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Elite Screens Yard Master 2 Outdoor Movie Screen in Backyard Elite Screens Yard Master 2 Outdoor Movie Screen in Backyard

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We are huge fans of backyard movie watching and these are our picks for the best outdoor projection screens for you.

LG 65C2SW Star Wars OLED evo 4K TV Special Edition Package LG 65C2SW Star Wars OLED evo 4K TV Special Edition Package

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

LG is introducing a Star Wars branded version of its 65-inch C2 Series OLED 4K TV. Only 501 will be made in honor of...

2022 LG 88Z2 8K OLED TV Lifestyle 2022 LG 88Z2 8K OLED TV Lifestyle

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

LG continues its commitment to OLED TV technology with its 2022 4K & 8K product line that provides enhancements in video processing, audio and...

Dynaudio Focus 10, 30, 50 Loudspeakers White Dynaudio Focus 10, 30, 50 Loudspeakers White

New Products

Dirac Live, Wireless Streaming, and WiSA too, Oh My! The Dynaudio Focus Series are coming for the KEF LS60.

Q Acoustics M20 HD Wireless Speakers in Black with Turntable Q Acoustics M20 HD Wireless Speakers in Black with Turntable

Reviews

Just how good is the $599 Q Acoustics M20 HD Wireless Speaker System? Does it make sense to spend more?

Monoprice Monolith Turntable Front Monoprice Monolith Turntable Front

Reviews

Does the $250 Monoprice Monolith Turntable compete with Rega, Pro-Ject, and U-Turn Audio or is it just another turntable in a huge pool of...

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LG HU915QB Ultra-short Throw Laser Projector

New Products

LG is releasing two 4K Cinebeam UST Laser Projectors that appear to have the same model number, but there is an interesting twist to...

Grado Timbre Series Opus3 Phono Cartridge on Tonearm Grado Timbre Series Opus3 Phono Cartridge on Tonearm

Reviews

The Grado Opus3 is $275 phono cartridge with excellent transparency that handles vocals as well as anything in its price range.

iFi Audio iPhono3 Black Label beside Turntable iFi Audio iPhono3 Black Label beside Turntable

Articles

What are the best audiophile phono preamps for under $1,000? See which models we picked from Croft, iFi, and Pro-Ject.

Rega Research Kyte Bookshelf Speakers Rega Research Kyte Bookshelf Speakers

Articles

The Rega Kyte bookshelf loudspeakers are still flying under the radar for some and that's something that needs to change.

Pro-Ject Audio Debut Pro Turntable Pro-Ject Audio Debut Pro Turntable

Reviews

If your budget for a new turntable can stretch to $1,000, the Pro-Ject Debut PRO Turntable is definitely the one to buy.

Good Vibes Good Vibes

Hi-Fi Components

For the week ending May 15, 2022 we roundup the top 10 Hi-Fi news stories of the week from across the web.

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HiFiMAN Ayra Stealth Open-back Headphones 2022 Sideview

Over-Ear Headphones

Does the $1,599 HiFiMAN Arya Stealth Magnet Headphone offer enough of an improvement over its predecessor to warrant the extra money?

1More PistonBuds Pro Wireless ANC Earbuds Black with Case 1More PistonBuds Pro Wireless ANC Earbuds Black with Case

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

$59 for a pair of true wireless earbuds that actually sound really good? The 1More PistonBuds Pro deliver value and performance.

Cleer Audio Crescent Wireless Speaker Lifestyle Cleer Audio Crescent Wireless Speaker Lifestyle

Reviews

Popular headphone maker Cleer Audio branches out with the Crescent Wireless Speaker system. Find out if this system is the right solution for your...

Chord Mojo 2 Portable DAC Headphone Amp Chord Mojo 2 Portable DAC Headphone Amp

DACs

Priced at $845 USD, the Chord Mojo 2 needs to be spectacular to merit a strong recommendation. Does it deliver? In every way.

Rotel Michi X3 Integrated Amplifier Lifestyle Rotel Michi X3 Integrated Amplifier Lifestyle

Integrated Amps & Stereo Receivers

The $5,299 Rotel Michi X3 Integrated Amplifier delivers almost everything one could possibly need in a component. A classic in the making.

OnePlus Buds Pro Wireless Earbuds Glossy White OnePlus Buds Pro Wireless Earbuds Glossy White

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

Do the $150 OnePlus Buds Pro compete with their rivals from Apple, Samsung and Google?

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Roku Element Outdoor TV Lifestyle

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

Element and Roku enter the outdoor TV space with a 55-inch partial sun-compatible outdoor TV. Find out if this might be your Summer entertainment...

LG CineBeam HU915QE UST 4K Projector LG CineBeam HU915QE UST 4K Projector

New Products

LG's flagship UST projector for 2022 features 3-laser technology and is the brightest to-date at 3,700 ANSI lumens.

Viewsonic X2000B-4K UST Projector Lifestyle Viewsonic X2000B-4K UST Projector Lifestyle

New Products

The Viewsonic X2000B-4K Laser Smart Projector features Ultra-Throw projection, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and a built-in sound system, find out if it is the right solution...

2022 Hisense 50U6HF Fire TV 50-inch 4K 2022 Hisense 50U6HF Fire TV 50-inch 4K

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

The 2022 Hisense U6HF 4K TV Series opts for Amazon's Fire TV OS instead of Google TV.

