Entries Tagged as 'Soundbar'

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 · 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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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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LG Offers March Madness OLED TV Bundles

March 15th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 3D UHDTV, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Audio, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Full HD 1080p, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

As March Madness descends, LG is celebrating its on-going NCAA corporate sponsorship by launching special bundled product deals supporting five popular OLED TV models. The promotion, available through authorized LG retailers and e-commerce partners across the nation, offers both reduced pricing on the OLED sets plus the choice of a handful of LG products, including […]

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HD Guru CES 2016 Top Picks Awards

January 9th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Time for our awards! CES 2016 brought us at long last some standards we can point to for guidance in determining what high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut (WCG) should be for new generation high performance TVs. We also saw some of the first players for the next, and possibly the last […]

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