REVIEW: Teufel Concept D 500 THX PC speakers

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?

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


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…