Entries Tagged as 'front channels'

Review: Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos Soundbar Offers Wide Sound Stage

July 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, Dolby Atmos, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LED LCD Flat Panels, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

Sony’s HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos soundbar was quite a surprise. For only a 2-piece system, this attractively styled unit delivered big sound with a widely dispersed soundstage and clear dialog. What’s more, , reproduces music as well or better than some entry home theater in a box systems, offering bright wide musicality, rear and overhead effects […]

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DTS Virtual:X To Bring Immersive Virtual Surround To More Products

June 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, DTS:X, front channels, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

DTS and Yamaha recently launched the first soundbar — — to include support for the new DTS Virtual:X surround sound system, designed to produce virtual object-based audio-like effects from almost any content, without the need for special height-channel speaker configurations. DTS processing creates an immersive surround effect from object-based DTS:X soundtracks. The processing includes an […]

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Samsung Adds DTS 5.1 Firmware Update To Atmos Soundbars

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Samsung confirmed that a recent firmware update (version 3113.5) was released last week for its Dolby Atmos soundbars, models HW-K850 and HW-K950, bringing support for DTS 5.1 surround. Previously, when fed a DTS 5.1 channel signal, the soundbars had to down mix the format to stereo. This was a problem, since many Blu-ray Disc […]

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Review: Yamaha YAS-706 Sound Bar A Flexible Performer

June 7th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, front channels, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Wireless Audio

  Yamaha long has been among the market leaders in sound bar technology. The company draws upon its extensive history in both the musical instrument and AV electronics fields to deliver compact speaker arrays that produce surprisingly wide sound from a narrow shaft of drivers small enough to fit under a tabletop placed flat-panel TV […]

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Yamaha Unveils YAS-207: First Sound Bar With DTS Virtual:X

June 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, front channels, HDMI, HDR, object-based audio, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Yamaha introduced Monday the YAS-207, which is billed as “the world’s first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X.” The new virtual 3D surround sound technology is said to deliver an immersive surround sound experience using any signal source, without the need to decode special metadata. As the first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X, the YAS-207 […]

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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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