The Top Rated Home Theater Systems Of 2011

Onkyo HT-S9400THX

Home theater systems simplify the setup of your entertainment center. Rather than purchasing speakers, a receiver, a Blu-ray player, and other components separately, you can pick one pre-matched package and have everything you need. You’ll often save money, and you’ll know that you aren’t going to run into any compatibility issues. When shopping for an HTIB (home theater in a box), look for the same merits as you would if you were shopping for components individually: sufficient power for you … [Read more...]

The Best Subwoofers Under $500

The Best Subwoofers Under $500

The best subwoofers produce deep, punchy, distortion-free bass, and are powerful enough to reach every corner of the room. In this article, we have rounded up the best subwoofers under $500. All of our recommendations are powered subwoofers — internally-amplified subs preserve your receiver’s or amplifier’s power for the rest of your speakers. In our search for solidly-constructed subwoofers, we reviewed review sites such as AudioEnz, CNET, Crutchfield, Home Theater Magazine, Amazon, Newegg.com … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Home Theater Speakers Of 2011

KEF KHT 3005

Energy Take Classic 5.1 ($400) Top Review Sources: CNET: 4.5/5.0 “Editors’ Choice” Amazon: 5.0/5.0 (125+ reviews) G4TV: 5.0/5.0 “This is one of the best home theatres we've ever reviewed, and the low price is just a bonus” Energy Speaker Systems’ Take Classic 5.1 manages to distinguish itself in the crowded field of affordable 5.1 speaker systems. It’s difficult to find any serious consumer or expert criticism of the Take Classic, which is repeatedly praised for its … [Read more...]