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SV Staff  |  May 09, 2018  |  0 comments
Vizio today introduced a space-saving 36-inch soundbar featuring DTS Virtual:X surround processing and built-in “deep-bass modules.”
SV Staff  |  May 08, 2018  |  0 comments
SōLIS S0-8000 Tube Audio System
If you crave the warm glow (and sound) of tubes but are short on cash, SōLIS has a tube-based music system you might be interested in. The centerpiece of the SO-8000 system is an integrated amplifier with a preamp driven by two vacuum tubes. Not just any tube, mind you, but the iconic 12AX7, which has been in production since RCA introduced it in 1947.
SV Staff  |  May 07, 2018  |  0 comments
Elite Screens has added a touch of magic to outdoor entertainment with a new accessory that automatically lowers (and retracts) its Yard Master Electric Series of retractable outdoor projection screens.
SV Staff  |  May 07, 2018  |  0 comments
Onkyo has announced the availability of a second mid-priced THX-certified AV receiver, a 9.2-channel follow-up to the 7.2-channel TX-NR686 introduced last month at $649.
SV Staff  |  May 03, 2018  |  0 comments
Fluance, the Canadian speaker company based in Niagara Falls, today introduced its first powered bookshelf speaker system.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 02, 2018  |  0 comments
James Loudspeaker sells just about any kind of speaker you could want—or imagine. You can choose among its dozens of high-performance models and buy “off the shelf” or have a particular model customized with a special finish or feature. Or, you can get creative and dream up your own speaker design. The California-based company prides itself on its ability to meet the unique needs of its customers, whether that means solving an installation problem or creating something special…and personal. James built more than 300 custom products in 2017 alone, but the Steampunk Speaker is perhaps its most interesting—and unusual—project.
SV Staff  |  May 01, 2018  |  0 comments
Como Audio, the Boston-based maker of the Top Pick-designated Solo and Duetto music systems, today launched a Kickstarter campaign to introduce a portable Wi-Fi-based multiroom music system that can be controlled by voice. The company also announced its first turntable.
SV Staff  |  May 01, 2018  |  0 comments
SVS has introduced an audio adapter that makes it easy to add wireless connectivity to subwoofers, speakers, and other audio gear.
SV Staff  |  Apr 30, 2018  |  0 comments
Pioneer today introduced a new $799 addition to its Elite family of AV receivers.
SV Staff  |  Apr 27, 2018  |  0 comments
TCL, the Chinese consumer electronics brand that has been aggressively pursuing the U.S. market in recent years, has announced pricing and availability for the flagship 4K/Ultra HD TVs it previewed at CES in January.
SV Staff  |  Apr 26, 2018  |  0 comments
Denon today announced the addition of six richly featured yet affordably priced models to its X- and S-Series of AV receivers.
SV Staff  |  Apr 25, 2018  |  1 comments
U.K.-based Q Acoustics has announced a new speaker series that builds on the company’s 3000 series by borrowing technology from the $5,999 flagship Concept 500 speaker, winner of the 2017-2018 EISA Award for Best Floorstanding Loudspeaker.
SV Staff  |  Apr 25, 2018  |  1 comments
Emotiva DC-2 Desktop DAC
Supercharge your desktop rig! That’s what you’ll be able to do with the DC-2, an update of Emotiva’s reference-quality DC-1 digital-to-analog converter (DAC). Emotiva CEO Dan Laufman calls the new half-height DAC a “no-holds-barred converter for any enthusiast whose music library is stored on a computer or hard drive.
SV Staff  |  Apr 25, 2018  |  0 comments
Cary Audio, a company known for its tube amplifiers, has introduced two solid-state power amplifiers that offer “dramatically improved performance and current-handling capacity” over its previous solid-state models.
SV Staff  |  Apr 24, 2018  |  0 comments
Philips has announced that its new 43-inch Momentum 436M6 4K/Ultra HD monitor, due out this summer for $1,000, is the first to achieve DisplayHDR 1000 certification from the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA).