Entries Tagged as 'Sound Systems'

Specialty TV Makers Unveil 4K Models For The Big Outdoors

October 20th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, UHDTV

Last week’s CEDIA Expo in Dallas showed the world that 4K Ultra HDTV is coming to the great outdoors with new weather-proof big-screen LED LCD TV options and supporting soundbars. Outdoor TV kings SunBriteTV and Séura both showed 84-inch 4K Ultra HD LED LCD TVs that can withstand the wind, heat, cold, rain and snow. […]

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Yamaha Launches MusicCast Wireless Music Platform

August 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Yamaha introduced Thursday its new and improved MusicCast wireless audio system, offering a new level of capabilities designed for people who want a whole-home wireless audio system for more than just background music. The MusicCast system is designed to wirelessly transmit music to every room, controlled by a smartphone or tablet app. In addition the […]

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Pioneer Unveils Affordable Atmos Speakers

August 18th, 2015 · No Comments · News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Pioneer Home Entertainment introduced Tuesday two aggressively priced speakers designed to bring Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound to mainstream home theater systems. Both speakers are positioned in the Pioneer line. The SP-T22A-LR add-on speaker will carry a $199 a pair suggested retail price. The add-on is designed to deliver height channels in an Atmos system […]

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Denon, Integra Add Atmos, DTS:X AV Receivers

July 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

The Denon and Integra AV receiver brands recently unveiled new additions to their AVR lines, bringing support for both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound. Denon said that in August it will deliver the AVR-X3200W ($999) and AVR-X4200W ($1,499) [pictured at top] AVRs that will ship with Dolby Atmos support on board, and will […]

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Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI 2.0a Appear In 2015 AVRs

July 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

The inclusion of object-based surround sound capabilities and updated inputs supporting HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.2 copy protection, mark some the latest advances in a spate of recent audio/video receiver (AVR) unveilings. Targeting retail deliveries this month and into the fall are new models from: Denon, Marantz, Onkyo, Pioneer and Yamaha. For our roundup of some of the […]

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Review: Cambridge Audio TV2 Stereo TV Base Is An Affordable Room Filler

June 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Audio, Product Reviews, Review, Sound Bars, Sound Systems

Getting big sound out of a small-to-mid-size TV can be a challenge. Typically small, down-firing speakers in a TV, perhaps used for bedroom or dormitory applications, can sound thin and tinny with dialog often hard to discern at low volumes. Enhancing that with an A/V receiver outfitted with a subwoofer and complement of front and […]

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Denon Launches HEOS Soundbar/Subwoofer Wireless Music System

June 3rd, 2015 · 3 Comments · Audio, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio

Denon Electronics introduced this week the first soundbar and subwoofer system designed to network with its HEOS wireless music ecosystem. The company said the HEOS HomeCinema, which will hit stores in July at a $799 suggested retail, was designed to do dual-duty as an upgrade for the sound on today’s flat-panel TVs while also serving […]

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Denon Unveils HDMI 2.0a Updatable Entry AVR

May 20th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

Denon introduced this week its 2015 S-series entry AV receiver model AVR-S510BT, bringing compatibility with HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0, with the ability to upgrade to HDMI 2.0a (supporting high dynamic range video). Denon said the AVR-S510, which goes on sale in June at a $279 suggested retail, will ship with HDMI 2.0 ports that […]

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