Bob Ankosko

Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 31, 2023  |  3 comments
In what may seem like a curve ball, McIntosh today announced plans to ship the MHT300 “home theater receiver” in March. The pioneering audio company is first and foremost known for its iconic tube-based power amplifiers, which date all the way back to its founding in 1949, and an assortment of separates, including stereo preamplifiers, integrated amps, and more. But AVRs?
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 26, 2023  |  1 comments
If January is any indication, we can look forward to a stellar year for new gear. The first month of the New Year brought us several easy-to-recommend Top Picks: A new AV receiver from one of the most storied names in home audio, a killer ultra-short-throw projector, a subwoofer made for music, and a top performing streamer that is surprisingly affordable.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 23, 2023  |  0 comments
The newest addition to LG’s CineBeam series of projectors is a versatile $600 portable that can project 16:9 Full HD images up to 120 inches (diagonal). Sorry, no 4K at this price but you do get a smart projector that’s ready to stream out of the box.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 19, 2023  |  1 comments
I saw a curious post on Facebook Marketplace with the heading: “*FAKE* Airpods Pro - $50.” My first thought was why would anyone want to buy a set of fake Apple earbuds? Then I decided to dig a little deeper…
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 17, 2023  |  0 comments
Klipsch has once again teamed up with the McLaren Formula 1 Team, this time to create a series of speakers featuring “papaya orange” accents that recall the distinctive color racing legend Bruce McLaren chose for the F1 cars he drove to victory in the late ’60s.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 12, 2023  |  0 comments
Now that CES and the holidays are behind us, we’ve gathered up some A/V news and new product announcements that slipped between the cracks in recent weeks, starting with a story out of China about counterfeit speakers.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 09, 2023  |  0 comments
One of the more interesting technology previews to come out of this year’s CES was a “neural sensing” set of wireless earbuds from French startup Wisear that give new meaning to “hands-free.”
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 06, 2023  |  0 comments
Victrola is coming out with a less-expensive follow-up to the impressive Carbon Stream turntable it introduced at CEDIA Expo 2022.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 04, 2023  |  0 comments
Retro is shaping to be one of the CES themes at Harman Luxury Audio Group, which today offered a preview of several products it will unveil when the show opens tomorrow, including four additions to its stylish Classic Series — an integrated amplifier, streaming media player, CD player, and turntable — all featuring elegant machined-aluminum faceplates.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 04, 2023  |  0 comments
JVC will kick off 2023 CES with a new projector targeting gamers looking for an edge and home theater enthusiasts with rooms subject to ambient light.