Posts Tagged ‘surround sound’
 
 
 
 
Home Theater
 
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Vizio S5451w-C2 54-Inch 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

T
Vs have gotten bigger — way bigger — but as a result the actual chassis holding the electronics has shrunk. That is fine as far as the display goes, but where is the room for the speakers? T...
 
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Home Theater
 
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55430w-C2 54" 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar main
55430w-C2 54" 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar main

Vizio S5430w-C2 54″ 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

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or the longest time the 19” color TV was the acme of size to be found in the home. Then along came flat panels and before you knew what had happened, the 42” size took over where the cathode...
 
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Home Theater
 
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Sony HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless subwoofer main
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Sony HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer Review

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ony’s 46” HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer is massive compared to other sound bars. By that I mean the sound bar is “thicker” because of the room needed for the quality speakers in...
 
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Home Theater
 
Surround Master
Surround Master
Surround Master

Involve Audio Surround Master SM-465 Review

I still remember when Dolby sent me their first “surround sound” processor back in the 1980’s. They said that their processor could “extract” ambient sound from within a recording to create a wider sound-field. And that it didn...
 
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Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar

Sonos Intros The Playbar, Price and Launch Date Announced (video)

It's no secret that I've long had a love affair with Sonos.  I tested out the company's Sonos Play 5 some time ago and wasn't all that floored.   That is until I got my hands on two of the Play 3s, and then and only then did I ...
 
Home Theater
 
Hitachi HSB32B26 Bluetooth Sound Bar
Hitachi HSB32B26 Bluetooth Sound Bar
Hitachi HSB32B26 Bluetooth Sound Bar

Hitachi HSB32B26 Bluetooth Sound Bar Review

A sound bar must server two purposes in order to succeed: the first being to provide an accurate and faithful rendering of the audio being outputted from a television (or video source device that is connected to the TV). The se...

 
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Pioneer BDP-150
Pioneer BDP-150
Pioneer BDP-150

Pioneer BDP-150 Blu-ray 3D Player Review

Blu-ray players are no longer the expensive components they once were. As a result, the emphasis now is less about the price and more on the additional features that add to its basic purpose of playing high-resolution video dis...
 
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Blu-ray Gift guide
Blu-ray Gift guide
Blu-ray Gift guide

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Blu-ray Players (list)

Don’t be befuddled by the “Cloud,” because having content local and at-hand guarantees you can watch what you want when you want. A Blu-ray disc not only provides an uncompressed high-resolution 1080p picture, but gives you cho...

 
Home Theater
 
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VIZIO SB4021M-A1 Home Theater Sound Bar main
VIZIO SB4021M-A1 Home Theater Sound Bar main

VIZIO SB4021M-A1 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

VIZIO is known for their TVs, but you wouldn’t say the same when it comes to stand-alone sound systems. In fact, when the UPS guy delivered the rectangular box to my door, I couldn’t figure out how VIZIO got a TV into the box. ...
 
Home Theater
 
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Aperion-Intimus
Aperion-Intimus

Aperion’s Intimus 4T Summit: True Wireless HD Surround…Maybe (video)

Setting up a new home theater is never a simple "tear open the box and plug it in" affair. You'll need a receiver at the heart of the system, and then be prepared to string 10-gauge speaker cord throughout your living room, esp...

 
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A50_SA
A50_SA

Astro A50 Hands On

Astro Gaming puts out some really spectacular gaming equipment. In my experience, the A40's are one of the best gaming headsets you can buy for console gaming. The PC space is more competitive, and as I learned again at the sho...
 
Accessory Reviews
 
Ghost Recon Future Soldier 7.1 Surround Sound Headset 1
Ghost Recon Future Soldier 7.1 Surround Sound Headset 1
Ghost Recon Future Soldier 7.1 Surround Sound Headset 1

Tritton Ghost Recon: Future Soldier 7.1 Surround Sound Headset Review

Arguably the crown jewel of the Mad Catz family of brands' licensed accessories for the recently released Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, the Tritton 7.1 Surround Sound Headset is an absolute powerhouse that delivers ...