Entries Tagged as 'Surround Sound'

OPPO Unveils Its First Wireless Speaker

May 23rd, 2016 · No Comments · News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound

  OPPO Digital, the manufacturer of high-performance universal disc players, headphones, and mobile device technologies, said Monday that it is jumping into the wireless multi-room audio market with a new Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker, available through the company’s web site starting today. Sonica, which is available at a $299 retail, is a Wi-Fi speaker offering high […]

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Philips Ultra HD Blu-ray Players To Hit Stores Next Month

May 18th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D UHDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVD Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Philips is planning to release next month two versions of the Ultra HD Blu-ray player it originally unveiled at CES 2016 last January. The brand, which is licensed and managed in North America by P&F USA for Blu-ray players, TVs and certain home theater products, will offer two players differentiated by cosmetic appearance. Both […]

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Yamaha Unveils 4K/HDR-Supporting Aventage Receiver Lineup

May 17th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Video Processors, Wireless Audio

  Yamaha unveiled the next generation of its premium Aventage network AV receivers, which now support both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround decoding out of the box in all six 2016 models, as well as 4K Ultra HD with HDR streaming via HDMI 2.0a/HDCP 2.2 inputs. The company said it developed the series with […]

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Denon Adds Pair Of 4K/HDR-Ready X Series AVRs

May 12th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Video Processors, Wireless Audio

  Denon this week introduced two new network AV receivers to its mid-range X-series line, both of which are ready to connect to the latest cutting-edge 4K Ultra HD/HDR source components and video displays. Both the new Denon models AVR-X1300W ($599 expected retail) and AVR-X2300W ($799) will be available with leading retailers this month, are […]

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Pioneer Adds Entry 5.1-Ch AV Receiver With Bluetooth

May 10th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, Blu-ray Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Pioneer introduced Tuesday its entry model VSX-531 5.1 channel AV receiver with Bluetooth support. The Pioneer-line AVR rings in at an affordable $270 suggested retail price and is available now. It supports 4K Ultra HD video resolution through HDMI 2.0a inputs with HDCP 2.2 copy protection, up to 24-bit video signals, will pass through high dynamic […]

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Review: UHD Blu-ray `The Revenant’ Paints Harrowing Tale With Light

May 6th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, HDR, Product Reviews, Review, Surround Sound, UHDTV

The Ultra HD Blu-ray format is only a couple of months old, and already we have an impressive body of about 30 discs carrying 3840×2160 resolution images supported by strikingly realistic contrast, detail and color through the use of the new tool (for the home at least) of high dynamic range (HDR). The Revenant, which […]

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Sony Reveals Pricing, Availability For 2016 A/V Sound Products

May 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Amazon, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Sony Electronics revealed Tuesday pricing and availability of its 2016 lineup of audio and video products that support immersive surround sound, Hi-Res Audio and build upon Sony’s wireless multi-room audio products of wireless speakers, TV sound bars, A/V receivers, and premium audio & video players. Among the offerings was a new “reference-quality” turntable, which Sony […]

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HDR Support Comes To 2016 Mid And Entry AVR Lines

April 27th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  High performance networked AV receivers compatible with the latest 4K Ultra and high dynamic range (HDR) video signals and Dolby Atmos and DTS:X objected-based audio formats were unveiled this month in the more mainstream 2016 product lines from Denon, Marantz, Onkyo and Pioneer. Many of these new more affordably-priced models are available or coming […]

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