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StormAudio ISP MK2 24CH AV Processor Review StormAudio ISP MK2 24CH AV Processor Review The StormAudio ISP MK2 24CH Atmos/DTS:X/Auro 3D AV processor has the most advanced bass management & connectivity features. Our review bench tests and listening impressions reveal why it’s our 2021 POY.
Monoprice Monolith HTP-1 16CH Home Theater Processor Review Monoprice Monolith HTP-1 16CH Home Theater Processor Review We reviewed the 16 channel Monoprice Monolith HTP-1 AV Processor to see how it performed. With ALL 3 immersive surround formats supported and a future upgrade path to 8K, is this the processor to beat?
Marantz Announces AV7706 11.2Ch 8K Ultra HD AV Surround Pre-Amplifier Marantz Announces AV7706 11.2Ch 8K Ultra HD AV Surround Pre-Amplifier Marantz just announced the new AV7706 11.2CH 8K AV Processor armed with the latest immersive surround codecs and HEOS music management system. Read on to see how it improves upon its predecessor.
Yamaha AVENTAGE 5200 Series 11CH Processor/Amplifier Review Yamaha AVENTAGE 5200 Series 11CH Processor/Amplifier Review Yamaha is on their 3rd generation of separates in the Aventage line with their new 11-channel CX-A5200 AV Processor and MX-A5200 amplifier. Read our review to find out if they are a worthy successor.
Yamaha 5000 Series Premium Hi-Fi Audio Components Targets Audiophiles Yamaha 5000 Series Premium Hi-Fi Audio Components Targets Audiophiles Yamaha launched a new series of premium two-channel audio components- The 5000 Series. With a $8k turntable, $10k preamp, $10k amp, and $15k/pr speakers, Yamaha is doubling down on 2 channel audio.
New AudioControl AV Processors and Receivers up to 16CH Processing & Auro 3D New AudioControl AV Processors and Receivers up to 16CH Processing & Auro 3D AudioControl has announced a pair of high-end preamp/processors and a trio of new A/V receivers at the 2019 CEDIA Expo that support Auro 3D, flexible bass management and up to 16CH of processing.
NAD M17 V2 11.1CH Atmos AV Processor Review NAD M17 V2 11.1CH Atmos AV Processor Review We got a chance to review the NAD's new M17 V2 11.1CH Atmos AV processor and test DIRAC. Be sure to watch our Youtube review and read on to find out what v2 brings to this impressive $6k pre/pro.
Monoprice Undercuts Industry with $4k HTP-1 16CH Immersive Surround AV Processor Monoprice Undercuts Industry with $4k HTP-1 16CH Immersive Surround AV Processor 16 Channel processing from Monoprice? You bet! The new Monolith HTP-1 form Monoprice comes with 16 Channel Dolby Atmos & DTS:X Home Theater Processing, Dirac Live, and Alexa compatibility all for $4k.
Anthem STR Preamp and Power Amplifier Review Anthem STR Preamp and Power Amplifier Review The Anthem STR preamp and power amplifier emphasize fidelity first armed with the latest in 32 bit DSP, ARC room correction, and oodles of power reserves on tap. More details in our review so read on.
Acurus 12.1CH Muse Processor & M8 8CH Amplifier Targets Multi-Media Rooms Acurus 12.1CH Muse Processor & M8 8CH Amplifier Targets Multi-Media Rooms Acurus announced their Muse 12.1CH Immersive Audio processor and companion M8 8CH Class D amplifier. They are designed in a more compact affordable form factor best suited for a media room.