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CE Pro Podcast 10 Sonos Arc Soundbar

CE Pro Podcast #10: Why Sonos Launched the Dolby Atmos-Friendly Arc Soundbar

Cullen Harwood of Sonos explains the process the popular audio company employed to develop its new Dolby Atmos compatible Arc soundbar and its S2 OS.

Robert Archer · June 10, 2020

AV Receivers

The Case for AVRs: Why AV Receivers are the Pillars of a Modern Audio System

AV receivers are the foundation for immersive audio home theater and multiroom audio distribution. The installation of these components benefit homeowners and integration businesses.

Robert Archer · February 05, 2020

Yamaha Preamp Incorporates Proprietary Surround:AI Immersive Processing

Yamaha 11.2-channel AVENTAGE CX-5200 preamplifier/processor features the latest processing technologies to deliver a state-of-the-art immersive audio experience.

Robert Archer · August 06, 2019

Small Pro Audio Technology Speakers Use Proprietary DSP to Deliver Big Sound

Pro Audio Technology says that its new S and SR Series speakers are designed to reproduce the dynamics that commercial cinemas deliver in-home spaces that are restricted by space limitations.

Robert Archer · July 12, 2019

Hands On: Paradigm E5-LCR Delivers In-Room Performance and In-Wall Ergonomics

The in-wall Paradigm E5-LCR is a high-performance architectural speaker that integrators can use for home theater and stereo applications.

Robert Archer · June 28, 2019

Totem Slim Architectural Series Produces Big Sound From Small Spaces

The new Totem KIN IC Slim Architectural Series of speakers includes three in-ceiling speakers and two in-wall loudspeakers.

Robert Archer · April 04, 2019

CE Pro Debate: Should Immersive Audio Mean More Channels, More Amps?

The evolution of home theater now sees system configurations starting at 7.1.2 and peaking with as many as 32 discrete channels. Do all these channels mean it’s time to change overall amp designs to match these configurations?

Robert Archer · August 24, 2018

Distributed Bass Anchors Object-based Surround’s Immersive Qualities

With the popularity of immersive audio growing rapidly the next step to elevate the performance of these formats is uniform, distributed bass management.

Robert Archer · August 20, 2018

Savant and Dolby Atmos Turn Flooded Basement into Stunning Home Theater

After a leaky pipe ruined their home theater, these owners undertook a massive 4K upgrade including a Kaleidescape movie server and Apple TV.

Lisa Montgomery · August 17, 2018

ATSC 3.0 Standard Approved, Technicolor SL-HDR1 Proposal Expected Part of Standard

With approval from the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), Technicolor’s SL-HDR1 standard moves a step closer to adoption as part of the ATSC A/341 video standard, which was recently approved and announced at CES 2018.

Robert Archer · January 11, 2018