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Onkyo SKS-HT690

The Onkyo SKS-HT690 home theater speaker package is a 5.1 system with two main speakers, two dedicated surround speakers, a center channel and a 10-inch down-firing subwoofer. The satellite speakers a

Polk Audio TL1600

The Polk Audio TL1600 has four satellite speakers, a center channel and an impressive subwoofer. This home theater speaker package is not the most cost-effective package we tested, but it outperformed

Sony PS-LX300 USB

We tested four USB turntables that cost less than $150, and the Sony PS-LX300 was our favorite. The tested conversion quality was on par with that of turntables costing almost twice as much, and the u


The Fluance SXHTB home theater speaker package is one of the most unique we reviewed. It is the only system we tested that doesn’t have a subwoofer, as well as the only one we reviewed that incl

Definitive Technology

The Definitive Technology ProCinema 400 is a 5.1 home theater speaker system with four satellite speakers, a dedicated center channel and a powered subwoofer. The audio has a clear overall tone, but b

GE Universal

To directly quote some of our reviewers, "I don't like this" and "I'm struggling to find anything positive to say about this one." The keys aren’t backlit, and although they


This remote pairs with up to eight devices, including smart TVs, streaming services, your cable box, a VCR and more. It’s reasonably priced and comes with programmable buttons that are color-cod

RCA 4-Device

Because RCA is such a big name in home entertainment, we wanted to see how two of its universal remotes – one four-device model and one six-device model – measured up against each other an

RCA 6-Device

This remote can connect to up to six devices, a middle-of-the-road number compared with other universal remotes at this price point. Typically, remotes that sync with a high number of devices are goin

Logitech Harmony 350

Our research shows Logitech is one of the most-favored brands of universal remotes available and while it has wide-ranging capabilities, the setup process was technical. This remote is definitely for

Sony 8-Device

This Sony can sync with up to eight devices, so you can control you gaming, video and other peripherals from the same universal remote. Plus, it’s compatible with that VCR you still have from 19

Insignia 4-Device

The first thing we noticed about this universal remote is that it’s almost identical to the Inteset 4-in-1. Both remotes are compatible with four devices and have similar button placement. The

Inteset 4-in-1

The Inteset connects to four devices easily and quickly. While this is far from the most some other universal remotes can handle, the easy setup and intuitive design make this remote a standout for th

Klipsch RSB-6

The Klipsch RSB-6 sound bar produced some of the best results in our listening tests. Its Dolby surround setting offered a wide sound stage in our movie test, and the wireless subwoofer did a good job

Best AV Receivers

Bring the movie theater experience into your home with an AV receiver. Find out how we ranked and evaluated the best midrange AV receivers here.

Best Subwoofers

From thumping bass tracks on your favorite album to explosive movie action you can feel in your chest, a ground-pounding subwoofer turns your home theater into audio heaven.


The Fluance DB12 home subwoofer has a stylish cabinet design and full feature set, but we were underwhelmed by it during our listening tests. It scored well in our acoustic music listening test, but m


The Yamaha NS-SW300 sounded great in every phase of our testing. This 10-inch home subwoofer has the lowest low-frequency rating in our test group, which helps it compete with larger, more powerful 12

Polk Audio

The Polk Audio DSW 660 is a powerful and well-designed home subwoofer. Its unique features, including optional wireless connectivity and remote volume control, make it easy to change the settings to b

JBL Arena

The JBL Arena Sub 100P is a 10-inch powered subwoofer with a compact and good-looking cabinet design. The 100-watt amplifier is a bit underpowered compared to the best subwoofers we tested, but that m