A versatile surround preamplifier/processor, the Sigma-SSP provides the heart and soul of an outstanding home theater system.
Classé Audio delivers a winning Class D multichannel amplifier that packs plenty of power in a small chassis.
If I were starting my multichannel system all over again, the Rotel RMB-1585 would be a serious contender.
The Toshiba Symbio™ BDX6400 Blu-ray player is a mighty mite, featuring 4K upscaling, WiFi, 2D, 3D, DVD, and CD playback.
Boston Acoustics has entered the home theater surround speaker arena with a winning combination, its M series, that delivers big sound from small boxes.
LG comes up with a smart compact 3D Blu-ray Player, the BP620, that delivers excellent overall performance at a very reasonable price. With built-in WiFi and wired internet available, it will also stream most of the good stuff out there.
The Denon AVR-2313 In-Command Integrated AV Receiver represents a sweet spot in the new line of their 2012 AVR offerings, providing most of the goodies of its bigger brother AVR-3313CI, including 3D and 4K pass-through, and Audyssey MultiEQ room equalization, all at a nice price.
Denon updates its top entry in the “In-Command” AV Receiver line with the AVR-3313CI model, adding a third HDMI output, and most seriously, 4K pass-through. A great hub for home theater with Audyssey MultiEQ XT software, and the potential for 7.2 surround sound, the AVR-3313CI is an excellent value for performance at this level.
Denon’s DBT-1713UD Universal Audio/Video Player is a study in versatility, excellent performance, unfussy set up, and good build quality. It provides internet streaming apps like VUDU, Hulu and Netflix, but surprisingly lacks a full assortment of analog outputs or wireless operation.
Toshiba introduces a smart little BD/DVD player, the BDX5300, with a most appealing sticker price, that simply boots up and plays video and audio discs flawlessly.