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Shortly after Dirac announced Dirac Live Active Room Treatment, Trinnov has responded with its own announcement: a groundbreaking “active acoustics” technology that promises similar results! Read on.
We compared 4 of the best powered subwoofers of 2023 for under $500 based on measured performance, and sound quality for music and movies. Read our findings to see which sub is right for your system!
This “AV Quick Takes” series offers a brief look at a new $499 pair of Monolith MTM-100 powered speakers from Monoprice, and a new open source smart home standard called Matter. Read on to learn more.
Andrew Jones and MoFi have launched the SourcePoint 10 loudspeakers ($3700/pair). The SourcePoint 10 is a large 2-way stand-mount speaker featuring a 10-inch concentric driver and 91dB sensitivity rating.
Roger Hassing, founder and original owner of RBH Sound, passed away peacefully on 1/22/23 in Layton Utah. Roger considered RBH Sound a family operated business and was passionate about making great products.
The Polk HTS 12 is a 12” ported subwoofer with some innovative tech that allows it to produce clean, tight bass at a retail price of $549 that bellies its specs. Read our review.
In 1978, Acoustic Research introduced the AR9, a brand-new, four-way loudspeaker system. Read on to see how the AR9 was conceived and why it is considered to be the most influential speaker ever.
Focal is expanding their catalogue to include their new Littora Speakers, a series of IPX certified outdoor and architectural grade speakers that feature weather resistance even in saltwater areas.
It used to be sports enthusiasts could watch most professional games via standard cable channels. Cutting the cord makes it difficult to even get local games without hefty upgraded subscriptions.
Looking to play your vinyl through your Sonos system without wires? Victrola has you covered with their $800 Stream Carbon Works with Sonos Turntable. Read on.
Dirac is set to revolutionize with Live Active Room Treatment Spring of 2023. Utilizing ALL of your speakers, ART spatially optimizes your system for every seat, reducing the need for passive room treatments.
The new Bowers & Wilkins Px8 flagship active noise cancelling wireless headphones offer more luxurious materials and finishes and upgraded sound quality over the Px7 s2. See what makes this all possible.
Enter our random draw FREE for a chance to WIN! From Onkyo's Flagship RZ-Series its the TX-RZ50 9.2-Ch AVR With: 8K/Ultra-HD, Dolby Atmos & DTS:X. Draw is brought to you by Audioholics & Audio Advice!
In-wall subwoofers have taken the art of invisible bass to new heights (or new lows). We look at 3 new in-wall and in-ceiling subs that offer deep powerful bass for discrete installations without the box.
The inner workings of Dolby Atmos and how best to set up your home theater with the right number of speakers for a successful Atmos experience, common mistakes and misconceptions are all revealed.
The Klipsch R-121SW is a tremendously popular ported 12" subwoofer from the very popular loudspeaker manufacturer, but what are buyers really getting for its cost? Read our review.
Here are our 2022 Product of the Year Award winners based on audio products we reviewed that really stood out among their peers in loudspeakers, subwoofers, AV receivers, wireless headphones and more.
With the R80 V2 studio monitor, PreSonus packs 140-watts of amplification into an 8” woofer and a high-powered AMT tweeter, but will it be enough to make us forget about their dome tweeter monitors?
This is a historical perspective on 6-Axis surround originally developed by Jim Fosgate (who recently passed away) and how it battled Harman's very own Logic 7 format to become Dolby Pro Logic II.
Rocksteady Stadium manufacturer Killer Concepts released its portable wireless subwoofer. The RSS provides low-end for their portable speakers for a real 2.1 sound system that's affordable and portable.
Arendal Sound 1961 international loudspeaker giveaway! Enter by Dec 13, 2022 to win a pair of speakers to make your holiday season a little brighter. Winner announced on the Audioholics LiveStream.
M&K Sound unveiled its IW150A in-ceiling and in-wall loudspeaker designed for immersive audio height channels and multiple in-wall applications. The $1,100/each speakers are available NOW. Read on.
Audioholics and Paradigm presents: "We Review 'em, You Win 'em" Giveaway! One pair of Paradigm Monitor SE 8000F floorstanding loudspeakers are on offer in our Sweepstakes! Enter to WIN by 12/31/22.
We reviewed the BIC Acoustech PL-300 ported subwoofer which claims sub-20Hz bass for less than $500. With a 350-watt amp, 12” driver, and variable tuning, it may be positioned to actually deliver. Read on.
Today's "AV Quick Take” looks at a limited-edition speaker from Polk Reserve series, a soundbar for Porsche fans, and the 20th anniversary of “Concert for George” from the beloved Beatles.
The NEW SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speakers ($900/pair) bring deeper more powerful sound than their predecessors. The Soundbase Pro amp lets you connect your favorite speakers with wireless connectivity.
With inflation stretching the audiophile wallet thin, we wanted to bring you some great high-value home theater gear gift ideas for under $800 each to spread some holiday cheer for this Christmas 2022.
Monoprice SoundStage 3 Portable is a powerful new Bluetooth speaker with several input options and a sub out. Loud & clear over AAC/SBC codecs, 50W Class D and a 5.25" bass driver to bring the boom!
Audio Advice’s free online Home Theater Designer and Projector Throw Distance Calculator are powerful tools allowing you to design your dream theater to get the best audio and video experience.
The Paradigm SE 8000F is a large floorstanding speaker with high sensitivity and prodigious bass output that may steer you away from other big box brands like Polk and Klipsch for under $1,500/pair.
In Today's audio quick take, we look at a new high performance Class D amplifier from McIntosh, a new UK speaker brand Mitchell Acoustics coming to the US, and advances in acoustic levitation.