The Cherry Audio MEGAschino Mk2 Standard Edition Class D Amplifier is energy efficient, boasting SOTA specs and gobs of power output (>400wpc, 8 ohms). Is it worth the $6k price? Read our review.
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Multi-talented musician Michael Marquart is the force behind A Bad Think, whose new album "Lifelike" has just been released. Marquart embraced Dolby Atmos and we livestream with him to discuss and demo.
Focal announced a new lineup of in-wall and in-ceiling speakers called the 1000 Series. These are the most advanced and most capable in-wall speakers the company has ever built. Are these SOTA, unseen?
Isn't it time for your AV equipment to get its own space? We'll look at some rack mounted options for your electronics to enhance functionality, organization and appearance. Read on.
Four pairs of IEMs are compared, including the Samsung Buds, Jabra Elite 65T, Sennheiser Momentum and relative newcomer Soundcore Liberty Pro 2. Read our review to see how the Liberty Pro 2 compare.
People hate change, and older people REALLY hate change. Can the audiophile industry change their outlook towards new technology and proven science, over the voodoo and hokum to ensure survival?
Sound United released two upgraded flagships, the Denon AVR-X8500HA and Marantz AV8805A and an upgrade path for existing hardware that will bring full HDMI 2.1 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz support.
In October 2020 Audioholics reported an HDMI issue between select Denon & Marantz receivers and latest Xbox gaming consoles. Sound United responded with a hardware fix for 4K/120Hz and 8k/60Hz support.
Yamaha’s new 2021 lineup of AV Aventage receivers including the RX-A8A, RX-A6A and RX-A4A. They offer upgraded DAC’s, 8K support and beefier amplifier sections. Are these a new reference standard?
Discovery+ Streaming Service Delivers Content from Discovery Channel, Food Network, HGTV, and Much More
Discovery Inc. has joined the streaming wars with its Discovery+ streaming service. Starting at $4.99/month, subscribers can access over 55,000 TV episodes from Discovery’s long list of networks.
Perlisten's S7t flagship THX Certified Dominus tower speakers have made leaps in technology that have some folks going so far as to question their reality and our reviewer calling them endgame products.
Our top choices for $700 bookshelf speakers for 2021 spans a range of different designs, but one thing they have in common is that they all sound great. Read on to see why we chose them.
French company Reavon is developing a pair of conspicuously Oppo-like UHD Blu-ray players. The UBR-X100 (€800) and UBR-X200 (€1,600) are slated to arrive in Europe soon! Will they be the next OPPO?
Do you have tinnitus or a golden ear? Are you having trouble discerning benefits of high-res recordings and Vinyl? Read on to see the medical breakthrough sweeping the audiophile community.
Starke Sound’s new AD4.320 4-channel power amplifier ($1,399) uses a home-grown Class D amplifier module combined with an old-school linear power supply. It can be bridged for up to 650 watts!
Fancy home theater entertainment centers can wreck the fidelity of a good sounding hi-fi system. We discuss what to avoid to maintain the best performance of your audio equipment when placed in furniture.
Naim Uniti Atom Headphone Edition (HE) features the wireless streaming architecture and design of Uniti Atom with reworked power supply, and headphone outputs. Read our review to see why it sets the bar.
Moving my 2CH hi-fi system into a new room spelled disaster for deep bass. I show how I fixed the bass in this room so all hope isn't lost for others with similar acoustical problems.
Rotel released a pair of Michi Class-AB integrated amps: the Michi X3 ($4,999) and X5 ($6,999). For entry-level customers, there is the A11 integrated amp ($799) and CD11 CD player ($599). Read on.
Onkyo & Pioneer are face the fight of their life in 2021. But with a new line of A/V receivers, there are some hopeful signs that Onkyo will rise again!
The JBL L100 Classics have the look of the L100 Centurys updated with the latest in loudspeaker design for improved performance. Our review determines if they surpass the originals to create a new legacy.
Spotify, the number one music streaming service said it will finally bring lossless HiFi audio to Premium subscribers during its star-studded Stream On event where it revealed plans for 2021.
Focal Arche is a pre-amp/DAC, headphone amplifier with two 32-bit AK4490 DACs and two separate 1W @ 32-ohm amplifiers to power your headphones with pristine clarity. How does it sound? Read on.
Arylic offers what they call a DIY line of audio equipment that can serve as the basis of a low-cost home stereo system functioning as a multi-zone media server. Best of all you can build it yourself.
Wharfedale introduced its revamped budget friendly Diamond 12 Series of loudspeakers with new drivers, crossovers, and cabinets with improved bracing. Best bang for the buck speaker series? Read on.
With people staying at home, AV products are in high demand. Dealers who are sitting on AV inventory are in an excellent position to sell even the normally higher priced models. To see why, read on.
Can Revel's new $16,000/pair F328Be floorstanding speaker actually be better than the brand’s crown jewel, the $22,000/pair Ultima Salon2? Read on to find out.
For consumers, what you get for your money today with home theater equipment is better than ever before. This article explores how every category of AV product has improved over the last decade.