Tag Archive: Home Theatre

Yamaha Release Entry Level 4K Receiver

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Yamaha’s new A/V receiver, the RX-V379, is an entry level device for first-time home theatre buyers that supports 4K copyright protected playback and Ultra HD pass-through. The 5.1 channel receiver boasts Bluetooth® connectivity to simplify the streaming of wireless music from compatible personal device, and includes HDCP 2.2 compliancy for 4K Ultra HD video pass-through via HDMI 2.0 connections …

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Sony Announces 2015 4K TV Lineup

Sony 4K TV

CES 2015 is currently underway in Las Vegas, USA, and Sony has announced its 2015 lineup of 4K televisions. Sony unveiled 6 new BRAVIA models ranging from 43 inches to 75 inches in screen size: the XBR-X830C, XBR-X850C, XBR-X900C, XBR-X910C, XBR-X930C, and XBR-X940C. With a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160, all 6 models feature the manufacturer’s new 4K …

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Jamo Launches New Home Theatre Subwoofers

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Jamo is looking to to provide some bottom-end to their unique “Danish sounding” audio products by adding four new subwoofers to its home theatre surround sound range. The J10SUB and the J12SUB are lower priced models designed to complement Jamo’s ‘Studio’ line of speaker and accessories. The higher-priced J110SUB and J112SUB are to be used with Jamo’s more upmarket ‘Concert’ speakers. All four subwoofers …

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Klipsch Announce New ‘Reference Series’ Speakers

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American loudspeaker company Klipsch has announced a new ‘Reference Series’ of entry-level speakers aiming to deliver professional audio quality to a wide market at varying price points. The first product, the R-10B Soundbar, was announced last week. Featuring two 3/4-inch horn-loaded textile dome tweeters and two 3-inch polypropylene woofers, the R-10B uses the company’s Tractrix …

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Samsung Releases 110-Inch 4K Television

In a time where manufacturers are scrambling to make budget 4K televisions, or just lowering their prices, in order to boast interest in the fledgling Ultra HD format, Samsung have gone in the opposite direction with the release of the 110S9: a huge 110-inch UHD TV. Larger than a double bed, the set measures 2.6 meters by …

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JBL Unveil Two Affordable Surround Sound Systems

JBL has announced the release of two new 5.1 surround sound systems, the Cinema 510 and Cinema 610. Both systems are compact in size, don’t take up too much floor space and are designed for simple plug-and-play use, making it ideal for the tech un-savvy. The Cinema 610 features five voice-matching satellites including a dedicated horizontal center …

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Sony Details New ES Projectors

During last week’s CEDIA Expo in Denver, Colorado, Sony announced three new digital projectors, two of which are 4K models. The Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 4K projector that includes full DCI (Digital Cinema Initiative), 4096 x 2160 resolution. It also features 3D playback capabilities; 2,000 lumens of brightness; a contrast ration of 1,000,000:1, which utilises Sony’s Iris …

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Sony Present Their First Home Theatre Sound Bar

Sony have entered the burgeoning sound bar market with the HT-ST7, a 7.1 channel speaker that simulates surround sound and offers high performance audio for all your film, music and/or video game usage. The HT-ST7 boasts a 450watt system that supports 7 amplifiers and 9 drivers. It also comes with a dual wireless subwoofer and 7 inputs …

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Sharp Introduces First THX Certified UHD Television

Sharp will be the latest manufacturer to join the 4K UHD TV bandwagon. However, they’re also bringing a friend. Due out later this summer, Sharp’s 70″ Aquos Television will be the first 4K UHD set to have THX certification. Sharp and THX have a long history of producing audio visual products together, including surround sound systems. And, …

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Screen Innovations Presents: The Pure Zero Edge Screen

US projector screen makers Screen Innovations have recently created a new line of screens that boast perfect colour reproduction and the ability to accurately handle resolutions up to and including 8K. The Pure Zero Edge micro fibre material is available in several iterations for increased or reduced gain including Pure White 1.3 gain, Pure Gray .85 …

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