The Vizio S4251w-B4 is a very interesting entry into the ever-growing and crowded sound bar market as it combines the setup convenience of a sound bar with the features and performance you would might find with a multi-speaker home theater-in-a-box system. For my perspective on this product, read my review.
The Atlona AT-LINE-EX is a video switcher/scaler that can be used to connect up to six video input sources (2 analog, 2 PC, 2 HDMI) and pass through or upscale those sources via HDMI to an HDTV. The AT-LINE-EX features 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p scaling, NTSC/PAL bi-directional conversion, and Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD Master Audio pass through via HDMI. For more details on if the Atlona AT-Line-EX is right for you, read my review.
The Panasonic DMP-BD60 is a feature-packed Blu-ray Disc Player that performs well. Besides Blu-ray playback, the DMP-BD60 also provides 1080p upscaling of standard DVDs via HDMI output. Also, a front mounted SD card slot for importing images, video, and music, is provided. The DMP-BD60 provide additional flexibility with its Viera Cast feature for accessing internet content, such as YouTube, Bloomberg Television, and Picassa. To find out if the DMP-BD60 is right for you, check out my review.
The DreamVision Dream'E 1080p LCOS Video Projector carries a $5,300.00 price tag, but is worth the cash. Its 3 LCOS chips, native 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a natural looking image. The Dream'E comes equipped with two HDMI ver 1.3a inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its built-in Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. For details, read my review.
The Samsung SP-A800B carries an expensive price tag, but is worth it for those seeking a projector with precise color accuracy. Its TI DLP DarkChip2, native 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output produce excellent image quality. The SP-A800B has two HDMI inputs and provides 1080p for DVDs via its proprietary processor. The Samsung SP-A800B was developed in conjunction with Joe Kane Productions. Check out my Review.
The Panasonic Viera TC-P50GT30 50-inch Plasma TV incorporates 3D capability as well as network media player and online streaming functions. The TC-P50GT30 also features 1080p native resolution, 600Hz sub field drive, 4 HDMI inputs, and two USB ports for accessing digital media files stored on flash drives. The TC-P50GT30 also utilizes an attractive, thin profile, design. The TC-P50GT30 is definitely a feature-packed TV, but is it the right TV for you? Read my review for all the details.
The Panasonic DMP-BDT110 3D Network Blu-ray Disc Player is a compact and stylish unit that provides Blu-ray 2D and 3D playback, and DVD upscaling to 1080p via HDMI. The DMP-BDT110 also provides the ability to stream audio/video content from the internet, such as CinemaNow, Netflix, Pandora, and Vudu, as well as media content from your PC. To find out if the DMP-BDT110 is the right Blu-ray Disc player for your home theater setup, read my Review.
The OPPO DV-981HD is feature-packed DVD player that delivers what it promises. HDMI connectivity, 720p/1080i/1080p upscaling, and Faroudja processing enables the DV-981HD to deliver an excellent picture on an HDTV. In addition, other features, such as SACD, DVD-Audio, and Divx playback add great audio and video flexibility. If you are looking for a new DVD player, whether to use with that new flat panel HDTV and surround sound system, make sure you check the OPPO DV-981HD out.
The DVDO Quick6 6x2 4K UltraHD HDMI Switch provides expanded HDMI connectivity for those that have found that they have run out of HDMI inputs on their TV or home theater receiver. For a closer look and perspective on DVDO's latest version of their DVDO Quick6 6x2 HDMI switcher, read my review.
The BenQ W1080ST DLP video projector incorporates both 2D and 3D viewing options, as well as a lens that can project very large images in small spaces. Read my review to find out if the W1080ST is the right video projector for you, read my review.
Consumers often get seduced by speaker systems that tout great sounding "tiny" speakers. Some of these systems are cheaply priced and sound cheap, and some are very expensive, but still don't deliver. How do you strike a balance? I have reviewed several good sounding compact speaker systems, but the Minx S215 5.1 channel speaker system perked my ears up. For more, read the following review.
