- Written by Sean Latham
- Published on 02 September 2014
The Emotiva ERC-3 Reference CD Player is designed from the ground up to be the reference in which all the rest of your music playing should be compared. Superbly designed chassis, Analog Devices AD1955 joined with fully balanced analog circuitry deliver world-class audio performance.
- Written by Stephen Hornbrook
- Published on 27 August 2014
From Revel’s Performa3 line of speakers, the F208 full-range 3-way loudspeaker is brilliantly executed. From the rock solid cabinet to its beautiful, automotive quality finish, the F208 is one of the best buys in the oversaturated speaker market. These speakers have wonderful neutral tonal balance, a 3 dimensional soundstage and a top-notch low end. Hands down one of the finest speakers we have come across in its price range.
- Written by Jason Crawford
- Published on 08 September 2014
Seems to me that Sturgill Simpson is this year’s Alabama Shakes. His popularity appears to be swelling up from the grass beneath our very feet. The proverbial “grassroots” route to fame. His record is called Metamodern Sounds In Country Music...
- Written by The SECRETS Movie Review Team
- Published on 02 September 2014
Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson star in this action adventure sequel based on the Marvel Comics series. Set two years after 'The Avengers' (2012), the film follows superhero Steve Rogers aka Captain America (Evans) who is now living in Washington where he is trying to adjust to modern society...but adjusting is hard to do when HYDRA comes to town.
- Written by David A. Rich, Ph.D.
- Published on 18 September 2014
The ATI 6002 and Emotiva XPA-1 represent a major advance in amplifier designers. To my knowledge these are the first, high power, full balanced amplifiers with feedback from the input to the speaker terminal in high volume production. These amplifiers have significantly better performance when compared...
- Written by John E. Johnson, Jr.
- Published on 03 September 2014
Mark Levinson, one of the most respected names in audio, has just released their latest stereo preamplifier design, the No52. Its looks, handling, and performance are what you would expect from Levinson: Extraordinary.
- Written by Robert Ebeling III
- Published on 10 September 2014
Does a speaker’s enclosure size have any effect on audio quality? I've always assumed a larger enclosure size is better, but I never understood why that is the case.
- Tyrone B.
Winsford, Cheshire UK
- Written by Carlo Lo Raso
- Published on 18 August 2014
Putting together a new home theater setup? Looking to upgrade that old receiver you’ve had soldiering on valiantly in your a/v cabinet? Well, the home theater enthusiast should find themselves spoiled for choice these days. But I have quite a few reasons why you should check out the Anthem MRX 310 A/V Receiver with the Anthem Room Correction System.
- Written by Chris Heinonen and David Rich
- Published on 11 August 2014
The AURALiC VEGA DAC is a stylish package that is one of the best sounding and performing units available today. At $3,499, it sits in the lower end of the price range for top notch DACs, but in the upper echelons of sonic output.
- Written by Chris Eberle
- Published on 20 August 2014
Epson continues is tradition of high-performance at a low price with the THX-certified Home Cinema 5030UBe. With plenty of light output and killer 3D, it should be on your short list if you're shopping for a new projector.