Entries Tagged as 'front channels'

Sound United Reveals November, December Holiday Deals

November 17th, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  Sound United, manufacturer of high performance AV brands including Marantz, Denon, Definitive Technology, Polk and others, has kicked off the holiday season by announcing a number of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and beyond on the company’s various brands of audio video receivers (AVRs), speakers and other home theater components. Among the offer […]

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Review: Yamaha YAS-207 Offers Surprising Surround Sound For Under $300

November 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Review, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

  Yamaha has been one of the leaders in soundbars for a while now, and for a good reason — its products sound better than most others for the money. The YAS-207, introduced earlier this year at a $299.99 suggested retail, stands as a step-up model in the Yamaha soundbar assortment, where it sets the […]

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Digital Voice Assistants Dominated CEDIA 2017 Audio Advances

September 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Audio, Auro3D, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound Shape speaker array at CEDIA 2017. The recent custom electronics showcase, CEDIA 2017 in San Diego certainly wasn’t sparse on new advancements in immersive, high-quality music technologies and products, with dozens of companies showing products, technologies and services to keep all of the golden ears delighted. The largest trend was the […]

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Review: Sony HT-MT300 Sound Bar Offers Big Sound For Smaller TV Screens

August 25th, 2017 · No Comments · Audio, front channels, LCD Flat Panel, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Wireless Audio

  The Sony HT-MT300 compact 2.1-channel Bluetooth soundbar with matching diminutive subwoofer provides enhanced television sound and music from mobile devices and source components to get the most out of a small to medium-sized TV. The Sony HT-MT300’s small size, easy of use and affordable price (at $298 on Amazon as this was posted) make […]

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Klipsch Adds Reference Dolby Atmos Speaker Pair

August 1st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Audio, Dolby Atmos, front channels, height channels, News, object-based audio, Reference Materials, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

  Klipsch introduced Tuesday its Reference Dolby Atmos enabled home theater speakers, which can join the company’s popular Reference Premiere series speaker line-up to add new dimensionality to the home theater 3D-listening experience. The new speakers use the same two-way, horn-loaded Dolby Atmos enabled speaker technologies that have given Klipsch Dolby Atmos models their distinctive […]

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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 · 2 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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