Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
Coming later this year, Dolby takes its professional Atmos theater sound technology to the home theater market.
Pioneer's new Elite-branded speaker system was designed by Andrew Jones and features top-mounted drivers.
Pioneer's SP-FS52 is well worth its full retail price of $260 per pair, but right now they're on sale at Amazon and Best Buy for $173.98 per pair!
Pioneer's Andrew Jones not only designs $80,000 speakers, he has now crafted a phenomenal-sounding $499 home theater system.
The $150 Sony CMT-MX500i might serve as a terrific starter hi-fi or holiday present; either way the Audiophiliac thinks it's a sweet little system.
The Women's Audio Mission (WAM) is dedicated to the advancement of women in technology careers in the media and entertainment industries.
Priced at $349 a pair, the SKF-4800 speakers look and sound like a much more expensive speaker system.
The Tivoli Audio NetWorks boasts impressive sound quality and solid streaming audio, but some shortsighted design issues and an extremely high price tag spoil the package.
The Polk SurroundBar 50 sounds great with music and movies, making it a worthwhile improvement over the company's earlier single-speaker surround offering.
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The $130 LP7498E integrated stereo amp sports, a mostly minimalist features set, but it does include Bluetooth!