Audio Player Reviews (186 Reviews)


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Jan 26, 2015

Cocktail Audio X10 Music System Reviewed

Brain Kahn reviews the X10 music system from Cocktail Audio. This $580 product combines a 2TB music server, a network audio player, a CD player, and a stereo amplifier in one petite, easy-to-set-up package. Continue Reading
Cocktail Audio X10 Music System Reviewed

Sep 10, 2014

Astell & Kern AK240 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

The Astell & Kern AK240 is the most expensive portable music player on the market; but, as Steven Stone discovers, its performance and features make a strong case for that $2,495 asking price. Continue Reading
Astell & Kern AK240 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Aug 18, 2014

Marantz NA-11S1 Network Audio Player and DAC Reviewed

Brian Kahn explores Marantz's NA-11S1, a well-built, well-featured network audio player and DAC that resides in the company's Reference Series lineup. Continue Reading
Marantz NA-11S1 Network Audio Player and DAC 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 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

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

Apr 14, 2014

Sony HAP-S1 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Sony is one of the companies that's currently leading the charge to encourage music lovers to embrace hi-res music products and content. Sean Killebrew spent some time with the HAP-S1 music player and server and came away extremely impressed. Continue Reading
Sony HAP-S1 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed

Mar 12, 2014

Control4 Wireless Music Bridge Reviewed

As part of my recent review of the Control4 HC-250 control system, the company sent me the Wireless Music Bridge... Continue Reading
Control4 Wireless Music Bridge Reviewed

Dec 02, 2013

Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

It's that time of year again. The HomeTheaterReview.com staff has discussed all the products reviewed over the year and decided which ones rated the best. Check out our list of the best of 2013. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

Oct 14, 2013

Cambridge Audio Azur 752BD Universal Disc Player

Cambridge Audio's Azur 752 BD universal disc player put Dennis Burger in a quandary. During the course of his review, Burger found the objective and subjective measures of the Azur 752 BD coming into conflict. Continue Reading
Cambridge Audio Azur 752BD Universal Disc Player

Aug 14, 2013

Colorfly C4 Portable Music Player Reviewed

The Colorfly C4 is another entry in the growing category of high resolution music portable players. However, the Colorfly C4 seems to offer several things that others have not. For a price, of course. Continue Reading
Colorfly C4 Portable Music Player Reviewed

Aug 08, 2013

Astell & Kern AK120 Portable Music Player Reviewed

If an iPod just doesn't cut it for you in terms of sound quality, you may be interested in the Astell & Kern AK120 portable music player. Steven Stone tests out the player to see how its high resolution performance measures up. Continue Reading
Astell & Kern AK120 Portable Music Player Reviewed

May 08, 2013

PS Audio PerfectWave Transport CD-DVD-ROM Transport

Since CDs are still the highest quality medium for the vast majority of music, a good CD player is still important. HomeTheaterReview.com writer Brian Kahn tests out the PS Audio PerfectWave Transport to see how it performs. Continue Reading
PS Audio PerfectWave Transport CD-DVD-ROM Transport

Mar 19, 2013

Astell & Kern AK100 Portable Music Player Reviewed

An audiophile quality portable music player has been desired by many. Now, that player may have arrived in the Astell & Kern AK100 portable music player. Steven Stone investigates in this review. Continue Reading
Astell & Kern AK100 Portable Music Player Reviewed

Dec 03, 2012

Home Theater Review's Best of 2012 Awards

It's that time of year again. The Home Theater Review staff has looked over all of the year's impressive offerings - of which there were many - and narrowed it down to what they believe to be the best of 2012. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2012 Awards

Jun 12, 2012

BSG Technologies QOL "Signal Completion Stage"

The BSG Technologies QOL Signal Completion Stage has received a lot of attention and praise as being a one-stop solution to all the audio problems in your system. Terry London put it to the test, and well... Continue Reading
BSG Technologies QOL

Feb 23, 2012

Napa Acoustic NA-208C CD Player Reviewed

Newcomer Napa Acoustic offers the NA-208C CD player. HomeTheaterReview.com reviewer Andrew Robinson took the player for a spin. Read on to see how his evaluation of the piece went. Continue Reading
Napa Acoustic NA-208C CD Player Reviewed

Dec 19, 2011

Meridian Sooloos System Reviewed (Audio Core 200, Control 15 and DSP3200 Digital Active Loudspeakers)

HomeTheaterReview.com reviewer Dr. Ken Taraszka got the Meridian Sooloos system in for review. The system consisted of the Audio Core 200, Control 15, and DSP3200 speakers. Taraszka put the system through it's paces to see if the system is as good as the sum of its parts. Continue Reading
Meridian Sooloos System Reviewed (Audio Core 200, Control 15 and DSP3200 Digital Active Loudspeakers)

Nov 01, 2011

Marantz SA8004 SACD / CD Player / USB DAC Reviewed

Marantz adds the SA8004 SACD player to the company's offerings. However, the SA8004 has a few interesting tricks up its sleeve. Brian Kahn takes a look at the component to see if it is worth your time. Continue Reading
Marantz SA8004 SACD / CD Player / USB DAC Reviewed

Sep 01, 2011

Electrocompaniet EMC-1UP CD Player Reviewed

The most widely used physical media for music is still the Red Book CD. Electrocompaniet has made a new CD player, the EMC-1UP, that acknowledges this and attempts to elevate that media to new heights. But does it succeed? Continue Reading
Electrocompaniet EMC-1UP CD Player Reviewed

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