Mini Systems Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:17:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Onkyo Extends Life of the Mini Stereo System Sun, 03 Sep 2017 16:46:11 +0000
You read this correct. Onkyo believes there is still a market for people who want new audio equipment to listen to compact discs, combined with the convenience of an all-in-one stereo speaker system. Two similar looking products are aiming for this niche, models CS-375 ($249) and CS-N575 ($399). The latter adds networking and higher fidelity […]]]> 0
Denon D-M41 Micro Hi-Fi System Gets Bluetooth Thu, 04 May 2017 07:40:13 +0000
Denon just announced a new mini stereo system that still plays CDs, but adds Bluetooth connectivity and an all-new analog design that claims more refined sound. The $500 model D-M41 replaces the D-M40 from two years ago, and consists of both the RCD-M41 CD player/receiver and matching SC-M41 speakers along with RC-1214 remote control. Bluetooth is integrated […]]]> 0
Pioneer Brings Back the Mini System Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:00:40 +0000
Pioneer announced a $200 mini stereo system (model X-CM56) for the modern era, which combines Bluetooth, NFC, a CD player, AM/FM radio and a USB port with a two detachable speakers that can be placed vertically or horizontally. Pioneer is calling it a “CD Receiver System,” although it resembles the look of mini systems of the past in […]]]> 0
Denon D-M40 Micro Hi-Fi System Fri, 24 Apr 2015 04:25:33 +0000
Denon announced a new stereo mini system that combines high-quality sound with a beautiful appearance. The Denon D-M40 Micro Hi-Fi System is designed for CD playback or via USB devices, including iPhone or iPad. It features a serious hi-fi quality CD receiver RCD-M40 along with an optimized two-way speaker system SC-M40. Surprisingly, there is no […]]]> 0
Grace Digital Encore (GDI-IRC7500) Stereo Wi-Fi Music System Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:30:45 +0000
Grace Digital just released the Encore (GDI-IRC7500) Stereo Wi-Fi Music System, which features a dual 3-inch tweeter/midrange and bottom facing 4-inch woofer powered by a digital class D amp for top-quality sound. The company claims this tweeter and woofer arrangement provides clearer vocals and deeper bass compared to the industry standard. With the Grace Digital Encore users […]]]> 1
Yamaha MCR-N560 Micro Component System Sun, 26 Jan 2014 07:46:21 +0000
Yamaha just introduced the MCR-N560, a PianoCraft series micro component system with AirPlay network streaming, CD player, radio, USB audio, and high-resolution audio FLAC/WAV 192 kHz/24-bit signal compatibility. The mini system can link to a home network to listen to music from your PC or NAS, stream music from online sources and enjoy thousands of […]]]> 0
Panasonic SC-HC39 Compact Stereo System Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:08:48 +0000
For 2014, Panasonic will introduce a compact, table-top or wall-mountable wireless stereo system, model SC-HC39. It features both Near Field Communication (NFC) and Bluetooth connectivity, enabling a user to just wave the smartphone over the One-touch Connection mark on the SC-HC39 to complete the pairing process for easy setup. The Panasonic SC-HC39 implements LincsD-Amp 2nd […]]]> 0
Yamaha TSX-B72 Bluetooth Clock Radio Tue, 31 Dec 2013 18:55:51 +0000
Yamaha has released a modern take on the traditional clock radio that features rich, full-range sound and advanced connectivity to smartphones and tablets. The new TSX-B72 model supports Bluetooth music streaming with near field communication (NFC) for one-tap pairing with compatible smartphones. A free downloadable app for Apple iOS and Android devices allows users to […]]]> 0
Onkyo CS-255 CD Hi-Fi Mini System Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:13:42 +0000
Onkyo just announced the CS-255 CD Hi-Fi Mini System, which offers connectivity for iPhone 5 and includes certified charging connections for legacy iPhone/iPod models, as well as audio playback from compatible smartphones/tablets via USB, and an FM/AM radio with a total of 60 memory presets. The receiver features an efficient digital amplifier that drives a […]]]> 0
Sony RDH-GTK37iP and LBT-GPX55 / GPX77 Mini Systems Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:29:18 +0000
Sony just introduced their shelf system and personal audio lines for 2013, which offer wireless connectivity and built-in LED lights to turn any room into a nightclub. Joining this year’s lineup are the LBT-GPX55 (pictured top) and LBT-GPX77 mini systems. Boasting 1600 and 1800 wall shaking Watts respectively, the LBT-GPX55 and LBT-DPXX77 mini systems both […]]]> 0