The Best 7.1 and 7.2 AV Receivers for the Money (2022 Update)

Last Updated On: 1-6-22 The 7+ channel receiver market is currently one of the fastest growing product niches in the audio world, and it’s also a level where things quickly start to get expensive. This can definitely be daunting to the non audiophile experts out there. Higher end receivers have a seemingly dizzying amount of … Read more

The Best 5.1 And 5.2 AV Receivers For The Money (2022 Update)

Last Updated On: 12-30-21 A good receiver is an important keystone in any decent system, but the sheer amount of choices now can quickly overwhelm a layperson – there’s a seemingly endless array of features, input plugs, buttons, acronyms, and specs among other things. Receivers also tend to get expensive pretty quickly and it’s often … Read more

Onkyo TX-8220 2 Channel Stereo Receiver Review

Last Updated On: 11-20-21 Bottom Line: MSRP discounts and lack of availability from other manufacturers have made it one of the cheapest 4.1 receivers that can also hook up a TV available, but the optical input (rather than HDMI) is a bit dated. A cheaper dedicated stereo receiver or full fledged 5.1 a/v receiver will … Read more

Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

Written by Pete Anthony Last updated on: 6-17-21 The Angle 3 is a highly popular and very inexpensive portable speaker that has resided at the top of Amazon’s best sellers list for a while. Specs at a glance: peak output power: 10 W weight: 9 oz length/width/height: 5.25 x 2.8 x 2.6 in max battery life: … Read more

JBL FLIP 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Review

Written by Pete Anthony Last updated on: 4-28-21 out of the box The packaging was nice – the speaker came inside the carrying case which was further embedded in a fitted Styrofoam packing piece, and could probably survive a bomb blast. Included with the speaker: carrying case quick start pamphlet usb charging cable safety and warranty … Read more