Home Theater 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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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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LG HU80KA 4K Projector Stands Upright http://www.ecoustics.com/products/lg-hu80ka-4k-uhd-projector/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/lg-hu80ka-4k-uhd-projector/#respond Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:19:51 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/lg-hu80ka-4k-uhd-projector/
2500 lumens 4K HDR10 Projector Can Be Placed on the Floor LG announced their first 4K Ultra HD LED projector will debut at CES 2018, model HU80KA. It is designed to deliver ultra-sharp video in a compact, portable form factor that stands upright. The LG HU80KA can create a 150-inch screen at an amazing 2,500 […]]]>
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Jamo Studio 8 Series are Sleek Home Theater Speakers http://www.ecoustics.com/products/jamo-studio-8-speakers/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/jamo-studio-8-speakers/#respond Thu, 04 Jan 2018 09:11:59 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/jamo-studio-8-speakers/
Optional Dolby Atmos elevation speakers integrate seamlessly atop two largest Tower speaker models. Jamo has released their reimagined Studio 8 home theater speaker series, which combines innovative modern designs, advanced acoustics, and balanced, natural sound at various price points. Contemporary material and finish choices accentuate the clean, minimalist lines, while the compact cabinet designs are […]]]>
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Dish Makes Voice Search Easier With New Remote http://www.ecoustics.com/products/dish-54-voice-remote-control/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/dish-54-voice-remote-control/#respond Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:06:08 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/dish-54-voice-remote-control/
DISH just released a second-generation voice remote control (model 54.0) to ship with all new Hopper DVRs. It features voice search and command, motion-activated backlighting and Remote Finder. Simply press and hold the button to enable voice recognition and speak the commands for an easier TV experience. Also, there are two customizable buttons for shortcuts, like […]]]>
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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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