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OPPO Digital Releases Sonica Wi-Fi Speakers

“Where Sound Takes You” MENLO PARK, California – May 23, 2016 – OPPO Digital, renowned for award-winning universal disc players and personal audio products, announces that a new product, the Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker, is now available for immediate shipping. Sonica

Epson Pro Cinema 1985 Projector Review

Most of the projectors I review are best used in dark rooms with the lights off. But not everyone wants to sit in the dark just to enjoy a jumbo-screen experience. Enter the Pro Cinema 1985. Part of Epson’s ultra-bright

Where To Invade Next – Blu-Ray Movie Review

Synopsis Despite the title, this is not a documentary about war or invasion. Instead Michael Moore travels to several countries in Europe, Scandinavia and Africa in search of new ideas to help jump-start societal evolution in America. In each country,

Most Popular Layout Styles for Theater Chairs & Auditorium Seating

Designing theater seating for your home or commercial setting should be an enjoyable experience. At Elite Home Theater Seating, all of our designs and layouts are customizable to best meet your needs. We also have many popular layouts that can

A Buyer’s Guide to Foam Density in Home Theater Seating

Our clients expect a lot from our premium home theater seating, but undoubtedly one of the top priorities we hear from clients is “comfort.” We anticipated this, and comfort is part of the Elite Home Theater Seating “Diamond Standard,” or

A Buyer’s Guide to Crowson Actuators and Amplifiers

When setting up a home theater, an actuator and amplifier are key to creating the ultimate movie-watching experience. Actuators and amplifiers work in conjunction to add subtle realism to home theater seating. At Elite Home Theater Seating we’ve partnered with

Elite Home Theater Seating Product Spotlight: Specialty Wood and High Gloss

What makes Elite Home Theater Seating unique? Our products are customizable and unlike any other home theater seats. We handcraft our theater chairs in house and work with our clients every step of the way. Our theater chairs can be

Bowers & Wilkins’ New 800 Series Loudspeakers Offer a Sound 36 Years in the Making

Launched in 1979 by the storied Bowers & Wilkins brand, the 800 Series loudspeakers have served as the company’s pinnacle of design for more than three decades. The original Bowers & Wilkins 801 speaker was not only a top-notch product—it

How Home Automation Saves You Money

If you grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s, you may remember being wowed by movie scenes in which a hotshot millionaire would walk into his or her home and turn lights and appliances on and off with a remote control.

Calibrating Your TV Display Settings

Outfitting your home with a new television is an exciting experience. However, an essential step that often gets lost among all that excitement is calibrating the display settings so that your new TV looks and performs its best. While Century

Understanding Watts, Ohms, and Hertz

Quality speakers are a great investment for those who want to make their homes as warm and inviting as possible. However, shoppers who are looking to make an educated decision about purchasing high-tech equipment can get caught up in a

Audio-Quality Levels among Vinyl, CDs, SACDs, and MP3s

Whether you’re a serious audiophile or just looking to get the best bang for your buck on sound equipment, you’re probably concerned about sound quality. However, with all the different formats out there, it can be difficult to tell how

Wired vs Wireless Home Audio Applications

As more and more home appliances are able to connect to the Internet, audiophiles have taken notice and expressed an interest in installing wireless audio-systems inside their homes. However, while wireless speakers are marketed as the sleek, no-fuss option, there

Active and Passive Sound Systems: What’s the Difference?

Shopping for a new sound system can be very exciting. After all, who wouldn’t want to experience top-notch sound throughout their home? However, amidst that excitement, it can be confusing to sift through the different technical terms used to describe

Purchasing Audio Visual Gear Online

We get it. You want to be smart with your money and you want to be armed with as much information as possible. Great! We want the same for you. However, we want to be sure that you are aware

ARTWEEK BOSTON – LUNCHEON LECTURE: “The Innocent Eye: Charles Hopkinson and the 1913 New York Armory Show

  Presented by Carey Vose Friday, October 4, 2013 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm $20.13 per person – all inclusive of lunch and lecture Carey Vose, Director of Vose Galleries, is the sixth generation of the oldest family owned

Bowers & Wilkins New and Old

Lewis Dalven, resident audiophile, shares his thoughts on product, trends, industry happenings, and why Steeley Dan is the greatest band ever. New products come out all the time in our industry, but few recent product launches are as exciting to

Architectural Speakers

Lewis Dalven, resident audiophile, shares his thoughts on product, trends, industry happenings, and why Steeley Dan is the greatest band ever. While the form factor of most loudspeaker company’s aspirational “reference” models remains the floor-standing tower, a lot of our

Whats Not The Latest Trend in HiFi….

Lewis Dalven, resident audiophile, shares his thoughts on product, trends, industry happenings, and why Steeley Dan is the greatest band ever. I began to get interested in HiFi in 1964 when my older brother assembled his first system.  I tagged

Some Thoughts on HiFi

Lewis Dalven, resident audiophile, shares his thoughts on product, trends, industry happenings, and why Steeley Dan is the greatest band ever. The term HiFi can mean different things to different people. It once connoted a monaural (pre-stereo) system. To today’s