Entries Tagged as 'Sound Systems'

Yamaha Rolls Out HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 A/V Receiver

April 29th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Yamaha introduced Tuesday its first A/V receiver offering 4K Ultra HD video pass-through with support for the HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2 connection and copy protection standards. Model RX-V379 (available in May at a $299.99 suggested retail price), which is the new entry level model to the RX-V receiver line, supports 5.1-channel surround and is […]

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Ready For That HDR-Ready Home Theater? Hold On

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Video Processors

From the hurry- up and-wait department: a recent HDMI 2.0a spec. extension, which supports metadata for high- dynamic range (HDR)-encoded 4K Ultra HD video passed over HDMI connectors may not be as seamlessly updatable as generally expected for some home theater components. Jeff Park, senior technical specifications manager for the HDMI LLC, told HD Guru […]

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Sony Prices Sound Bars, A/V Receivers

April 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Audio, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, Wireless Audio

On the heels of the sendoff of its spring TV line, Sony took the wraps off its latest sound bar and A/V receiver assortment to help complete the home theater experience. The company announced retail availability and pricing on four new Sound Bars – the HT-ST9 (pictured above), HT-NT3, HT-CT780, and HT-CT380, as well as […]

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Review: Vizio SB4051-C0 40″ 5.1 Sound Bar System

April 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Audio, Product Reviews, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

The humble AV receiver (AVR) remains the prime choice for audiophiles that desire a surround sound experience. However, the web of wires and added complexity of AVR ownership isn’t for everyone and that’s where the new Vizio 40″ 5.1 Sound Bar System (SB4051-C0) saves the day. The SB4051 offers easy setup, convenient connection options, and […]

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Vizio Launches M-Series 4K UHD TVs, Demos Dolby Vision

April 14th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Vizio first showed prototypes of its Reference Series Ultra HDTV line more than a year ago, but it still wasn’t ready to reveal release plans for the high-end enhanced 4K UHD sets at its New York City press conference Monday evening. Instead, the company worked with Dolby to play up the high dynamic range (HDR) characteristics of the […]

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Improve Your TV’s Sound with One of These Awesome Soundbars

December 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Audio, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound

The sound that comes out of most TVs is terrible. Really terrible. Ever had to rewind to hear what a character said? That’s probably not you, that’s probably your TV’s horrible speakers. Don’t settle for bad audio.  Soundbars aren’t that expensive, and the ones listed here can improve the sound of your TV dramatically

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Must-Have HDTV Accessories 2014

November 27th, 2014 · No Comments · 3D Blu-ray player, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DVD Players, DVR, Extended Warranties, HDMI, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems

  Here are some must-have accessories every HDTV owner should consider. Big or small, 720p or 4K, these can improve your experience, save you some money in the long run, and even make your TV look even better. From proper HDMI cables to media streamers, soundbars to sound systems, setup discs and surge protectors, there’s something […]

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Sony Announces its 2014 Sound Bars and Sound Plate

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, Wireless Audio

Sony announced today two new soundbars and a new sound plate (pictured above).  All feature updated electronics for 3D and 4K pass through, 3- HDMI 2.0 inputs and audio return channel (ARC) functionality. Get all the specs and details after the break.

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