I have a look at the ToneWinner AT-300, with a particular interest in its Auto-EQ and calibration functions...
A Low-Cost Alternative to the Marantz AV 10 and AMP 10
Want the latest separates from Marantz but don't quite have or want to spend the money? Here's an alternative!
ToneWinner AD-7300PA+ 7-Channel Amplifier Review
I got to test ToneWinner's 7-channel amplifier. Find out whether the ToneWinner is a winner...
Is Dirac Live a Good Addition to Denon and Marantz AVRs and Separates?
This question has been on my mind since the announcement and because a customer has asked me this same question recently, now is the perfect time to write about it. I absolutely believe it is a worthwhile addition and here is a summary of the two most critical points as to why, then we will... Continue Reading →
Dirac Live Sale (Extended to 4 Dec)
We are a little late with this, but if you go to Dirac’s Facebook page, you’ll see that they have had Black Friday sales which have now been extended to 4th Dec 2022. One of our readers brought this to our attention - thank you! The sale allows you to get 30% OFF any of... Continue Reading →
Audyssey Black Friday Sale
Audyssey Black Friday Sale has started!
Do You Need an External Power Amp for Your AVR?
I wanted to cover this topic as I have some amplifier reviews coming in soon so I wanted to introduce the topic a bit more broadly before we get into it. Aspects to Consider There are 4 issues to consider when trying to answer this question: The type of AVR you have The type of... Continue Reading →
How Audyssey’s Calibrated Mic Could Be Improved
Audyssey's new microphones are calibrated to a very tight tolerance... or are they?
Sony XW7000ES Projector Impressions
Introduction This is not a review as such, but my impressions on my time with the Sony XW7000. The unit was not supplied by Sony, it was not a "golden sample" and this article is not solicited in any way. This is critical in my opinion as reviewers are sent golden samples by the manufacturers... Continue Reading →
Audyssey Launches MultEQ-X Pro for Installers
Audyssey has sent out an email to installers a few days ago detailing a new licensing model for them. The new licensing offers a better cost structure for those who calibrate many receivers in their line of work. It requires the purchase of at least 5 licenses and comes with more discount, the more licenses... Continue Reading →
Dirac Live Coming to Denon and Marantz AVRs
Sound United (now operating under its new parent company, Masimo) decided to do the unthinkable: implement Dirac Live in addition to Audyssey in their latest crop of Denon and Marantz receivers.
Calibrating Gamut on a TV or Projector
We talk about Colour Gamut and Colour Volume in the next article of our calibration series.
Gamma Calibration Options for TV or Projector Calibration
As part of the calibration series, we talk about gamma and your options for calibration.
Greyscale Calibration Options for TV or Projector Calibration
Greyscale is one of the most important elements of a calibrated image for your TV or projector. We take an overview of what it means and the controls available to calibrate them.
Final NP5 Thoughts & Measurements
I have decided to provide some final thoughts and some final ANSI and ADL measurements with this article.