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Bob Ankosko  |  Jul 17, 2024  |  0 comments
JBL today announced its most ambitious product launch in recent memory with lifestyle-focused AV receivers and mix-and-match speakers for music and movies that draw on its rich history in audio with support from a parent company that also happens to be the top TV brand in the world — Samsung.
SV Staff  |  Jul 17, 2024  |  0 comments
KEF is running a Sounds of Summer sale with discounts up to 50% off a collection of speakers, including a couple of Sound & Vision Top Picks. The discounts run through August 31 and the mix includes wireless streaming speakers, KEF’s Ventura Series of outdoor speakers, and Q Series speakers for stereo and home theater systems.
SV Staff  |  Jul 16, 2024  |  7 comments
Kaleidescape, the Silicon Valley firm that introduced the first dedicated movie server in 2001, today announced a new 4K movie player that supports Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) and lossless audio, including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. The move addresses the criticism that previous players were limited to the static HDR10 format.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jul 15, 2024  |  1 comments
Subwoofers may not be the first thing that come to mind during these mid-summer days (I’m thinking more along the lines of poolside speakers like Soundcore’s Boom 2 party box) but that hasn’t stopped the likes of Klipsch and Starke Sound from offering great deals on some of their bass boxes.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jul 11, 2024  |  2 comments
In case you haven’t heard, the high-resolution music streaming service Tidal will end its support of the MQA and 360 Reality Audio formats in less than two weeks, on July 24.
SV Staff  |  Jul 11, 2024  |  2 comments
The era of movie-disc vending machines has officially come to an end.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jul 10, 2024  |  1 comments
The Audio Advice Live show hosted by its AV specialist namesake will return to the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Raleigh, NC on August 2-4, 2024 for the third consecutive year.
SV Staff  |  Jul 10, 2024  |  1 comments
Mount-It!, a family-owned company specializing in a wide range of AV-related mounts and stands, recently introduced a $200 heavy-duty wall-mount designed to support TVs weighing up to 275 pounds with screens as big as 110 inches (diagonal).
SV Staff  |  Jul 09, 2024  |  0 comments
SVS today announced the addition of a subwoofer adapter to its growing SoundPath line of A/V cables and accessories.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jul 03, 2024  |  1 comments
U.K. audio specialist Cambridge Audio today announced its entry into the fiercely competitive wireless headphones space with its first over-ear model.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jul 02, 2024  |  0 comments
Monitor Audio today announced a high-performance bookshelf speaker that draws inspiration from the once-popular Studio Series it introduced back in 1989.
SV Staff  |  Jul 01, 2024  |  2 comments
The days of seeing a Redbox video vending machine in the vestibule of your local Walmart or supermarket may be coming to an end.
SV Staff  |  Jul 01, 2024  |  0 comments
North Carolina-based AV specialist Audio Advice today announced the acquisition of The Audio Lab in Wilmington, NC, a move that will give the 46-year-old company showrooms in Charlotte, Raleigh, and now Wilmington.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jun 27, 2024  |  4 comments
NAD today unveiled a high-resolution streaming amplifier that significantly expands on the capabilities of its popular C 700.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jun 27, 2024  |  2 comments
KEF is known for its magnificent sounding home speakers but did you know the iconic British brand also makes outdoor speakers?