Jim Clements

Mark Levinson No585 Integrated Amplifier Review

Mark Levinson is beginning to roll out new products that are being developed at their new state of the art R & D facility located in Shelton, Conn. The No585 integrated amplifier is among the first of those products. It is a large and quite powerful integrated amplifier with a built-in DAC capable of decoding LPCM signals up to 32-bit/192 kHz or DSD signals up to 5.6 MHz. It is also compatible with asynchronous USB data from your Mac or PC.

Little Boy - Blu-Ray Movie Review

Little Boy – Blu-Ray Movie Review

"Little Boy" is set statesdie during World War II. The lead character is a boy named Pepper Busby (Salvati) who is eight years old and afflicted with a condition that has stunted his growth, hence the nickname "Little Boy". His older brother is rejected from serving overseas...

Hsu Research VTF-3 MK5 HP Powered Subwoofer Review

The Hsu Research VTF-3 MK5 HP Powered Subwoofer features highly flexible tuning configurations that allow the user to dial in the sub to match the listening room and/or the listener's preferences. It features a long-throw 15” driver and a built-in 600 watt amp that can produce peaks of up to 2,000 watts short term.

Furious 7 – Blu-Ray Movie Review

The Fast and Furious crew is enjoying "retirement" following their latest successful conquest. But their newest arch enemy, Deckard Shaw (Jason Stratham), is out to exact revenge on Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel). This means their short retirement will end abruptly and the gang will be forced...

Danny Collins – Blu-ray Movie Review

Al Pacino plays Danny Collins, an old rock star from the '70's who still tours, capitalizing on his past successes while continuing to live the hard charging lifestyle of a young, vibrant performer.  This all changes the day Collins' manager (played by Christopher Plummer) gives him a letter that John Lennon...

American Sniper – Blu-ray Movie Review

Directed by Clint Eastwood, this film is the true story of an American war hero, Chris Kyle (played by Bradley Cooper) who received incredible accolades by being awarded two Silver Stars and five Bronze Stars among many other commendations for his service in the Iraq War.  Kyle, a Texas native, served as a Navy SEAL.  He was most specifically a sniper who protected U.S. convoys...

Audioengine B1 Bluetooth Music Receiver Review

The Audioengine B1 is an easy to use add-on accessory that promises quality audio playback via Bluetooth technology for under $200. It uses the latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology with the aptX Codec. This extends the B1's range and gives you the best possible audio reproduction.

Legacy Aeris Floor-standing Speakers Review

Introduced in 2012, the Legacy Aeris speakers have become some of the most acclaimed speakers in recent memory. They are massive 4-way floorstanding speakers with dual powered 12" subwoofers in each tower. They are distinctive for many reasons with the most significant reason being their one of a kind room correction and time alignment capabilities.

Induction Dynamics ID1 Floor Standing Speakers Review

The Induction Dynamics ID1's are large 4-way Floor standing Speakers with dual subwoofers built in to each cabinet. The speakers are available in many custom finishes or they can be mounted in-wall if you are building a high performance custom home theater. The speakers measured well; low distortion and a full frequency response from 25 Hz all the way out past the limits of human audibility. But that was only one part of the story. Subjectively, these speakers had an articulate sound that remained smooth and non-fatiguing at all playback levels. And they showed excellent imaging properties, filling the room with all their lusciousness.