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Onkyo TX-SR876 A/V Receiver

By |January 31st, 2011|

Booming flat panel TV sales of the last few years combined with the increasing popularity of the Blu-ray disc format have sparked consumer interest in A/V receivers, among first-time buyers and those looking to upgrade an [...]

Marantz SR8002 AV Surround Receiver

By |January 31st, 2011|

As audio video enthusiasts, we all love the term 'flagship'. Don't we? Flagship models deliver cutting edge performance, pack the most power, offer the latest connections and usually have some nifty features. What's not to like [...]

Axiom Audio A1400-8 Digital Amplifier

By |January 31st, 2011|

If you spent just a few minutes listening to Axiom Audio's designers talk about their new A1400-8 multi-channel digital amplifier, you may begin to ponder the idea of installing seatbelts in your couch. I'm not kidding! [...]

Onkyo TX-SR605 and TX-SR805 A/V Receivers

By |January 31st, 2011|

Roll out the red carpet and send in the welcoming party - the future of A/V receivers has officially arrived! This is the biggest, most exciting news to come out of the A/V receiver world in [...]

Pioneer Elite VSX-84TXSi A/V Receiver

By |January 31st, 2011|

A/V receivers are advancing at the speed of light which makes all of us home theatre enthusiasts well… enthusiastic! After all, an A/V receiver is arguably the most important component of a home theatre because all [...]

Marantz SR8500 Surround Receiver

By |January 31st, 2011|

A surround receiver is the hub of a home theater. It accepts audio and video signals from all of your sources and outputs them to your display and speakers. Finding a receiver that has all of [...]

MJ Acoustics PRO 55 MkI Subwoofer

By |January 31st, 2011|

The humble subwoofer is a lot like a hockey goaltender - no one really notices them when they are performing well, but if they aren’t pulling their weight, everyone is in an awful hurry to point [...]

Focal Electra 1008 Be II Loudspeakers

By |January 31st, 2011|

If you consider yourself an audio enthusiast than chances are that you’re already familiar with French speaker maker Focal (previously known as Focal JMlab). During the last few years I’ve had the chance to listen to [...]

Audio Physic Scorpio II Loudspeakers

By |January 31st, 2011|

Montreal-based Dimexs is one of Canada's premier importers of audio brands from around the world. The company is responsible for the Canadian distribution of brands including Naim, PS Audio, Nagra, Avid, Verity Audio, Atoll and Acoustic [...]

Axiom Audio Epic Midi 125 Home Theatre Speakers

By |January 31st, 2011|

Ahh, there's nothing like a fresh speaker scent. That's exactly how I felt when I opened the Axiom Audio Epic Midi 125 home theatre speaker system. Perhaps it's because the speakers were manufactured probably only a [...]

Totem Acoustic The One Speakers

By |January 31st, 2011|

If you don't want to be tempted by one of the greatest audiophile bargains I have ever encountered, stop reading now. Model-1, the first speaker from Montreal's Totem Acoustic made an awfully big impression, especially for [...]

Xindak Compass 1.6 Loudspeakers

By |January 31st, 2011|

You could say that Xindak is a company of many talents. For more than 20 years this Chinese company has been in the business of manufacturing amplifiers, integrated amplifiers, CD players, DACs, speakers, cables, power conditioners [...]

Lafleuraudio X1 Sound Speakers

By |January 31st, 2011|

As speakers get more expensive, they generally get bigger, go louder and deeper and often get easier to drive. Well here's a speaker that bucks the trend. The $15,395 X1 and its bigger brother the X2 [...]

Totem Rainmaker Bookshelf Speakers

By |January 31st, 2011|

If you're looking for a pair of quality bookshelf speakers you should definitely consider something from Totem's compact line-up of speakers. Among its extensive speaker catalogue, Totem offers a wide selection of bookshelf speakers suitable for [...]

Focal JMlab Dôme 5.1 Speaker System

By |January 31st, 2011|

While perusing products at the 2008 Festival Son et Image this past April in Montreal, I stumbled across a number of products that captured my attention. One of these products was a set of 5.1-channel speakers [...]