A/V Preamplifiers Reviews & News – ecoustics.com http://www.ecoustics.com everything electronic Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:14:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 Marantz AV8805 13-channel AV Preamplifier Flagship (2018) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av8805-av-preamplifier-2018/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av8805-av-preamplifier-2018/#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:43:18 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av8805-av-preamplifier-2018/
Features 13.2 channel processor, 4K Ultra HD, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AK4490 32-bit DACs At CES 2018, Marantz introduced their flagship AV preamplifier for home theater priced at $4500. The Marantz AV8805 provides 13.2 channel processing capability, and supports virtually any high-resolution multichannel audio format, along with 4K video. It’s designed for use with high-quality external power […]]]>
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StormAudio Bursts Into High-end Home Theater Market http://www.ecoustics.com/products/stormaudio-immersive-sound-processors-amps/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/stormaudio-immersive-sound-processors-amps/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:16:00 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/stormaudio-immersive-sound-processors-amps/
Auro Technologies launched a new brand called StormAudio to offer best-in-class immersive audio processors and home theater power amplifiers — all compatible with existing and future leading sound formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D — all designed with exclusive features for complete integration and control. The Belgium-based brand StormAudio will initially offer three processors (from […]]]>
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Acurus ACT 4 Dolby Atmos Preamp Processor http://www.ecoustics.com/products/acurus-act-4-preamp-processor/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/acurus-act-4-preamp-processor/#respond Thu, 15 Oct 2015 19:57:32 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/acurus-act-4-preamp-processor/
Indy Audio Labs announced they just started producing the new 11.3-channel Acurus ACT 4 A/V Preamplifier for high-end home theaters. The $8500 ACT 4 preamp processor combines rugged, USA-made construction, pristine audio performance, the ultimate user control and the latest in HDMI and immersive surround processing technologies, including Dolby Atmos. The new ACT 4 hardware platform […]]]>
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Marantz AV7702mkII A/V Network Preamplifier http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av7702mkii-av-network-preamplifier/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av7702mkii-av-network-preamplifier/#respond Fri, 18 Sep 2015 20:00:33 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av7702mkii-av-network-preamplifier/
Marantz today announced the renewed AV7702mkII Multi-channe A/V Network Preamp-processor for $2,199. Built on last year’s AV7702, the new AV7702mkII (mark 2) model offers the latest in audio and video standards. It continues to offer Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Dolby Atmos while adding the latest HDMI version 2.0a compatibility with High Dynamic Range (HDR), BT.2020 pass-through support […]]]>
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Yamaha AVENTAGE CX-A5100 Top-of-the-line Preamplifier (2015) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-aventage-cx-a5100-preamplifier/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-aventage-cx-a5100-preamplifier/#respond Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:00:04 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-aventage-cx-a5100-preamplifier/
Yamaha today introduced the flagship AVENTAGE CX-A5100, the second generation of its home theater preamplifier. The CX-A5100 adds several key features over its predecessor, the CX-A5000, including compatibility with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, dual XLR subwoofer outlets, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, as well as full support of 4K video with HDCP 2.2 compatible HDMI. Yamaha’s […]]]>
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Integra DHC-60.7 Network A/V Controller http://www.ecoustics.com/products/integra-dhc-607-network-av-controller/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/integra-dhc-607-network-av-controller/#respond Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:49:52 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/integra-dhc-607-network-av-controller/
Integral today announced the DHC-60.7 DTS:X-ready, THX Ultra2 Plus certified 7.2 channel network A/V preamp processor sporting 8 HDMI 2.0 inputs for 4K/60Hz support and 2 outputs. In addition to Zone2 HDMI and HDBaseT, the DHC-60.7 is equipped with 7.2 multichannel balanced XLR pre-puts (with front bi-amp capability), two-channel balanced XLR audio inputs as well […]]]>
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Marantz AV8802 A/V Preamplifier with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av8802-av-preamplifier/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av8802-av-preamplifier/#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:04:36 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av8802-av-preamplifier/
For 2015, Marantz will soon release their flagship home theater preamplifier for $4000, the 11.2-channel AV8802. It combines exclusive Marantz sound innovations with the latest video technologies and connectivity options. Most remarkably, the AV8802 features a complex build-quality with a toroidal transformer, a three piece top cover layout, all packed in a heavy copper plated chassis […]]]>
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Marantz AV7702 Dolby Atmos A/V Preamplifier http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av7702-dolby-atmos-preamplifier/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av7702-dolby-atmos-preamplifier/#respond Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:21:25 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-av7702-dolby-atmos-preamplifier/
Marantz is about to release their first Multichannel A/V Preamplifier (model AV7702) with Dolby Atmos capability, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The 11.2-channel home theater preamp uses four DSP (Digital Sound Processing) engines with full support for Audyssey DSX, and DTS Neo:X 11.1 The new AV7702 comes with the latest current feedback topology and the Marantz’s own developed high-definition […]]]>
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Classe Sigma SSP, AMP2 & AMP5 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/classe-sigma-ssp-amp2-amp5/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/classe-sigma-ssp-amp2-amp5/#comments Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:35:59 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/classe-sigma-ssp-amp2-amp5/
Classe announced the Sigma SSP stereo / 7.1-channel preamp/processor and two amplifiers, the AMP2 (2x200W) and AMP5 (5x200W) into 8 ohms. If purchased together, this audiophile system would cost you $13,500. The Sigma SSP is designed to build a bridge between home stereo and home theater systems. It is optimized as a stereo preamp/processor but […]]]>
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Yamaha AVENTAGE CX-A5000 and MX-A5000 Review http://www.ecoustics.com/reviews/yamaha-aventage-a5000-separates/ http://www.ecoustics.com/reviews/yamaha-aventage-a5000-separates/#respond Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:46:00 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/reviews/yamaha-aventage-a5000-separates/
The Yamaha AVENTAGE CX-A5000 11.2-channel Preamplifier/Processer and MX-A5000 11-channel Amplifier are examined by Audioholics.com in the video below. These separates are state of the art and offer every feature from soup to nuts. You can run a full 11.2 system in your main theater room which would include the conventional 7.1 speaker placement but with […]]]>
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