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A/V Product Reviews

Audioholics writes some of the industry's most thorough AV product reviews. Our reviews stand apart from the competition in that we do comprehensive objective measurements and analysis including taking the products apart to describe their operation from soup to nuts. Get the real skinny on how AV receivers, amplifiers and loudspeakers perform from our unbiased reviews.

Status Acoustics Decimo Review

Status Acoustics Decimo Review

Speaker companies are a dime a dozen these days in a market flooded with gimmicky products that claim improved fidelity via unverifiable audio tweaks or using exotic cables to achieve their full potential. It is a rarity to find a company that doesn't give into these tactics to market a substandard product. Instead Status Acoustics took the high road by building these no nonsense speakers with some of the finest components available making them to this day a benchmark product unrivaled in performance.

The Status Acoustics Decimo bookshelf speakers are some of the finest compact speakers we've measured and reviewed to date. A true classic that will satisfy even the most critical audiophile.

— October 02, 2000 19:00 in Bookshelf Speaker Reviews

Onkyo TX-DS989 Receiver Preview

Onkyo TX-DS989 Receiver Preview

Six years ago Onkyo rocked the industry with the release of the first THX receiver and raised the bar for surround sound excellence. Today the TX-DS989 isn't just posed to change home theater, its here to revolutionize it. As the first receiver to offer True 7.1 amplification, true THX Surround EX playback ability (other 5.1 receiver offer THX Surround EX but all require an additional amp) and 192kHz/24Bit DACs for all channels, the TX-DS989 is built to be the absolute ultimate-home theatre centerpiece.

Six years ago Onkyo rocked the industry with the release of the first THX receiver. Today the Onkyo TX-DS989 isn't just posed to change home theater, its here to revolutionize it.

— June 30, 2000 19:00 in AV Receiver Reviews

Energy C6, AC300, RVSS, ES-12XL Speaker System Preview

Energy C6, AC300, RVSS, ES-12XL Speaker System Preview

This is an preview article of the Energy C6 Tower speaker, C-300 center channel, RVSS surround speaker and ES-12XL subwoofer system we had the opportunity to demo at a local dealer back in 2000. The setup was good, and the system overall performed well, but did have some shortcomings which are discussed in this article preview.

This is an preview article of the Energy C6 Tower speaker, C-300 center channel and RVSS surround speaker and ES-12XL subwoofer system we demoed at a local dealer.

— January 15, 2000 18:00 in Tower Speaker Reviews

Monster HTS 3500 Home Theater Reference Power Center

Monster HTS 3500 Home Theater Reference Power Center

Having a home theater system is a prize possession for those who can afford such luxury. When one plunges thousands of dollars into such a system, it is wise for them to have ample protection from surges coming in from the AC power line. Money spent here will decrease the probability of replacing or repairing expensive damaged equipment caused by a faulty AC line.

Having a home theater system is a prize possession for those who can afford such luxury. When one plunges thousands of dollars into such a system, it is wise for them to have ample protection from

— September 19, 1999 20:00 in Power Conditioner Reviews