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We got our hands on a display model of the Memphis Audio VIV1422 SixFive Series subwoofer. The cross-cut view lets us see exactly why this powerful sub can play so loud and still sound good.

A Crutchfield Advisor offers a hands-on evaluation of Pioneer's DMH-C2550NEX and DMH-C550NEX modular digital media receivers, which feature separate display and chassis units so they can be mounted in dashboards that don't offer much depth.

Panamax makes products that are the unsung heroes of your home theater or stereo setup. The MR4000 is a power line conditioner and surge protector, which not only protects against power spikes such as lightning, but also cleans up the dirty power coming out of your wall outlets.

The Bose L1 Model II system is a line-array portable PA that's great for singer-songwriters. We asked local musician Erin Lunsford to try it out at a local winery so we could hear it in the wild. We recorded this demo using a Zoom H6N field recorder, so put on some headphones and have a listen.

The JBL PartyBox is a big, loud Bluetooth speaker that'll absolutely rock your next house party. It gives you big sound with huge, room-shaking bass. And to top it off, each PartyBox features a built-in light show that'll take your party to the next level.

Yamaha's Aventage line of home theater receivers offer you lots of different ways to power the home theater and music speakers in your home. They give you plenty of channels, power, and wireless capability, and we've always been fans of how Yamaha's stuff sounds.

Pioneer TS-A speakers are an awesome way to make music sound better in your car. They're efficient enough to run off factory power, and they can handle plenty of power when you decide to add amplifiers down the road.

Spare tire subwoofers are a new solution for adding more bass to your car. One of our car audio buyers was so impressed that he installed one in his minivan.

Kicker CS car speakers give you a huge upgrade over your factory speakers at a great price. They are built to last and will make an instant difference in sound quality.

Sony designed their XMS400D car amplifier to fit where others won't. It's small enough to fit behind the dash in many vehicles, and powerful enough to add some serious juice to your speakers.

Sony's NW-A45 Walkman lets you take your high-res music files everywhere. It plays FLAC, WAV, DSD, and MQA files, and your can expand the onboard storage with a microSD card so you'll never run out of sweet-sounding tunes.

JR and Steve discuss the 2018 line of Samsung QLED TVs in this video. These 4K TVs keep getting better every year, and our experts explain Quantum dot technology, differences in backlighting, and other features found in these TVs.

Sony's WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones improve on their amazing WH-1000XM2 model by adding adaptive noise canceling, redesigned drivers, and other tweaks. The result is a fantastic-sounding set of headphones good for any situation.

We get hands-on with Audeze's ambitious new gaming headphones. Learn how they developed a new groundbreaking head-tracking technology for truly immersive three-dimensional sound.

JL Audio's RD car amplifiers provide clean, efficient power to your speakers and subs at a nice price. RD amps make it easy to set the gain properly thanks to LED clip lights, which helps simplify initial setup.

Our expert explains how to install the Alpine KTP-445 Power Pack car amplifier. It's designed to fit behind the radio in most dashes, and connects in-line between the radio and your factory speaker wiring.

Aiwa's Exos-9 Bluetooth speaker brings back memories of boomboxes of our youth. It's powerful, loud, and gives you rich bass. Plus, it's portable and has a 5-band EQ for getting your sound dialed in just right.

The B&O PLAY Beoplay EarSet features a large driver that helps pump out Bang & Olufsen's signature sound. App controls let you dial in just the right sound for your taste, and the headphones' design lets you adjust them for a comfortable, secure fit.

A review of the iLX-F309 Alpine Halo9 multimedia receiver with a floating 9" touchscreen display for single-DIN (2" tall) dash openings. Features include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, HD Radio, and trademark Alpine audio adjustments.

What's better — a sound bar or individual speakers? The answer is, of course, it depends. In this article, the writer explains why she chose to replace her trusty sound bar with a 3.1 system.

Behringer's DeepMind 6 analog polyphonic synth gives you a well-thought-out instrument you can immediately dig right into. Its layout, build quality, and high-quality electronics make for a high-quality, great-sounding synth you can love for years to come.

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