Feature Articles | Highlighted User Review

Marantz CD-5004 User Review

MSRP: $ 349.00 Description: Aluminum/fiberglass front panel Audio EX mode eliminates potential noise sources Toslink optical and RCA coaxial digital output Headphone jack with front-panel level control IR flasher input 1 Reviews 2 Quick Ratings 3.67 of 5 More CD Players from Marantz >> Search AudioReview forums for the Marantz CD-5004 >> 67skylark Review Date […]

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DACs | Dagogo | Digital Sources | Editorial Reviews | Feature Articles | Pro-Review

Empirical Audio Overdrive USB DAC Review

Shared Review with Dagogo.com By Ed Momkus About a year ago I embarked on what has been an absolutely fabulous journey into computer-based digital audio, culminating in what can only be described as a transformation of my main audio system. Along the way I have received quite an education. That education included learning a bit […]

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Audioholics | Feature Articles

EMPtek Impression E55Ti Floorstanding Speaker Review

If you want a speaker that can truly deliver a tonally accurate, dynamically lifelike reproduction of your music which also happens to look stunningly beautiful, than the EMP E55Ti’s Impression Floorstanding speakers should fit the bill nicely. The E55Ti tower consists of six drivers, and is a vented 3-way design standing nearly 4ft tall. They […]

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Sennheiser PX 200-Iii User Review

MSRP: $ 150.00 Description: Unique fold and flip design Superb Sennheiser stereo sound Smart in-line remote control with microphone Rugged and robust – steel-reinforced headband 1 Reviews 0 Quick Ratings 4.00 of 5 More Headphones from Sennheiser >> Search AudioReview forums for the Sennheiser PX 200-Iii >> Reviewer: dalethorn Review Date: March 9, 2011 Overall […]

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Audioholics | Editorial Reviews | Feature Articles | Home Theater Speakers | Pro-Review | Speakers

Aperion Audio Verus Grand Speaker System Review

The new Verus Grand Loudspeaker System from Aperion Audio is their attempt to produce the very best speakers they can for the least amount of money. I have to say, unequivocally, they’ve succeeded. The Verus Grand Towers image as good if not better than any speaker I’ve ever experienced. The Verus Grand Center is a […]

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Feature Articles

Spotlight – SIMPLIFI Audio

Two weeks ago my wife and I drove down to San Diego to visit with Tim Ryan of SimpliFi Audio.  Tim is an enthusiastic, open minded and friendly Irishman whose audiophile focus is on obtaining ‘original master sound in your home’.  My wife described Tim as being like a ‘kid who loves to share his awesome […]

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Amplifiers | Editorial Reviews | Feature Articles | Integrated Amplifiers | Pro-Review

Melody MK88 32W KT88 Integrated Tube Amplifier Review

If you had two thousand dollars, and you wanted to be a somewhat responsible audiophile, (is that an oxymoron?) you might want to spend said two grand on a new integrated tube amp. Because right now there are several really amazing integrated tube amplifiers on the market. The Melody MK88, a Class A, KT88 integrated […]

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B.I.C. America DV62si Bookshelf Speaker User Review

MSRP: $ 275.00 Description: Custom designed 3/4″ tweeter delivers crystal-clean, undistorted upper mid and high frequencies…. Power rating: 10W – 175W per channel Impedance: 8 ohms Tweeter: 0.75″ poly soft dome Woofer: 6.5″ poly/graphite woofer Sensitivity: 90dB @ 1W, 1 meter Frequency response: 43Hz – 21kHz Cabinet design: 2-way venturi tuned-vent bookshelf Magnetic shielding Gold-plated […]

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Amplifiers | Audioholics | Editorial Reviews | Feature Articles | Pro-Review | Receivers

Yamaha RX-A3000 Receiver Review

AV receivers are constantly changing, constantly leap-frogging one another in features and capabilities. This year Yamaha announced its Aventage (RX-A) line and, in the process, jumped over a lot of the competition. And not a little jump, more like an Olympic gold medal long jump. Much of that jump is simply in the way of […]

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Amplifiers | Dagogo | Editorial Reviews | Feature Articles | Pre-Amplifiers | Pro-Review | Stereo Amplifiers

INEX Innovation Photon A200 Preamp, Photon Monoblock Power Amplifier and Photon Cables Review

Shared Review with Dagogo.com By Doug Schroeder It happens in the blink of an eye, in a flash, at the speed of light – the signal is sent, the music plays, and the ears are awash in waves of sound. The soul is stirred, and the mind feels… Free? Empowered? Thrilled? What is it like […]

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VTI VSP Monitor Speaker Stand Review

Let’s face it.  Who really wants to spend $500-$2000 on speaker stands?  I mean, all you need is a base with easy to adjust feet (if you don’t have a perfectly flat floor), an inert column that doesn’t radiate vibration sound waves, a good solid platform to put the speaker atop, and something that puts the tweeters at […]

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Audioholics | Editorial Reviews | Feature Articles | Pro-Review | Speakers | Subwoofers

Emotiva Ultra 12 Subwoofer Review

“Subwoofer” – it’s like a magic word around here and makes all of us audioholics have little dreams of black boxes that cause our walls to crack, dishes to rattle, and rock our children to sleep… from the other end of the house. Some people think a good subwoofer will go down to 2 Hz, […]

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atomicAdam | Bloggers | Feature Articles

Spotlight – Upscale Audio

Kevin Deal – Upscale Audio Tubes, tubes everywhere.  In little boxes, big boxes, new boxes and old boxes.  In amplifiers, CD players, and pre-amps.  From the far flung red shores of failed communist states to the ruminates of US factories now turned to dust.  Kevin Deal of Upscale Audio has been around the world in search […]

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Merlin Music VSM-mme Upgrade to Master User Review

MSRP: $10,000 Description:Two-way floor standing loudspeaker system with Bass Augmentation Module (BAM) 6.5 inch paper carbon-fiber cone 1 inch soft dome Crossover point at 2200 Hz 1 Reviews 0 Quick Ratings 5.00 of 5 More Floorstanding Speakers from Merlin Music Systems >> Search AudioReview forums for the Merlin Music Systems Master VSM’s >> http://merlinmusic.com

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atomicAdam | Bloggers | Feature Articles

Spotlight – WyWires Custom Cables

Yesterday I was privileged with spending the morning talking to custom cable designer Alex Sventitsky of WyWires, LLC. Alex focuses on a simple and elegant design approach, and believes that a system can be greatly improved with correct cable matching.  And as such each cable is custom made to fit a system and need, and only sold […]

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