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Hardware Reviews

Bowers & Wilkins 686 S2 Loudspeaker Review

Posted June 27th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Bowers & Wilkins 686 S2 Loudspeaker Review

The B&W 686s offer one terrific package; these speakers will certainly fill the bill for music lovers living in small spaces

Cambridge Audio Minx Xi Digital Music System Review

Posted April 4th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Cambridge Audio Minx Xi Digital Music System Review

The Minx Xi is a pint-sized digital player that could provide the sound center for a small-scale stereo system.

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 Wireless Speaker System Review

Posted April 4th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 Wireless Speaker System Review

The Minx Air 200 would be a nice means of airing digital music sources in a space-limited setting.

Astell&Kern AK120 Portable High Fidelity (MQS) Audio System Review

Posted March 6th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Astell&Kern AK120 Portable High Fidelity (MQS) Audio System Review

The high resolution-capable AK120 will be a game-changer for listeners who like their music on the go, but still want the best sound

Rotel RA-1570 Stereo Integrated Amplifier Review

Posted February 14th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Rotel RA-1570 Stereo Integrated Amplifier Review

The RA-1570 is a wise choice for cost-conscious listeners who want flexibility, great build quality, excellent sound, and ease of operation

Rotel RMB-1585 Multichannel Amplifier Review

Posted February 4th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Rotel RMB-1585 Multichannel Amplifier Review

If I were starting my multichannel system all over again, the Rotel RMB-1585 would be a serious contender.

Toshiba Symbio™ BDX6400 3D Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Posted January 8th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Toshiba Symbio™ BDX6400 3D Blu-ray Disc Player Review

The Toshiba Symbio™ BDX6400 Blu-ray player is a mighty mite, featuring 4K upscaling, WiFi, 2D, 3D, DVD, and CD playback.

Bowers & Wilkins CM10 Speakers Review

Posted December 18th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Bowers & Wilkins CM10 Speakers Review

Lovely to look at, even more lovely to listen to, the B&W CM10s offer great sound reasonably priced for luxury loudspeakers.

LG BP730 Network 3D Blu-ray Disc/DVD Player Review

Posted July 24th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

LG BP730 Network 3D Blu-ray Disc/DVD Player Review

LG has come up with a new network-capable 3D Blu-ray/DVD player that offers some cool features such as a Wii-style “magic remote,” NFC technology, and 4K upscaling, but which come at an added cost.

Bryston Mini T Speakers Review

Posted May 18th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Bryston Mini T Speakers Review

Bryston’s initial entry into the monitor speaker sweepstakes scores big with its Mini T model. This 3-way “bookshelf” system generates the huge sound of a floor stander with a space-friendly small footprint.