Home Audio Reviews & News – ecoustics.com http://www.ecoustics.com everything electronic Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:47:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 Sony HT-Z9F is World’s First 3.1ch Dolby Atmos Sound Bar http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sony-ht-z9f-dolby-atmos-soundbar/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sony-ht-z9f-dolby-atmos-soundbar/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:47:36 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sony-ht-z9f-dolby-atmos-soundbar/
Sony’s Flagship Dolby Atmos and DTS:X Sound Bar for 2018 Debuts Along With Less Expensive Model Sony is going after the high-end of the sound bar market with the introduction of two models that both offer Dolby Atmos and DTS:X virtual surround processing, while also perfectly matching Sony’s 2018 TV line-up. The less expensive, $600 […]]]>
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Polk Audio Command Bar is Alexa Enabled Soundbar http://www.ecoustics.com/products/polk-audio-command-bar-alexa/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/polk-audio-command-bar-alexa/#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 06:28:03 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/polk-audio-command-bar-alexa/
Amazon Alexa Enabled Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer and Remote Control At CES 2018, Polk Audio introduced Command Bar, a voice-controlled sound bar with the Amazon Alexa Voice Service built in. It’s due out spring 2018 for $299.95 and includes a wireless subwoofer, remote control and is 4K HDR compliant. When you say “Alexa”, the […]]]>
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Technics SP-10R and SL-1000R Direct Drive Turntables Announced http://www.ecoustics.com/products/technics-sp-10r-sl-1000r-turntables/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/technics-sp-10r-sl-1000r-turntables/#respond Mon, 08 Jan 2018 23:12:29 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/technics-sp-10r-sl-1000r-turntables/
Retrofit design with redesigned coreless double stator and twin rotor Technics today announced the Reference Class SP10-R direct drive turntable and the SL-1000R direct drive turntable system with tonearm and base. The SP10-R includes a double coil twin rotor-type coreless direct-drive motor with coils on both sides for 12-pole, 18-coil drive, and high enough torque […]]]>
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JBL Updates Classic L100 Loudspeaker for 2018 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/jbl-l100-classic-loudspeaker-2018/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/jbl-l100-classic-loudspeaker-2018/#respond Mon, 08 Jan 2018 22:17:28 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/jbl-l100-classic-loudspeaker-2018/
Retro Speaker Reborn With New Transducers, Enclosure Tuning and Cossover Network Design The new JBL L100 Classic 3-way bookshelf loudspeaker revives 1970’s-style retro design, including an iconic Quadrex foam grille in a choice of three colors — black, orange, or blue — all with a black and bronze JBL logo. The enclosures are finished in a […]]]>
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Cleer Previews Space Wireless Speaker with Alexa Voice at CES 2018 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/cleer-space-wireless-speaker-alexa/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/cleer-space-wireless-speaker-alexa/#respond Sun, 07 Jan 2018 20:24:09 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/cleer-space-wireless-speaker-alexa/
Cleer Inc. will be previewing a new smart home speaker with built-in Alexa voice assistant at CES 2018. The new model, called Cleer Space, is powered by the Qualcomm Smart Audio Platform and Sensory TrulyHandsfree Voice Control for optimized voice control and advanced echo cancellation. That should translate to better acoustics and improved understanding of […]]]>
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Toshiba Symbio 6-in-1 Alexa Wireless Speaker http://www.ecoustics.com/products/toshiba-symbio-smart-home-solution/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/toshiba-symbio-smart-home-solution/#respond Fri, 05 Jan 2018 07:38:14 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/toshiba-symbio-smart-home-solution/
An all-in-one wireless security camera, smart speaker, voice control with Amazon Alexa, an intercom, smart sound detector and an expandable smart home hub Toshiba just released a new multi-function smart home solution called Symbio for $250. It combines six products into one device — a wireless security camera, smart speaker, voice control with Amazon Alexa, […]]]>
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Samsung Soundbar NW700 is Wall-Mountable (2018) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/samsung-soundbar-nw700-mountable-2018/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/samsung-soundbar-nw700-mountable-2018/#respond Thu, 28 Dec 2017 13:00:40 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/samsung-soundbar-nw700-mountable-2018/
Features a built-in subwoofer inside a slimmer design Samsung announced a new premium wall-mountable soundbar called the NW700 Sound+ that replaces the MS650 Sound+ sound bar. The new NW700 Sound+ soundbar sports a slim and sleek external design optimized for wall mounting underneath Samsung’s super-thin televisions. NW700 Sound+ measures 53.5mm across and is 41% narrower than […]]]>
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BluOS Adds Deezer HiFi & Amazon Music Streaming http://www.ecoustics.com/news/bluos-deezer-hifi-amazon-music/ http://www.ecoustics.com/news/bluos-deezer-hifi-amazon-music/#respond Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:25 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/bluos-deezer-hifi-amazon-music/
Software Updates Bring New Features to BluOS Enabled Players and Speakers Lenbrook International, the Canada-based developers of the BluOS music operating system, announced on December 12, 2017 that Amazon Music is available on all BluOS Enabled devices from Bluesound and NAD Electronics. BluOS customers in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain can now […]]]>
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Q Acoustics M2 Soundbase Does 180-degree Sound http://www.ecoustics.com/products/q-acoustics-m2-soundbase-180-degree/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/q-acoustics-m2-soundbase-180-degree/#respond Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:44:43 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/q-acoustics-m2-soundbase-180-degree/
Q Acoustics recently released the affordable M2 soundbase for $350. It delivers 180-degree room-filling sound thanks to a built-in down-firing dual voice-coil subwoofer for punchy low-end bass. To add even more depth and weight a MoviEQ function can be activated to emphasise the bass further and enhance movie soundtracks and video game action. To eliminate […]]]>
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Klipsch Reference RF-7 III & RC-64 III Speakers Debut http://www.ecoustics.com/products/klipsch-reference-iii-speakers-2017/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/klipsch-reference-iii-speakers-2017/#respond Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:01:12 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/klipsch-reference-iii-speakers-2017/
Klipsch just released the Reference RF-7 III floorstanding loudspeaker and the RC-64 III center channel. These flagship speakers are enhanced versions of the company’s acclaimed Reference II series. The Reference RF-7 III floorstanding speaker is equipped with a unique dual chambered enclosure design that allows two 10” drivers and ports to work independently of each […]]]>
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