Home Theater

Paradigm Prestige 2000SW Subwoofer

February 10, 2016
Paradigm Prestige 2000SW Subwoofer

Brent Butterworth has posted a review of the Paradigm Prestige 2000SW subwoofer ($3999) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “At $3,999, the Paradigm Prestige 2000SW subwoofer carries a premium pricetag, but it offers three advantages that many, if not most, high-end subs do not. First, its output is competitive with that of many of the best...
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Vivitek H9090 LED/DLP Projector

February 10, 2016
Vivitek H9090 LED/DLP Projector

Chris Eberle has posted a review of the Vivitek H9090 LED/DLP projector ($9999) at Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. His conclusions: “For now however, the Vivitek H9090 is the brightest and sharpest LED/DLP projector I’ve reviewed so far. At this level of quality, I consider its price to be appropriate. If you...
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Tannoy TS2.12 Powered Subwoofer

February 5, 2016
Tannoy TS2.12 Powered Subwoofer

Larry Greenhill has posted a review of the Tannoy TS2.12 powered subwoofer ($921) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “Tannoy’s TS2.12 did a restrained and subtle job of providing low-bass reinforcement for my Quad ESL-989s. Its combination of pitch-perfect output, a weight and size that make it easy to move around the listening room, rugged construction,...
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Marantz SR7010 Audio Video Receiver

February 5, 2016
Marantz SR7010 Audio Video Receiver

Mark Fleischmann has posted a review of the Marantz SR7010 audio video receiver ($2199) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “I’m giving the Marantz a value rating of five stars because it was surprisingly versatile and always satisfying.” You can read the full review here.
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Cambridge CXU Universal Blu-Ray Player

February 3, 2016
Cambridge CXU Universal Blu-Ray Player

Michael Wong has posted a review of the Cambridge CXU Universal Blu-Ray player ($2199) at AudioENZ. His conclusions: “The CXU appears expensive, lacks the extensive built-in streaming apps of cheaper Blu-ray players and will not play the imminent 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs, so on the surface it doesn’t look like a great buy....
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Vizio RS65-B2 LCD Ultra HDTV

January 28, 2016
Vizio RS65-B2 LCD Ultra HDTV

Thomas J. Norton has posted a review of the Vizio RS65-B2 LCD Ultra HDTV ($) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “The Vizio performed better than any other 4K full-array backlit set we’ve tested so far, but even its 384 locally dimmed zones aren’t quite enough to match self-illuminating designs such as plasma and...
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Datasat RS20i Surround Sound Processor

January 26, 2016
Datasat RS20i Surround Sound Processor

Jim Clements has posted a review of the Datasat RS20i surround sound processor ($23,170) at Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. His conclusions: “Well the RS20i just so happens to have the best bench test results I have ever gotten from a surround processor or receiver. So you know the RS20i gives you...
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JL Audio Fathom F113v2 Subwoofer

January 22, 2016
JL Audio Fathom F113v2 Subwoofer

Kal Rubinson has posted a review of the JL Audio Fathom F113v2 subwoofer ($4500) in his Music in the Round column at Stereophile. His conclusions: “JL Audio’s Fathom f113v2 is everything good from the Fathom f113 and more. DARO is a huge and needed improvement, and the backward-compatibility with the v1 is appreciated. In...
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Origin Acoustics Bassic SUB8 Subwoofer

January 20, 2016
Origin Acoustics Bassic SUB8 Subwoofer

Steven Stone has posted a review of the Origin Acoustics Bassic SUB8 subwoofer ($) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “The Origin SUB8 is a very attractive subwoofer with limited bass extension, power, and gain. It is best suited for music playback in a nearfield listening environment mated with medium-efficiency monitors. With high-efficiency monitors, the SUB8...
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Epson Pro Cinema LS10000 Projector

January 19, 2016
Epson Pro Cinema LS10000 Projector

Adrienne Maxwell has posted a review of the Epson Pro Cinema LS10000 projector ($7999) at HomeTheaterReview. Her conclusions: “The LS10000 represents a new and exciting chapter for Epson, giving them a legitimate contender in the higher-end home theater projection market where they have not previously had a presence. Not only does the Epson LS10000...
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Integra DTR-40.7 Audio/Video Receiver

January 17, 2016
Integra DTR-40.7 Audio/Video Receiver

Sathyan Sundaram has posted a review of the Integra DTR-40.7 audio/video receiver ($1400) at SoundStage! Access. His conclusions: “Ultimately, I found the DTR-40.7 more at home and more impressive with movies than with music. For those who spend most of their entertainment hours watching movies and TV, it will be a solid performer, and...
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PSB Alpha VS21 VisionSound Soundbase and SubSeries 150 Subwoofer

January 16, 2016
PSB Alpha VS21 VisionSound Soundbase and SubSeries 150 Subwoofer

Mark Fleishmann has posted a rreview of the PSB Alpha VS21 VisionSound Soundbase and SubSeries 150 subwoofer (together $1098) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “The company is essentially saying that this product isn’t just a convenient compromise or a necessary evil; it is, in fact, an honored part of a fabled speaker line,...
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Theta Casablanca IV Surround Sound Processor with Dirac Live Room Correction

January 15, 2016
Theta Casablanca IV Surround Sound Processor with Dirac Live Room Correction

