Speaker System

B&W Loudspeakers, which was headed for many years by its cofounder, the late John Bowers, has earned an enviable reputation for high-quality loudspeakers spanning a wide range of sizes...
B&W DM305
DVD-player

Toshiba developed many of the core technologies behind the DVD system, so we were more than normally excited by the arrival of one of its DVD players for testing. That player, the SD-3006,...
Toshiba SD-3006
CD-player

California Audio Labs manufactures a number of "high-end" CD players ranging in price from $600 to $2,000. The DX-2 is the latest addition to the line and one of the company's most...
California Audio Labs DX-2
A/V receiver

Yamaha's RX-V2092 is representative of the upper reaches of second-generation Dolby Digital receivers. The big Yamaha has all the requisite top-of-the-line attributes, beginning with...
Yamaha RX-V2092
A/V receiver

Denon's flagship AVR-5600 receiver impressed me mightily last year. The company's foray into more affordable Dolby Digital territory is the smaller and more modest-looking AVR-3200....
Denon AVR-3200
Speaker System

Ohm Acoustics is best known for unique loudspeaker systems based on the patented designs of the late Lincoln Walsh. Essentially, a Walsh speaker uses a single cone driver that faces...
Ohm Sound Cylinder
Audio/Video Amplifier

Sharp's SM-A75, part of the Optonica line of audio components, is a compact, versatile surround-sound amplifier and audio/video control center. Each of its four channels is rated for...
Sharp SM-A75
Speaker System

The Energy "e" series loudspeakers, designed and built in Canada, employ technologically advanced materials and construction techniques. Typical of these speakers is the Model 4.1e,...
Energy 4.1e
Headphones

Cordless headphones have been available for at least twenty years and are widely used in legitimate theaters as an aid to hearing dialogue that might otherwise be lost or masked by...
Beyerdynamic IRS 790
Speaker System

Duntech loudspeakers have earned an enviable reputation among critical audio enthusiasts. Designed and manufactured in Australia, they have generally been notable for their size, weight,...
Duntech Ambassador
Speaker System

Polk Audio has, for some time, been making three-piece speaker systems consisting of a pair of small satellite speakers and a separate bass module-an increasingly popular format on...
Polk Audio RM7000
Headphones

Sennheiser manufactures a comprehensive line of headphones and microphones, ranging from inexpensive consumer products to the finest professional components. One of the company's latest...
Sennheiser HD 565 Ovation