Home Theater Systems

by Richard Stevens ·Posted 01/20/2023
The league added an extra regular season game, but it’s playoff time and the Big Game is fast approaching. It can take weeks or even months to choose the perfect A/V system, but who has that kind of time? To enjoy the Big Game in all its high-definition glory, we just need the right display and audio system to pull us into the action and, thankfully, we can have it for less than the price of game-day tickets. Depending on the size of your viewing space, I’ve suggested three systems that will take your Big Game experience straight into the end
by Rich R ·Posted 03/01/2021
Epson recently announced that the white EpiqVision Ultra LS300 home theater projector will be released to join its black counterpart, which is already available. The LS300 features an ultra-short-throw ratio that can project images up to 120 from just 15.2" away, or 61" images from 1" away. This ultra-
by Rich R ·Posted 01/20/2021
From network amplifiers to soundbars to virtual assistant speakers and more, Bluesound has an extensive catalog of products. They’re now available at B&H Photo, and I’ll be walking you through it all to help you find what you need. Home Theater The POWERNODE 2i is a 2.1-channel network amplifier that’s available in black matte or
by Mos Khan ·Posted 11/07/2022
The holidays are upon us and if you need some ideas for what to get dear old Dad, we've got you covered. Our guide includes a wide range of tech gifts from brands like Apple, Sony, DJI, and more. No two dads are alike, so the staff at Explora has put together recommendations for all types of tech-minded fathers.  A New Perspective  If Dad has ever been curious about drone photography, it's a fantastic time to enter the space. Not only did DJI's long-awaited
by Cory Rice ·Posted 06/05/2020
Sonos continues its tradition of producing brilliant audio from beautifully designed devices with a trio of updates: the Arc soundbar, Five wireless speaker, and Sub (Gen 3) wireless subwoofer. The Arc serves as Sonos’s latest soundbar, incorporating Dolby Atmos
by Rich R ·Posted 06/23/2020
To complement its line of streaming devices, Roku has recently released a series of home theater products to further enhance your TV viewing experience. The 9101R Smart Soundbar features a 2-channel design with four full-range drivers designed to provide robust stereo sound. It connects via your TV’s HDMI ARC port or its optical output for a simple, one-cable setup. Features like Speech Clarity, Volume Leveling, Night Mode, and a
by Rich R ·Posted 05/20/2020
While time may seem to be standing still for most of us, LG is continuing to churn out new home theater products to help us pass our extra hours at home. For example, it has added the 65" CXPUA OLED to its TV line, which sports a native 4K UHD resolution, various gaming features like Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) technology, and Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa built in. It uses the α9 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K to
by Rich R ·Posted 04/05/2019
In the 1960s, we saw starship captains flipping open a pocket-sized device and talking to their crew in orbit, and family members calling one another in full color through what looked like a TV (or at least, what a TV looked like at the time). Steven Spielberg once said, “There is no such thing as science fiction, there is only science eventuality,” and just 50 years after these shows originally aired, you can video chat with anyone around the world while waiting for a taxi, ask a speaker to play your favorite sappy love song, or tell your TV
by Rich R ·Posted 08/27/2018
The new MusicCast speakers, from Yamaha, enable wireless audio streaming via Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay, or Wi-Fi, and can be controlled from your Amazon Alexa-enabled devices. Available in black or white, the MusicCast 20 is wall-mountable with its rear 1/4"-20 thread and is equipped with a 1" tweeter and a 3.5" woofer
by Rich R ·Posted 08/10/2018
Polk Audio, best known for its home theater speakers, wasn’t subtle when naming its virtual assistant speakers the “Assist;” Google Assistant is built in, allowing you to control your compatible smart devices through them with just your voice. Available in midnight black or
by Rich R ·Posted 06/11/2018
Summer is coming, and LG is looking to help you provide the entertainment for your parties with its new OK55 and OK75 Bluetooth Music Systems. The OK55 offers up to 500W of sound, with two 2" tweeters and single 8" woofer for boomy bass in medium spaces, while the OK75 outputs up to 1000W of sound from the same tweeter and woofer complement, plus two 3"
by Rich R ·Posted 12/01/2017
SVS just announced its new app-controlled 4000-series subwoofers, and with 1200W of RMS power and a 13.5" driver, they just might literally raise the roof. The SB-4000 (SB referring to its sealed-box design) is available in black ash or piano gloss black and features a 19 to 310 Hz frequency response
by Rich R ·Posted 02/21/2017
Founded in the early 1990s by an aspiring movie producer and his band of engineers, designers, and classically trained musicians, Definitive Technology has sought to build speakers that could produce detailed, full-range sound, and these speakers, as well as their Bluetooth headphones, home theater amplifiers, wireless speakers, and wireless adapters for conventional stereo systems, are now available at B&H. Definitive Technology is known primarily for its home theater speakers, such as the
by Rich R ·Posted 01/19/2017
If you’re looking to stream 4K HDR video and games to your display, then NVIDIA likely has a solution for you—the new SHIELD TV and SHIELD TV Pro will do that and more. They each allow streaming of 4K HDR video content from more than 1,000 apps, such as Netflix, Amazon Video, YouTube, Hulu, HBO, ESPN, and more
by Rich R ·Posted 07/04/2016
Be the first on your block to join the vinyl resurgence with a Pro-Ject Audio turntable! They’re available in a variety of designs and colors, with or without USB connectivity. The Debut Carbon series, for example, comes in black,