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iHome iBN97 Bluetooth Clock Radio Preview iHome iBN97 Bluetooth Clock Radio Preview The new iHome iBN97 Bluetooth clock radio adds NFC to an alarm clock. Of course, it also includes Bluetooth for wireless connectivity from virtually any mobile device. Check it out.
Denon DA-300USB DAC Preview Denon DA-300USB DAC Preview The Denon DA-300USB DAC has top-notch circuitry, proprietary Advanced AL32 Processing and High-Precision 32 bit, 192 kHz digital to analogue conversion, analog line outputs, and four digital inputs.
Seiki U-VISION 4K Upscaling HDMI Cable Preview Seiki U-VISION 4K Upscaling HDMI Cable Preview Seiki's U-VISION 4k upconverting HDMI cable will take a 1080p signal and scale it up to 4k or a 720p signal and scale it to 1080p as well as other image improvement features for only $40.
Pioneer AVH-X7500BT and SPH-DA210 AppRadio Review Pioneer AVH-X7500BT and SPH-DA210 AppRadio Review I got a chance to test out two of Pioneer's latest in-dash receivers, the 1-DIN AVH-X7500BT and the 2-DIN SPH-DA210. Both are $500 units that have a 7" WVGA touch screen with AppRadio capabilities.
Audio Interconnect and Speaker Cable Myths and Facts Revealed Audio Interconnect and Speaker Cable Myths and Facts Revealed Audio interconnects and speaker cables myths and facts are revealed in this informative interview. What makes a good AV cable, and the real science behind them is discussed here.
Emotiva XPS-1 High Performance Phono Preamp Preview Emotiva XPS-1 High Performance Phono Preamp Preview The Emotiva XPS-1 is an high-quality, in-line phono pre-amp for the bargain price of $149. If you have a turntable you can't use because you lack the correct inputs, the XPS-1 is the solution.
Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS USB DAC Review Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS USB DAC Review Review: The Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS. Cambridge Audio has a number of DacMagic offerings, currently three on their website, and this is by far the smallest and the least expensive.
Emotiva Stealth DC-1 DAC/Preamp Review Emotiva Stealth DC-1 DAC/Preamp Review Review: The Emotiva Stealth DC-1 is a two channel preamp, DAC, and headphone amp all in one. The $500 price tag would be worth it for any 2 of those but Emotiva gave you all 3. Highly Recommended!
DVDO Air3 Review: Wireless 3D HDMI for All! DVDO Air3 Review: Wireless 3D HDMI for All! Review: DVDO Air3 Wireless HDMI Adapter. We ran it through its paces passing 3D HD audio and video. Results? It's not perfect, but is arguable the best wireless HDMI solution we have ever reviewed.
Samsung GX-SM530CF Smart Media Player Preview Samsung GX-SM530CF Smart Media Player Preview The Samsung Smart Media Player takes Samsung's Smart Hub and puts it in a standalone box with a twist - CableCARD support. Will combining cable and streaming convince people to buy the $150 Player?