The Performa M126Be loudspeakers are part of Revel’s popular Performa series. The Revel Performa M126Be speakers are bookshelf-sized and are intended to be stand-mounted. Although the speakers can serve as side or rear surrounds, their price and performance make it unlikely that too many will be used for that purpose. These are superior speakers for smaller rooms where articulation, detail, and imaging are the main goals.
High-End tube design phono preamplifier inspired by its successful but pricier predecessor, the EAT E-Glo S revealed everything in my system’s potential. Switching from moving magnet (MM) to moving coil (MC) cartridges is simply accommodated while providing flexibility for any system.
Today, I’m checking out ViewSonic’s PX727-4K Ultra HD DLP Projector. For just $1499, it offers Ultra HD resolution from a .47” DLP chip, HDR10, a built-in speaker, and a compact form factor. If you’re thinking of trying one of these budget DLPs to add 4K to your theater, it’s worth serious consideration.
Paradigm has designed the Monitor SE Speaker Series to bring their signature sound quality to the budget-minded audio enthusiast. Much of the technology that goes into their high-end Persona series has trickled down into the Monitor SEs, such as the X-PAL™ Pure-Aluminum Dome Tweeters with exclusive Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA™) Lens.
The Wyred 4 Sound DAC-1v2 is the evolution of the company’s immensely popular DAC-1 series. The new version has several updates and improvements, which indicates enhanced capabilities and performance. Preliminary evaluation suggests that this is indeed a very competent DAC. The review should provide the readers with detailed descriptions on what they should expect from this DAC.
If you’re looking to make the jump to Ultra HD in your media room and need a high-output projector, look no further than the BenQ TK800. It delivers 3840x2160 pixels, HDR10, and 3000 ANSI lumens. Whether you want to watch movies or sports, or play games console games, it looks like a great choice for home entertainment. I’ll be putting it through its paces today.
The Arcam AVR550 AV Receiver is in the middle of Arcam’s Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) line. It shares many features with Arcam’s flagship model, the AVR850, but for a lower price tag. The AVR550 sports a full complement of the latest surround decoding abilities including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. It also sports audiophile quality DACs and some surprisingly good power amplifiers.
Next Level Acoustics introduces its Fusion Reference Soundbar and CI-HV10 Subwoofer for the custom install and DIY markets. They’re just the thing when you want a more integrated front speaker array but don’t want to settle for the canned sound that comes from typical soundbars.
Intended as a step-up from the well-received M4U 2 noise cancelling headphones, PSB’s new M4U 8 shows us how designer Paul Barton takes a good thing….and makes it wireless!
The Royole Moon 3D Mobile Theater is the best of the breed of head-mounted immersive video and audio products that I’ve seen. The Royole Moon puts you in a virtual theater that can display your movies in high resolution, show you 3D movies without ghosting or distractions, and give you web access including YouTube and other streaming services.
The ViewSonic PX747-4K brings Ultra HD resolution and High Dynamic Range to the projector market for only $1499. With 3500 lumens claimed output and a built-in speaker, it looks like a great choice for home theater enthusiasts on a budget.
Technics is a high end Japanese audio company known for building some of the greatest and most sought after products in audio history. Their products represent cutting-edge technologies with cost-no-object build quality. Technics products display all the merits of painstakingly designed and crafted components. This review will focus on their Grand Class SU-G30 Network Audio Amplifier.
The McIntosh MVP901 Audio Video Player, the McIntosh MX122 A/V Processor, and the McIntosh MC205 Five-Channel Solid-State Amplifier are some of the brand’s coolest home theater components. Iconic McIntosh meets the 21st Century! The McIntosh MVP901, MX122 and MC205 have some surprises up their sleeves. McIntosh fans will definitely want to check them out!