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 [...]

Shure E5c Sound Isolating Earphones

By |January 14th, 2011|

It is well known that sound isolation is very key when designing in-ear monitors or earphones. Blocking ambient noise from entering the ears allows the listener to hear the smallest musical details while keeping the volume [...]

Onkyo TX-SR701 A/V Receiver

By |January 14th, 2011|

Onkyo TX-SR701 Receiver Onkyo kicks it up a notch with its' new TX-SR701 6.1 channel A/V receiver. The follow-up to one of Onkyo's most popular mid-range receiver the TX-SR701 now comes THX Certified to deliver the [...]

Samsung HLN617W Rear-Projection DLP Television

By |January 14th, 2011|

Although plasma TVs are getting a lot of attention these days, recent advancements in DLP television technology offer a great alternative at a fraction of the cost. In fact, some DLP TVs can produce a higher [...]

Pioneer DV-563-A Universal Player

By |January 14th, 2011|

Although the DV-563A looks just like any other DVD player on the market, it is far from it. It is the only universal DVD player in this price range capable of playing DVD-Audio and SACD discs [...]

Energy Connoisseur Speakers

By |January 14th, 2011|

This month Canada HiFi fell in love. It was lust at first sight, which developed into respect and admiration as we became more familiar with each other. It's a classic story of guy meets attractive speaker [...]