REVIEW: Logitech Z623 2.1 THX-certified PC Speakers

Gerald Lynch Computers, Features, Home audio, Reviews, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

Logitech are looking to add a bit of oomph to your sonic desktop escapades with the Z623 2.1 speaker system. Complete with THX-certification and a whopping 200 watts RMS output, it packs a mighty punch. But can it deliver quality and clarity too? Read on to find out.

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REVIEW: Teufel Concept D 500 THX PC speakers

Gerald Lynch Features, Home audio, Peripherals, Reviews, Tech Digest news 3 Comments

PC speakers come in many shapes, sizes and price brackets. While most of the time we'll be happy to sift through our iTunes catalogue with a respectably priced and spec'ed set of desktop noise makers, the audiophile in everyone sometimes wants a little bit more class to go along with those lossless tracks. Enter then the Teufel Concept D 500 THX PC speakers; massive in both physical size and pricing and packing THX certification, does more dough equate to more sonic bang for your buck?

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Onkyo ready THX-certified home cinema kit, BD-SP807 Blu-ray player, PA-MC5500 9-channel power amplifier and the PR-SC5507 A/V Network Controller

Gerald Lynch Blu-ray, Home audio, Home cinema, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

Onkyo are never ones to shy away from high specs (and high prices) when it comes to their home cinema kit. Their latest range of THX-certified gear looks sure to please even the most choosy of cinephiles. First up is…

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Onkyo TX-SR706 and TX-SR806: two new THX-certified home cinema receivers

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Onkyo has announced the launch of two new 7.1-channel home cinema systems boasting THX certification and plenty of audio decoding goodness

The TX-SR706 offers 7 x 160W of power output, four HDMI ports with 1080p video upscaling and upconversion of standard definition content using the Faroudja DCDi Cinema system, plus THX Select2 Plus certified performance.

It can decode Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD, and features a music optimiser for artificially improving the quality of compressed MP3/AAC tracks. It also has Audyssey Dynamic EQ for maintaining consistent bass and sound quality at different volume levels…

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