Home Theater AV News
Audioholics have our eyes and ears on the industry. We always provide you the latest audio or video related product scoop and bring it to you first. Stay glued to this section of the site for up to date product announcements or industry gossip.
IsoAcoustics Loudspeaker Isolation System Giveaway!
Audioholics IsoAcoustics loudspeaker isolation system Giveaway! Win two sets of GAIA isolation feet for tower speakers & an Aperta300 isolation stand for a center channel speaker. Improve your sound!
Yamaha A‑S1200 Amplifier Giveaway ($2999.95 Value)
Yamaha A-S1200 integrated amplifier Sweepstakes. Entry FREE to WIN one of Yamaha's new audiophile-grade amplifiers, designed for the love of music. Entry ends June 12, 2023.
AV Quick Takes: The $149 WiiM Pro High Resolution Music Streamer
The WiiM Pro music streamer is both versatile and affordable with a built-in high quality DAC to satisfy the most discerning audiophile that wants to get the highest streaming resolution possible.
AV Quick Takes: Monoprice Blackbird 8K HDMI Hardware
In today's Quick Takes, we look at a variety of new 8K HDMI switches, splitters, and matrix solutions from Monoprice’s Blackbird line of AV accessories. Read on.
AV Quick Takes: Bowers & Wilkins Upgraded Pi7 S2 and Pi5 S2 True Wireless Earbuds
The new Pi7 S2 and Pi5 S2 True Wireless earbuds from Bowers & Wilkins offer new tech and improved sound. Both models feature enhanced connectivity, longer battery life, and new premium finishes.
Best Loudspeakers of AXPONA 2023 Show Report
Audioholics went to the 2023 AXPONA show to report on the best-sounding loudspeakers we heard at the show from brands like JBL, Focal, Perlisten, Yamaha, Legacy, Monitor Audio, SVS and more...
Naim Classic and Sennheiser Conversation
This “AV Quick Takes” series looks at the New Classic range of electronics from Naim Audio and the Sennheiser Conversation Clear Plus true wireless earbuds.
Pioneer Elite VSX‑LX805 11.2CH AV Receiver ‑ Poor Man's Integra?
The Pioneer Elite VSX-LX805 11.2CH AV Receiver packs in most of the features of its Integra counterpart but at $200 less. Audiophile grade DACs, Dirac Live, and 150 watts/ch make this the receiver to beat?
AV Quick Takes: The Klipsch McLaren Legends Series
In this week's “AV Quick Takes” we look at the new Klipsch McLaren Legends Series loudspeakers designed in partnership with McLaren Racing, featuring the $8K MCL-905- a 2 way pro cinema speaker.
AV Quick Takes: The Labrador Retriever Robot ‘Butler’ and Apple HomePod 2
This “AV Quick Takes” series offers a brief look at what’s new, cool, and/or interesting in the AV world. Today we look at an Amazon-backed assisted-living robot and the Apple HomePod 2.
AV Quick Takes: Apple Music Sing and the Sonos/IKEA Speaker Floor Lamp
This “AV Quick Takes” looks at the Apple Music Sing karaoke feature, and a new Sonos/IKEA floor lamp with a built-in wireless speaker.
Roku Avoids Disaster in Silicon Valley Bank Collapse
How did Roku fare after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank? Find out how the largest financial crisis since 2008 may have effected the future of the California-based streaming device maker.
AV Quick Takes: Deep Bass Makes The Booty Shake
This is a brief look at a scientific study analyzing the relationship between bass and dancing at live concerts. People danced 11.8% more when the very-low-frequency bass was present. Read on.
AV Quick Takes: LG’s Invisible Car Speakers and Daryl Hannah’s Butt
This “AV Quick Takes” series offers a brief look at what’s new, cool, and/or interesting in the AV world. Today we look at LG’s “invisible” car speakers, and Daryl Hannah’s butt from the movie Splash.
Cord Cutting Is Hard But It Might Soon Be Necessary
Is it FINALLY time to cut the cord strangling your wallet from exorbitant cable fees? Are you even watching half streaming services you pay for? Read our editorial to find out how to stream smarter.
AV Quick Takes: Pricey New Headphones from Audio‑Technica and a Gaming Headset from Audeze
This “AV Quick Takes” series we take a quick look at some gorgeous high-end headphones from Audio-Technica and a gaming headphones with Dolby Atmos support from Audeze. Read on to learn more.
New Denon, Marantz, and Definitive Technology Products Unveiled at 2023 Press Event
Audioholics attended the Masimo Consumer’s event at their Carlsbad facility where we were able to demo the new Denon 15.4CH AV receiver, Marantz 16CH separates and Definitive technology Dymension speakers.
Nine Ideas To Make All‑Important Consumer Shows More Appealing To New Audiophiles
What can audio companies do at trade shows to start bringing in a new generation of enthusiasts who likely will enjoy decades of good audio? Read on to find out how to create a better demo experience.
Home Theater Seating: Dispelling Myths for Maximum Enjoyment
Home theater seating is often overlooked as an important category in the hobby, but that is a mistake. Big Hollywood theaters spend a LOT on seating, and so should you. Read on to find out how.
AV Quick Takes: Monolith MTM‑100 Powered Speakers & ‘Matter’ Smart Home Standard
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.
RIP Roger B. Hassing of RBH Sound 1946‑2023
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.
Revisiting the Acoustic Research AR9 4‑Way Legendary Loudspeaker
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.
Thursday Night Football Opens Up New Subscription Concerns For Cord‑Cutters
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.
ONKYO TX‑RZ50 9.2 AV Receiver New Year 2023 Giveaway!
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!
Arendal Sound 1961 International Loudspeaker Giveaway & LiveStream
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.
Paradigm Monitor SE 8000F Tower Loudspeakers Giveaway
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.