“Best decision I’ve made…”

I have been using and listening to what people consider high end, audiophile equipment for over 30 years. I did my research and decided to give Emotiva a try. Best decision I’ve made in a long time. This is the best return on your dollar, end of story. Great clear sound, quality product and super […]

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The Emotiva XPS-1 Phono Preamplifier Tutorial
Audio & Video Basics: Power Amplifiers
Audio & Video Basics: AV Preamp/Processors
How Much Amplifier Power Do I Need?
Emotiva’s Home Theater 101 Series – Home Theater Terms
Emotiva’s Home Theater 101 Series – 7.1 Home Theater Setup
Emotiva’s Home Theater 101 Series – 5.1 Home Theater Setup
Emotiva’s Home Theater 101 Series – Introduction
XMC-1 Setup Tutorial – Part 2: Speaker Presets
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The Road Less Traveled – Emotiva’s XMC-1 HT Processor

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Emotiva XMC-1 AV Preamp Processor

Emotiva XMC-1 Dirac Live Tutorial
XMC-1 Setup Tutorial – Part 1: Connections

“XPA Gen3”

XPA gen 3, This amp made my RF-83, RC-64, RS-52 come alive as if in alive concert, big plus is loss of fatigue when playing tracks loud! Amp runs cool & power supplied by Richard Grey Substation, upgraded to Signal Cable 10 gauge power cable & Blue Jeans 10 gauge speaker wire. Audio Bliss!Side note, […]

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“truly cares about quality”

After doing my due diligence , I have found that there is a company that truly cares about quality at a reasonable price point. I Have been in to home theater for over 30 years and left a high end company to come over to emotiva. I have purchased a number of items for them […]

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“top notch customer service”

Emotiva Audio is top Quality Gear. You can’t go wrong when diving into sound and performance Emotiva strives in producing. Their audio equipment has one of the highest standards for their customers and a top notch customer service that will help you in any way possible to experience music that is meant to be listened […]

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Stereophile awards the XMC-1 Home Theater Processor 2017 Recommended Component

KR’s verdict: “I found the XMC-1 to be a superb-sounding pre-pro for all media.

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The Road Less Traveled – Emotiva’s XMC-1 HT Processor

Emotiva Wows Axpona 2017 With Immersive Surround Sound System

At Axpona this year we proved that a surround sound system built of top quality yet affordable audio components could be right at home amid very expensive high-end audiophile equipment. We were one of only a few home theater exhibits at the show this year, and, from the turnout and comments, it seems that we […]

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Emotiva AirMotiv Speakers 3D Immersive Audio Demo: Best of Show AXPONA 2017

“I’m at home in a world where DSP and room correction and subwoofers and price/performance ratio and support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X are embraced. This year, at AXPONA 2017, I heard how superior this approach is. At its price point, you’d be hard-pressed to find a 2-channel system that can come close to offering […]

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An important message about pricing from Dan Laufman.

Dear friends, A word about pricing and sales… Like many of you, I love a good deal and I love knowing that I’m getting the best price possible. That was the whole idea behind Emotiva. When I started the company, I wanted to offer exceptionally designed and high performance products and offer them at prices […]

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Podcast 03.24.17

Dan, Cathy, and Lonnie discuss new upcoming BasX products, iGlobal international checkout on our site, details on our amazing setup at Axpona, BasX MC-700 firmware update, and Emofest 2017!

XPA Gen3 Bad Ass Award 2016 | Home Theater Hifi

Emotiva XPA Gen3 Multi-channel Power Amplifier The high end’s high value champ, Emotiva, just released the newest version of their highly regarded power amplifiers. It is the XPA Gen3 and it is a modular design that is available in two to seven channels depending on the number of amp modules installed. The power supply is […]

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CNET Reviews the Airmotiv T1 Loudspeaker

The Emotiva Airmotiv T1’s dynamic sound will appeal to audiophiles on a budget who are hankering for a big-speaker sound for music and home-theater systems. .

