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Sony BDV-N8100W 3D Blu-Ray Home Theater System Preview Sony BDV-N8100W 3D Blu-Ray Home Theater System Preview The Sony BDV-N8100W Home Theater is a sleek, feature packed HTIB boasting 3D, 4K upscaling, and a wireless amplifier for the surround speakers. Read on to see if we think it can deliver Grade A audio.
Samsung 2013 Home Theater Systems: More Features Than You Can Shake A Stick At Samsung 2013 Home Theater Systems: More Features Than You Can Shake A Stick At The Samsung HT-F6500W, HT-F5500W and HT-F4500W are Samsung's 2013 home theater lineup. The HT-F6500 is $699, HT-F5500 is $549, and the HT-F4500 is $299. Read on for our review of each speaker system.
Bowers & Wilkins MT-60D Mini Theatre Preview Bowers & Wilkins MT-60D Mini Theatre Preview The MT-60D takes the satellite speaker of the acclaimed MT-50 Mini Theatre and adds a much better sub. While this will cost a bit more, we think of the PVD1 as an investment in the future.
Klipsch HD Theater 600 HTiB Preview Klipsch HD Theater 600 HTiB Preview If we had to describe the Klipsch HD Theater 600 is a few words, we'd call it a solid offering. While the 33Hz low end rating seems a bit optimistic to us, the $600 price tag certainly is right.
Yamaha YHT-697BL HTiB System Preview Yamaha YHT-697BL HTiB System Preview We're guessing that looks alone will sell a lot of YHT-679BL home theater systems for Yamaha. The curvilinear front speakers really draw attention. It's the RX-V473 driving the system excites us.
Onkyo HT-S6500 and HT-S7500 HTiB Preview Onkyo HT-S6500 and HT-S7500 HTiB Preview The new HT-S7500 and HT-S6500 Home Theater in a Box offerings from Onkyo have reaffirmed that Onkyo is dedicated to staying at the very top of the HTiB game.
Bowers & Wilkins Mini Theater MT-50 Speakers Review Bowers & Wilkins Mini Theater MT-50 Speakers Review This is Bowers & Wilkins' (B&W) MT-50 system. It includes five M-1 two-way speakers and an ASW608 8" subwoofer. This is a real system that gives you a set of speakers that sound as good as they look.
Denon DHT-1513BA Home Theater System Preview Denon DHT-1513BA Home Theater System Preview At $600, the Denon DHT-1513BA has a lot going for it. While it is a bare-bones receiver, it has discrete amplification (75watts x 5), 3D pass-through, GUI over HDMI, and multiple HDMI inputs.
Onkyo HT-S5500 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver/Speaker Package Preview Onkyo HT-S5500 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver/Speaker Package Preview The HT-S3500 is a true budget offering that provides a 5.1 channel receiver with HDMI 1.4a and 3D and throws in some speakers. The larger HT-S5500 may cost more ($649 vs $399) but you get more.
Onkyo HT-S9400THX Networked HTiB First Look Onkyo HT-S9400THX Networked HTiB First Look The Onkyo HT-S9400THX Networked HTiB is a product that defies its price point. At $1099 MSRP (sure to find this on sale somewhere), you're getting a full featured receiver and THX certified speakers.