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Dec 08, 2014

Outlaw Audio Ultra-X12 Subwoofer Reviewed

Outlaw Audio has introduced a brand new subwoofer, the Ultra-X12, that sells for $639. In our exclusive review, Brent Butterworth puts this 12-inch, 350-watt subwoofer through his full arsenal of demos and measurement tests. Continue Reading
Outlaw Audio Ultra-X12 Subwoofer Reviewed

Dec 03, 2014

Concert Fidelity DAC-040BD Vacuum Tube DAC Reviewed

Terry London explores the high-end DAC-040BD vacuum tube digital-to-analog converter from Concert Fidelity, an upgraded version of his long-time reference DAC. How would the new model compare with the original? Continue Reading
Concert Fidelity DAC-040BD Vacuum Tube DAC Reviewed

Dec 01, 2014

Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

Home Theater Review presents its Best of 2014 Awards. We've surveyed all the products reviewed over the past year and selected the ones we think are the most compelling. Check out our list and see if your 2014 favorites made the grade. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

Nov 26, 2014

Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

The Mo-Fi headphones from Blue Microphones are visually distinctive, rugged, and very comfortable, but how do they perform? Steven Stone puts these over-the-ear headphones to the test. Continue Reading
Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Nov 24, 2014

Pass Labs XA60.8 Mono-block Amplifier Reviewed

It took seven years for Pass Labs to come out with its new XA.8 Series of amplifiers. As Terry London discovers in his review of the new XA60.8 60-watt Class A mono-block amplifier, the wait was definitely worth it. Continue Reading
Pass Labs XA60.8 Mono-block Amplifier Reviewed

Nov 19, 2014

Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Myron Ho reviews Bowers & Wilkins' new CM6 S2 bookshelf speaker, which retails for $2,000/pair and incorporates technologies from the company's much more expensive speaker lines. Continue Reading
Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Nov 17, 2014

Vizio M602i-B3 LED/LCD HDTV Reviewed

Vizio's M Series TV lineup brings full-array LED backlighting with local dimming to a more affordable price range. Adrienne Maxwell reviews the 60-inch M602i-B3, which also includes the V.I.A. Plus smart TV platform and a remote with a full QWERTY keyboard. Continue Reading
Vizio M602i-B3 LED/LCD HDTV Reviewed

Nov 12, 2014

V-Moda XS On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Steven Stone auditions V-Moda's XS on-ear headphones, which replace the company's M-80 on-ear model and offer a number of improvements. Continue Reading
V-Moda XS On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Nov 09, 2014

GoldenEar Technology Triton One Loudspeaker Reviewed

GoldenEar Technology's highly acclaimed Triton Series finally has its leader, with the introduction of the flagship Triton One. Dennis Burger puts the Triton One to the test to see how it compares with the other models in the Triton line. Continue Reading
GoldenEar Technology Triton One Loudspeaker Reviewed

Nov 05, 2014

Ultimate Ears In-Ear Reference Monitors Reviewed

Jerry Del Colliano reviews Ultimate Ears' top-shelf pair of custom in-ear monitors. The $999 In-Ear Reference Monitors are designed to reproduce accurate, studio-quality sound for those who demand neutrality. Continue Reading
Ultimate Ears In-Ear Reference Monitors Reviewed

Nov 03, 2014

PS Audio DirectStream Network Audio Player and DAC

Brian Kahn reviews PS Audio's DirectStream DAC, a completely re-envisioned product that, among other things, converts all signals to DSD. How does it perform? Read on to find out. Continue Reading
PS Audio DirectStream Network Audio Player and DAC

Oct 29, 2014

Polk Hampden Desktop Speaker Reviewed

Sean Killebrew checks out Polk's new desktop audio speaker, the Hampden. This powered two-way speaker combines a gorgeous design with desirable connection options like Bluetooth (with aptX) and direct USB. Continue Reading
Polk Hampden Desktop Speaker Reviewed

Oct 27, 2014

M&K Sound S300 Series Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

When I was asked if I'd be interested in reviewing M&K Sound's new THX Ultra2-certified S300 Series loudspeakers, I jumped... Continue Reading
M&K Sound S300 Series Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Oct 22, 2014

Panasonic Life+Screen Web Platform (2014) Reviewed

Panasonic has completely re-imagined its smart TV platform for 2014. Adrienne Maxwell explores the new Life+Screen experience, which puts a strong emphasis on personalization and customization. Continue Reading
Panasonic Life+Screen Web Platform (2014) Reviewed

Oct 20, 2014

Panasonic TC-55AS650U LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Now that Panasonic has exited the plasma TV business, the company is focused on upping its game in the LED/LCD department. How does the new TC-55AS650U LED/LCD measure up? Adrienne Maxwell finds out. Continue Reading
Panasonic TC-55AS650U LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Oct 15, 2014

Pioneer SW-8MK2 Subwoofer Reviewed

Terry London examines the SW-8MK2 subwoofer from Pioneer and is absolutely blown away by the level of performance that this $160 eight-inch, 100-watt subwoofer can deliver. Continue Reading
Pioneer SW-8MK2 Subwoofer Reviewed

Oct 13, 2014

Peachtree Audio nova220SE Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Dennis Burger takes a look at the nova220SE from Peachtree Audio. This $1,999 integrated stereo amplifier has everything the audio lover needs, including a 24/192 USB DAC, in a beautifully built cabinet. Continue Reading
Peachtree Audio nova220SE Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Oct 08, 2014

Genelec G Four Active Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Greg Handy is a fan of the active speaker approach, and the new Genelec G Four bookshelf speakers did not disappoint him. Find out why these small active monitors made just a big impression. Continue Reading
Genelec G Four Active Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Oct 06, 2014

Bryston Middle T Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Bryston is taking a bit of a risk moving into the speaker market, but Brent Butterworth finds that risk has definitely paid off with the new Middle T tower speakers. Continue Reading
Bryston Middle T Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Oct 01, 2014

Sophia Electric Magik Box Reviewed

If you're looking to add some of the sonic benefits of tubes to your solid-state system, Terry London thinks you'll be very happy with what the Sophia Electric Magik Box can do in your system. Continue Reading
Sophia Electric Magik Box Reviewed

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