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Apr 16, 2018

Russound MCA-88X Multiroom Controller Reviewed

Brian Kahn auditions Russound's MCA-88X, an eight-zone/eight-source controller/amplifier that also features the company's XStream music streamer built in. Continue Reading
Russound MCA-88X Multiroom Controller Reviewed

Apr 09, 2018

HEOS Bar Three-Channel Soundbar Reviewed

I have a weird confession to make. Over the past few years, I've reviewed a handful of receivers with HEOS... Continue Reading
HEOS Bar Three-Channel Soundbar Reviewed

Apr 04, 2018

Krankz Studio Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Certain names are as much a turn-off for some people as they are a turn-on for others. Krankz is a... Continue Reading
Krankz Studio Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Apr 02, 2018

Tekton Design Impact Monitor Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Terry London reviews Tekton Design's new Impact Monitor, a three-way, nine-driver speaker that features the company's proprietary high-frequency driver array flanked by two 6.5-inch bass drivers in a 40-pound cabinet. Continue Reading
Tekton Design Impact Monitor Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Mar 28, 2018

Mark Levinson ? 526 Preamplifier/DAC Reviewed

Mark Levinson. The brand represents the pinnacle of automotive and home audio luxury. The company's products are meticulously engineered, and... Continue Reading
Mark Levinson ? 526 Preamplifier/DAC Reviewed

Mar 26, 2018

Apple TV 4K Streaming Media Player Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell auditions the Apple TV 4K streaming media player, which supports 4K output and HDR in both the HDR10 and Dolby Vision formats. Continue Reading
Apple TV 4K Streaming Media Player Reviewed

Mar 21, 2018

MrSpeakers Aeon Flow Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

A few years ago, I was at an audio show and had a chance to listen to some MrSpeakers headphones... Continue Reading
MrSpeakers Aeon Flow Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Mar 19, 2018

Technics OTTAVA f SC-C70 Premium All-in-One Music System Reviewed

Dennis Burger reviews the Technics OTTAVA f SC-C70 all-in-one music system--which combines an integrated amp, a CD player, and built-in speakers, with support for AirPlay, Bluetooth, Spotify Connect, TIDAL, and more. Continue Reading
Technics OTTAVA f SC-C70 Premium All-in-One Music System Reviewed

Mar 14, 2018

IsoAcoustics GAIA Acoustic Isolation Feet Reviewed

Normally I'm pretty apprehensive when it comes to products in the "audiophile tweaks" category. It's not that I think all... Continue Reading
IsoAcoustics GAIA Acoustic Isolation Feet Reviewed

Mar 12, 2018

Xbox One X Gaming Console Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell auditions the Xbox One X gaming console to answer the question, "Can it serve as your complete all-in-one media player?" Continue Reading
Xbox One X Gaming Console Reviewed

Mar 07, 2018

PSB M4U 8 Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones Reviewed

PSB Speakers is a Canadian loudspeaker company founded by Paul S. Barton. I love companies with a story, and PSB... Continue Reading
PSB M4U 8 Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones Reviewed

Mar 05, 2018

Sony STR-DN1080 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Brian Kahn auditions Sony's $500 STR-DN1080 7.2-channel AV receiver, which offers a nice assortment of features and solid performance for the price. Continue Reading
Sony STR-DN1080 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Feb 28, 2018

YouTube TV Internet TV Service Reviewed

YouTube first launched its live Internet TV service in April 2017. Initially the service was only available in a few... Continue Reading
YouTube TV Internet TV Service Reviewed

Feb 26, 2018

Integra DLB-5 Object-Based Soundbar System Reviewed

Myron Ho auditions Integra's DLB-5 object-based soundbar system, which combines a standalone AV receiver, Atmos-friendly soundbar, and wireless subwoofer to deliver more flexibility and options than your average powered soundbar. Continue Reading
Integra DLB-5 Object-Based Soundbar System Reviewed

Feb 21, 2018

Mark Levinson ? 519 Digital Audio Player Reviewed

I recently sold my entire CD collection on decluttr.com for about $0.50 per disc. Sure, playing a CD can still... Continue Reading
Mark Levinson ? 519 Digital Audio Player Reviewed

Feb 19, 2018

Focal Sopra N�3 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Ken Taraszka auditions Focal's Sopra N�3. The largest floorstander in the Sopra line, the N�3 is a three-way design with two 8.25-inch bass drivers, a 6.5-inch midrange driver, and a 1.13-inch pure Beryllium tweeter. Continue Reading
Focal Sopra N�3 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Feb 14, 2018

AricAudio Transcend Series KT120 SE Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

After I wrote the article What's So Irresistible About a Single-Ended Triode (SET) Amp? I started to receive scores of... Continue Reading
AricAudio Transcend Series KT120 SE Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Feb 12, 2018

Sony VPL-VW285ES 4K SXRD Projector Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell auditions Sony's VPL-VW285ES 4K SXRD projector--the first native 4K model in Sony's projector lineup to be priced under $5,000. Continue Reading
Sony VPL-VW285ES 4K SXRD Projector Reviewed

Feb 07, 2018

Bricasti Design M1SE Dual Mono DAC Reviewed

Ben Shyman explores the M1SE dual mono DAC/preamplifier from Bricasti Design--a high-end DAC that is built like a tank and offers a full suite of digital inputs. Continue Reading
Bricasti Design M1SE Dual Mono DAC Reviewed

Feb 05, 2018

Marantz SR6012 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Dennis Burger auditions Marantz's $1,499 SR6012. This 9.2-channel AV receiver is loaded with features and delivers a very high level of performance. Continue Reading
Marantz SR6012 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

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