competition from a home theater enthusiast's perspective. Continue Reading
Apple TV 4K Streaming Media Player Reviewed (2020 Update)

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

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