SV Staff  |  Sep 20, 2023  |  1 comments
AudioQuest has expanded its PowerQuest line of power conditioners with three new models that borrow “critical DNA” from the brand’s much higher priced flagship Niagara line.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 19, 2023  |  2 comments
Long-time readers and experienced videophiles will instantly recognize the Spears and Munsil brand. Over the years S&M has released what are arguably the best video evaluation discs on the market for setting up video displays of all descriptions. At $59.95, the new Spears & Munsil Ultra HD Benchmark is the company's priciest offering to date. But it's also the most thorough.
Bob Ankosko  |  Sep 19, 2023  |  2 comments
Lenbrook, the privately-owned Canadian company that owns the PSB, NAD, and Bluesound brands, today announced that it has acquired the assets of MQA Ltd., the beleaguered company that filed for bankruptcy protection in April.
Mark Henninger  |  Sep 19, 2023  |  0 comments
CEDIA Expo 2023 offered an opportunity to peruse a plethora of audio and AV products aimed at the CI (custom install) market. Much of what's on display is excruciatingly expensive and targeted at wealthy consumers. Case in point, one of the most popular demos involved a home theater system with a million dollars worth of gear in it. At that price point, a $12,000 video player and $16,000 video processor seem like almost trivial expenses.
Bob Ankosko  |  Sep 19, 2023  |  1 comments
British hi-fi icon Bowers & Wilkins today announced a refined version of the Px7 S2 wireless noise-canceling headphones it introduced last year.
SV Staff  |  Sep 18, 2023  |  1 comments
In the latest chapter of Epson’s crusade against deceptive advertising practices in the video projection industry, Chinese portable projection specialist XGIMI today agreed to correct inaccurate brightness specs it had published for four of its projectors.
Mark Henninger  |  Sep 18, 2023  |  1 comments

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Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Sep 18, 2023  |  1 comments
Classical music has a problem. A tiny company, and the world’s largest technology company, both think they have the answer. They are strapping on their powdered wigs and stepping onto the podium. May the best baton win.
SV Staff  |  Sep 18, 2023  |  4 comments
TCL has announced that its first 4K QLED TVs to feature Amazon’s Fire TV streaming platform are now available at budget prices ranging from $250 for a 43-inch S4 series model to $800 for a 75-inch Q6 series set.
Bob Ankosko  |  Sep 15, 2023  |  0 comments
Focal today became the latest company to embrace the sound personalization trend with an updated version of the Bathys noise-canceling wireless headphones that now includes a compelling hearing test feature.