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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

BIC Acoustech

The BIC Acoustech PL-200 II has the widest frequency range of all the home subwoofers we tested. Its low-frequency rating of 21Hz covers the lowest threshold of human hearing, and it helped this subwo


The Yamaha YAS-207 has the newest surround sound technology found in sound bars and creates a theater-quality audio experience for a small investment. The sound bar itself has six speakers, and it com


The Vizio SB3621n-E8 sound bar is a great low-cost way to upgrade the audio experience in your entertainment room. It received higher scores in our listening tests than sound bars that cost four times


The LG SJ8 has the newest sound bar technology, so it’s a future-proof option to upgrade the sound in your entertainment room. It has all the important connections, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi an


The Sony CT390 is a two-driver, 2.1 sound bar system. This sound bar has a sleek design; it sits flat on your TV stand with the front face angled upward. This unique design was most likely conceived s

Samsung BD-J5900

On its inside and outside, the Samsung BD-J5900 offers a strong suite of features for home users. Internally, the 3D Blu-ray player supports the usual array of premium picture settings, including deep

BIC Acoustech

Because of their 98 dB sensitivity rating, the BIC Acoustech PL-89 II floor standing speakers can project sound at incredible volumes with very little amplification. In fact, they are the most effici

Olympus VN-541PC

The Olympus VN-541PC is made for students. Its small, simple design features one microphone, and it’s the most affordable recorder we reviewed, both of which make it a good option for recording

Zoom H4n Pro

Zoom specializes in making devices that record high-fidelity audio for music and film, and the Zoom H4n is no exception. It's a digital voice recorder that comes with features like prerecord and voice

Best Universal Remote

Our lives are becoming entrenched in the electronic world. With this fixation comes a pile of equipment remotes. Take control of your remote jungle by investing in one remote to rule them all: A universal remote.

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