Marantz

Marantz TT-15S1 Turntable review

OUR VERDICT It seems absurd to call a $1,500/£1,400 turntable a steal, but that’s just what the Marantz TT-15S1 is. For the money, you get

Dali Spektor 2 review

On paper, there’s little to differentiate Dali’s new Spektor 2s from any of their main rivals. These speakers stick to the classic budget standmounter formula

Marantz CD6006 UK Edition review

When it comes to CD players, few manufacturers come close to matching Marantz’s track record. The company has always been a strong force, but in

How to Build Your First Home Theater From Nothing

Setting up a proper home theater doesn’t have to be terribly expensive or complicated. If you’re still watching TV on a tiny screen and crappy

NAD C 568 review

It gives us great pleasure to note that the CD disc isn’t dead yet. But despite that, it doesn’t go unnoticed that the ratio of

Marantz NR1508 review

The Good: The Marantz NR1508 offers a plethora of features and commendable performance in a compact package. Despite its small size, the receiver sounds completely

DTS:X – what is it? How can you get it?

DTS returned to cinema sound after more than two decades with DTS:X, an object-based sound technology that’s a successor to DTS HD, and a rival

Denon AVR-S730H review

The Good: The Denon AVR-S730H is among the least expensive receivers with this level of features, including 4K/HDR compatibility, multiroom music, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.

Audioengine HD6 Wireless review

If it wasn’t for Audioengine dabbling in everything from passive speakers to Bluetooth receivers, you could reasonably assume that its name was dreamt up by

Denon AVR-X4300H 9.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

The Good Excellent all-round performance Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D Superb set of features HEOS multiroom support Easy to setup and intuitive to use Nicely

Marantz HD-CD1 review

PROS Clear, detailed and full-bodied sound Sturdy build quality and classy retro design Dedicated headphone amp and volume CONS No SACD playback Fiddly headphone volume

Marantz HD-AMP1 review

PROS Premium-grade construction Elegant retro design Open, transparent sound with insightful treble Warm, well-integrated bass CONS No network streaming or Bluetooth KEY FEATURES 70W per

Phase Technology dARTS DFS-660-T Speaker System Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Audyssey MultEQ XT Pro room equalization Variable-axis soft-dome tweeters on surrounds All speakers are biamped or triamped Minus Expensive Status LEDs

Aperion Audio Verus II Grand Speaker System Review

PRICE $5,005 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Tight, detailed bass Excellent tonal balance Spacious, cohesive soundstage Minus Sub has limitations in very large rooms

Russound MCA-88X Streaming Housewide Audio Controller Review

PRICE $3,499 ($4,477 as reviewed) AT A GLANCE Plus Fast setup/programming Supports modern and legacy sources Integrates with many third-party systems AirPlay gives virtually unlimited

Triangle Elara LN01A review

Putting power in the hands of people can cause chaos, but thankfully, empowering speakers generally has the opposite effect. With built-in amplification, powered speakers eliminate

Marantz SR6011 review

PROS Articulate, detailed sound with immersive 3D audio Powerful, cohesive bass and plenty of attack Lots of features for the money Easy to install and

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

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

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

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

Marantz SR7011 9.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

The Good Nuanced and refined sound Excellent surround performance Dolby Atmos, DTS:X & Auro-3D Support HDMI 2.0a/HDCP 2.2 support HEOS multiroom included Easy to setup

AudioControl Maestro M9 Surround Processor Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Excellent sonics Dirac room correction Minus Limited setup and connectivity options Dirac execution unintuitive Very pricey THE VERDICT AudioControl’s high-end processor

Yamaha RX-S601 review

PROS Slim, elegant design Lots of features Powerful, attacking sound Excellent scale, wide soundstage CONS Could be more refined and insightful Flirts with brightness at

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

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

Marantz NR1607 review

PROS Sonically rich multichannel performance Seven HDCP 2.2 HDMI inputs Excellent setup UI HDMI passthrough functionality CONS Only one HDMI output Lacks the muscle for

Steljes Audio ML-30HD Integrated Amplifier Review

Pros Sweet and refined sound Solid build Useful features Cons Limited bass Sounds better at higher volumes Valve a little bit of a gimmick What

Mission LX-2 review

Want a list of the best speakers below £200/$300? For most of this year it would have been a shortlist comprising just a single name,

Marantz CD6006 review

At no point has it been broken – a string of What Hi-Fi? Awards dating back to the turn of the 21st century attests to