Product Previews

Yamaha RX-A3070 Product Preview

Yamaha RX-A3070 Product Preview

Equipped with the latest audio and video formats, the Aventage RX-A3070 is the new top-of-the-line receiver from Yamaha. The 9.2 channel receiver features DTS-X and Dolby Atmos along with full 4K Ultra HD pass-through. Though the receiver on its own only powers 9 full channels...

LG HF80JA Laser DLP Projector

LG HF80JA Laser DLP Projector Preview

The portable projector segment is red-hot right now with new models coming out almost monthly. I’ve reviewed many such displays, some of which offer tremendous value. Today, I received LG’s new HG80JA Laser DLP Projector. It’s a tiny, narrow box with 2000 lumens and a laser light engine...

HiFiMAN RE2000 In-Ear Monitor Preview

HiFiMAN RE2000 In-Ear Monitor Preview

As a rule, I personally tend to prefer wearing headphones over earphones. I find them, on the whole, to be more comfortable, less fiddly to deal with and I seem to enjoy the sound more while either at home or on the go. Consequently, I’ve been fortunate enough to sample a number of headphone models from HiFiMAN over the years...

BenQ HT9050 Ultra HD DLP Projector Preview

BenQ HT9050 Ultra HD DLP Projector Preview

Ultra HD is all the rage in the flat panel market but for projector users, progress has been a bit slower. I just received my first such DLP display for review today, BenQ’s HT9050. It’s the successor to last year’s HT8050 which was the first consumer-level DLP sporting 3840x2160 resolution...

Emotiva BasX Surround Sound System Preview

For the first time in its history, the Emotiva company is offering a full entry-level surround sound system called the BasX (Basic-X) line. I find this particularly interesting because I’ve previously reviewed (and bought with my own money, and for full price) the Emotiva BasX stereo gear, including the PT-100 preamp...