A/V Receivers 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 Denon AVR-X8500H 13-channel Flagship A/V Receiver Has Alexa http://www.ecoustics.com/products/denon-avr-x8500h-av-receiver-2018/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/denon-avr-x8500h-av-receiver-2018/#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:14:49 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/denon-avr-x8500h-av-receiver-2018/
Supports Amazon Alexa, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro 3D, 4K, and 150-watts x 13 At CES 2018, Denon announced AVR-X8500H, the industry’s first true 13.2 channel receiver for $4000. It features Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro 3D surround decoding with 13 channels of built-in amplification and support for Amazon Alexa’s Smart Home Skill for Entertainment Devices, […]]]>
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Pioneer Elite VSX-LX102 & VSX-LX302 A/V Receivers Announced (2017) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-elite-vsx-lx102-lx302-receivers/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-elite-vsx-lx102-lx302-receivers/#respond Fri, 02 Jun 2017 03:10:25 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-elite-vsx-lx102-lx302-receivers/
Pioneer just announced two new 7.2-channel Dolby Atmos and DTS:X-capable network A/V receivers for under $800 each. The new models include the VSX-LX302, which delivers 100-watts x 7 while the entry-level VSX-LX102 offers 80-watts x 7 channels of power. The VSX-LX302 adds DTS Neo:X surround processing and a Powered Zone 2 and Zone 2 pre-/line out for […]]]>
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Onkyo TX-SR373 Entry-Level A/V Receiver Introduced http://www.ecoustics.com/products/onkyo-tx-sr373-av-receiver/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/onkyo-tx-sr373-av-receiver/#respond Wed, 10 May 2017 20:09:01 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/onkyo-tx-sr373-av-receiver/
2017 New Product Release: Onkyo just released the TX-SR373 5.2-channel entry-level A/V receiver with Bluetooth for $349. For the first time at this price point, Onkyo is including AccuEQ Room Calibration technology, which sets speaker distances according to the listening position; adjusts output; selects crossover for the subwoofer, and performs audio equalization. The TX-SR373 is […]]]>
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Pioneer VSX-532 & VSX-832 A/V Receivers Under $500 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-vsx-532-832-receivers/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-vsx-532-832-receivers/#respond Tue, 11 Apr 2017 03:32:46 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-vsx-532-832-receivers/
Pioneer announced two budget priced 5.1-channel A/V receivers. The $379 VSX-532 entry-level model is equipped with Bluetooth and 4K pass-through. The $479 VSX-832 supports Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision, with advanced networking capabilities, along with a slight amplifier bump. The VSX-832 will support 2.1.2 and 3.1.2 channel Dolby Atmos (requires firmware update expected Q3 2017), which […]]]>
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Yamaha RX-V683, V583, V483, V383 A/V Receivers Debut http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-rx-v-83-receivers/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-rx-v-83-receivers/#respond Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:36:34 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/yamaha-rx-v-83-receivers/
Yamaha just announced four affordable 4K home theater receivers for spring 2017 priced from $300 to $650. The new models include the 7.2-channel RX-V683 and RX-V583, as 5.1-channel RX-V483 and RX-V383. The higher the number, the better the model. The new RX-V583 and RX-V683 AV receivers incorporate the Enhanced CINEMA DSP sound field program that […]]]>
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Rotel RAP-1580 Amplified Home Theater Processor Challenges Need for Separates http://www.ecoustics.com/products/rotel-rap-1580-amplified-processor/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/rotel-rap-1580-amplified-processor/#respond Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:24:10 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/rotel-rap-1580-amplified-processor/
Rotel Electronics just introduced the RAP-1580 Home Theater Surround Amplified Processor with Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X. In other words, a fancy name for a $3800 reference-class A/V Receiver without the FM radio capabilities. Rotel calls it their finest home theater product for those who don’t have space for separate components, yet still desire uncompromising performance. […]]]>
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Sony STR-DN1080 A/V Receiver adds Dolby Atmos and DTS:X http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sony-str-dn1080-av-receiver/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sony-str-dn1080-av-receiver/#respond Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:12:48 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sony-str-dn1080-av-receiver/
Coming May 2017, Sony will release the STR-DN1080 A/V Receiver to replace the one year old STR-DN1070. The new model keeps the same amplifier power, yet claims to offer improved sound quality thanks to its flexible speaker solutions and support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround sound. In combination with Sony’s “Phantom Surround Back” technology, […]]]>
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Marantz 2016 Flagship A/V Receiver & Preamp Announced http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-sr7011-av7703-flagships/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-sr7011-av7703-flagships/#respond Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:24:36 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/marantz-sr7011-av7703-flagships/
Marantz announced two new flagship models, the SR7011 9.2ch A/V receiver and the AV7703 11.2ch A/V preamplifier processor, which each cost $2200. The SR7011 has all latest audio, video and home theater formats (from 4K to Auro 3D capability) along with built-in Wi-Fi and multi-room HEOS wireless music streaming. The AV7703 AV processor has everything in the […]]]>
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Pioneer Elite SC-LX901, SC-LX801 and SC-LX701 A/V Receivers Announced http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-elite-sc-lx901-lx801-lx701/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-elite-sc-lx901-lx801-lx701/#respond Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:34:16 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-elite-sc-lx901-lx801-lx701/
Pioneer today introduced their top-of-the-line home theater A/V receivers for 2016. The new models include the 9.1-channel Elite SC-LX701, 9.1-channel Elite SC-LX801 and the flagship 11.1-channel Elite SC-LX901, which each feature re-engineered Class D3 (Direct Energy HD) amplifiers, allowing simultaneous output from all channels with no power loss.  The SC-LX901 features Multi-Room Audio, which allows for the wireless distribution of […]]]>
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Integra Debuts Research Series A/V Receiver & Preamp Flagships http://www.ecoustics.com/products/integra-research-series-drx-drc-r1/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/integra-research-series-drx-drc-r1/#respond Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:00:11 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/integra-research-series-drx-drc-r1/
Integra today introduced a new Research Series line that includes two flagship models for home theater: DRX-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver and the DRC-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Pre-amp. These new products are joined by additional new offerings from Integra including the powerful DRX-7 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver; the DSX-3 5.1-Channel Slim Network A/V Receiver, and the […]]]>
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