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Hands On: Epson Brings High Value, High Quality to Projectors with Pro Cinema 4040 & 6040UB

Epson’s Pro Cinema 4040 and Pro Cinema 6040UB projectors offer integrators a choice of reasonably priced 4K-friendly projectors.

Robert Archer · November 10, 2017

Hands On Review: Meridian 258 Eight-Channel Amplifier and 218 Zone Controller

Meridian establishes a leadership position in the whole-house, multiroom audio market with its new 258 Eight-Channel Amplifier and 218 Zone Controller. CE Pro gets a hands-on look at both.

Robert Archer · October 09, 2017

Hands On: PulseAudio PA360 Battery-Powered Outdoor Speaker Tower Looks Familiar, Sounds Great

CE Pro contributor Fred Harding of Capitol Sales checks out Puls Audio’s 25-pound PA360, a 2.1-channel indoor/outdoor speaker featuring Bluetooth wireless and 8-hour battery, and looking a lot like another popular outdoor speaker tower.

Fred Harding · July 31, 2017

Review: SnapAV Demos Exclusive BenQ LED Projector with Dragonfly Screens

CE Pro heads down to SnapAV headquarters to check out how BenQ’s HT9050 LED projector plus the latest Dragonfly screens can create a turnkey multimedia system.

Robert Archer · July 18, 2017

Review: Russound Compact TVA2.1 Amp Covers a Lot of Ground

Russound’s TVA2.1 Amplifier offers dealers an affordable, compact stereo amplifier with a thin profile and 30 watts of power per channel.

Robert Archer · June 07, 2017

Review: PSB Speakers’ T3 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Pass the Test

PSB Speaker’s T3 floorstanding speaker features a multi-driver array and ported three-way design to strike a balance of precision and musical fun in home theater and stereo system applications.

Robert Archer · March 09, 2017

Hands-On: Syzygy SLF-850 Subwoofer Scores High on Sound Quality, Calibration

Fred Harding reviews a 10-inch Syzygy SLF-850 Subwoofer that uses calibration circuitry to match the subwoofer to the room and its location within the room.

CE Pro Editors · January 20, 2017

Hands on: Dish’s New Hopper Remote with Gesture & Voice Control is Good Step in the Right Direction

New Hopper Voice Remote from Dish recognizes voice commands most of the time if you speak deliberately and close to the mic, but the button layout is flawed and Dish’s response to commands can be unhelpful.

Julie Jacobson · July 14, 2016

Hands On: Savant Pro Remote as Universal Remote and Home Automation Controller

Jason Griffing, host of HomeTech.fm, offers first impressions of Savant Pro Remote: Nice form factor, simple configuration, iffy voice control and caveats on home automation.

Jason Griffing · May 17, 2016

Hands-On: Just Add Power 3G Ultra HDIP Includes Down-Conversion, Down-Mixing

Just Add Power’s third generation HD-over-IP switch, the 3G Ultra HDIP, distributes 4K video with down-conversion for 1080 displays and down-mixing for stereo audio. Packaging with Luxul switches creates seamless experience for integrators.

Joe Whitaker · January 20, 2016