By Robert Archer · September 17, 2018 • The newly announced $2,199 Marantz AV7705 Surround Pre-Processor is among the first of a new wave of IMAX Enhanced products, and it supports immersive audio, along with state-of-the-art 4K video.
By Arlen Schweiger · August 28, 2018 • Theory Audio Design, the new sister company to PRO will debut in Sound Room 14 at CEDIA Expo 2018 in San Diego, with a range of in-wall/on-wall loudspeakers, soundbars, subwoofers and amplified loudspeaker controllers (ALC).
By David Meyer · August 28, 2018 • When 4K HDR video is streamed straight to TVs, we need eARC to extract multichannel audio formats like Dolby Atmos over a single HDMI cable from eARC-enabled displays to eARC-enabled receivers. Sony will be first at CEDIA 2018.
By Robert Archer · August 24, 2018 • The growing popularity of object-based surround sound or immersive audio requires more amp channels. The question is where are the industry’s seven-, eight-, 10-, 12-channel amps to support these applications.
By Advertorial · August 20, 2018 • Paul Hales of Pro Audio Technology explains how properly implemented bass management can enhance the listening experience of modern object-based sound home theaters
By Robert Archer · August 20, 2018 • Priced at $999, the new Denon AVR-X3500X AV receiver is compatible with 4K video signals at 60Hz and 4:4:4 chroma subsampling rates.
By Robert Archer · August 20, 2018 • Launched earlier this year, the latest home theater processor from Bryston is a $13,995 state-of-the-art SP4 Cinema Processor.
By Lisa Montgomery · August 17, 2018 • After a leaky pipe ruined their home theater, these owners undertook a massive 4K upgrade including a Kaleidescape movie server and Apple TV.
By Robert Archer · June 14, 2018 • The new Marantz NR1509 and NR1609 receivers support Alexa voice control, with the $749 NR1609 also including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound.
By Robert Archer · May 22, 2018 • The reasonably priced Emotiva Airmotiv E2 operates as a bipole, dipole, and the company’s inverse bipolar dispersion pattern.
By Robert Archer · May 8, 2018 • Adding to its selection of mid-priced A/V receivers, the newly bolstered Denon X-Series and S-Series offer Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound, Amazon Alexa voice control, and increased video functionality.
By Robert Archer · April 12, 2018 • The new Just Add Power VBS-HDIP-747 Rackmount Transmitter provides integrators with a rackmount version of its 3G Ultra HD Over IP Power over Ethernet (PoE) transmitter.
By Robert Archer · April 9, 2018 • The new Pioneer Elite VSX-LX103 A/V receiver deliver Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, along with 170 watts of power to offer homeowners a competitively priced A/V receiver with state-of-the-art features.
By Robert Archer · February 26, 2018 • Dave Silkin and Joe Smith, owners of DSG Metro New York, collaborated with its vendor partner Indy Audio Labs to showcase the manufacturer's new ACT 4 home theater processor.
By Robert Archer · February 26, 2018 • The Tributaries UHDT cables are capable of delivering 18Gbps throughput as far as 26 feet via a new copper design that enables high-frequency conduction beyond the capabilities of standard OFC copper.