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Hometheaterhifi.com reviews the XPA Gen3 Amp

“This amp delivered the goods power-wise but also impressed with a balanced, detailed sound.” – Jim Clements, Co-Editor .

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Super AV and Best Buy Award for XMC-1 and Gen3 Amps!

Here are two awards we recently received! Super AV Award for our Gen3 Amplifiers and the AV Top 100 Best Buy Award for the XMC-1!

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Big Ego DAC Best Audio Accessory | http://hometheaterhifi.com

Best Audio Accessory Emotiva Big Ego USB DAC The Big Ego is an excellent value and almost a no-brainer for a regular headphone listener on their portable computer. For just over $200 bucks you get excellent build quality, easy operation and great sound in a very small package. USB powered so no wall wart required, […]

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XPA Gen3 Bad Ass Award 2016 | http://hometheaterhifi.com

Bad Ass Award Emotiva XPA Gen3 Multi-channel Power Amplifier The high end’s high value champ, Emotiva, just released the newest version of their highly regarded power amplifiers. It is the XPA Gen3 and it is a modular design that is available in two to seven channels depending on the number of amp modules installed. The […]

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Best of CES: Emotiva Airmotiv | AVSForum

Emotiva presents a very serious challenge to speaker offerings from other companies. At CES 2017, The company’s high-performance speaker line grew with the addition of the Airmotiv T2 tower ($499 each), C2 center ($399), and E2 surrounds ($229 each). – Mark Henninger .

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Podcast 12.30.16

New Years Edition of the Emotiva Podcast with Dan, Cathy, and Lonnie! The Holiday Sale has been extended, lots of new product announcements, and a rundown of what to expect at CES 2017.

Sound & Vision awards the Emotiva Airmotiv 5CH Speaker System as 2016 Top Value Pick of the Year

” Emotiva’s return to the passive loudspeaker category resulted in a stupendously neutral and great-sounding system that stunned contributing technical editor Dan Kumin with its astounding value.” Read Full Review Here.

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Home Theater Hifi reviews the BasX TA-100 and Airmotiv B1 Bookshelves

“The combination of the TA-100 Preamp/amp and the Airmotiv B1 speakers offers consumers a chance to experience audiophile quality sound on a common man’s budget. It’s like getting steak for the price of a burger.”  – Jim Milton .

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Podcast 11.30.16

Surprise end of the month podcast! Dan, Cathy, and Lonnie discuss a price change for the popular BasX MC-700, a ton of new upcoming products including the Airmotiv Subwoofers, BasX Subwoofers, BasX Loudspeakers, and the Winter Trade-In Program.

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Podcast 11.23.16

Happy Thanksgiving to all! Dan and Cathy wish everyone a happy holiday weekend, discuss our Holiday Sale, and upcoming product releases!

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Podcast 08.30.16

Dan and Lonnie talk about the new Airmotiv speakers, the XMC-1 2.0 board, Emersa, Emotiva Lounge updates, and our Labor Day Sale!

Enjoythemusic.com reviews the BasX A-300 Amp

“At this exact moment in time my music system with the Emotiva BASX A300 can fill me with immersed enjoyment.” – Ron Nagle .

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Podcast 06.30.16

Dan, Cathy, and Lonnie wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July holiday weekend!

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Podcast 05.16.16

Big Dan, Cathy, and Lonnie discuss our recent and upcoming audio shows, the new BasX line, and the future of the XMC-1.

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Podcast 03.15.16

Dan, Cathy, and Lonnie announce the release of our new XPA Gen3 Amplifiers! Plus, they also discuss the new Airmotiv passive speakers and our upcoming shows at CanJam 2016 and Axpnona 2016.

Big Ego DAC Best Audio Accessory | Home Theater Hifi

The Big Ego is an excellent value and almost a no-brainer for a regular headphone listener on their portable computer. For just over $200 bucks you get excellent build quality, easy operation and great sound in a very small package. USB powered so no wall wart required, solid build quality and made in the USA, […]

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AVS ranks Emotiva in the top 10 stories of CES 2016

“Emotiva was swinging for the fences at the show.” Read Here.

