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AVM CS2.2 Streaming CD A/V Receiver

April 15, 2015
AVM CS2.2 Streaming CD A/V Receiver

Jutta Dziwnik has posted a review of the AVM CS2.2 streaming CD A/V receiver (£3900) at AVHub. His conclusions: “The AVM Inspiration CS2.2 will be absolutely perfect for everyone who wants a component that will do everything (well, pretty much everything…) to an extremely high level of performance, but who does not want one...
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Sony VPL-VW350ES Projector

April 13, 2015
Sony VPL-VW350ES Projector

Al Griffin has posted a review of the Sony VPL-VW350ES 4K SXRD projector ($10,000) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “Properly set up, it delivers a stunning picture, with accurate color, good contrast (despite its lack of a dynamic or manual iris control), and brightness to spare. Plus it comes with most of the...
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BenQ HT1085ST DLP Projector

March 11, 2015
BenQ HT1085ST DLP Projector

Adrienne Maxwell has posted a review of the BenQ HT1085ST DLP projector ($1299) at HomeTheaterReview. Her conclusions: “The BenQ HT1085ST is a great little home entertainment projector. For those who desire a nice combination of accuracy, brightness, and detail in a lower-priced projector, the HT1085ST will make a great choice. Its black-level performance may...
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Cambridge Audio Azur BD752 Universal Blu-ray Player

March 10, 2015
Cambridge Audio Azur BD752 Universal Blu-ray Player

Arvind Kohli has posted a review of the Cambridge Audio Azur BD752 universal Blu-ray player ($1299) at TNT Audio. His conclusions: “I have never in memory compared two components that were this close in sonic performance. I’d be happy living with either component and give them both the...
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Sunfire HRS-10 Subwoofer

March 3, 2015
Sunfire HRS-10 Subwoofer

Jutta Dziwnik has posted a review of the Sunfire HRS-10 subwoofer ($949) at AVHub. His conclusions: “Even if you’re not in the market for a subwoofer, it would be worth dropping in on your nearest Sunfire dealer to audition the HRS-10… and maybe take a friend so that afterwards you can both chat animatedly...
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NAD Announces Unique 4K Ready AVR MDC Upgrade Program

February 24, 2015
NAD Announces Unique 4K Ready AVR MDC Upgrade Program

NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, announced an important NAD 4K Ready AVR MDC Upgrade Program for its AVRs and Prepros assuring NAD customers can incorporate compelling new technologies when they are truly ready. Effective immediately all T 758, T 777, T 787 and T 187 models shipped will include...
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NAD M17 AV Preamp/Processor

February 19, 2015
NAD M17 AV Preamp/Processor

Greg Handy has posted a review of the NAD M17 AV preamp/processor ($5499) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “The NAD M17 is a compelling surround sound processor. In terms of audio quality, this is one of the best processors I have experienced. Build quality is impressive, with an appearance to match. The Modular Design Construction...
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Revel Ultima Rhythm2 Subwoofer

February 17, 2015
Revel Ultima Rhythm2 Subwoofer

Larry Greenhill has posted a review of the Revel Ultima Rhythm2 subwoofer ($10,000) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “But when the Ultima Rhythm2 is set up correctly, its musicality, bass power, extension, room lock, speed, pitch definition, clarity, punch, and momentum are amazing. I heard deep-bass notes and felt pressure waves I never knew my...
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Definitive Technology BP-8060ST Loudspeaker System

February 2, 2015
Definitive Technology BP-8060ST Loudspeaker System

David Kumin has posted a review of the Definitive Technology BP-8060ST loudspeaker system ($5693) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “Fifty-six and change is a lot of money for a surround speaker system, but the Definitive suite as reviewed here—all nine pieces of it—is a whole lot of loudspeaker, especially for those who favor...
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Marantz SR7009 Home Theater Receiver

January 30, 2015
Marantz SR7009 Home Theater Receiver

Andre Marc has posted a review of the Marantz SR7009 home theater receiver ($1999) at Audio Video Revolution. His conclusions: “The $1999 Marantz SR7009 is a one-chassis amusement wonder. It can serve a family’s every conceivable need. On top of all that it features classic Marantz design. Make no mistake, the power of economies...
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NAD Masters Series M17 A/V Processor and M27 Multi-Channel Amplifier

January 27, 2015
NAD Masters Series M17 A/V Processor and M27 Multi-Channel Amplifier

Kal Rubinson has posted a review of the NAD Masters Series M17 A/V surround-sound preamplifier-processor ($5499) and M27 multi-channel power amplifierin his Music in the Round column at Stereophile. His conclusions: “The NAD Masters Series M27 is much more than just a pretty face offered as a mate for the Masters M17. It has...
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Marantz SR5009 A/V Receiver

January 26, 2015
Marantz SR5009 A/V Receiver

Mark Fleischmann has posted a review of the Marantz SR5009 A/V receiver ($899) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “The Marantz SR5009 is a solidly engineered surround receiver with an inherently good-sounding amp and the kind of room correction that takes the amp to the next level. The multiple presences of Wi-Fi, AirPlay, and...
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Hsu Research VTF-15H MK2 and VTF-3 MK5 HP Subwoofers