Campfire Audio Trifecta IEM Campfire Audio Trifecta IEM

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

$3,400 for a pair of IEMs. The Campfire Audio Trifecta have been unveiled at High-End Munich 2022 and our wallets are crying.

iFi Go Bar portable USB DAC AMP sides iFi Go Bar portable USB DAC AMP sides

DACs

The iFi Go bar becomes the top portable model in the lineup that already features some very impressive portable headphone amplifiers.

Vintage Audio

Vintag Audio Speaker System

Articles

Affordable vintage loudspeakers come in many shapes and sizes. Not all of them are worth the hunt but these hidden gems are worth the...

TDK Cassette Tapes TDK Cassette Tapes

Articles

Cassettes are back and indie artists are making them as fast as they can to benefit from a surge in demand.

JAB in Fukuoka JAB in Fukuoka

Articles

Interest in jazz kissa is growing internationally, and kissa-inspired listening venues are appearing outside Japan; can they compete with the real thing?

Eric Pye and Jeremy Sikora Vintage Audio Systems Eric Pye and Jeremy Sikora Vintage Audio Systems

Podcasts

This episode explores why vintage audio hi-fi gear has suddenly become so sought after with @audioloveyyc and @budget_audiophiler.

Headphones & Personal Audio

Astell&Kern Pathfinder IEM with cable

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

The $1899 Astell&Kern Pathfinder IEM is handcrafted in the USA and features a completely new design.

Astell&Kern HC2 USB-C Dongle DAC with Lightning Adapter Astell&Kern HC2 USB-C Dongle DAC with Lightning Adapter

DACs

The $249 Astell&Kern HC2 USB-C Dual DAC dongle features two Cirrus Logic CS43198 MasterHIFI DACs and a 4.4 mm balanced headphone jack.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX Wireless Earbuds in Gold Tone with Case Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX Wireless Earbuds in Gold Tone with Case

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

Stylish, functional and waterproof Bang & Olufsen noise-cancelling wireless earbuds hit the market for $399. What's not to like?

HiFiMAN Deva Pro Wired or Wireless Open-back Headphones HiFiMAN Deva Pro Wired or Wireless Open-back Headphones

Reviews

Has HiFiMAN delivered a very solid pair of wireless headphones with the Deva Pro? For $329 -- it might be one of the best...

Home Theater

2022 Sony Bravia XR TVs

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

2022 Sony Bravia 4K and 8K TVs will start shipping soon in multiple varieties that include LED, MiniLED and their new flagship QD-OLED models.

Optoma UHD55 4K Projector Lifestyle Angle Optoma UHD55 4K Projector Lifestyle Angle

New Products

The Optoma UHD55 is high a brightness lamp-based 4K UHD home cinema projector for entertainment, gaming and more. 

Sony VPL-XW6000ES Ceiling Mounted White Projector Sony VPL-XW6000ES Ceiling Mounted White Projector

New Products

Sony has been at the forefront of 4K UHD video projectors, and although they aren't cheap, they continue to deliver great performance. Find out...

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News

After a 300 million dollar investment and about one month of availability, CNN+ has come and gone...

Netflix Q1 2022 Netflix Q1 2022

News

Netflix loses subscribers for the first time in a decade and investors aren't please as the stock price goes down 25% on the day...

Keith Yates Design Home Theater with Kaleidescape Keith Yates Design Home Theater with Kaleidescape

News

If you are looking for the ultimate, cost no object home theater setup, a Kaleidescape and Keith Yates Design custom installation might be for...

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Vinyl Shopping

Articles

You are probably not hearing your records the way they can really sound. Here are the best vinyl accessories to improve your listening experience.

KEF LS50 Wireless II Speakers in Red Lifestyle KEF LS50 Wireless II Speakers in Red Lifestyle

Articles

Our 2022 Buying Guide for the best affordable wireless speakers features some great options from KEF, PSB, Sonos, and more...

Cambridge Audio CXN V2 Network Audio Streamer Cambridge Audio CXN V2 Network Audio Streamer

Articles

Looking for an affordable way to get into hi-res streaming this Christmas? Our picks for Best Digital Music Streamers are all winners.

Ortofon 2M Bronze Phono Cartridge on Turntable Ortofon 2M Bronze Phono Cartridge on Turntable

Articles

Get the best sound from your turntable by upgrading its phono cartridge. Our buying guide cuts through the noise with purchasing options for any...

Audiophile System Builder

Rega Aethos Integrated Amplifier

Articles

If your budget stretches between $10,000 to $15,000 -- you really need to consider the Rega Aethos Integrated Amplifier.

Decware SuperZen Triode Model SE84UFO2 Amplifier Decware SuperZen Triode Model SE84UFO2 Amplifier

Articles

The Decware SuperZen Triode Model SE84UFO2 is a handmade 2.3 watts/channel tube amplifier that hits much harder than its power rating would suggest.

Rega io Integrated Amplifier Rega io Integrated Amplifier

Articles

The $649 Rega io Integrated Amplifier doesn't scream from the rafters but it's possibly the best affordable integrated amplifier right now.

Cyrus Audio i7-XR Integrated Amplifier Cyrus Audio i7-XR Integrated Amplifier

Articles

The Cyrus Audio i7-XR Integrated Amplifier is not exactly inexpensive but it can create some serious magic in a system between $7,500 and $10,000.

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