Entries Tagged as 'Surround Sound'

Vizio Makes Your Data Key In New Business Direction

July 27th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Audio, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Test Equipment, UHDTV

Vizio, the king of value-priced TVs traditionally sold through discount chains and warehouse clubs, is looking at you as it revamps its business model. The California-based company filed a Form S–1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday looking to raise at least $172.5 million from its initial public offering. The company plans to sell Class […]

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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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Denon Launches HEOS Soundbar/Subwoofer Wireless Music System

June 3rd, 2015 · 2 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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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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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 · 7 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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