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Dec 19, 2018

Control4 DS2 Mini Door Station and Intercom Anywhere Reviewed

Why on earth are we reviewing a door station with intercom capabilities on a website dedicated to entertainment and audio/video excellence? Because thanks to the power of Control4, the new DS2 is much, much more than merely a door station. Continue Reading
Control4 DS2 Mini Door Station and Intercom Anywhere Reviewed

Dec 19, 2018

Anthem STR Stereo Power Amplifier Reviewed

STR is Anthem's new flagship two-channel line comprised of three models so far: the STR Integrated Amplifier, the STR Preamplifier... Continue Reading
Anthem STR Stereo Power Amplifier Reviewed

Dec 17, 2018

Anthem STR Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

The category of preamps has changed a lot in the past decade or so. On the AV side of the... Continue Reading
Anthem STR Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

Dec 12, 2018

Aperion Audio Verus III Grand Tower Speaker Reviewed

Dennis Burger is a little shocked that you get this much speaker for so little money. Great performance, tried-and-true technology, amazing finishes, and new enhancements make the Aperion Audio Verus III Grand Tower Speaker a hell of an enticing buy. Continue Reading
Aperion Audio Verus III Grand Tower Speaker Reviewed

Dec 10, 2018

Home Theater Review's Best of 2018 Awards

Here at the end of 2018, we at HomeTheaterReview.com look back at all the products we reviewed this year and pick the best of the bunch, from budget favorites to aspirational flagship products. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2018 Awards

Dec 03, 2018

MartinLogan Dynamo 600X Subwoofer Reviewed

Perfect for small rooms that need some help in the bass department, the Dynamo 600X boasts full app control and Anthem Room Correction capabilities. Continue Reading
MartinLogan Dynamo 600X Subwoofer Reviewed

Dec 03, 2018

Davone Studio Loudspeaker Reviewed

What would happen if Bowers & Wilkins had decided not to switch gears in the twenty-first century and shift their... Continue Reading
Davone Studio Loudspeaker Reviewed

Nov 28, 2018

Polk Audio Command Bar Sound Bar System with Amazon Alexa Reviewed

What's not to like about having a digital voice assistant built into your soundbar? Not much, says Scott Wasser. Continue Reading
Polk Audio Command Bar Sound Bar System with Amazon Alexa Reviewed

Nov 26, 2018

Sonus faber Sonetto III Loudspeakers Reviewed

Thanks to its terrific design and sublime engineering, the Sonus faber Sonetto III produces much bigger sound than a speaker its size has a right to, says Bob Barrett. Continue Reading
Sonus faber Sonetto III Loudspeakers Reviewed

Nov 21, 2018

Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL Preamplifier

Terry London praises this new stereo preamp for its beautiful chassis, great ergonomics, rich organic timbres, and holographic imaging. Continue Reading
Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL Preamplifier

Nov 19, 2018

VIZIO PQ65-F1 P-Series Quantum 4K HDR Smart TV Reviewed

Vizio may not have been first to market with Quantum Dots, but Andrew Robinson says that with the P-Series Quantum PQ65-F1, the company gets the technology right--if only if it were available in sizes larger than 65 inches. Continue Reading
VIZIO PQ65-F1 P-Series Quantum 4K HDR Smart TV Reviewed

Nov 14, 2018

Marantz NR1509 Slim 5.2 Channel AV Receiver with HEOS Reviewed

A simpler AVR for simpler rooms, this slim Marantz offerings hits all the right buttons for Andrew Robinson. Continue Reading
Marantz NR1509 Slim 5.2 Channel AV Receiver with HEOS Reviewed

Nov 12, 2018

Sony XBR-65A9F MASTER Series 4K/Ultra HD OLED TV Reviewed

Andrew Robinson says that Sony's new flagship OLED display is a phenomenal achievement, but one that you'll pay a hefty premium for. Continue Reading
Sony XBR-65A9F MASTER Series 4K/Ultra HD OLED TV Reviewed

Nov 07, 2018

HiDiz AP60 II Portable Mini Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Steven Stone says this little pocketful of high-res bliss is perfect for workouts and travel, assuming you don't need streaming app support. Continue Reading
HiDiz AP60 II Portable Mini Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Nov 05, 2018

Parasound JC 5 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Myron Ho says that the Parasound JC5, like its big brother the original JC 1 is a stunning performer with great musicality and none of the sterility of more analytical amps. Continue Reading
Parasound JC 5 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Oct 31, 2018

Krell Theater 7 Seven Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Looking for a great home theater amp that also delivers pure Class A performance up to 100 watts per channel? Myron Ho says the Krell Theater 7 sets a new standard at this price point. Continue Reading
Krell Theater 7 Seven Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Oct 29, 2018

LG 55SK9000PUA Ultra HD LED Smart TV Reviewed

It may not excel in terms of brightness, but Andrew Robinson says the LG SK9000 is one of the best all-around displays on the market today, especially if picture accuracy is what you're looking for. Continue Reading
LG 55SK9000PUA Ultra HD LED Smart TV Reviewed

Oct 24, 2018

Digital Amplifier Company MEGAschino Power Amplifier Reviewed

If you're looking for an amp with a very distinctive sound, keep on looking. The Digital Amplifier Company's MEGAschino delivers music straight, no chaser. Continue Reading
Digital Amplifier Company MEGAschino Power Amplifier Reviewed

Oct 22, 2018

ELAC Debut 2.0 F6.2 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

If you're looking for a speaker that'll peel the skin off your skull, the Debut 2.0 F6.2 might not be what you're looking for. But for purity of tone, detail, and sound staging at its price, this speaker is hard to beat. Continue Reading
ELAC Debut 2.0 F6.2 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Oct 17, 2018

Paradigm Stylus 470 Outdoor Speakers Reviewed

I recently got a phone call from an audio-video company that I had never heard of. The executive on the... Continue Reading
Paradigm Stylus 470 Outdoor Speakers Reviewed

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