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AV Receivers

PSB Alpha VS21 VisionSound
REVIEW

PSB Alpha VS21 VisionSound

The PSB Alpha VS21's skimpy feature lineup and so-so movie sound quality don't live up to expectations considering its hefty $600 list price.

3 stars Editors' rating on March 18, 2015
Fon Gramofon
REVIEW

Fon Gramofon

Spotify Premium users who value sound quality and the convenience of controlling Spotify through their phone's native app will love the Gramofon.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 25, 2015
Sharp HT-SB602 - sound bar system - for home theater - wireless
REVIEW

Sharp HT-SB602

The Sharp HT-SB602 offers plenty of features, a wide soundstage and high-energy movie playback, but its overall sound quality can't stand up to similarly priced rivals.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 24, 2015
Sony HT-ST5
REVIEW

Sony HT-ST5

The Sony ST5 offers fine performance plus a decent mix of features, but it isn't the first sound bar we'd recommend for the price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 18, 2015
4.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR - speakers - for home theater
REVIEW

Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR

The Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR is, hands down, the very best-sounding bookshelf/surround speaker we've heard in its price class.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on February 12, 2015
PSB Imagine X2T
REVIEW

PSB Imagine X2T

The PSB Imagine X2T delivers big speaker sound, ideal for full-throttle home-theater thrills, without sacrificing refinement when reproducing music.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 10, 2015
JBL Cinema SB 350 wireless sound bar
REVIEW

JBL Cinema SB 350 wireless sound bar

The JBL Cinema SB350 produces a wide soundstage and packs a mighty wallop for maximum home theater fun, but can sound harsh with music.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 6, 2015
SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System (piano gloss)
REVIEW

SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System ( piano gloss)

The sleek, compact SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System sounds tremendous with movies, thanks in large part to its potent subwoofer, but lacks warmth with music.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 4, 2015
Beats Pill XL (pink)
REVIEW

Beats Pill XL ( pink)

The combination of the Pill XL's strong sound, excellent design and feature set make it a reasonable value despite its elevated price tag.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 30, 2015
Marantz NR1605
REVIEW

Marantz NR1605

The slim, compact Marantz NR1605 provides excellent sound quality and thoroughly up-to-date features, making it one of our favorites for the price.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 28, 2015
Dayton Audio B452
REVIEW

Dayton Audio B452

While Dayton Audio's entry-level B452 bookshelf speaker's sound won't seduce too many audiophiles, it's remarkably satisfying for a speaker in its ultrabargain price class.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 27, 2015
Fluance XLHTB (cherry wood)
REVIEW

Fluance XLHTB ( cherry wood)

The Fluance XLHTB is a head-turning set of speakers at a reasonable price, and while it sounds perfectly fine in a home theater context, it lacks the performance subtleties peers can offer.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 26, 2015
Denon AVR-S500BT
REVIEW

Denon AVR-S500BT

While the AVR-S500BT is one of Denon's least expensive receivers, its features lineup is surprisingly generous, and movie and music sound quality is up to snuff for the price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 23, 2014
3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Sol Republic Punk (red)
REVIEW

Sol Republic Punk ( red)

The Sol Republic Punk manages to distinguish itself from the micro Bluetooth speaker competition with better battery life, slightly louder sound with minimal distortion, a water-resistant design and longer wireless range.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 17, 2014
Yamaha YAS-203
REVIEW

Yamaha YAS-203

The Yamaha YAS-203 breaks free of most of the performance constraints of budget sound bars, sounding bigger, more spacious, more dynamic and clearer than anything near its price.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on December 16, 2014
JBL Charge 2
REVIEW

JBL Charge 2

The JBL Charge 2 is an attractive, sturdy portable Bluetooth speaker with strong battery life and the power to juice up your gadgets, but its decent sound is held back by uneven performance.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 15, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
PSB Imagine X1T
REVIEW

PSB Imagine X1T

The PSB Imagine X1T is a sweet-sounding speaker and very easy to listen to, but it lacks the gravitas of other similarly sized and priced towers.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 9, 2014
X-Mini Clear
REVIEW

X-Mini Clear

X-mini's first non-capsule speaker is a pretty good effort, but it's a little too pricey when compared to the Creative Sound Blaster Roar, which also has an active subwoofer.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 5, 2014

MSRP: $199.00

Klipsch Reference RF-62 II (black)
REVIEW

Klipsch Reference RF-62 II ( black)

The Klipsch RF-62 II floor-standers are the speaker equivalent of a 1970s American muscle car -- big, fun and brash.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 4, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Amazon Echo
REVIEW

Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo shows promise and is a bargain at its introductory price point of $99 for select Prime members -- but it's too much of a work in progress to enthusiastically recommend at its full list price.

3 stars Editors' rating on December 1, 2014
4 stars User rating out of 39 votes
Sony STR-DN850
REVIEW

Sony STR-DN850

The Sony STR-DN850 has it all: bountiful Wi-Fi networking features, the brawn to provide maximum home theater fun, and the refinement to bring a string quartet recording to life.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 26, 2014
Yamaha SRT-1000
REVIEW

Yamaha SRT-1000

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features, upping the ante for the sound base speaker category.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 21, 2014
SVS Prime Tower
REVIEW

SVS Prime Tower

The SVS Prime Tower's highly transparent sound will appeal to audiophiles hankering for big-speaker sound at a price they can afford.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 13, 2014
JBL Cinema Base
REVIEW

JBL Cinema Base

The JBL Cinema Base is a likable smaller sound base that offers easy hookup and packs a home-theater punch.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 11, 2014
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Marantz SR5009
REVIEW

Marantz SR5009

The Marantz SR5009 looks and feels more upscale than the competition's receivers, and follows through with stellar sound quality.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 23, 2014
Onkyo TX-NR535
REVIEW

Onkyo TX-NR535

Onkyo's TX-NR535 receiver offers decent home-theater performance and a useful number of streaming features, but it's not the last word on value.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 10, 2014
4.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Bose SoundLink Color (red)
REVIEW

Bose SoundLink Color ( red)

The Bose SoundLink Color delivers solid Bluetooth sound in an attractive, portable package.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 8, 2014
Klipsch R-10B
REVIEW

Klipsch R-10B

Although it's not as good a value as our favorite sound bars, the higher-end Klipsch R-10B offers excellent performance for both movies and music.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 6, 2014
Pioneer SP-SB03 Speaker Base
REVIEW

Pioneer SP-SB03 Speaker Base

The hulking Pioneer Sound Base delivers some of the best sound we've heard from an affordable pedestal-style sound stand.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 19, 2014
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
Vizio S2121w-D0
REVIEW

Vizio S2121w-D0

The Vizio S2121w-D0 Sound Stand is cheap but not a good value, with quality that pales against the competition -- including Vizio's own sound bars.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on September 10, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote