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SV Staff Posted: Apr 24, 2017 4 comments
Oppo Digital today announced an audiophile version of the S&V Top Pick-designated UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray player introduced last December.
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 20, 2017 0 comments
Integra DLB-5 Soundbar System
Object-based surround sound has advanced the art of home theater sound but at the cost of yet another set of speakers. Enter Integra’s DLB-5, which provides a simpler path. The 3.1.2-channel system comprises a passive soundbar, wireless subwoofer, and svelte 5 x 50-watt receiver that supports Internet Radio, several streaming services (including Tidal, Spotify, and Pandora), and more connectivity options than you’ll need: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay, Blackfire’s FireConnect, and DTS Play-Fi (due via a future firmware update).
SV Staff Posted: Apr 19, 2017 0 comments
Don’t be fooled by the ’60s-vibe of Teac’s AI-503, introduced on the eve of the Axpona Audio Expo in Chicago.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 17, 2017 0 comments
Next Level Acoustics, a Boston-based startup specializing in custom speaker systems, also offers a unique line of custom soundbar enclosures designed to provide “the perfect balance between aesthetics and integration.”
SV Staff Posted: Apr 14, 2017 1 comments
BDI Furniture’s new Elements Collection of media and storage consoles can be configured 24 different ways, making it one of the company’s most customizable offerings to date.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 13, 2017 0 comments
Essence For Hi Res Audio is shipping its new second-generation digital-to-analog converters (DACs) for owners of late-model AV receivers and preamp/processors who want to upgrade to HDMI 2.0a instead of replacing the gear.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 11, 2017 0 comments
House of Marley, the company co-founded by the son of the late reggae icon Bob Marley, today announced its entry into the turntable market with the “eco-conscious” Stir It Up record player featuring a bamboo plinth, slip mat made of recycled silicone rubber, and fabric dust cover made from “up-cycled” hemp, cotton, and recycled plastic bottles.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 10, 2017 1 comments
Epson says its new portable 1080p LCD projector is up to three times brighter than competitive models, making it suitable for watching movies and sports or playing video games in a large room with the lights on.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 07, 2017 0 comments
McIntosh has announced an updated version of the MXA70 compact, all-in-one audio system it introduced in 2014.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 06, 2017 0 comments
The consistent trickle of new receivers in recent weeks continues, this time with a stereo model from Onkyo that offers extensive connectivity and supports high-resolution audio playback and a host of wireless networking features.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 05, 2017 1 comments
Rotel has introduced a multichannel integrated amplifier with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround processing for enthusiasts who want separates performance but don’t have space for multiple components.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 04, 2017 0 comments
Yamaha today introduced two budget subwoofers that incorporate the proprietary “twisted flare port” technology used in the company’s $2,000 flagship model.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 03, 2017 0 comments
Pioneer has announced two 5.1-channel AV receivers, one of which will be the first to feature Dolby Atmos virtual surround processing.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 03, 2017 Published: Apr 05, 2017 0 comments
Screen Innovations (SI) has announced acoustically transparent versions of its Slate Slate and Pure series projection screens.
SV Staff Posted: Mar 29, 2017 0 comments
Onkyo is adding two more receivers to its 2017 AV receiver lineup in addition to the $349 entry-level model announced on Monday.