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REVIEW: EPSON EH-TW9400 4K PRO-UHD PROJECTOR

No sooner had BenQ's latest W5700 been boxed up, Epson's new EH-TW9400 4K PRO-UHD projector arrived for review. We take a closer look at Epson's latest offering in the 4K space.

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REVIEW: ELAC MIRACORD 90 ANNIVERSARY TURNTABLE

ELAC's Miracord 90 Anniversary is the current top of the line turntable in its line-up and is something rather special to look upon. We put it through its paces to see if it performs as good as it looks.

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REVIEW: SVS SB-3000 13” SUBWOOFER

In recent years SVS has grown rapidly and is fast becoming one of the preeminent companies amongst home theatre enthusiasts. Its range of value-for-money subwoofers and loudspeakers is vast. We take a closer look at the SB-3000 subwoofer which sits ...

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REVIEW: AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH-ANC900BT NOISE CANCELLING BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES

How does Audio-technica's new ATH-ANC900BT Noise Cancelling Bluetooth headphones stack up against the competition from Sony, Bose, B&W and Sennheiser? Read on to find out.

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REVIEW: SONY VPL-VW270ES 4K PROJECTOR

At one-dollar shy of $8K, the VPL-VW270ES doesn’t exactly fall into the budget-end of the projector market, but it’s still far less of a stretch than any of Sony’s other 4K projectors. How does it stack up?

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REVIEW: YAMAHA RX-A3080 AVENTAGE AV RECEIVER

While the RX-A3080 may be Yamaha’s flagship AVR coming in at $2,999, on price alone it could be classified more like a mid-range AVR. And indeed, that’s exactly what I had in mind, but as it so happens, I was wrong …

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REVIEW: NAD M10 BLUOS STREAMING AMPLIFIER

NAD Electronics' new M10 BluOS Streaming Amplifier is the latest addition to its 'Masters” range. Read on to discover why this release knocked the socks off both the reviewer and the editor!

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REVIEW: PANASONIC DP-UB9000 4K BLU-RAY PLAYER

While Panasonic produces disc players at differing price points, there’s no confusing the DP-UB9000 with any of its more price conscientious siblings. Instead, the DP-UB9000 looks every part the high-end player at home in a rack of equipment.

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REVIEW: PIONEER UDP-LX800 UNIVERSAL DISC PLAYER

Pioneer's UDP-LX800 Universal Disc Player's announcement was timed almost precisely after Oppo announced its exit from the Blu-ray player market. We put the flagship offering from Pioneer, the UDP-LX800 through its paces.

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REVIEW: DS AUDIO DS-002 OPTICAL PHONO CARTRIDGE

For a medium that was created in the 19th century, vinyl has continued to defy the odds as a playback source. There's been a number of changes over the decades since, but the introduction of optical phono cartridges could be a game-changer.

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER MOMENTUM TRUE WIRELESS IN-EAR MONITORS

Since Apple decided ditched the headphone jack on the iPhone, the popularity of wireless headphones, and in particular, wireless IEMs has exploded. I tried a few products out but eventually lost hope that a true wireless IEM existed. Until now ...

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REVIEW: BLUESOUND NODE 2I WIRELESS HI-RES MUSIC STREAMER

The latest update to Bluesound's Node Wireless High-Resolution Multi-Room Streamer comes in the form on "2i", and after the previous generation performed so admirably, we were keen to take a look at the latest revision.

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REVIEW: BOWERS & WILKINS 603 FLOOR STANDING LOUDSPEAKERS

The largest speaker in Bowers & Wilkins' latest version of its 600 Series range, we take a closer look at the 603 Floor Standing Loudspeakers.

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REVIEW: TIVOLI AUDIO ANDIAMO PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Tivoli Audio has enjoyed immense success since its inception as a radio manufacturer in the year 2000. Nearly twenty years later, Tivoli has demonstrated it can adapt to market trends and ever-changing technology with the introduction of its Go range.

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER HD 820 FLAGSHIP CLOSED-BACK HEADPHONES

When it comes to high-end closed-back headphones, the choices are surprisingly slim. Do Sennheiser's new HD 820 and its first foray into the high-end, audiophile level closed-back headphones have what it takes?

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REVIEW: DENON AVC-X8500H 13.2 CHANNEL AV AMPLIFIER

Denon has cooked up a storm with its latest AV Amplifier. How good? Read on to see if Denon's AVC-X8500H earns just one, or a trio of Michelin stars.

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REVIEW: SONY VPL-VW760ES 4K HDR LASER PROJECTOR

As an ISF certified calibrator, I’ve worked with some impressive looking projectors and TV’s, but there’s always the standouts. Will Sony's VPL-VW760ES 4K HDR Laser Projector join this growing list? Read on.

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