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SV Staff  |  Aug 21, 2019  |  0 comments
THX is commemorating its 35th anniversary with a remake of the iconic “Deep Note” trailer that has wowed movie-watchers since it debuted with the premiere of Star Wars: Episode VI-Return of the Jedi way back in 1983.
SV Staff  |  Aug 20, 2019  |  0 comments
Pro Audio Technology, the Lake Forest, CA-based speaker specialist that blurs the line between pro and consumer audio, is expanding its recently introduced SR series with three “invisible-mount” in-wall speakers.
SV Staff  |  Aug 20, 2019  |  0 comments
Enclave Audio has announced plans to deliver in time for the 2019 holiday season two new versions of the Top Pick-designated CineHome HD wireless 5.1-channel home theater speaker system we reviewed last year.
SV Staff  |  Aug 19, 2019  |  1 comments
Vizio has announced deals on 4K TVs and soundbars in anticipation of the NFL 2019-2020 season that gets underway on September 5 with a matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears.
SV Staff  |  Aug 19, 2019  |  0 comments
Legrand has introduced a line of compact in-ceiling and in-wall subwoofers with matching digital amplifiers built to deliver “powerful, low-frequency impact” in home theater and audio setups.
SV Staff  |  Aug 16, 2019  |  0 comments
McIntosh has introduced a classic tube preamp with a secret weapon you wouldn’t expect to find: an upgradeable digital audio module built around a 32-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC).
Joe Palenchar  |  Aug 15, 2019  |  0 comments
TCL is expanding its selection of step-up 4K Ultra HD TVs and adopting new performance-enhancing technologies to capture a larger share of big-screen TVs sales in North America.
SV Staff  |  Aug 15, 2019  |  2 comments
For the latest installment of our continuing Best Gear series, we’ve compiled a list of Top Pick-worthy TVs and projectors we reviewed so far this year. Featured are three 4K Ultra HD TVs — a Samsung LCD model plus OLED sets from Sony and LG — and projectors from Epson, Sony, and JVC. The Epson comes in at three grand but JVC and Sony take it to the limit with cutting-edge light canons that will please even the most video-obsessed enthusiast.
SV Staff  |  Aug 14, 2019  |  0 comments
EISA, or the Expert Imaging and Sound Association, is an organization representing 60 special interest magazines from 29 countries that cover Hi-Fi, Home Theater Video, Home Theater Audio, Photography, Mobile Devices, and In-Car Electronics. Each year, EISA expert group members, including editors from Sound & Vision and its sister publications Stereophile and Shutterbug, gather in Antwerp, Belgium to receive previews of the latest products, an extended process that culminates in a vote on which products are worthy of the prestigious EISA award.
SV Staff  |  Aug 14, 2019  |  0 comments
HDtracks, one of the largest digital stores specializing in high-resolution music, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with a “Hi-Res Super Sale” offering discounts on historic live recordings from the iconic 1969 festival.
SV Staff  |  Aug 13, 2019  |  0 comments
If you live in one of the estimated 16 million American households that use an antenna to receive live TV over the air (OTA), you might have to re-scan some of your local channels to continue receiving them.
SV Staff  |  Aug 13, 2019  |  0 comments
Are you ready to “get back to the garden”? If so, you need to go online now and get tickets for Thursday’s screening of Woodstock: The Director's Cut, a one-day-only event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the iconic Woodstock Music & Art Fair held on Max Yasgur’s Farm in Bethel, New York.
SV Staff  |  Aug 13, 2019  |  0 comments
Sennheiser is for the first time targeting audiophiles with wireless earphones designed to match the performance of its popular IE 80S wired model.
SV Staff  |  Aug 12, 2019  |  0 comments
CEDIA today announced the finalists for its 2019 Best New Product Awards program. Winners will be revealed at the 2019 CEDIA Expo, which opens in Denver September 10.
SV Staff  |  Aug 12, 2019  |  0 comments
The traditional game console may be slowly losing ground but it is still strong — especially Sony’s PlayStation 4.