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ExtremA, class-A amplifier
ExtremA, a reference class-A DIY amplifier.

Most commercial amplifiers offer mediocre performance and distortion figures, the here presented design offers nearly immeasurable distortion levels you'll be hard pressed to find with any commercial or DIY amplifier.

NuForce Reference 9
NuForce revisited, Reference 9.02, no small miracle?

A few weeks ago we evaluated the NuForce Reference 8 amplifier which turned out to be somewhat dissapointing. Today we look at the NuForce Reference 9.02, which according to NuForce is leaps and bounds above the Reference 8, but is it?

NuForce Reference 8
NuForce Reference 8 amplifier, debunking the myth?

NuForce' Reference amplifiers have been advertised as being the power amplifier of the year and have received awards from various magazines. We literally take one apart to investigate whether its reputation is well deserved or whether it is just another myth?

Velleman K8020 preamplifier
Velleman K8020 high-end tube preamplifier.

Preamplifiers come in all shapes and sizes, most feature transistors or integrated circuits, a few of them however use vacuum tubes. We take a closer look at Velleman's K8020 tube preamplifier kit and detail how to extract every last bit of performance from it.

Hypex UcD400
Believe the Hypex, class-D DIY amplifier

Amplifiers in kit form have been available for years, now Hypex enters the market with kits based on class-D technology that offer outstanding features and sound quality. We take a closer look and construct an amplifier using Hypex's UcD400 amplifier modules.

Silverado
The Silverado, a small d'Appolito loudspeaker

Loudspeakers come in all shapes in sizes, with the Silverado we present a small, yet full range, do-it-yourself loudspeaker that puts many commercially available loudspeakers costing several times as much to shame.

ScreenPlay 7210
InFocus ScreenPlay 7210, home theater bliss

InFocus is a popular manufacturer of home theater projectors, especially their ScreenPlay series is often heralded for its performance. We literally take a closer look at their latest model, the ScreenPlay 7210, to see how it stacks up.

Cable myth
Dispelling audio myths, the cable lie

Speaker cables and audio interlinks are often sold at a price premium, boasting improved performance. But do they really? We take a down to earth approach to selecting cables.

Subwoofer
Build your own 10" subwoofer, a detailed how-to

A good subwoofer is a welcome addition to many stereo or home theatre setups. Unfortunately many subwoofers offer lots of boom, but very little bass. We detail exactly how to construct a subwoofer that'll put the vast majority of subwoofers to shame.

Peerless XA-10S
Homebuilt subwoofer, best performance at minimum cost

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Samsung HD931/HD935
HD capable dvd players, fact or fiction?

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HT projectors
The wonders of HDTV and HD DVD playback

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Home theatre projectors
Home Theatre Projectors, Dell, InFocus and Sanyo

Ever wanted to recreate a movie theatre in your living room? Or are you thinking about replacing that big-screen TV with a projector? Here's a look at three popular home theatre projectors from Dell, InFocus and Sanyo.

 

    
 
 

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