Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 23, 2024  |  1 comments
In these times of unrelenting prices increases, it’s rare for a company — any company — to reduce prices, let alone make an announcement about it. But that’s exactly what KEF has done.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 22, 2024  |  1 comments
Adcom, the audio brand known for producing affordable, high-performance power amplifiers the 1980s and 1990s, is back.
Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Jan 22, 2024  |  8 comments
I love tubes. You love tubes. Everybody loves vacuum tubes. Of course, the ultimate vacuum tube is a cathode-ray tube — the glowing heart of good, old analog televisions. What a cool invention — a device that can input electrical signals and convert them into visible moving images. Hmm — would it be possible to build your own CRT as a DIY project? You betcha!

Mark Henninger  |  Jan 21, 2024  |  1 comments
Introducing Sound & Vision CES 2024 Editor's Picks! Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas sets the stage for the latest trends in audiovisual (AV) technology, serving as a prime platform for companies to unveil and exhibit their newest products, technologies, and services to an international audience. Here are some that caught our eye.
Brandon A. DuHamel,  |  Jan 19, 2024  |  0 comments
We revisit two very different but, nonetheless, riveting films from the mid-70s: The Exorcist, the head-turning tale of demonic possession that put Linda Blair on the map, and Three Days of the Condor, the political conspiracy thriller starring Robert Redford and Faye Dunaway that was filmed in the wake of the Watergate scandal that led to the downfall of President Richard Nixon.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 18, 2024  |  1 comments
Renowned British speaker brand KEF today introduced the LSX II LT, a less expensive version the LSX II wireless streaming speaker system that received a Sound & Vision Top Pick in 2022 for its superb performance and versatility.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jan 17, 2024  |  0 comments
In May 2023, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that the company would launch a "one-app experience" combining Hulu and Disney+ content. As promised, the beta was released in December, so we now know what that "one-app" looks like.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 17, 2024  |  0 comments
Los Angeles-based Juke Audio Inc. has introduced a follow-up to the Juke multiroom streaming amplifier we reviewed last year that more than doubles the power output.
Daniel Kumin  |  Jan 17, 2024  |  3 comments

PRICE $4300 (UD-701N), $3800 (AP-701B)

Faultless sound quality
Superb headphone amp
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Less-than elegant app, interface

Jewel-like stereo separates deliver definitive stereo audio performance.

Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Jan 17, 2024  |  2 comments
We are equipped with five senses: Sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch. The thought of losing any of them is frightening. Setting aside the question of aging, even the thought of only diminishing any of our senses is unsettling. So, the question is, if a faulty product caused you to suffer an impairment of one of your senses, what kind of compensation would be appropriate?