Sumit Ghawla has posted a review of the Theta Casablanca IV surround sound processor with Dirac Live room correction ($23,115) at Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. His conclusions: “With the Theta CB IV SSP and Dirac Live, bass reproduction elevated to a level I had not experienced in my home theater!” You...
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Marantz AV8802A Preamplifier-Processor

January 10, 2016
Marantz AV8802A Preamplifier-Processor

Kal Rubinson has posted a review of the Marantz AV8802A preamplifier-processor ($3999) in his Music in the Round column at Stereophile. His conclusions: “The Marantz AV8802A does everything its predecessor did, and more. It adds support for Atmos and Auro-3D. Its Audyssey calibration is easily competitive and now supports the multiple-speaker configurations of the...
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Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 3D LCD Projector

November 6, 2015
Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 3D LCD Projector

Kris Deering has posted a review of the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 3D LCD projector ($8000) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “The LS10000 is one of the most exciting products I’ve reviewed in some time, and I can only hope that other manufacturers will step up their game in response to it....
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NAD Masters Series M17 Preamplifier

November 2, 2015
NAD Masters Series M17 Preamplifier

Larry Cox has posted a review of the NAD Masters Series M17 preamplifier ($5499) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “I think NAD’s M17 is a reference quality preamp for a high end two channel system. It’s a pleasure that it can also ably discharge duites as a surround sound preamp. I found it able...
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Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 3D LCD Projector

October 30, 2015
Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 3D LCD Projector

Kris Deering has posted a review of the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 3D LCD projector ($8000) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “The LS10000 is one of the most exciting products I’ve reviewed in some time, and I can only hope that other manufacturers will step up their game in response to it....
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Sony Unveils New Flagship VPL-VW5000ES 4K Projector

October 29, 2015
Sony Unveils New Flagship VPL-VW5000ES 4K Projector

Sony Electronics has announced the introduction of the VPL-W5000ES, a 5,000 lumens 4K SXRD laser light source projector. Sony’s new reference-quality unit is the first projector designed specifically for home cinema use that features 4K resolution powered by a laser light engine that provides 5,000 lumens of brightness, is compatible with High Dynamic Range...
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Emotiva XMC-1 7.2-Channel AV Preamplifier/Processor

October 19, 2015
Emotiva XMC-1 7.2-Channel AV Preamplifier/Processor

Dennis Burger has posted a review of the Emotiva XMC-1 7.2-Channel AV preamplifier/processor ($2499) at Audioholics. His conclusions: “I think what you’ll get is a rock-solid and reliable AV preamp/processor that performs incredibly well for a $2.500 product. If, on the other hand, you take the time to dial it in, if you don’t...
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KEF R400b Subwoofer

October 16, 2015
KEF R400b Subwoofer

Roger Kanno has posted a review of the KEF R400b subwoofer ($1699) at SoundStage! Access. His conclusions: “The KEF R400b subwoofer’s agility and musicality should nicely complement the sound of high-quality speaker systems, and its modern look and small size will easily blend with the furnishings of fashionably decorated rooms — not something that...
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Sonus Faber Chameleon T Speaker System

October 8, 2015
Sonus Faber Chameleon T Speaker System

Daniel Kumin has posted a review of the Sonus Faber Chameleon T speaker system ($3447) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “There’s no question that the Chameleon T, B, and C are excellent reproducers. Indeed, they are sonic standouts, solidly price-competitive in their crowded field—and for those turned on by their different-but-elegant looks, perhaps...
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Cambridge Audio CXR120 A/V Receiver

October 8, 2015
Cambridge Audio CXR120 A/V Receiver

Mark Fleischmann has posted a review of the Cambridge Audio CXR120 A/V receiver ($2399) at Sound and Vision. His conclusion: “Cambridge Audio’s CXR120 is an audiophile receiver par excellence, with all the nuance and finesse a music lover might crave. It’s not the right receiver for someone who wants Atmos, room correction, or integrated...
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Emotiva XMC-1 7.2 Channel AV Processor

September 27, 2015
Emotiva XMC-1 7.2 Channel AV Processor

RichB has posted a review of the Emotiva XMC-1 7.2 Channel AV processor ($2499) at Audioholics. His conclusions: “The $2,500 XMC-1 is aXMC-1FontStock.jpg well built 7.2 channel AV processor that is fully balanced for the front two channels to achieve audiophile performance. The inclusion of Dirac LE and Dirac Full ($99 upgrade) provides a...
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Sunfire XTEQ10 Subwoofer

September 24, 2015
Sunfire XTEQ10 Subwoofer

David Vaughn has posted a review of the Sunfire XTEQ10 subwoofer ($1750) at Sound and Vision. His conclusion: “hen you look at the cost of the Sunfire, you can get just as much bass performance from slightly larger enclosures for a good deal less money. Granted, they probably won’t have the fit and finish...
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Klipsch R-115SW Subwoofer

September 13, 2015
Klipsch R-115SW Subwoofer

Brent Butterworth has posted a review of the Klipsch R-115SW subwoofer ($899) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “It’s competitive with practically any subwoofer on the market, yet it costs under $1,000. It does give up a little bit in power compared with its toughest competitors, but few home theater enthusiasts are likely to push their...
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