Denon released three new 8K AV receivers, the AVR-S760H, AVR-S660H, & AVR-X1700H. The AVRs come in from $450-$700 with some amazing technology including three 8K HDMI inputs and advanced voice control.
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The IC chip shortage is wreaking havoc on many electronics products, but does this chip shortage threaten the health and viability of the specialty audio and home theater market? Read on to find out.
Grimaldi Systems launched two new on-wall/in-wall speakers, the Rixos-L and Rixos-H. Both are active, DSP-controlled speakers that utilize Grimani Systems’ signature Conic Section Array Waveguide.
With online ordering at an all time high and retail specialty stores closing, how is high-end audio gear getting sold? In this article we'll look at new and better ways to sell audiophile equipment.
PSB launched two new flagship loudspeakers, the Synchrony T600 floorstanders ($8,000/pair) and the Synchrony B600 stand-mount speaker ($2,500/pair). High performance meets value? Read on.
Arriving in the US this Fall, Audi’s compact Q4 e-tron electric SUV (~$50,000) will offer the world’s first Sonos-branded automotive audio system. Is it worthy of the SONOS name? Read on to find out.
The Monoprice Monolith 16" THX Ultra subwoofer sports huge excursion ability with an enormous cabinet, and 1,800 watts of power. This Extreme Bassaholic rated sub is a true bruiser with audiophile chops.
Blu-rays are bulky and not really needed anymore. Streaming in HD is killer but audiophiles hate change. Here are three ways to manage your digital music to get the best sound and convenience.
The JBL HDI-1200P is a dual-ported, 1,000-watt, high-excursion 12" cone sub, so it has the good on paper, but does the performance live up to the specs? Read on to find out!
WAV, FLAC, MP3, MQA, what is the best audio CODEC to handle your audio files? Audioholics has put together a guide explaining these extensions and what they mean in terms of sound quality and storage.
Take a look at Starke Sound's P Series high-powered loudspeakers. The P3/P3i, P5, and P7 range from $2.5k to $9.5k each putting Starke Sounds P series squarely in the high end home cinema market.
The 2021 semiconductor shortage has illuminated serious vulnerabilities in global supply chains. This article looks at how we got here, what governments are doing about it and a possible outcome.
If you are shopping for high performance bookshelf speakers for under $1k, we have put together a guide for our top picks in the $800/pair range for 2021. Great for 2CH or a full home theater system.
Launching later this year, the Lucid Air is a luxury electric car with the world’s first automotive Dolby Atmos sound system which will also be integrated into the car's safety features. Read on.
We review the Arendal Sound flagship 1723 2V subwoofer, a 132 lbs., dual 13.8" woofer 1,200 watt RMS bruiser. Is Arendal's 1723 V2 subwoofer as good as their THX speakers? Read on.
Could today’s recording techniques be the problem with the audiophile hobby, or do today's younger listeners not really care? We'll look at what goes into the art of recording in our editorial.
Dan Clark Audio’s new flagship headphone is the Stealth ($4,000). This closed-back planar magnetic headphone is the first in the world to use metamaterial technology. To find out more, read on.
We won't let COVID-19 keep us down. For 2021, we are happy to provide Virtual CEDIA Trade show coverage of the brands participating live at the showfloor or virtually through our YouTube Channel. …
Huge news at CEDIA 2021! Consumer budgeted receivers like Onkyo's TX-RZ50 have integrated Dirac Live for room calibration and full HDMI 2.1 support on ALL inputs. Is this the hot AVR for 2021?
With the Delta variant causing a surge in COVID-19 across our country and a growing list of exhibitors like: Yamaha, Sound United, Harman, Sony, etc pulling out, should CEDIA be cancelled for 2021?
The Cambridge Audio Evo 75 ($2,250) and Evo 150 ($3,000) are compact, Class D streaming amps that aim to deliver audiophile performance from a “lifestyle” all-in-one package.
Video conferencing is here to stay and if you're looking to go big there are plenty of video wall solutions for you to choose from. Here are 5 Great Solutions for Video Display in a conference room.
Focal released their On Wall 301 and 302 speakers which offer easy mounting and a slick sleek design but do they keep the brands reputation for HiFi audio? Read on to find out.
Should you save or trash your AV boxes is a question that many audiophiles have had through the years. Which ones are worth saving and which should hit the recycling bin? Read on to find out.
Polk Audio has a new line of competitively priced speakers, the Monitor XT. With eight different sizes to choose from, prices start at $150/pair for height channels, and $600/pair of towers. Read on.
Logitech discontinues Harmony! But what does that say about the universal remote control's place in consumer electronics today? Have they become an afterthought or simply driven into obsolescence?
Bowers and Wilkins revamped their 800 Series with their D4 Diamond Range. The B&W loudspeaker line has 7 new models to choose from including 2 center channels and a flagship $35k/pair 801 D4 tower.
Should consumers make an ethical or political choice in their purchasing? There are all real-world examples of products that you could vote on with your economic ballot. But does this matter to you?