Electronics

This two-channel room correction and equalization processor utilizes technology penned by the audio correction mastermind, Peter Lyngdorf. That technology, dubbed RoomPerfect, employs software that...
This 12-channel preamplifier is an absolutely ideal command center for any over-the-top home-theater installation. It pairs five HDMI audio/video inputs, an endless slew of Dolby and DTS decoding...
Serving as the ideal hub for all of the users’ analog and digital components, the C50 is, for some, the new flagship preamplifier control center from McIntosh. (Two-channel purists will likely prefer...
This NuVision projector employs an LED light source, which will last up to 20 years and use 40 percent less power than traditional mercury lamps. It offers throw lengths from 8 to 26 feet and is able...
San Francisco–based music-server expert Olive Media has just begun delivering its new flagship, the 06HD. While Olive has been a respected name in the industry since its founding in 2005, this...
The new Constellation Quest is the first model from Vertu with a full keyboard. The U.K.-based manufacturer handcrafts these unique smart phones from such materials as brushed stainless steel, fine...
The most recent iteration of the automotive-inspired Ascent Collection from high-end cell-phone-maker Vertu is available in either anodized aerospace-grade aluminum or forged titanium. Like all of...
When U.K. hi-fi product manufacturer Meridian acquired Sooloos in late 2008, it took control of the home-music server industry. With the new Control 15, Meridian has again exercised its prowess in...
The M500 and M300 players incorporate Blu-ray playback into the product range of Kaleidescape, the industry leader for media storage and integration. Working in conjunction with one of the brand’s...
For its T1 headphones, German audio product manufacturer Beyerdynamic constructed the first transducer with a magnetic-flux density greater than one tesla (hence T1), which translates to a lighter...
Jerry Harvey is the best-known name in the world in-ear monitor headphones (IEMs), which professional musicians use to monitor their sound while performing on stage. Harvey’s acclaim is derived...
McIntosh does hi-fi well—really well—but it does amplifiers beyond compare, and the MC452 is the newest testament to that fact. It uses McIntosh Autoformer technology to deliver its full power output...
Technical Audio Devices’ new M600 monaural amp is a beast by any definition—it delivers a whopping 600 watts of power at 4 ohms. It utilizes single-stage voltage amplification in a 77-pound graphite...
The Regen ReVerb may be the only iPod speaker system that can play at party levels without consuming a penny’s worth of electricity. A photovoltaic panel on the back of the $2,299 ReVerb charges the...
The problem with the minuscule depth of TVs from today’s leading manufacturers—the profile of Samsung’s new top-of-the-line Series 9 LED-backlit models measures less than one-third of an inch—is that...
Bang & Olufsen product owners likely value aesthetic presence as much as they value high-quality audio reproduction. Having this in mind, the Danish manufacturer unveiled its BeoLab 11. Its...
The newest electronic gadgets are getting smaller and more efficient, but Andy Aaron still believes in the aesthetics and simplicity of an earlier era when people relied on a simple calculator. In...
Audiophiles who crave the classic sound of vacuum-tube amplifiers must usually sacrifice the power and precision that transistor amplifiers provide. Greek manufacturer Ypsilon Electronics created the...
In May, Kaleidescape, a leading manufacturer of whole-home media storage and playback systems, entered into the realm of Blu-ray . With the new Kaleidescape M500 and M300 players , the Northern...
The flagship universal player from Marantz presents mind-blowing fidelity of both audio and video reproduction. The D&M Holdings subsidiary has equipped the UD9004 with dual HDMI outputs—one for...
The disc-based-audio-source buck stops here with McIntosh Labs’ flagship player. Equipped with dual laser elements that read discs at twice the normal rate, the MCD500 plays back both CDs and SACDs...
Kaleidescape is often the preferred media-server manufacturer for integrators and installers of home audio/video systems. This is because the Sunnyvale, Calif.–based company produces the largest-...
Sleek is the design style that Bang & Olufsen does best, and the Danish manufacturer’s BeoSound 5 music server certainly attests to that fact. Not only is the 10.4-inch display both unobtrusive...
Bower & Wilkins wowed the world of iPod docks in 2007, when the English manufacturer released its Zeppelin speaker. Boasting near-equivalent audio oomph, the Zeppelin Mini, which became available...
Robb Report readers will recall Meridian’s F80 music system from our 2008 Best of the Best issue. While the AD88 contains all of the same electrical systems as the F80 and thus produces equally...
This TV from Bang & Olufsen is the ultimate for size and cool factor. With the BeoVision 4-103, the Danish manufacturer has taken Panasonic’s 103-inch plasma display panel—which won Robb Report's...
Japan’s Denon Electronics is known for the solid construction of its audio and video components, a quality that is absolutely exemplified in the A1UDCI Universal Blu-ray Player. Equipped with 7.1...
Pioneer’s BDP-09FD is no ordinary Blu-ray player. Three integrated processing chips provide its superior video-reproduction capabilities as well as the ability to up-convert 8- and 16-bit video...
Crafted to take the punishment of listeners who like their audio loud—real loud!—the Custom Theater 800 speaker system also has the distortion-free punch to fill large screening rooms. We can testify...
No other digital video projector matches the picture quality of Meridian’s 810 Reference Video System. Consisting of a high-definition projector that outputs a 10-million-pixel screen resolution and...

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