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Sep 05, 2016

Philips BDP7501 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell reviews the BDP7501 Ultra HD Blu-ray player from Philips. How does it compare to its limited competition in the Ultra HD Blu-ray market? Read on to find out. Continue Reading
Philips BDP7501 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Aug 29, 2016

PSB SubSeries 450 Subwoofer Reviewed

Brent Butterworth reviews PSB's $1,499 SubSeries 450 subwoofer, which combines two 10-inch passive radiators with a 12-inch active driver powered by a 400-watt RMS Class D amplifier. Continue Reading
PSB SubSeries 450 Subwoofer Reviewed

Aug 24, 2016

Optoma NuForce HEM8 In-ear Monitor Reviewed

Besides being a year when too many fine musicians joined the angel band, 2016 could be called the year of... Continue Reading
Optoma NuForce HEM8 In-ear Monitor Reviewed

Aug 22, 2016

Lyngdorf Audio TDAI-2170 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Greg Handy reviews Lyngdorf Audio's TDAI-2170 integrated amplifier, which is rated at 170 watts per channel and has a modular design that allows for different input/output configurations. Continue Reading
Lyngdorf Audio TDAI-2170 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Aug 15, 2016

Oppo Digital Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell auditions Oppo Digital's new Sonica Wi-Fi tabletop speaker--a fully featured 2.1-channel model that supports AirPlay, Bluetooth, and DLNA wireless technologies, as well as multi-room streaming. Continue Reading
Oppo Digital Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker Reviewed

Aug 08, 2016

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3050 AV Receiver Reviewed

Myron Ho reviews Yamaha's RX-A3050, a 9.2-channel AV receiver that offers a number of upgrades over its predecessor. Continue Reading
Yamaha Aventage RX-A3050 AV Receiver Reviewed

Aug 03, 2016

Puro Sound Lab BT2200 Wireless On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

According to the Hearing Health Foundation, 20 percent of American teenagers--and 50 million Americans total--suffer from hearing loss, and noise-induced... Continue Reading
Puro Sound Lab BT2200 Wireless On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Aug 01, 2016

Atlantic Technology 3.1 HSB H-PAS TV Speaker Base System Reviewed

Dennis Burger explores Atlantic Technology's 3.1 HSB speaker base, which combines a passive three-channel L/C/R soundbar with a powered bass unit and the company's H-PAS technology to improve low-frequency response. Continue Reading
Atlantic Technology 3.1 HSB H-PAS TV Speaker Base System Reviewed

Jul 27, 2016

Bravo V3 Tube Headphone Preamp Reviewed

Your ears aren't flat...literally or sonically. And oh yeah, they're not digital, either. Sound isn't flat, and the world isn't... Continue Reading
Bravo V3 Tube Headphone Preamp Reviewed

Jul 25, 2016

ELAC Uni-Fi UF5 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Brent Butterworth auditions the three-way UF5 tower speaker from ELAC's Uni-Fi line, designed by Andrew Jones. How does this $499-apiece speaker perform? Read on to find out. Continue Reading
ELAC Uni-Fi UF5 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Jul 18, 2016

PSB C-LCR In-ceiling Speaker Reviewed

Greg Handy auditions a multi-channel PSB in-wall speaker system, built around the $799 C-LCR two-way in-ceiling design. Continue Reading
PSB C-LCR In-ceiling Speaker Reviewed

Jul 13, 2016

Clearwave Loudspeaker Design Resolution BE Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

I am no longer surprised at the number of small, American-based companies that design and build superlative speakers that can... Continue Reading
Clearwave Loudspeaker Design Resolution BE Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Jul 11, 2016

JVC DLA-X750R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell reviews JVC's DLA-X750R--a THX-certified 1080p D-ILA projector that uses JVC's pixel-shifting eshift4 technology to simulate a 4K image. This new model also supports HDR and P3 color. Continue Reading
JVC DLA-X750R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

Jul 06, 2016

Definitive Technology DI 5.5LCR In-Wall Speaker Reviewed

When I decided to install a home theater system, I opted for in-wall and in-ceiling speakers. There are many advantages... Continue Reading
Definitive Technology DI 5.5LCR In-Wall Speaker Reviewed

Jul 04, 2016

Monoprice Monolith 7 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Dennis Burger reviews Monoprice's new $1,499 Monolith 7 seven-channel amplifier, a Class AB design with a power rating of 200 watts per channel. Continue Reading
Monoprice Monolith 7 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Jun 29, 2016

Onkyo DP-X1 Portable Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Steven Stone explores the DP-X1 portable hi-res audio player from Onkyo, which is built on an Android operating system, features balanced output, and carries an MSRP of $899. Continue Reading
Onkyo DP-X1 Portable Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Jun 27, 2016

Bowers & Wilkins 804 D3 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins' high-end Diamond Series has received a complete makeover. Brent Butterworth sits down with the new 804 D3 tower speaker to see how it performs. Continue Reading
Bowers & Wilkins 804 D3 Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Jun 22, 2016

DarbeeVision DVP-5000S HDMI Video Processor Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell reviews the DVP-5000S from DarbeeVision. This petite box allows you to add DARBEE Visual Presence video enhancement, designed to improve image clarity and depth, to your HDMI sources. Continue Reading
DarbeeVision DVP-5000S HDMI Video Processor Reviewed

Jun 20, 2016

Focal Sopra N�1 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Ben Shyman reviews Focal's Sopra N�1. This bookshelf speaker is gorgeous and offered in a variety of eye-catching colors; but, as Shyman would discover, the Sopra N�1 offers much more than just a pretty face. Continue Reading
Focal Sopra N�1 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Jun 13, 2016

Optoma HD28DSE DLP Projector Reviewed

Brian Kahn reviews Optoma's $799 HD28DSE 1080p DLP projector--the first projector to integrate DARBEE Visual Presence video enhancement technology. Continue Reading
Optoma HD28DSE DLP Projector Reviewed

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