“I will say that their greatest virtue is their midrange sound. To my ears, the midrange was crystal clear, and many vocals sounded lifelike and three-dimensional on the Cesti Ts. It is in this frequency band where MarkAudio-SOTA’s design philosophy pays off.”
“Thanks to the HDMI Premium Cable Certification program, companies like Tidal Force can offer up affordable cables without sacrificing quality, which is great news for all of the audio and videophiles out there stressing about how much money to build into their 4K budget for dumb HDMI cables.”
Though known predominantly for its displays, Vizio has ventured into the realm of portable sound with its Crave Go ($199.99) portable Bluetooth wireless speaker. Did the company imbue it with the level of quality and functionality that Vizio is known for?
Unlike multiroom systems such as Sonos or Denon Heos, the Riva systems offer a large number of different wireless options to users -- the most interesting to us being its Google-readiness. Services include Spotify Connect, Chromecast built-in, AirPlay, DLNA and Bluetooth.
"Feed it some Randy Newman, Jarvis Cocker’s "Room 29", or a Leonard Cohen track, for example, and the RIVA Audio Festival makes the deep, textured vocal lines sound weightier, richer and more detailed than the Play:5." - Trusted Reviews ...