home theater

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro review

THE GOOD: The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro gives you powerful sound with true surround performance and clear dialog. The provision of 4K-compatible HDMI ports enhances your

Ubiquiti Labs Amplifi HD Wi-Fi router review : A different take on the mesh network

It’s not as fast as the new tri-band mesh routers that offer a dedicated network for data backhaul, but it is a solid value. Pros

JL Audio Dominion d110 Subwoofer Review

PRICE $1,100 each; $2,200 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Powerful bass for a compact sub Performs extremely well with music and movies Minus Lacks

Klipsch RSB-8 review

THE GOOD: The Klipsch RSB-8 is a stereo sound bar with a wireless subwoofer which offers excellent movie sound and capable music reproduction. The addition

Control4 EA-1 Home Automation System Review

PRICE $600 AT A GLANCE Plus 50 context-sensitive programmable buttons on remote IR, serial, and IP-based control Amazon Alexa voice-control integration Minus Controller generates a

Yamaha RX-V681 review

THE GOOD: The Yamaha RX-V481 offers excellent sound quality in a relatively affordable package. Its enticing combination of features includes Dolby Atmos, multiroom music and

Focal Dôme Flax 5.1 Speaker System Review

PRICE $1,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Flax cone woofer Aluminum-magnesium inverted-dome tweeter Wall-hugging sub Minus Limited bass from sats THE VERDICT Unique driver materials, overall

Anthem AVM 60 A/V Processor Review

PRICE $2,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Pristine audio plus 4K passthrough video Clean, simple, eminently usable design Excellent proprietary auto-setup/EQ system DTS Play-Fi streaming/multiroom wireless

Paradigm PW Amp review : This DTS Play-Fi amplifier will bring out the best from your speakers

Paradigm’s PW Amp can stream high-res audio while correcting your speakers’ and room’s acoustic shortcomings. Pros Can be used as a traditional analog amp or

Onkyo TX-RZ1100 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $2,199 AT A GLANCE Plus Impressively dynamic, generous nine-channel power Dolby Atmos, DTS:X on board THX Select2 certified Minus Meh remote Ocassionally unintuitive ergonomics

Onkyo TX-NR757 review

THE GOOD: The TX-NR757 offers a wealth of features, including copious streaming and connectivity options. The user interface and remote are easier to use than

SVS PB16-Ultra and SB16-Ultra Subwoofers Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Powerful, deep bass response Infrared remote and Bluetooth app control User adjustable EQ presets Minus Extremely heavy Large size can make

Linksys Velop Wi-Fi router review : One of the best mesh network systems to date

The Linksys Velop is one of the best true mesh-network routers we’ve tested, but many Wi-Fi enthusiasts will still prefer a more conventional model. Pros

Elac Uni-Fi UB5 Speaker System Review

PRICE $2,047 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Concentric mid/tweeter Pinpoint imaging App-driven, room- correcting sub Minus Extra power required App required for sub control

Soundcast VG1 Bluetooth speaker review : Incredibly big sound from an itty-bitty waterproof box

The Soundcast VG1 Bluetooth speaker delivers great sound in a small, rugged package that’s easy to take with you anywhere. Pros Terrific sound from a

Vizio E-Series 2016 review

THE GOOD: The Vizio E series offers the best picture quality available in its price range, thanks to local dimming. The Google Cast system offers

Hands On: Crazy Fast Nighthawk X10 Router with Plex Media Server

Netgear has released its newest super duper fast router that can handle any streaming video bandwidth. I’ve spent the last month with the Netgear Nighthawk

SVS Prime Elevation speaker review : An incredibly versatile audio solution for the home theater

These phenomenally versatile speakers can stand on their own or be incorporated into an immersive audio system for your home theater. Pros Exceptional sound and

Optoma HD142X 3D DLP Projector Review

PRICE $579 AT A GLANCE Plus Great value Good overall performance Backlit remote control Minus Limited installation features So-so contrast THE VERDICT Good overall performance,

Fluance Fi50 Bluetooth Wood Speaker review : This big box puts out really big sound

You’ll get big sound from this big box that delivers a broader frequency range than its competitors in this price range. Pros Rich, deep sound

CHUWI HiBox Mini PC Review

Previously, we have reported the latest news about Chuwi MINI PC, called Chuwi HIBOX Mini PC, which is the first mini pc for Chuwi. As

PARADIGM PW600 WIRELESS SPEAKER REVIEW

HIGHS Great sound, including rich and powerful bass Works with any Play-Fi speaker Sleek design ARC fine tunes sound to any room LOWS Finicky setup

Vizio M65-D0 Ultra HD Display Review

PRICE $1,299 AT A GLANCE Plus Impressive contrast and shadow detail Handles both Dolby Vision and HDR10 Affordable price Minus Wi-Fi sync issue with included

Doogee Y6 Max 3D Review : 3D Home Theater In Your Pocket For $150

Pros 6.5-inch 3D screen at Full HD 13MP rear camera with dual-LED Metal housing Fingerprint scanner Two speakers on the bottom 4G Support USB OTG

Vizio SmartCast E55-D0 HD TV Review : A Solid HD TV that’s Priced to Sell

THE GOOD Accurate color Bright picture Competitively priced big screen THE BAD No tablet included for smart TV features No 4K or HDR support VERDICT

Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-140SA Atmos Elevation Module Review

PRICE $499 pr AT A GLANCE Plus Flexibility of stand or speaker-top use Strongly defined height effects Horn-loaded tweeter Minus Potential timbre-matching issues Footprint too

Anthem MRX 1120 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $3,499 AT A GLANCE Plus Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support Anthem Room Correction (ARC) 11 amp channels in one box Minus ARC doesn’t calibrate

Yamaha YAS-106 Soundbar Review : Boom for the Buck

THE GOOD Big bass Small footprint Includes HDMI and 4K pass-through THE BAD Lacks treble Doesn’t handle complex audio well VERDICT The YAS-106 delivers booming

Denon AVR-S920W review

THE GOOD: The Denon AVR-920W offers excellent surround sound performance for the money, especially for an Atmos-capable model. Music playback is accomplished and full-sounding. The

Gigabyte P34G v5 Gaming Laptop Review

What is the Gigabyte P34G v5? With the new 10 series Nvidia Pascal chips now widely available, any gaming laptop still for sale that features