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Denon AVR-X8500H“A“ and Marantz AV8805“A“

Sound United Upgrades Denon AVR-X8500H, Marantz AV8805 to Support HDMI 2.1

The new Denon AVR-X8500H and Marantz AV8805 get “A” designations as part of their HDMI 2.1 feature sets.

Robert Archer · May 27, 2021

Polk Audio Reserve Series

Polk Audio Rolls Out Reserve Series Loudspeaker Lineup

Featuring bookshelf, tower, center and height module speakers, Polk Audio Reserve Series is IMAX Enhanced and leverages Legend Series lineage.

Arlen Schweiger · March 26, 2021

Nike Exec Trip Randall Named Denon President

Denon has named Trip Randall as its new president and hopes the move will help the company boost its direct-to-consumer sales and introduce new products.

CE Pro Editors · March 15, 2021

IMAX Enhanced Certified Polk Audio

Definitive Technology, Polk Audio Announce IMAX Enhanced Speakers

Expanding its selection of products beyond AV receivers that are IMAX Enhanced Certified, Sound United has announced IMAX Enhanced Certified speakers from Polk and Definitive Technology.

Robert Archer · November 17, 2020

How Movie and Music Engineers Mix Magic Webinar

On Oct. 16 Sound United, the parent company of brands that include Definitive Technology, Denon, Marantz, Classe, and Bowers & Wilkins, will hold its next webinar: “How Movie and Music Engineers Mix Magic.” The company rhetorically asks participants, “do you have a favorite scene in a movie or song that really moves you? Is there […]

Robert Archer · October 15, 2020

Sound United Finalizes Acquisition of Bowers & Wilkins

Sound United hopes to invest and support the development of new Bowers & Wilkins products and help aid the brand’s position in the audio market.

CE Pro Editors · October 09, 2020

Ed Johnson, Longtime Polk Audio Sales Manager, Dies at 71

Johnson spent 27 years at Polk/Sound United, traveling the world as export manager. He started in the audio business in 1978.

Jason Knott · August 20, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #14: 2020 First Half Review; Second Half Outlook

Power trio of Frank Sterns, Tom Doherty and Jeremy Burkhardt break down surprisingly first six months of 2020 and offer cautious outlook for rest of year.

Jason Knott · July 08, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #13: What’s Fueling Bowers & Wilkins Comeback?

Bowers & Wilkins resurgence in marketshare being driven by restructured sales channels. Sound United buyout proposal still moving along.

Jason Knott · July 03, 2020

Sound United Announces Plans to Acquire Bowers & Wilkins

Sound United, parent company of Denon, Polk and Definitive Technology, announces intention to buy Bowers & Wilkins for undisclosed sum.

Jason Knott · June 12, 2020