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Sinclair Audio Brighton Series

By |January 31st, 2011|

Typically before I get to review a set of speakers, I get a chance to check them out on the manufacturer's website, so I have a good idea of what I'm dealing with. When I received [...]

Axiom Epic 80 Home Theater

By |January 30th, 2011|

Today's home theater speakers are required to perform more jobs than ever. Finding speakers versatile enough to playback stereo, high-resolution, multi-channel and movie soundtrack material equally well might not be an easy task. A system that [...]

Reel Acoustics RSS Subwoofer

By |January 30th, 2011|

It used to be that in order to get some decent bass in your home theater, you'd have to spend several hundred dollars. But with an increasingly competitive audio video market that's not the case anymore. [...]

Spherex Xbox 5.1 – Surround Sound System

By |January 30th, 2011|

It's safe to say Bill Gates has it all. And there probably aren't many things that impress him. But once in a while comes a product that makes even Bill drool. Bill, meet the Xbox 5.1 [...]

Pinnacle Baby Boomer Plus Subwoofer

By |January 30th, 2011|

Subwoofers are definitely one of the more exciting components of a home theater. From bass-hungry songs to loud explosive movies, they not only play the low notes - they make us feel them. In order to [...]

Blueroom Micropod Speakers

By |January 30th, 2011|

Did you get the memo about speaker design? The one that stated that drivers and cones are supposed to be contained within a boxy enclosure, made of medium density fiber (MDF) and finished in some sort [...]

Athena Micra 6 Speakers

By |January 30th, 2011|

Athena Technologies, well known for making affordable speakers that provide some of the best bang for the buck in the speaker industry, has done it again. Call them the little-big speakers, also known as the Micra [...]

Pinnacle DB500 Black Diamond Bookshelves

By |January 30th, 2011|

Pinnacle Speakers, renowned for their quality-built speakers and subwoofers, have never managed to capture my interest when it came to appearance and styling. Not until now. Their recent introduction of the Black Diamond Series speakers in [...]

Reel Acoustics Home Theater Speakers

By |January 30th, 2011|

Mississauga-based Reel Acoustics made its name in the audio visual market by producing affordable subwoofers that stood up to well-established speaker companies. Recently their entire line of subwoofers was revamped and Reel Acoustics introduced their first [...]

Mad Catz Xbox 360 MC2 Racing Wheel & Pedals

By |January 14th, 2011|

Car racing games are not just for kids. Many average Joes and car fanatics enjoy racing cars on their television sets, as do I. The beauty of playing car racing games is that you can drive [...]

Panasonic SCDP1 Micro System

By |January 14th, 2011|

Panasonic SCDP1 Micro System Though it may look like just another mini stereo system, the Panasonic SCDP1 disguises quite incredible features under its' attractive looking outside. The SCDP1 will play all your regular CDs, CD-R/RW, MP3s, [...]

Kameleon 8 Remote Control

By |January 14th, 2011|

Kameleon 8 Remote Control How many times do you settle comfortably on your couch with your television remote in hand and realize that the DVD player or satellite remote is on the top of your TV? [...]

Magnum Dynalab MD90 Tuner

By |January 14th, 2011|

I often have music playing in the background while writing, to sooth some of the street noise. I live near a busy street so sounds like streetcars, cars honking and people's voices creep into my house, [...]

Datacolor SpyderTV Display Calibration System

By |January 14th, 2011|

Why does your TV need to be calibrated? You may be surprised when you bring that new television set home to find that its picture doesn't look that great. Yet it appeared to look pretty good [...]

PS Audio Digital Link III DAC

By |January 14th, 2011|

Phil Gold Once upon a time, PS Audio developed a fine reputation for CD drive units and Digital to Analog Converters (DACs). In the nineties I owned a PS Audio Lambda drive and UltraLink DAC, which [...]

Goldring GR1.2 Turntable

By |January 14th, 2011|

Digital this, digital that. It's easy to see that everything around us has gone or is in the process of going digital. For the most part that's great. Digital devices have many advantages over analogue equipment. [...]

Raysonic SP-120 Integrated Tube Amplifier

By |January 14th, 2011|

Words such as Frankenstein and Metropolis were used by my guests to describe Raysonic's SP-120 Integrated Amplifier when they saw it for the first time. And I'm not surprised. Most guests gazed at the SP-120, as [...]