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Oct 10, 2016

Klipsch Reference R-15PM Powered Monitor Reviewed

Sean Killebrew explores Klipsch's R-15PM powered monitor, a two-way speaker that features built-in Bluetooth and a variety of input options--including a phono input. Continue Reading
Klipsch Reference R-15PM Powered Monitor Reviewed

Oct 05, 2016

Amazon Prime Music Service Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell reviews Amazon Prime Music. How does this music streaming service compare with the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora? Read on to find out. Continue Reading
Amazon Prime Music Service Reviewed

Oct 03, 2016

NHT MS Tower Speaker Reviewed

Brent Butterworth auditions NHT's MS Tower speaker ($699 each), a three-way design that also incorporates an up-firing Atmos speaker module. Continue Reading
NHT MS Tower Speaker Reviewed

Sep 28, 2016

Focal Utopia Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Scott Schumer explores Focal's flagship headphone, the Utopia. This $4,000 open-back over-the-ear headphone features pure Beryllium drivers. Continue Reading
Focal Utopia Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Sep 26, 2016

Samsung UN65KS9800 UHD LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell reviews Samsung's flagship SUHD TV, the UN65KS9800. This curved TV uses a full-array LED backlight with local dimming, and it supports HDR and wide color gamut technologies. Continue Reading
Samsung UN65KS9800 UHD LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Sep 21, 2016

Pass Labs XA30.8 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Ben Shyman explores the XA30.8 from Pass Labs. This 30-watt stereo amplifier is a Class A solid-state design with an MSRP of $6,800. Continue Reading
Pass Labs XA30.8 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Sep 19, 2016

Anthem MRX 1120 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Dennis Burger examines Anthem's new flagship 11.2-channel MRX 1120 AV receiver. This model delivers the performance we've come to expect from Anthem...and adds some interesting new features, to boot. Continue Reading
Anthem MRX 1120 11.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Sep 14, 2016

Nyrius WS54 Wireless HDMI Kit Reviewed

If you're looking for a way to wirelessly transmit a 1080p video signal around your home, Nyrius has a variety... Continue Reading
Nyrius WS54 Wireless HDMI Kit Reviewed

Sep 12, 2016

Power Sound Audio MTM-210T Speakers Reviewed

Made in the U.S.A. That's not a statement you will find on many speaker boxes these days. It seems almost... Continue Reading
Power Sound Audio MTM-210T Speakers Reviewed

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

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