NuVo provides an easy way to put together a network audio system for your home or office with its Whole Home Audio system products. Using convenient wireless technology, you don't have tear into your walls to route unsightly long cables from room-to-room. To find out more, ready my review.
Anthony Gallo Acoustics is well-known for its innovative spherically-designed speakers, as well as cutting edge tweeter technology. However, in an interesting move, Anthony Gallo and his team have come out with a line of traditional-looking "box-type" loudspeakers, referred to as the Classico Series. Read my review for more details.
The Samsung merges classic analog vacuum tube technology with digital amplification, along with a big dose of audio content access from iOS, Andriod, USB flash drives, and network-bases sources in an innovative tabletop audio system that is definitely worth checking out. For the whole story, read my review of the Samsung DA-E750 Audio Dock.
The Vizio VHT215 is an affordable audio system that provides consumers with a way to get better sound for TV viewing without the hassle and expense of multi-speaker home theater system. The VHT215 ombines a 2 channel powered sound bar with a wireless subwoofer. The subwoofer receives audio signals from the sound bar wirelessly, which allows flexible subwoofer placement. The VHT215 is easy to set up and use, but is it the right audio complement for your TV? Check out my review.
Pioneer has introduced the second generation affordable home theater speaker line designed by Andrew Jones. There are two systems to choose from, the SP-PK52FS, which is includes two floor standing front channel speakers, and the all-bookshelf SP-PK22BS, which was provided to me for evaluation. To find out if the SP-PK22BS fits your home theater TV, movie, and music listening needs, read my review.
You've spent a lot of money and collected a lot home theater components over the years. With each upgrade or addition you have another power cord to plug in, eventually resulting in cord clutter. One way to reduce clutter is with a centralized power management system that provides all the outlets you need, voltage regulation and monitoring, and aids in clearing up power interference. One product to consider is the Panamax M5400-PM. For a close-up look, check out my review.
The Harman Kardon AVR147 5.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver provides excellent sound performance in both stereo and surround sound modes, despite a modest 40WPC power output. Also, with other useful features, such as HDMI switching, iPod connectivity, XM Radio compatibility, and Automatic Speaker setup, the AVR-147 is a good fit for an entry-level home theater system. For more details, check out my review.
Just as LCD and Plasma TV technology resulted in flatter, thinner, TVs that could be mounted on the wall. Speaker manufacturers have been inspired to do the same. One uniquely designed flat system is made by KEF, the T205 system. To find out if the KEF T205 is the right home theater speaker system for you, read my review.
The Toshiba 46WX800U incorporates 3D viewing capability and network media player capabilities, which allows access to both PC and online-based audio/video content. The 46WX800U also utilizes LED edge-lighting resulting in a thinner design and eco-friendly power consumption. The 46-inch 46WX800U also features a 1920x1080 (1080p) native pixel resolution, 120hz refresh rate, 4 HDMI inputs, and a two side mounted USB ports for accessing content from flash drives. For more details, read my review.
The Marantz SR7300ose is home theater receiver that includes all the functionality you would expect, but adds a few features not seen in most receivers in its price range. For more details, check out my review.
Alhtough it only did fair at the box office, DreamWorks' Rise of the Guardians arrives on Blu-ray in both 2D and 3D Blu-ray packages. This review focuses on the 2D Blu-ray disc edition, which features excellent audio and video quality, but it is a worthy addition to your collection? Read my review to find out.
The HSB40B16 is Hitachi's contribution to the evergowing sound bar category. This unit will not only accept a variety of analog and digital audio sources, but will also play audio from compatible wireless Bluetooth sources. To find out if this sound bar is right for your TV or home theater setup - read my review.
Vudu 3D movie streaming is available on a number of networked TVs, network media player and media streaming devices including the Boxee Box. In this review of Vudu 3D, find out if streaming 3D movies is as good as 3D Blu-rays and learn what you need to watch Vudu 3D.
The Darblet is gaining a lot of followers as an important addition to the TV viewing experience. Find out if it deserves the hype, and a place in your home theater setup, in my review.