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  1. Admin team to VS
    Great News! We are happy to announce we are improving security across our network and adding Secure Sockets Layer or SSL to the site. This means going forward you'll see Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS); the secure version of HTTP, the protocol used to send data between your browser...
  2. Admin team to VS
    Great News! We are happy to announce we are improving security across our network and adding Secure Sockets Layer or SSL to the site. This means going forward you'll see Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS); the secure version of HTTP, the protocol used to send data between your browser...
  3. REW Forum
    Hi Gang, Been Awhile: 1- began recently began using REW again and after about 6 measurements, a generated signal did not lead to any sound output from the system. After closing REW it would work for a while, again, then go silent. Previously, I could run as many tests as I wanted. However...
  4. Home Audio Speakers
    I'm knee deep in a review of Monoprice's new Monolith Air Motion Series of speakers, with a complete 5.0 system in-house for demo (4 bookshelf, 1 center)... this is Monoprices foray into higher-end audio. Initial impressions are extremely positive...my ears are loving them! Priced at...
  5. Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Here's a quick pre-Christmas treat... I just received a review sample of OPPO's new UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc player and decided to snap a few unboxing photos. You'll have to forgive the lack of sharpness to these images, as they were captured with an iPhone. As usual, OPPO's choice of...
  6. SVSound
    I have a couple of exciting reviews on the plate, one of which is SVS Sound's new Prime Elevation speaker. Elevation is a versatile speaker designed specifically for enthusiasts looking to implement immersive sound in their theater room. The speaker was officially announced during CES 2016 and...
  7. DIY Audio
    Hi all, I have a great old Denon DRA-25 receiver that has functioned well for many years. I want to now have iphone music enabled on the system. Do I have to buy a new receiver, or is there an attachment I can use on my old system? I have seen good prices on a Denon AVR-S720W, but as we just...
  8. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Onkyo has released details about a second wave of products from its premier RZ Series of receivers. This new crop is comprised of three new models, including two powerful top-rung AVRs (THX Select2 Plus-certified 11.2 channel TX-RZ3100 and 9.2-channel TX-RZ1100) and a flagship preamp (11.2...
  9. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Vizio recently released a much needed firmware update (v2.0.13.13) for its SmartCast P-Series and M-Series Ultra UHD 4K televisions. When downloaded and installed, the updated enables support for the HDR10 format standard found on select Ultra UHD Blu-rays and streaming content. Vizio now...
  10. REW Forum
    I currently have the latest beta of REW, but ever since the timing reference update, I can't measure 2 channels at once (via HDMI and ASIO). I have not selected use timing reference under preferences and when I select channel 1 and 2 for FL+FR+subs, I get output just from channel 1. The next...
  11. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Nearly two years ago, Emotiva released its then-highly-anticipated XMC-1 7.2 Channel Preamp Processor. Following an elongated development cycle, it had the unfortunate fate of entering the market during a period of major technology shifts including the emergence of immersive sound and 4K video...
  12. Admin team to VS
    Hello, As you are aware, we have encountered some issues on our sites recently due to a recent update to the Tapatalk App. The update caused a variety of issues on the site such as double posting, attachments not displaying, site speed issues, and site outages. We've applied a hot fix to...
  13. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Onkyo and its subsidiary Pioneer Electronics have officially announced the availability of a Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) firmware update for the Pioneer XDP-100R and Onkyo DP-X1 digital audio players. Beginning tomorrow, April 12, owners can download and install MQA on either DAP device...
  14. Video Calibration
    New Software update for JETI Specbos Owners (JETI LiVal 6.0.5) has released @ 01 December 2015. The new JETI LiVal software provides more flexibility due to its new customizable interface. All measured and calculated values can be displayed as widgets and they can be arranged freely according...
  15. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Klipsch recently announced an expansion of its X Series headphone lineup with four new models: X20i, X12i, XR8i, and X6i. Hitting price points ranging from $179 to $549, Klipsch has quite a few bases covered from a cost perspective, however the company is quick to point out that even their...
  16. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    "The Device Is Being Used By Another Application" Running Windows 7, 64-bit on my Music Server. Ran the AMD Catalyst display driver update on my music server and could not get audio out through HDMI any more, kept getting the above error message when trying to configure the AMD HDMI Output...
  17. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Dolby Atmos and DTS:X have been simmering in the back of our minds for quite some time. In fact, it’s easy to call Immersive Sound both ‘old news’ and ‘the hottest topic’ in the home theater world. While it has infiltrated some homes, many enthusiasts have delayed buying an Atmos enabled AVR...
  18. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    One of the more interesting seminars at CE Week 2015 was moderated by video industry experts Joe Kane (CEO, Joe Kane Productions) and Robert Kisor (Entertainment Technology Consultant). Using one of the only commercially available television models capable of displaying High Dynamic Range (HDR)...
  19. Video Calibration
    Klein ChromaSurf 5.23.532 (23 June 2015) Release Notes VerfiyBlack: aiming lights check WhiteOffSets: Changed "Sony" to "Sony OLED" Flicker: Added Colorimeter connection options Gamutspec: Changed tolerance for white offsets MainWindow: users can click on Flicker before Klein device is...
  20. Creative Sound Solutions
    We are adding new items in the next days including a range of Combos with either the Antimode 8033S-II or the Dual Core 2.0 included. Some of these are already priced on our Canuck Audio Mart listings. There will also be more products available from ESS and all products from Primacoustic can...
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