Articles & Videos: Home Audio

PSB's Imagine X line of speakers gives you the kind of clean, balanced sound PSB is known for without breaking your budget. PSB takes driver technology developed for their top-tier Synchrony line to deliver audiophile-quality sound.

Want to get amazing sound from digital tunes with your home stereo? That's what Sony offers with this high-resolution server and player. Can it please your ears while offering more convenience than computer-based setups? I took it home to find out.

Curious about how Dolby Atmos can elevate a home theater's sound? We were — so we set up a system with Pioneer Elite equipment and gathered our experts to listen.

You'll need a few things to enjoy Dolby Atmos in your home theater, which our expert Eric explains in this short video.

DTS:X vs. Dolby Atmos
by Dave Bar

Dolby Atmos and DTS:X are two exciting new surround sound formats that add overhead sound effects to home theater systems. How do they compare?

Cambridge Audio's CXA amplifiers let you hear your music the way it was meant to be heard. They feature high-quality Wolfson DACs, two channels of discrete amplification, and efficient operation. Cambridge Audio really sweats the details in the construction, too - these amps are built to last.

Tour one family's Sonos multi-room wireless audio system. There are PLAY:1's in the bedrooms, a PLAY:5 in the kitchen, a PLAYBAR and SUB in the family room, and more.

Onkyo packs a ton of features into their TX-NR737 and TX-NR838 home theater receivers. With WiFi, Bluetooth, 4K upscaling, high-res music playback, and multi-zone functionality, these are receivers you can build a system around. And on top of all that, with compatible speakers you can set up Dolby Atmos surround sound, which adds sound overhead for the most immersive home theater sound ever.

Cambridge Audio's CXC CD transport was designed to do one thing extremely well: read your CDs with the utmost precision. It delivers digital data from your CDs straight into the DAC or integrated amplifier of your choosing.

When you hear the big sound coming out of Cambridge Audio's Minx Min speakers, you'll wonder how a speaker so small can sound that way. They employ a clever, flat-speaker design that fills a room with sound while taking up very little space.

With a universal remote, you can consolidate all the remote controls for your home theater system and home automation into one device.

Power line surges and lightning strikes can damage or destroy your precious audio/video gear. Learn how to select the best power protection for you.

Home automation buying guide
by Eric Angevine

Home automation, once a Hollywood fantasy, is now real, affordable, and available. Learn how it works and what it can do for you.