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Polk TSx

Polk has been a staple of the audio industry for 40 years, and it still strives to create high-performing speakers with budget price tags. The TSx series of bookshelf speakers is an achievement of tha

Klipsch R-28F

The Klipsch R-28F floor standing speakers yielded consistently good results in both of our listening tests. They are very efficient, and the cabinet design is attractive, especially when the speaker g

Bose Acoustimass 6 series

The Bose Acoustimass 6 Series V home theater system features five satellite speakers and a subwoofer that serves as the main hub for the entire home theater speaker system. The satellite speakers are

Definitive Technology ProCinema

The Definitive Technology ProCinema 400 is a full 5.1 home theater system with four satellite speakers, a center speaker and a subwoofer. The audio has a clear overall tone, but because the surround s

Olympus DM-901

The biggest threat to digital voice recorders is the smartphone. You can dictate notes and record lectures and meetings with a smartphone in much the same way as with a recorder, though with the added


The TASCAM DR-44WL is a Wi-Fi-enabled portable recorder by a company that specializes in making high-quality professional audio recording equipment. The adjustable dual microphones capture excellent s

Olympus LS-100

Whether you're a doctor dictating notes or a musician recording a live performance, the Olympus LS-100 is one of the best digital voice recorders around. It does everything – it can be a simple

Sony ICD-UX533

When it comes to affordable digital voice recorders for students, there isn’t a better option than the Sony ICD-UX533. This digital voice recorder has been around for years, and it’s one o


The Philips BDP7501 is a premium 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player that supports HDR. The image quality this player provides is absolutely gorgeous. The player looks similar to an Apple TV. It is a black cu

Sony BDP-S6700

The BDP-S6700 by Sony has an impressive set of features, a slick design and a fair price. Most importantly, it has strong picture quality and lets you watch 3D discs or stream video from hundreds of s

LG BP550

The LG BP550 is a midrange Blu-ray player that has plenty of features, including 3D playback and downloadable apps. We found the setup for this player to be completely seamless. During our hands-on te

Netgear NeoTV

The Netgear NeoTV is a well-performing and multi-functional home media server. In addition to delivering a variety of digital content, NeoTV also gives you access to live TV through Google TV. You als


The NAD T 748 v2 is a home theater receiver with good power output and the most popular audio decoders for surround sound. However, it has few features beyond that. Since it’s an old-school mode

Onkyo TX-NR

Onkyo has been in the audio component market for over 70 years, so it’s a pretty good bet that its products are well designed and produce high-quality audio. The Onkyo TX-NR575 is a good example

Harman Kardon AVR

The Harman Kardon AVR 1710S is a thoroughly modern, though not future-proof, AV receiver. It comes in a sleek and slim chassis and can power up to seven speakers and two subwoofers. It’s missing

Pioneer VSX-LX102

The Pioneer VSX-LX102 AV receiver earns our Top Ten Reviews Bronze Award. It is a 7.2-channel receiver with elite upscaling and pass-through capabilities as well as all the important audio decode

Denon AVR

The Denon AVR-S730H is a 7.2-channel AV receiver with a bevy of connectivity options and audio decoders. While its power output isn’t great, it’s not terrible either. At the manufacturer's

Marantz NR

The Marantz NR1508 is a 5.2-channel AV receiver with a power output of 50 watts per channel when paired with 8-ohm speakers, which is underpowered compared to similarly priced models. However, it has


The Sony STR-DN1080 is a 7.2-channel home theater receiver with excellent power handling and exceptional connectivity. It’s one of the few receivers with two HDMI outputs, which complements its

Yamaha RX-V

The Yamaha RX-V483 is the most affordable AV receiver we reviewed, and you get a lot of power for the price. However, it doesn’t have 7.1-channel processing or the newest audio codecs for upmixi