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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

Dec 04, 2017

Pioneer Elite SC-LX901 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Bob Barrett auditions Pioneer's Elite SC-LX901. This 11.2-channel AV receiver is rated at 140 watts continuous power output at eight ohms, and it sports all the features and technologies you'd expect in a flagship receiver. Continue Reading
Pioneer Elite SC-LX901 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Nov 27, 2017

TCL 55P607 UHD LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Known primarily for its value-oriented TVs, TCL is now courting the videophile with its P Series. The 55-inch 55P607 is a Dolby Vision-capable UHD TV with a full-array LED backlight and 72 zones of dimming for just $649. Continue Reading
TCL 55P607 UHD LED/LCD TV 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

Nov 15, 2017

MartinLogan Outdoor Living Series Speaker System Reviewed

This summer I spent a good deal of time in my backyard, enjoying the Southern California climate. Whether I was... Continue Reading
MartinLogan Outdoor Living Series Speaker System Reviewed

Nov 13, 2017

Optoma UHD65 DLP Projector Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell auditions Optoma's 4K-friendly UHD65 DLP projector, which supports 4K input signals, HDR10 High Dynamic Range, and DCI-P3 color for $2,499. Continue Reading
Optoma UHD65 DLP Projector Reviewed

Nov 06, 2017

Sonus faber Il Cremonese Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Greg Handy auditions the Il Cremonese floorstanding speaker from Sonus faber's premium Reference line. This $45,000/pair speaker was designed as a tribute to Antonio Stradivari and his creation, the Cremonese violin. Continue Reading
Sonus faber Il Cremonese Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Nov 01, 2017

Sennheiser PXC 550 Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones Reviewed

Sennheiser is a privately held manufacturer of a wide range of high-fidelity products, such as microphones, headphones, and translation/assistive listening... Continue Reading
Sennheiser PXC 550 Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones Reviewed

Oct 30, 2017

Naim Uniti Atom All-in-One Wireless Music Player Reviewed

Dennis Burger explores the Uniti Atom all-in-one wireless music player from Naim. This audiophile music system combines a streaming audio player and DAC with a Class AB integrated amplifier and stereo-preamp capabilities for $2,999. Continue Reading
Naim Uniti Atom All-in-One Wireless Music Player Reviewed

Oct 25, 2017

Cleer Audio DU Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Founded in 2015 and based in the U.S., Cleer is a boutique manufacturer of high-performance portable audio products. I was... Continue Reading
Cleer Audio DU Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Oct 23, 2017

Focal Sib Evo Atmos 5.1.2 Home Cinema System Reviewed

Dennis Burger reviews Focal's Sib Evo Atmos 5.1.2 Home Cinema System, which features two satellite speakers with up-firing Atmos modules, three traditional satellite speakers, and an eight-inch subwoofer for $1,299. Continue Reading
Focal Sib Evo Atmos 5.1.2 Home Cinema System Reviewed

Oct 18, 2017

Optoma/NuForce BE Free8 Wireless Earphones Reviewed

Wireless earphones are the next big challenge for true high-performance audio. While consumers have plenty of wireless earphones to choose... Continue Reading
Optoma/NuForce BE Free8 Wireless Earphones Reviewed

Oct 16, 2017

Tekton Design Ulfberht Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Terry London explores the $12,000/pair Tekton Ulfberht floorstanding speaker--a four-way design that uses a total of 21 drivers, building upon the patented high-frequency driver array that Tekton first introduced in the Double Impact speaker. Continue Reading
Tekton Design Ulfberht Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Oct 09, 2017

Samsung QN65Q8C UHD LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell auditions the 65-inch QN65Q8C, which hails from Samsung's flagship QLED Series of UHD TVs. In this edge-lit LED/LCD, Samsung uses a new version of its quantum dot technology to deliver improved color accuracy and luminance efficiency. Continue Reading
Samsung QN65Q8C UHD LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Oct 04, 2017

Audeze LCD-X Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Headphone junkies are likely already familiar with Audeze. Less than 10 years since the company's inception, California-based Audeze has taken... Continue Reading
Audeze LCD-X Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Oct 02, 2017

Yamaha Aventage RX-A770 AV Receiver Reviewed

Dennis Burger reviews Yamaha's $650 Aventage RX-A770 seven-channel AV receiver, which is loaded with all the latest technologies: Dolby Atmos and DTS:X decoding, UHD/HDR pass-through, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, MusicCast, and more. Continue Reading
Yamaha Aventage RX-A770 AV Receiver Reviewed

Sep 25, 2017

Audio Research LS28 Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

Ben Shyman auditions the LS28 line-stage preamplifier from Audio Research Corporation's Foundation Series. This $7,500 preamp utilizes four 6H30 tubes in its analog circuit and features balanced and unbalanced connections. Continue Reading
Audio Research LS28 Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

Sep 20, 2017

MartinLogan Illusion ESL C34A Center-Channel Speaker Reviewed

I recently had the pleasure of reviewing MartinLogan's Expression ESL 13A, an electrostatic speaker that uses a relatively large panel... Continue Reading
MartinLogan Illusion ESL C34A Center-Channel Speaker Reviewed

Sep 18, 2017

BenQ HT8050 DLP Projector Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell reviews BenQ's HT8050 DLP projector, one of the first to incorporate the new 4K chip from Texas Instruments. This THX- and ISF-certified single-chip DLP projector has a rated light output of 2,200 lumens and a rated dynamic contrast ratio of 50,000:1--but how does it compare with its rivals in the 4K-friendly market? Continue Reading
BenQ HT8050 DLP Projector Reviewed

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