Entries Tagged as 'Sound Systems'

Marantz, Integra Add Advanced AV Receivers With Multi-room Audio

May 17th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, voice command, Wireless Audio

  The AV receiver market continued to expand this week, with new introductions from high-end component brands Marantz and Integra. Marantz unveiled a pair of slimmed down receivers hitting retail shelves this month in its and ($549) models, each of which combines advanced home theater surround sound support with multi-room music distribution. Rival Integra, meanwhile, […]

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Polk Unveils MagniFi MAX SR 5.1-Ch. Sound Bar With Wireless Surrounds

May 16th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Audio, center channel, front channels, HDMI, News, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Polk Audio introduced Tuesday its MagniFi MAX SR 5.1-channel sound bar, one of the company’s most advanced to date. The MagniFi MAX SR incorporates Polk Audio’s Stereo Dimensional Array (SDA) digital surround technology that is said to expand the sound stage, while adding detail and immersive surround sound. The MagniFi MAX SR package includes a […]

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Onkyo Unveils TX-RZ20 AV Receiver Series Trio

May 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  Onkyo USA introduced this week three new 7.2-channel audio/video receivers in its premium RZ series, due to hit retail stores in June. The new models are targeted at discerning home theater aficionados looking for a multifunctional network AV receiver that is easy to use and presents accurate and immersive music and sound. The models […]

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Yamaha Aventage Receivers Add Dolby Vision, HLG Support

May 1st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  Home theater shoppers looking for a system compatible with the latest live 4K Ultra HD high dynamic range (HDR) profiles will want to check out the flagship Yamaha Aventage AV receiver line introduced Monday. This makes the eighth generation of the Yamaha Aventage receiver series, which is targeted at discerning high-performance audio and video […]

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Onkyo Brands Add Chromecast Update To AV Components

April 28th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Audio, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HTIBs, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Onkyo Corp. completed a string of announcements this week that it is now delivering firmware updates that bring support for Chromecast streaming services to key wireless speakers and AV receivers across its stable of home theater audio brands  — Onkyo, Integra and Pioneer. This firmware release enhances audio streaming and the wireless multi-room ecosystem […]

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Oppo Delivers Flagship Audiophile UDP-205 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

April 25th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

  Golden-earred home theater enthusiasts will be happy to learn that Oppo Digital’s eagerly awaited audiophile-grade Ultra HD Blu-ray player, model UDP-205, is now available on the company’s web site. The sister model to Oppo’s high-quality $549 UDP-203, which was HD Guru’s top-performing Ultra HD Blu-ray player pick last year, the UDP-205 rings in at […]

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Review: Samsung HW-MS650 1-pc Soundbar Delivers Bass Of A Subwoofer

April 21st, 2017 · No Comments · Audio, center channel, Connected TVs, front channels, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Wireless Audio

  It’s becoming more and more common that purchasers of new 4K Ultra HDTVs and even Full HD 1080p models get their new big-screen home and quickly become entranced by the immersive visual experience offered by the latest and greatest video technologies. But then comes the disconnect – the sound from the TV’s tiny speakers […]

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SI Adds Acoustically Transparent Screens To Slate, Pure Lines

April 13th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 3LCD front projectors, 3LCD projectors, 4K Front Projection, center channel, front channels, Front Projection, front projectors, Full HD 1080p, laser projectors, News, portable projectors, Projection Screens, short-throw projectors, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Screen Innovations (SI), developer of acoustically transparent (AT) home theater video projection screens, recently announced that it has developed new hybrid versions of its “Slate” and “Pure” ambient light rejecting screens using the company’s AT perforated material. Screen Innovations said the development will bring home theater enthusiasts the best of both worlds – high […]

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