January 21, 2015
Hsu Research VTF-15H MK2 and VTF-3 MK5 HP Subwoofers

David Vaughn has posted a review of the Hsu Research VTF-15H MK2 ($899) and VTF-3 MK5 HP ($799) subwoofers at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “Dr. Hsu likes to say that buying one of his subs is like buying many different subs for the price of one. You can try all five setup options...
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Steinway Lyngdorf Ads DTS:X to P200 Surround Sound Processor

January 14, 2015
Steinway Lyngdorf Ads DTS:X to P200 Surround Sound Processor

We are proud to announce that the Model P200 surround sound processor will offer support of DTS:X, the object-based successor to DTS-HD Master audio. This means the Model P200 processor will support all the major contenders in the immersive surround sound market, including Dolby® Atmos and AURO-3D®. “At Steinway Lyngdorf, we are very excited...
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SVS SB13 Ultra Subwoofer

January 11, 2015
SVS SB13 Ultra Subwoofer

Larry Greenhill has posted a review of the SVS SB13 Ultra subwoofer ($1599) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “I got a kick out of reviewing SV Sound’s SB13-Ultra. Not only was it the smallest and least expensive subwoofer I’ve reviewed in some time, it delivered musical, well-articulated, truly satisfying deep bass in my large listening...
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REL Serie S5 Subwoofer

January 8, 2015
REL Serie S5 Subwoofer

Gregg Borrowman has posted a review of the REL Serie S5 subwoofer ($3999) at AVHub. His conclusions: “t pretty much goes without saying that if ‘low bass systems’ are the only products you build, you’d want to make absolutely certain that you build pretty good ones! In creating the Serie S5, REL has not...
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Rogersound Labs CG4 5.1 Loudspeaker System

December 22, 2014
Rogersound Labs CG4 5.1 Loudspeaker System

Brent Butterworth has posted a review of the Rogersound Labs CG4 5.1 loudspeaker system ($2075) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “I’m amazed and thrilled that someone can offer such a good home theater speaker system for just a little more than $2,000. The CG4 sounds very natural, plays very loud, and presents no weird quirks...
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Marantz Releases Flagship AV8802 A/V Processor

December 18, 2014
Marantz Releases Flagship AV8802 A/V Processor

Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, just announced their AV8802 flagship A/V preamplifier which combines exclusive Marantz sound innovations with the latest video technologies and connectivity options. Most remarkably, the AV8802 features a complex build-quality with a toroidal transformer, a three piece top cover layout, all packed in a heavy copper plated...
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M&K Sound X12 Subwoofer

December 17, 2014
M&K Sound X12 Subwoofer

Bob Barrett has posted a review of the M&K Sound X12 subwoofer ($3200) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “The M&K Sound X12 subwoofer earns its place among the upper echelon of sealed subwoofers on the market today, with performance that equals or beats other well-known and respected competitors in its price range. If you’re considering...
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Anthem Performance MRX 510 A/V Receiver

December 17, 2014
Anthem Performance MRX 510 A/V Receiver

Vince Hananda has posted a review of the Anthem Performance MRX 510 A/V receiver ($1599) at SoundStage! Access. His conclusions: “When I tried Anthem’s Performance MRX 500 A/V receiver, I was wowed by the built-in Anthem Room Correction system, and called that model a true bargain among home-theater receivers. The Performance MRX 510 ups...
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Anthem Statement D2v 3D A/V Processor

December 16, 2014
Anthem Statement D2v 3D A/V Processor

Robert Kozel has posted a review of the Anthem Statement D2v 3D A/V processor ($9500) at Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. His conclusions: “3 offers 4K video passthrough, neither offers any room correction or video processing. If you are in the market for a high-end processor, by all means give the Anthem...
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Denon AVR-X3000 A/V Receiver

December 16, 2014
Denon AVR-X3000 A/V Receiver

Venoth Nair has posted a review of the Denon AVR-X3000 A/V receiver ($599) at av2day.com. His conclusions: “Priced at a reasonably affordable RM 4990, the AVR-X3000 sets a pretty solid benchmark for the mid-range receiver market. If you’re in the hunt for an upgrade to your current home theatre in a box system or...
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Outlaw Audio Ultra-X12 Subwoofer

December 10, 2014
Outlaw Audio Ultra-X12 Subwoofer

Brent Butterworth has posted a review of the Outlaw Audio Ultra-X12 subwoofer ($639) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “There are many outstanding, affordable subwoofers available today. Many of them perform very similarly and look practically indistinguishable. It seems to me that it’s not a matter of choosing the best subwoofer, it’s a matter of choosing...
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REL Gibraltar G2 Subwoofer

December 3, 2014
REL Gibraltar G2 Subwoofer

Robert Youman has posted a review of the Gibraltar G2 subwoofer ($) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “REL has another winner in the Gibraltar G2 subwoofer. It can complement even the finest speakers with additional musical information that can provide clear lifelike steps towards reproducing the real event. It is critical that each sub...
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Sony SRS-X9 Wireless Loudspeaker

November 29, 2014
Sony SRS-X9 Wireless Loudspeaker

Lauren Dragen has posted a review of the Sony SRS-X9 wireless loudspeaker ($700) at Sound and Vision. Her conclusions: “Although it’s acceptable for spoken word and acoustic guitar at lower volumes, the X9 probably won’t please listeners accustomed to a balanced sonic profile. NPR podcast fans and treble enthusiasts might be drawn to it,...
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