Preview: Creative’s new Sound Blaster Roar 2 and E-MU XM7 speakers

Preview: Creative’s new Sound Blaster Roar 2 and E-MU XM7 speakers

Creative’s Sound Blaster Roar blew us away with its combination of features, performance, and price last year, so when we were invited to Creative’s headquarters for an exclusive sneak preview of the brand new Sound Blaster Roar 2, we were understandably excited. Pictures and first impressions after the jump.

The Yamaha Relit LSX-70: Adding ambiance to your lighting

The Yamaha Relit LSX-70: Adding ambiance to your lighting

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Both a speaker and a smart table lamp, the Yamaha Relit LSX-70 exudes elegance thanks to its sleek design. We run it through our tests to see if it sounds as good as it looks.

Top 9 things to see at International Sound & Sight Exhibition 2014

Top 9 things to see at International Sound & Sight Exhibition 2014

Still deciding whether or not to check out the International Sound & Sight Exhibition 2014? Here are some of our top picks from the show.

Yamaha brings its latest AV arsenal to ISSE 2014

Yamaha brings its latest AV arsenal to ISSE 2014

This year's International Sound & Sight Exhibition (ISSE) is taking place from November 28 to 30, at Parkroyal on Kitchener Road. Yamaha Music (Asia) is at the show for the fifth year running, and this time, the company has brought along its newest audio-visual wares. Let us take a look.

Yamaha YSP-2500: The true entry-level digital sound projector

Yamaha YSP-2500: The true entry-level digital sound projector

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Yamaha has a wide range of digital sound projectors and after checking out their new entry-level model a few months ago, we are taking a look now at the next model up the YSP hierarchy - the YSP-2500.

First looks at Lenco's multi-room wireless audio system

First looks at Lenco's multi-room wireless audio system

Lenco has joined the wireless home entertainment speaker fray, introducing two wireless speaker sets and a wireless receiver, all capable of supporting high-resolution audio rated up to 24-bit/192kHz. We test drove them at a demo session, so check out our first impressions of them.

Sony's new speakers demoed: SS-NA5ES bookshelves, SRS-X7 and SRS-X5

Sony's new speakers demoed: SS-NA5ES bookshelves, SRS-X7 and SRS-X5

Sony's latest launch showcased speakers like the premium SS-NA5ES bookshelves, and the portable Bluetooth wireless speakers, the SRS-X7 and the SRS-X5. We had a quick listen, and here's what we think.

Bluesound's new multi-room wireless audio streamers demoed

Bluesound's new multi-room wireless audio streamers demoed

Newcomer Bluesound has just launched its first line of audio products – a range of audiophile quality wireless streaming music systems. We were present for a test drive at their launch, so check out our first impressions and price points after the jump.

The YSP-1400 is your entry-level ticket to Yamaha's world of digital sound projectors

The YSP-1400 is your entry-level ticket to Yamaha's world of digital sound projectors

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Yamaha's sound bars or digital sound projectors are highly revered but pricey, but the new entry-level YSP-1400 wants to change all that. This is a one-piece unit with woofers built-in, so there's no subwoofer. Let's see if the baby in Yamaha's digital sound projector range can live up to its bigger siblings' reputation.

Ultra portable speakers compared: Logitech X300 vs. Creative MuVo Mini

Ultra portable speakers compared: Logitech X300 vs. Creative MuVo Mini

The ultra portable speaker segment is a curious one, while the size of these speakers makes them easy to bring around, it also limits the number of drivers manufacturers can place in them, and so the audio quality. We compare the latest such as the Creative MuVo Mini and the Logitech X300 to see how they fare.

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