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Marantz New Cinema Series 8K AV Receivers, Dirac Live & 4 Subs! 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!
Monitor Audio Radical ‘Concept 50’ Loudspeaker, Premium ‘Cinergy’ Home Theater Line 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.
Bluesound Serves Up New Wireless Audio Gear, Sonos Killer? 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
New Denon 2022 8K AV Receivers with DIRAC! Denon released SEVEN new 8K AV receivers for 2022. The top models will include Dirac Live room correction AND 4 sub outs and the lower models start at only $400! Read on.
Bowers & Wilkins 700 S3 Series Loudspeakers Demo Report We did a listening demo comparison between the Bowers & Wilkins’ new 700 S3 vs S2 Series of loudspeakers. The 8 new models include upgrades like new cabinet designs, crossovers, plinths, & driver mounts.
NAD M23 Master Series Stereo Amplifier Test Report The NAD M23 is a 200wpc stereo amp that utilizes the SOTA Class D Purifi 1ET400A reference design to push the envelope of performance and efficiency. Is this the best measuring amp in our 23+ year history?
Focal NEW Utopia 2022 Headphone Review: Are These Endgame? Focal new Utopia 2022 review: Focal has tweaked its flagship bringing light design updates including the M-shaped grille to better match the diaphragm and a new copper/aluminum voice coil.
Perlisten R212s Powered Subwoofer Review Has Perlisten created similar magic of the D215s sub with their new R212s dual-12” 1kwatt more budget-friendly sealed subwoofer at half the price? Read our review of the R212 sub with measurements.
Denon AVR-X3800H 11.4CH Receiver: The Ultimate Afffordable AV Preamp? The Denon AVR-X3800H has 11CH of processing, HDMI 2.1 full support, 4 independent subwoofer outputs, preamp disconnect and DIRAC upgradability. For only $1,700, could this be the ultimate AV preamp?
Marantz AV 10 & AMP 10 16CH HDMI 2.1 Separates Details Leaked! The new Marantz AV 10 16CH AV Processor and matching AMP 10 amplifier feature DIRAC room correction, 4 independent sub outs, 200watts x 16 Class D amplification and full HDMI 2.1 support on every input.