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SV Staff  |  Mar 12, 2020  |  0 comments
Disney has acquired distribution rights to the Peter Jackson-helmed documentary, The Beatles: Get Back, and plans to release it to theaters nationwide in n September.
Al Griffin  |  Mar 12, 2020  |  5 comments
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David Vaughn  |  Mar 11, 2020  |  9 comments

Performance
Features
Ergonomics
Value
PRICE $3,500

AT A GLANCE
Plus
Powerful output for a compact model
Onboard Digital Automatic Room Optimization
Dual-sub setup option
Minus
Lacks below-20Hz extension
Gloss black finish attracts dust

THE VERDICT
The f110v2 lacks the output and extension of a larger sub, but packs quite a punch given its modest size.

According to Merriam-Webster, a fathom is a unit of length equal to six feet that's used to measure the depth of water. But for JL Audio, Fathom is a family of subwoofers that dig deep into the lower depths of the audio spectrum. The company, which has been around north of forty years, was started by Jim Birch and Lucio Proni, who started building loudspeakers during their summer break back in the 1970s and never stopped.

SV Staff  |  Mar 11, 2020  |  1 comments
To commemorate 75 years in business, Germany’s Sennheiser has announced an anniversary bundle offering its reference-quality HD 820 headphones and HDV 820 headphone amplifier at a $25% discount.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Mar 11, 2020  |  0 comments
Roku is aiming to simplify the process of setting up a home theater by making it easy to pair its subwoofer and soundbar with its wireless speakers. Let’s see how it works.
SV Staff  |  Mar 11, 2020  |  0 comments
The Wireless Speaker and Audio Association (WiSA) has announced plans to release a firmware update that will enable support for Dolby Atmos surround sound in WiSA-enabled speakers and transmitters.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Mar 10, 2020  |  3 comments
Every year as LG gets ready to release new TVs into the market, the company invites reviewers from all over the country to its Los Angeles facility to introduce the new lineup. Just this week I was scheduled to travel to that annual event for an up-close look at LG’s 2020 TV lineup. I thought seriously for days about whether or not to attend as coronavirus (COVID-19) slowly spreads across the country...
SV Staff  |  Mar 10, 2020  |  0 comments
Chalk it up to March Madness or maybe just plain old Spring Fever but Klipsch is running deals on a variety of indoor and outdoor speakers, including up to 25% off on select home theater models. Here’s a sampling…
SV Staff  |  Mar 10, 2020  |  0 comments
Through the end of March, Vizio is offering owners of its SmartCast TVs a free preview of the CuriosityStream video-on-demand service. Sign up now and you can watch for three weeks without paying any fees.
SV Staff  |  Mar 10, 2020  |  0 comments
Marshall, U.K.-based maker of the iconic guitar amplifier that has defined the “rock sound” for more than a generation, has been making well-crafted Bluetooth and Wi-Fi-enabled multiroom home speakers for several years. The company recently expanded its line of portables with a water-resistant, battery-powered model that looks like a mini version of the vintage Marshall cabinet used by countless guitar gods (past and present).

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