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Aug 11, 2014

Onkyo TX-NR636 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver

Onkyo's $700 TX-NR636 is a forward-looking AV receiver that's loaded with features, including HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2. How does it perform? Dennis Burger finds out. Continue Reading
Onkyo TX-NR636 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver

Aug 06, 2014

IOGEAR GWHDMS52 Wireless 5x2 HD Matrix Switcher Reviewed

I have been searching for a wireless HDMI transmitter for our den for quite a while. Some of the units... Continue Reading
IOGEAR GWHDMS52 Wireless 5x2 HD Matrix Switcher Reviewed

Aug 04, 2014

ATC SCM7 MkIII Bookshelf Speaker Review

ATC is back with a gorgeous speaker that is at home in a recording studio but might just find its way into your home with its solid build quality and beamingly accurate sound. Continue Reading
ATC SCM7 MkIII Bookshelf Speaker Review

Jul 30, 2014

Wyred 4 Sound mPRE Stereo Preamp/DAC Reviewed

Back in January, I reviewed Wyred 4 Sound's excellent mAMP. To form a complete system, power amplifiers like the mAMP... Continue Reading
Wyred 4 Sound mPRE Stereo Preamp/DAC Reviewed

Jul 28, 2014

JVC DLA-X500R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

You've heard me and plenty of other reviewers say it: so far, the benefits of 4K/Ultra HD have been difficult... Continue Reading
JVC DLA-X500R D-ILA Projector Reviewed

Jul 23, 2014

Oppo PM-1 Over-the-Ear Planar Headphones Reviewed

Up to now, Oppo hasn't been a brand that is usually associated with personal and two-channel audio. Oppo made its... Continue Reading
Oppo PM-1 Over-the-Ear Planar Headphones Reviewed

Jul 21, 2014

Cambridge Audio Minx Xi Streaming Music Player Reviewed

Streaming music is the next big thing in audio, according to many industry insiders, but the sound quality of streaming... Continue Reading
Cambridge Audio Minx Xi Streaming Music Player Reviewed

Jul 16, 2014

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard Universal Remote Control Reviewed

I've always been a fan of Harmony's universal remotes, mostly because I've appreciated the simplicity of the company's Web-based... Continue Reading
Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard Universal Remote Control Reviewed

Jul 14, 2014

Autonomic Mirage MMS-5A Whole-house Hi-Res Music Player

Hi-res audio is certainly gaining momentum, as audio manufacturers, industry organizations like the CEA and DEG, and record companies like... Continue Reading
Autonomic Mirage MMS-5A Whole-house Hi-Res Music Player

Jul 09, 2014

Sophia Electric Magic 126S-03 Amplifier Reviewed

During my exploration of 300B tube-based power amplifiers over the last couple of years, I became aware that one of... Continue Reading
Sophia Electric Magic 126S-03 Amplifier Reviewed

Jul 07, 2014

Infinity R263 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Ask some old audiophile (like me) about´┐ŻInfinity, and he'll probably tell you about the Infinity Reference Series speaker, which broke... Continue Reading
Infinity R263 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Jul 02, 2014

Samsung Smart Hub 2014 Web Platform Reviewed

Samsung's Smart Hub is an ever-evolving Web platform; each year, the company seems compelled to tweak things to alter the... Continue Reading
Samsung Smart Hub 2014 Web Platform Reviewed

Jun 30, 2014

MartinLogan Motion SLM-XL Floorstanding Speaker

Myron Ho digs into one of his favorite brands of speakers with a classic form factor designed for a new era of buyers. Continue Reading
MartinLogan Motion SLM-XL Floorstanding Speaker

Jun 25, 2014

Paradigm Reference Studio 10 v.5 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Like many music and home theater enthusiasts, I find bookshelf speakers very appealing. Done right, they can seem almost magical... Continue Reading
Paradigm Reference Studio 10 v.5 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Jun 23, 2014

Samsung UN65HU8550 UHD TV Reviewed

It's been almost one year since we reviewed our first Ultra HD TV, the Sony XBR-55X900A. That 55-inch TV had... Continue Reading
Samsung UN65HU8550 UHD TV Reviewed

Jun 18, 2014

Aperion Audio Allaire Bluetooth Speaker System Reviewed

No one in their right mind sits around and thinks that what the world needs is another Bluetooth speaker. I'm... Continue Reading
Aperion Audio Allaire Bluetooth Speaker System Reviewed

Jun 16, 2014

Cambridge Audio Aero 6 Floorstanding Speaker

Brent Butterworth reviews the Cambridge Audio Aero 6 and, in doing, discusses the trouble with tweeters. Are the Aeros audiophile worthy? Read on to find out. Continue Reading
Cambridge Audio Aero 6 Floorstanding Speaker

Jun 11, 2014

MartinLogan Crescendo Premium Wireless Speaker System Reviewed

"Little boxes on the countertop,Little boxes made of ticky tacky,Little boxes on the countertop,Little boxes all the same." With apologies... Continue Reading
MartinLogan Crescendo Premium Wireless Speaker System Reviewed

Jun 09, 2014

NuVo Wireless Audio System Reviewed

If you don't already have some type of wireless audio system in your home, then you're at least considering one,... Continue Reading
NuVo Wireless Audio System Reviewed

Jun 04, 2014

Olasonic Nano-UA1 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

At a time when micro-apartments are popping up in major cities around the world, it should come as no surprise that an enterprising audio company would begin making micro-sized high-performance audio components. But does the Olasonic measure up to its bigger brothers? Read on to find out . . . Continue Reading
Olasonic Nano-UA1 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

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