Long known for making products that are as appealing to the eye as they are to the ear, Sonus faber has released their new Olympica line of speakers. I have a full surround system on hand for review, starting with the flagship Olympica III towers for the front mains, the matching Olympica Center for center channel duty, and a pair of the Olympica I bookshelf speakers for use as surrounds.
The Rotel RC-1590 preamp and RB-1590 power amplifier are at the peak of the price-performance curve for stereo hifi separates. They offer excellent sound quality, loads of features, power to drive almost any loudspeaker in almost any room, all for a (relatively) modest price.
Reviewing the Datasat RS20i gave me the opportunity to evaluate a product that was designed and built for performance as the highest priority. It represents a product where the engineers apparently focused on optimum component selection and circuit design. The result is a product that tests well objectively and sounds excellent on the subjective level.
Vizio has gone all-in on picture quality with its latest lineup of Ultra HD televisions. Today I’m getting thoroughly involved with the M65-C1, a 65-inch panel with a full-array backlight, Vizio Internet Apps Plus smart TV interface and connection options that include HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2.
The Casablanca platform dates back to 1996. Designed with an upgradeable architecture, Theta has offered continuous hardware and software upgrades to stay current with the demands of the A/V technologies.