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Hardware Reviews

BiGR Audio Jam Master Jay Headphones Review

Posted October 19th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

BiGR Audio Jam Master Jay Headphones Review

BiGR Audio has released its limited edition headphones, commemorating legendary DJ Jam Master Jay. Phones fans will certainly appreciate its “bigger” sonics and its generous bass that makes mp3 downloads sound better than they deserve.

LG BP620 3D Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Posted September 14th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

LG BP620 3D Blu-ray Disc Player Review

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.

Denon AVR-2313CI A/V Receiver Review

Posted August 28th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Denon AVR-2313CI A/V Receiver Review

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 AVR-3313CI Integrated Network A/V Receiver Review

Posted August 17th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Denon AVR-3313CI Integrated Network A/V Receiver Review

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 DBT-1713UD Universal Audio/Video Player Review

Posted August 17th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Denon DBT-1713UD Universal Audio/Video Player Review

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.

Bowers & Wilkins P3 Headphones Review

Posted June 28th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Bowers & Wilkins P3 Headphones Review

Noted loudspeaker company, Bowers and Wilkins, has come up with a nifty portable headphone, the P3, that should bring big smiles to the ears of the iPod crowd.

Toshiba BDX5300 Blu-ray Disc/DVD Player Review

Posted June 22nd, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Toshiba BDX5300 Blu-ray Disc/DVD Player Review

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.

Audyssey Audio Dock Air Review

Posted June 14th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Audyssey Audio Dock Air Review

The Audyssey Audio Dock Air generates big sound from a tiny box that is both generous in bass and mid-range detail. A dream device for placement in small rooms and an easy to use, fun source for recreational listening.

Rotel RSX 1562 7.1 Channel Surround-Sound Receiver Review

Posted April 29th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Rotel RSX 1562 7.1 Channel Surround-Sound Receiver Review

For those who want high flexibility with universal source compatibility and terrific audio and video performance, the Rotel RSX 1562 will fill the bill.

McIntosh MVP891 Audio Video Player Review

Posted April 9th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

McIntosh MVP891 Audio Video Player Review

McIntosh Laboratories has introduced its statement audio/video player. The MVP891 is easily one of the best built and performing universal players tested to date.