Pass Labs X260.5 Amplifier
Amplifier Pass Labs X260.5

Nelson Pass follows the principle of "never be repeated", and turned out regularly circuit solutions embodied in the company's products. New power amplifiers X 260.5 - is no exception. Under the brand name of their name suggests, it's one-piece operating in class AB at high power levels (up to 260 watts...
Amphion Helium 520 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Amphion Helium 520

The Finnish company Amphion has been a dozen years, but our lab got its products recently. First signs were not cheap speakers Prio 520, but the firm has experience in developing and low-cost models for a mass market - an example to newcomers Helium 520. They are much cheaper than their older counterparts,...
Wharfedale Opus 2-1 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Wharfedale Opus 2-1

During his long 75-year history, dating back to the origins of Hi-Fi, Wharfedale brand has become firmly associated with quality budget speakers like famous bookshelf speaker Diamond 9.1. Less known is the fact that in addition to Diamond firm has slightly more expensive model lines, including attention...
JBL LS60 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers JBL LS60

LS series is quite expensive and consists of five models: three stereo pairs (LS40, LS60, LS80), subwoofer and speaker system of the central channel. All speaker systems (except subwoofer, of course) are equipped with similar HF-emitters and differ by the set of LF- and LF/MF-speakers. LS60 is the medium...
Acoustic Energy Aelite 3 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Acoustic Energy Aelite 3

The first thing you notice at removing the speaker systems out of the box is a perfect quality of finish. The transfer of production lines in Malaysia allowed the company to offer three-way floor speaker systems with rounded and decorated by natural veneer body to buyers for much less price than if it...
Cambridge Audio Azur 540R AV-receiver
AV-receiver Cambridge Audio Azur 540R

Cambridge audio, along with the traditional components for stereo, produces a full set of electronics for building a home cinema. Today Cambridge Audio Azur 540R is the older receiver in the branded line. I must say that the English company has joined the race for the development of equipment for home...
Cambridge Audio Azur 640A Amplifier
Amplifier Cambridge Audio Azur 640A

Due to relocating of productive powers in China (at the saving of development laboratory in England) the company managed to keep prices at the same level, when the prime cost of assembled in Europe components has significantly increased in recent times. What does the top model give us? First of all,...
Rotel RA-02 Amplifier
Amplifier Rotel RA-02

Rotel Company remains committed to the production of high-quality two-channel equipment, which cannot but rejoice. It would seem that such a large company should follow the general trends that imply a clear choice in favor of the home theater and stereo amplifiers out of production, however, seems to...
JVC EX-A1 Microsystem
Microsystem JVC EX-A1

Seeing this great new product from JVC, we just could not resist not to tell you about it. Our curiosity spurred the choice of material for the speaker cone speakers. It's hard to believe, but they are made of pure wood! The fact that the developer JVC Satoshi Imamura for 20 years trying to create the...
Harman/Kardon AVR 260 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Harman/Kardon AVR 260

The model Harmon/Kardon AVR-260 is an absolute leader in the class by the quality of built-in amplifier, and this factor is rapidly degraded in the whole industry for the last time. This is the most important factor with the availability of low-sensitivity speaker systems. It is widely stated about Harmon/Kardon...
Yamaha RX-V767 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V767

For those for whom the effect of 3D- video in theaters makes a lasting impression (and those, according to the notice on the relevant sessions, very few), and want to find more homes similar attraction, the model simply find. In fact, the choice at the moment is simple - take the Yamaha RX-V767, wait...
NAD T755 AV-receiver
AV-receiver NAD T755

The design is NAD T755 is not strict, and not even a Spartan, and (lift up above!) - Audiophile ie extremely functional. On the ash-gray background of the front panel is not on primed canvas, precise strokes applied fluorescent display designer, and under it - buttons select sources and adjust the tone...
Kenwood KRF-V4070 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Kenwood KRF-V4070

Kenwood KRF-V4070 - one of the most affordable receivers. It has minimal equipment is required to view the movie, and not equipped with the most powerful CPU from Cirrus Logic. However, at this price can not complain: still more recently, with $ 200 in his pocket, an AV-eminent manufacturer of a component...
Yamaha RX-V350 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V350

Despite of the fact that Yamaha RX-V350 is the youngest model of company's AV-receivers, its equipment is impressive. The same 32-bit processor, YSS-938, as in the older models is used in the device, but its possibilities are not fully involved here. However, the support of DTS-ES Matrix 6.1, Dolby Digital...
Yamaha A-S1000 Amplifier
Amplifier Yamaha A-S1000

The model A-S1000 is a bit lighter version of the older 2000th, devoid of balanced inputs and outputs. However, this device is quite heavy too, more than 20 kg, and is stunningly well made. The "double mono" principle is also realized here without any economy on the components. Powerful indicators of...
Panasonic SA-XR15E-S AV-receiver
AV-receiver Panasonic SA-XR15E-S

Design SA-XR15E-S is the complete opposite of the exterior of most modern receivers. Many manufacturers tend to make bigger budget items and more solid, and Panasonic decided to surprise super compact. Width SA-XR15E-S standard, but it is three times thinner than the rest! Significant savings in space...
Harman/Kardon AVR 1550 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Harman/Kardon AVR 1550

Audio equipment made by the Harman International Company of USA is different from Japanese and European equivalents. This receiver is prominent, monumental, of refined external design, but its functionality is quite modest. AVR 1550 supports key standards for 5.1 multi-channel audio (DTS, Dolby Pro...
JVC RX-7032V AV-receiver
AV-receiver JVC RX-7032V

For impressive appearance RX-7032V hidden device with advanced features, numerous service functions and fulfilling the wiring diagram 7.1 (with two surround back channels). And that is encouraging, functional richness did not lead to a deterioration of ergonomics. Using the receiver does not cause any...
Kenwood KRF-V6070D AV-receiver
AV-receiver Kenwood KRF-V6070D

This unit has a six-channel amplifier section and is provided with a multiple-input, advanced and user-friendly system for calibrating sound test signals and sound field adjustment to the parameters of acoustic systems, signal compression, Night view, the different "sub-modes" surround sound and tonal...
Pioneer VSX-C301 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Pioneer VSX-C301

"Pioneer" is hard to suspect that he is - pretty powerful receiver. In the apparatus slim, at least on the front panel buttons, and almost the entire central part of the display is the indicator. Behind the VSX-C301 also bears little resemblance to the receiver: there is only aerial terminal, fan, four...