Home Video Reviews & News – ecoustics.com http://www.ecoustics.com everything electronic Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:09:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 Sony UBP-X700 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Gets Dolby Vision (2018) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sonys-ubp-x700-4k-blu-ray/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sonys-ubp-x700-4k-blu-ray/#respond Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:09:04 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sonys-ubp-x700-4k-blu-ray/
Universal Disc Player with 4K streaming and 4K Blu-ray playback Sony Electronics announced the UBP-X700 4K Dolby Vision capable Ultra HD Blu-ray Player is expected to be released later this month, although a summer 2018 firmware update will be required to enable HDR10 and Dolby Vision. When combined with a compatible TV the latter two […]]]>
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LG Announces OLED and LCD 4K TVs for 2018 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/lg-oled-lcd-tvs-2018/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/lg-oled-lcd-tvs-2018/#respond Fri, 12 Jan 2018 22:05:32 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/lg-oled-lcd-tvs-2018/
Featuring 4K Cinema HDR with ThinQ artificial intelligence in ultra-sleek form factors. LG Electronics announced their 2018 line-up of OLED and LCD 4K TVs for the United States. This year’s key innovations include LG ThinQ artificial intelligence (all models), the new α (Alpha) 9 intelligent processor (C8, E8, W8 OLED models only) and Full-Array Local […]]]>
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Samsung 146-inch Modular MicroLED TV is The Wall http://www.ecoustics.com/products/samsung-146-inch-wall-tv/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/samsung-146-inch-wall-tv/#respond Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:42:03 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/samsung-146-inch-wall-tv/
Screen of the Future: World’s First Modular MicroLED TV Debuts at CES 2018 Samsung today introduced the world’s first consumer modular MicroLED 146-inch TV dubbed “The Wall”. Made possible by Samsung’s advancements in semiconductor processing techniques and LED technology, the pixel LED modules of The Wall’s self-emitting technology are smaller than ever before, and each […]]]>
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Fibbr Announces 56Gbps Ultra 8K Fiber Optic HDMI Cable http://www.ecoustics.com/products/fibbr-ultra-8k-hdmi-cable/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/fibbr-ultra-8k-hdmi-cable/#respond Thu, 04 Jan 2018 13:00:31 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/fibbr-ultra-8k-hdmi-cable/
FIBBR will be introducing the world’s first 56Gbps 8K-HDR Fiber Optic HDMI called the Ultra 8K at CES 2018. The cable is made with the highest-quality glass fibers from YOFC and can be bent 180-degrees for flexibility and durability in extreme conditions with uninterrupted transmission of signals. FIBBR calls this feature BendRobust technology. FIBBR fiber […]]]>
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BenQ CineHome HT2550 4K HDR Projector (2018) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/benq-cinehome-ht2550-4k-projector/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/benq-cinehome-ht2550-4k-projector/#respond Wed, 20 Dec 2017 21:04:21 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/benq-cinehome-ht2550-4k-projector/
Home Theater Projector features 4K with HDR10, 96% Rec 709 CinematicColor and 2200 ANSI Lumens BenQ announced an affordable 4K HDR home theater projector for $2000. The CineHome HT2550 DLP projector comes with true 8.3-megapixel (3840×2160)‎ UHD 4K resolution, 96% Rec 709 CinematicColor accuracy and projection-optimized HDR for stunning true-to-life image quality. The projector uses 0.47″ […]]]>
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OPPO UDP-205 Gets MQA Update http://www.ecoustics.com/news/oppo-udp-205-mqa-update/ http://www.ecoustics.com/news/oppo-udp-205-mqa-update/#respond Tue, 28 Nov 2017 17:31:02 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/oppo-udp-205-mqa-update/
OPPO Digital just released a new firmware update for their UDP-205 universal disc player, which adds support for MQA encoded digital music files. This firmware update is OPPO’s first step in supporting MQA. OPPO is continuing the work on MQA-CD support, as well as adding MQA decoding for the USB DAC and coaxial/optical inputs. MQA […]]]>
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LG OLED 4K TVs Priced From $1500 for Black Friday 2017 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/lg-oled-black-friday-2017/ http://www.ecoustics.com/news/lg-oled-black-friday-2017/#respond Thu, 23 Nov 2017 03:42:17 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/lg-oled-black-friday-2017/
If you are looking to buy an OLED TV soon, Black Friday 2017 could be the year to do it. The LG Electronics B7A (2017 models) 4K OLED Smart TVs are now priced from $1,499 for 55-inch or $2,299 for 65-inch screen sizes. Each is $800 or $1000 off their respective launch prices from earlier […]]]>
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DISH Has Clever Reply to CBS Blackout http://www.ecoustics.com/news/dish-cbs-blackout-2017/ http://www.ecoustics.com/news/dish-cbs-blackout-2017/#respond Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:06:37 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/dish-cbs-blackout-2017/
During renewal negotiations CBS Corporation chose to black out DISH customers’ access to 28 local channels in 18 markets across 26 states. CBS is blocking consumers in an effort to raise carriage rates for local channels and gain negotiating leverage for unrelated cable channels, all with declining viewership on DISH. DISH was hopeful of a […]]]>
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BenQ TH671ST HD Projector Budget-Priced for Gamers http://www.ecoustics.com/products/benq-th671st-hd-dlp-projector/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/benq-th671st-hd-dlp-projector/#respond Thu, 09 Nov 2017 23:01:16 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/benq-th671st-hd-dlp-projector/
BenQ introduced the budget-priced TH671ST HD home entertainment projector designed for gaming and big screen fun. The $750 short-throw DLP projector features 3,000-lumen brightness and a low 16.67-ms input lag with microsecond DMD response time for ultra-smooth gaming without unwanted motion blur and image lag. It comes equipped with BenQ’s exclusive LumiExpert technology, which actively […]]]>
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Sony 4K TVs Get Google Assistant http://www.ecoustics.com/news/sony-android-tv-google-assistant/ http://www.ecoustics.com/news/sony-android-tv-google-assistant/#respond Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:33:43 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/sony-android-tv-google-assistant/
All 2017 and select 2016 Sony 4K HDR televisions with Android TV can now use the Google Assistant to discover and access content, as well as control other smart home devices through their Sony TV. The Google Assistant on Sony TV works by pushing the microphone button on the remote and using your voice to […]]]>
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