16 BEST Home Theater & Multiroom AV Products of 2016

Check out the 2016 BEST Award winners in the home theater and multiroom audio/video category: DISH, Barco, NEAR, TiVo, Denon, NAD and more.


The CE Pro BEST (Best Electronic Systems Technologies) Awards recognize the most noteworthy new products and technologies making a difference in the industry.

This year's 173 total entries were judged on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages and benefits to the installer by a dozen credible industry leaders, along with the editors of CE Pro. See all the entries here and a gallery of all the winners here.

The following products took home awards in the home theater and multiroom audio/video category.

BEST Award Winners: Home Theater & Multiroom Audio/Video

DISH Network LLC, Hopper 3

Barco Residential, Thor 6P Laser Projector

Epson America, Pro Cinema 6040UB

NEAR (a division of Bogen Communications, Inc.), 7XL

TiVo Inc., BOLT+

Denon, AVR-X6300H

MantelMount, Pro-Pack Pull Down TV Mount

Nexus 21 Concealment Systems, CL-65 TV Flip-Down

Sony Electronics, VPL-VW5000ES 4K SXRD Home Cinema Projector

EPV Screens, DarkStar eFinit

LG Electronics, LG Signature OLED

NAD Electronics, CI 580 Four Zone BluOS Network Music Player

Pulse-Eight, Neo Matrix 4×4 Ultra HD

Panamax, VT-4315 Pro

Apollo Enclosures, Model AE8580

Salamander Designs, Low Profile Wall Cabinets

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