Entries Tagged as 'Hi-Res Audio'

Review: Oppo’s UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Covers All Bases

December 30th, 2016 · 4 Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, center channel, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, Review, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

  This year we saw the emergence of the next and possibly last generation of optical disc-based technology for home entertainment in new Ultra HD Blu-ray players from Samsung, Philips, Panasonic and Microsoft’s Xbox One S. All were impressive for their abilities to playback 4K Ultra HD video at a bit rate of up to […]

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Yamaha Adds Blu-ray Players With 4K Up Conversion, SACD Support

July 14th, 2016 · No Comments · 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Full HD 1080p, News, Surround Sound, Video Processors

                                                                   Yamaha Aventage BD-A1060 Yamaha introduced this week a pair of Full HD Blu-ray players including its BD-S681 and premium Aventage BD-A1060 models, offering 3D playback, 4K Ultra HD up conversion, and compatibility with high-resolution audio formats. The Yamaha BD-S681, carrying a $329.95 suggested retail, and […]

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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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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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Onkyo Unveils 2016 A/V Receiver Line

March 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Onkyo USA unveiled Monday four new A/V receivers for its 2016 product lineup. The new models include the TX-NR757 ($799 suggested retail), TX-NR656 ($699), TX-NR555 ($599) and the TX-SR353 ($399), the first three of which provide support for 4K Ultra video, 4K upscaling, object-based surround sound formats Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, as well as AirPlay, […]

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Sony Reveals Bravia `4K HDR’ TVs For 2016

January 5th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Systems, UHDTV

Sony revealed at CES 2016 that to eliminate confusion it will start to brand all of its Bravia TVs that are capable of taking full advantage of 4K high dynamic range (HDR) content with a new “4K HDR” logo. The mark will appear on all of Sony’s higher performing 4K UHD TVs indicating the sets […]

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Yamaha Launches MusicCast Wireless Music Platform

August 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Yamaha introduced Thursday its new and improved MusicCast wireless audio system, offering a new level of capabilities designed for people who want a whole-home wireless audio system for more than just background music. The MusicCast system is designed to wirelessly transmit music to every room, controlled by a smartphone or tablet app. In addition the […]

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