Entries Tagged as 'Pioneer'

UHDA Names New Chairman, First Fulltime President

August 8th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, OTT services, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Mike Fidler, new UHDA president UPDATE! We have included an interview with new UHDA President Mike Fidler after the jump in the story. Read on for his mission objectives. The Ultra HD Alliance (UHDA), the inter-industry group working on 4K UHD standards recommendations and the promotion of UHD and HDR benefits and performance to consumers, […]

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Onkyo Brands Add Chromecast Update To AV Components

April 28th, 2017 · 11 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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Pioneer Adds Entry 5.1-Ch AV Receiver With Bluetooth

May 10th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, Blu-ray Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Pioneer introduced Tuesday its entry model VSX-531 5.1 channel AV receiver with Bluetooth support. The Pioneer-line AVR rings in at an affordable $270 suggested retail price and is available now. It supports 4K Ultra HD video resolution through HDMI 2.0a inputs with HDCP 2.2 copy protection, up to 24-bit video signals, will pass through high dynamic […]

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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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2016 AV Receivers Adding HDR Friendly Features

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, Home Automation, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

It’s starting to become a great time to buy an A/V receiver. The first 2016 TV displays are starting to ship to retail now and that means the latest and greatest home theater systems are right behind them. Unlike last year’s entries, most of this year’s early releases are equipped with the latest standards and […]

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Pioneer Unveils Affordable Atmos Speakers

August 18th, 2015 · No Comments · News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Pioneer Home Entertainment introduced Tuesday two aggressively priced speakers designed to bring Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound to mainstream home theater systems. Both speakers are positioned in the Pioneer line. The SP-T22A-LR add-on speaker will carry a $199 a pair suggested retail price. The add-on is designed to deliver height channels in an Atmos system […]

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Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI 2.0a Appear In 2015 AVRs

July 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

The inclusion of object-based surround sound capabilities and updated inputs supporting HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.2 copy protection, mark some the latest advances in a spate of recent audio/video receiver (AVR) unveilings. Targeting retail deliveries this month and into the fall are new models from: Denon, Marantz, Onkyo, Pioneer and Yamaha. For our roundup of some of the […]

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HDTV Accessories You’ll Need and Products You Should Consider

November 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audio, Blu-ray Discs, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound Systems

There are a some accessories every HDTV owner needs to purchase. You should also seriously consider sound upgrades, no matter what type of HDTV you own. For example, every HDTV needs an HDMI cable to connect high definition source to the display. There are devices to electrically protect it, kits to properly clean the TV […]

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