LATEST ADDITIONS

Kris Deering Posted: Sep 05, 2008 0 comments
B&K delivers their new Ref 70 surround sound processor equipped with 6 HDMI inputs and 1 output. The processor does not boast inboard audio processing of the new HD Audio formats but the rep claims an update will be made available for free to owners in the near future.
Kris Deering Posted: Sep 05, 2008 0 comments
Parasound showcased a new surround sound processor in their “Classic” line that is a slimmed down version of their new receiver. The HDP 70 features 5 HDMI inputs and 1 output, full Faroudja video processing and HD Audio decoding.
Kris Deering Posted: Sep 05, 2008 0 comments
THX is getting into the sub business with their new B6X in-wall subwoofer solution developed with BG. The in-wall uses four modules that fit within a standard 2x4 wall space. This is the first in-wall subwoofer solution to achieve the Ultra2 certification from THX.
Kris Deering Posted: Sep 05, 2008 0 comments
Parasound showcased their first audio/video receiver since 1982 with the HDR 77. The receiver features Faroudja video processing, 5 HDMI inputs and 1 output, full HD audio support and a room correction system by Cirrus. The receiver boasts 140 watts per channel x 7 plus a second stereo zone with 35 watts per channel. The receiver will ship in January and retail somewhere under $3000.
Kris Deering Posted: Sep 05, 2008 1 comments
D-Box is showing up everywhere now with home theater seating manufacturers integrating it more and more. D-Box was showing their new platform system at their booth, which allows you to integrate their motion experience into your existing seating without the expense of buying new chairs.
Kris Deering Posted: Sep 05, 2008 0 comments
DVDO debuts their new Edge Video processor. Utilizing the same video processing as their flagship VP50Pro, the Edge handles the full compliment of HD and SD video processing with de-interlacing, scaling, and custom video settings. The Edge features 6 HDMI inputs and 2 HDMI outputs. The outputs are split for video and audio allowing you to run video directly to a display while sending the audio to your AVR or surround processor.
Kris Deering Posted: Sep 05, 2008 0 comments
Sherwood gets into the Blu-ray business with their new BDP-6003 Blu-ray player. It features full BD-Live suppot and Bonus View functionality.
Fred Manteghian Posted: Sep 05, 2008 6 comments

Across the street from the convention center, find memorabilia from last week's <strike>hysterical</strike> historical event. Blue pant suits are buy-one-get-one-free, but the Jonathan Edward's bobble-head dolls (hey, you have order these months in advance, so who knew!) were my favorites.

Fred Manteghian Posted: Sep 05, 2008 5 comments

Dynaudio make great sounding speakers, but they're usually very pricey. The new DM series, made in Denmark, start as little as $875 pair for the DM 2/7, a two way with a 6-1/2" woofer (first on left) and as high as $1,350 a pair for the two-way DM 2/10 with a 10" woofer. Available in faux cherry or black, they're yeoman-like, but look promising.

Fred Manteghian Posted: Sep 05, 2008 0 comments

Members of the Studio series (the lower tier of Paradigm's Reference series) get a refresh starting this year into next. Here's what the new line will look like.

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