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Basshead reviews the Big Ego DAC

That the Emotiva DC-1, Big Ego, and Little Ego don’t have Head-Fi losing their collective minds for how good a value they are…is a tragedy. Get onboard, people! .

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CNET Reviews the Big Ego DAC

“Do you have a big ego? Sorry, I couldn’t resist, but I’m talking about Emotiva’s terrific new desktop digital converter, the Big Ego.” .

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Audioholics awards the XMC-1 as the best Multichannel Preamp-Processor of 2015

“Emotiva has long impressed us with their amplifiers but the launch of the XMC-1 7.2 channel processor had us take note of this watershed product. Sonic performance was simply excellent—including outstanding reference sound in two-channel stereo mode, something that multichannel preamps are not known for. While the XMC-1 doesn’t give you Dolby Atmos or DTS:X, […]

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Audioholics reviews the XMC-1 Home Theater Processor

“If you’re looking for a moderately priced processor that starts with excellent sonic performance and adds both Dirac and full-featured PEQ, then the XMC-1 is a worthy contender.” .

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Podcast 06.11.15

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Podcast 05.22.15

In this Memorial Day Podcast, we have news on our Canadian office, announce the Ego DAC series and the new SP-1, XMC-1 review information, and a special thank you to all service members!

Audiophile Nirvana reviews the XSP-1 Preamp

“Emotiva has created a state of the art stereo preamplifier with XSP-1. It is without a doubt the best I have ever used or tested.” .

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Podcast 04.10.15

Dan and Lonnie have great news involving Canada, Dirac LE for Mac information, and Axpona 2015!

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Podcast 03.25.15

Dan, Cathy, and Lonnie announce big Dirac news, XMC-1 update, and news about our upcoming Chicago trip!

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Podcast 01.06.15

Emotiva XPA-1 Gen2 | Home Theater Hifi

“Emotiva made their name with big, beefy amps, and the XPA-1 Gen 2 continues that tradition.”

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Emotiva Airmotiv 5S | Trulygadgets.com

“The Emotiva Airmotiv 5S make music feel spacious, add plenty of presence to movies, and are suitable even for demanding production work.”

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Emotiva ERC-3 | Home Theater Hifi

“Offering world-class build quality (inside and out), sensible layout, and confidence your music is being handled with care…”

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Emotiva Pro Airmotiv 5s | Review by cnet.com

“Emotiva Airmotiv 5s advances the state of the art in desktop audio.”

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Stereophile reviews the Airmotiv 4s powered studio monitor

“Emotiva Audio’s Pro Airmotiv 4s is a superb performer for the price, with strengths unheard of for $299/pair, and with negligible shortcomings. In fact, I was sufficiently impressed that I’m buying the review samples for use in the engineering and mixing of an upcoming home studio recording of my jazz quartet, Attention Screen. Like JA, […]

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Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity reviews the Stealth DC-1 precision balanced 24/192 fully differential DAC

“If you would consider all the inputs and features of this unit along with the quality of sound, I think you would be hard pressed to find this kind of performance at this price anywhere else. I was very impressed with the Stealth DC-1’s sound and flexibility.” (Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity, February, […]

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Emotiva mini-X a-100 Gen 2 Stereo Amplifier

Headfi.org Reviews the Stealth DC-1

“From the plethora of input options and neutral sonic signature to the very capable head-amp section, the fully balanced DC-1 represents one of the best values in head-fi. Period.” .

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Emotiva Pro Stealth 8 Monitors | Review by Recording Mag

“I am simply in love with how music sounds on them!”

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The Emotiva XSP-1 wins Best of 2013 Awards from Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity

We are proud to announce the XSP-1 won the Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity Best of 2013 award for best stereo preamplifier! .

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