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Marantz SR AVR Pair Brings Latest Connectivity Features

Sound United’s high-performance home theater brand Marantz introduced two new units to its 2019 SR network AV receiver line Thursday, including the SR5014 and SR6014, both with advanced video connectivity and HEOS wireless multi-room music distribution. The new high-power models, which are scheduled to hit…

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JVC 4K D-ILA Projector Gets Auto Tone Mapping Update

JVC announced Thursday that its top-of-the-line 4K D-ILA (LCoS) home theater projector, model DLA-RS4500K, will be able to receive a new firmware update bringing auto tone mapping, dedicated color profiles, and expanded screen adjustment modes among other features. The V2.0 firmware update bringing a package…

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Report: New TiVo DVR Might Be On The Way

Fans of one of the inventors of time-shifting DVR technology, TiVo, might be pleased to know that its set-top box plans continue to evolve. A recent FCC filing indicates the company appears to be readying the launch of a next-generation unit, which is apparently called…

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Denon Adds Stereo AVR With Wireless Streaming, HDMI

Denon introduced Tuesday its first stereo HEOS network AV receiver with wireless music streaming and 4K HDMI capabilities. The Denon model DRA-800H ($499.99 suggested retail price), has been engineered for high-fidelity 2-channel sound, offering a re-designed L/R symmetric stereo power amplifier, which is said to…

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Affordable Yamaha Soundbars Build In Alexa

Yamaha introduced this week two affordably priced soundbars that are each designed for easy connectivity and setup while bringing built-in Alexa voice control AI compatibility. Yamaha soundbar models YAS-209 ($349.95 suggested retail) and YAS-109 ($239.95) both offer a fresh, ultra-slim design for discreet placement below…

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Game Streaming Takes Bite Out Of Traditional Pay-TV

More than half of U.S. millennials surveyed for a recent Deloitte digital media usage study showed they are leaving traditional pay-TV services and subscribing to a video-gaming service. Deloitte’s 13th annual digital media trends survey was conducted by an independent research firm between December 2018…

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