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Monoprice's new budget friendly Audition series speakers bring tech from their Encore series at an unimaginably even more affordable prices. Assemble entire 5.1 systems for well under $1k? You betcha!
Perlisten launched five new THX Dominus in-wall speakers all corresponding to existing speakers from the company’s S-Series and R-Series. Are they as good as their box counterparts? Read on.
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.
Mon Acoustics SuperMon Mini loudspeaker is a $2,000 all-aluminum speaker that uses a waveguide loaded AMT tweeter and an isobaric-loaded bass drivers. Is it worth the price?
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.
From the company best known for vacuum cleaners, The Dyson Zone is a noise-cancelling headphone that delivers a fresh supply of purified air to the wearers nose and mouth. Hokum? Genius? Read on...
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.
Good news! JBL's Stage 2 Architectural and Stage XD outdoor speakers are shipping. The Stage XD outdoor speakers are the first IP67 waterproof rated speakers to feature repairable internal parts.
Netflix now has Spatial Audio for subscribers listening on two-channel devices. Sennheiser’s AMBEO Spatial Audio technology converts immersive sound formats into an enhanced version of stereo.
Soundcore by Anker wants a piece of the pie with their Space Q45 ANC headphones. At only $150, do they compete with name brands in terms of battery life, comfort & sound quality? Read our review.
“AV Quick Takes” offers a brief look at what’s new, cool, and interesting in the AV world. Today we look at new TVs from TCL, noise-cancelling headphones from KEF, and speakers made from poop!
The R7t tower speaker is Perlisten's flagship for their value-oriented Reference line. They are still $10k/pair, but what if they offer higher performance than any other $10k speaker set?
Arendal is giving away a pair of a pair of 1961 Tower Loudspeakers! Winner of the random draw to be announced LIVE on Audioholics' YouTube presentation: "Product Design" November 15th, 2022.
The HiFi Rose RA180 is a 4CH integrated amp that can be bi-amped for 200 watts x 4 or bridged to deliver 400 watts per channel x2 for the ultimate audiophile experience using the latest GaNFET devices.
A tragic 2015 ISIS attack in Paris, a lawsuit in the US that now stands before the Supreme Court. A ruling could seriously change Section 230, and how we use the Internet forever!
PSB has expanded its flagship range with their larger Synchrony T800. This 4' tall tower has three 8" woofers, a 5.25" midrange driver, 1” titanium tweeter and PSB’s most advanced crossover to date.
The future isn’t based on anti-science hyperbole, but some conspiracy theories are based on facts. Why are curved monitors becoming popular while curved displays went by the wayside a decade ago?
Monoprice made the choice for home theater speakers easier with the THX certified M518HT home theater system. This 5.1 speaker setup is powered by YOUR receiver so you have flexibility in the future.
Google to launch new royalty-free 3D audio and HDR video standards. Google's motives are likely just to shore-up its own Android & YouTube platforms with upcoming enhancements rather than competing with Dolby.
Klipsch released their new RP-8000F II floorstanding loudspeakers that we reviewed to determine if they still retain the same high value and performance of the originals despite the pricing hike?
In this editorial we discuss a roadmap of Dirac room correction support for ALL Denon and Marantz AV products that are planning support for 2022 and beyond. What version, will there be fees? All discussed.
Bathys is Focal’s first Bluetooth wireless headphone with Active Noise Cancelling. For $799, these audiophile headphones offer superb audio and a USB DAC Mode that must be heard to be believed.
Qobuz teams up with THX to deliver immersive music using proprietary THX Spatial Audio rendering. These tracks highlight THX technology to deliver “spatialized” 360-degree audio on any headphones.
At the 2022 CEDIA Expo, Epson launched 4 new projectors aimed at different potential customers. The Home Cinema 2350 4K PRO-UHD, EpiqVision Ultra LS800 4K PRO-UHD, and 2 EpiqVision portables. Read on.
As more and more business' go belly up from labor shortages, supply chain issues, and competition from online sources the goal of shopping for local audio gear is becoming increasingly difficult.
Marantz new Cinema lineup of 8K AV Receivers and separates for 2022! The Cinema 40, 50, 60, and 70s receivers feature 8K video and the top 3 models are upgradable to Dirac Live with 4 sub outs!
Thinking of investing in an expensive home automation system? You need to do research before you take the plunge. Here are SIX tips to consider before you invest in a new home automation system.
Monitor Audio showed their Premium “Cinergy” home theater line and Concept 50 speaker with a unique array of 6 small midrange drivers nestled around an AMT tweeter, and 2 pairs of woofers in a futuristic cabinet.
Last year a surge in COVID-19 bombed CEDIA. This year it's on full force, but Audioholics was grounded due to Hurrican Ian. That doesn't keep us down as we are still here providing coverage of all …
Bluesound updated its Node streamer-$549 amd Powernode streaming amp-$899 with powerful new processors, new DACs, HDMI eARC, and more. The new Pulse Soundbar+ for $899 has Dolby Atmos support. Read on
In this editorial, we discuss the art of selecting music from a reviewers perspective and how it can also influence your own decisions when evaluating audio gear.