Entries Tagged as 'Soundbar'

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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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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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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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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Samsung Reveals New Ultra HD Blu-ray Player, Soundbar

December 28th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Gearing up for next week’s CES 2017, Samsung Electronics revealed Wednesday three key new AV group products that will be unveiled in Las Vegas, including a H7 Wireless Speaker, a new soundbar and a new UHD Blu-ray player. Samsung said its new AV products all emphasize sleek, simplistic designs and enhanced integration across multiple […]

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LG’s 77″ Signature Series 4K Ultra HD OLED TV Is Ready For Its Closeup

September 16th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D UHDTV, 4K Flat Panel, Connected TVs, HDR, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED

                           LG’s 77″ Signature G6 4K Ultra HD OLED TV hits stores next month. LG revealed at CEDIA Expo 2016 that its 77-inch G6 flat-screen Signature Series 4K Ultra HD OLED TV is almost ready for market. The large screen OLED set, which was an HD Guru Best of Show winner at CES 2016 last […]

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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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Samsung Releases Atmos Soundbar Pricing

April 14th, 2016 · No Comments · HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

In addition to ushering in its 2016 SUHD TV class this week, Samsung staged a sendoff for some of its most innovative soundbars to date. The highlight was the $1,499 Dolby Atmos-equipped HW-K950 that comes with included wireless back/height-channel speakers and wireless subwoofer to deliver a 5.1.4-channel object-based surround experience. The Dolby Atmos system implements […]

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