How much projector can $1000 buy? How about a 1080p-res DLP with 3D, 2200-lumen output, low input lag for gaming and color accuracy worthy of any dedicated home theater? Today, I’m checking out BenQ’s HT2150ST short-throw display.
The high end’s high value champ, Emotiva, just released the newest version of their highly regarded power amplifiers. It is the XPA Gen3 and it is a modular design that is available in two to seven channels depending on the number of amp modules installed. The power supply is a high tech Class H design which promises high power, cool operation and low energy consumption.
Yamaha has long been known for attention to sonic detail in the products they design and produce. The BD-A1060 continues that heritage with a video player that might delight the most ardent audiophile.
The Rogue RP-1 is a superb value, providing everything you need in a stereo preamplifier and nothing you don’t. This is a superbly designed, excellent sounding preamplifier that doesn’t have a thing wrong with it.
Icron markets an often-needed accessory called a USB Extender, which allows consumers to send high-resolution digital audio files up to 330 feet without signal drop-outs. Icron has introduced its latest USB extenders, the 4-port USB 2.0 Ethernet LAN Extender System...
Cary Audio attempts to provide tube-like sound from their newest 300 watts-per-channel solid-state integrated amplifier. In some aspects, I think they’ve succeeded. It sports a Class A preamplifier section with a well-built power amplifier. A premium-quality, and very versatile DAC is also included.
I’ve seen plenty of excellent portable projectors from BenQ lately but today I’m looking at a dedicated home theater model, the HT6050. This DLP offers interchangeable lenses along with THX and ISFccc certifications.
For those wishing to add Ultra HD Blu-ray to their systems, source component choices are extremely limited. Today I’m checking out Philips new BDP-7501 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player. It supports Ultra HD, HDR10 and streams Internet content as well.
The Onkyo HT-S7800 is a mid-level Home Theater System designed to deliver Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround sound in an affordable package. It couples a HT-R695 receiver with an HTP-693 5.1.2 speaker package, and will easily fit small to medium sized rooms.
WiFi-enabled projectors are nothing new. But when you throw apps and a smart interface into the mix; that’s something we haven’t seen before. Today I’m checking out BenQ’s new i500 LED Smart Projector.