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SV Staff  |  Jun 13, 2018  |  9 comments
There’s no mistaking those iconic blue power meters — a hallmark of McIntosh Labs audio gear — but can you guess the movie this scene belongs to?
SV Staff  |  Jun 13, 2018  |  1 comments
Samsung has partnered with the Denmark’s Steinway Lyngdorf to deliver a home entertainment experience that draws on cutting-edge gear from each company.
SV Staff  |  Jun 12, 2018  |  0 comments
Sonos has been in the news a lot lately with the recent announcement of its Alexa-enabled Beam soundbar and the introduction of a couple dozen Sonos-certified AV receivers. Now the company that created the market for wireless speakers more than a decade ago is teaming with Swedish furniture king IKEA to create a speaker “aimed at coordinating sound and design in the home.”
Thomas J. Norton  |  Jun 12, 2018  |  2 comments
I covered the pros and cons of choosing a projector or a flat screen set in a blog late last year. But a new candidate makes it worth a second look. That technology is the short throw projector, currently being heavily promoted by several manufacturers. Many of these devices are still pricey, but a few models that are at least competitive with premium flat screen sets are now available, with more sure to come...
SV Staff  |  Jun 12, 2018  |  0 comments
HiFiMan is at it again, this time expanding its line with open-back planar-magnetic headphones designed to bring out the best of smartphones and other portable devices.
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2018  |  1 comments
Pioneer has pulled the wraps off a mid-priced AV receiver that targets cinephiles and gamers with the lure of an “ultimate” surround sound experience.
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2018  |  2 comments
French start-up Prizm today announced the worldwide launch of a smart internet radio that plays the kind of music you want to hear when you walk into the room and hit Play.
Al Griffin  |  Jun 11, 2018  |  3 comments
For me, a thrill that comes with the arrival of spring and summer months is jumping in my car and traveling in pursuit of music. Two months back, I saluted the warm weather, loaded up my Impreza, and drove a few hundred miles south to Takoma Park, Maryland to attend The Thousand Incarnations of the Rose, A Festival of American Primitive Guitar.
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2018  |  0 comments
Salamander Designs, the Connecticut-based maker of quality AV furniture, is addressing the growing interest in ultra-short-throw (UST) projectors with a line of cabinets custom-built for video projection systems designed to sit mere inches from the wall.
SV Staff  |  Jun 08, 2018  |  0 comments
Onkyo USA has announced that the “Works with Sonos” firmware update for more than two dozen AV receivers from Onkyo, Pioneer, and Integra is now available.

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