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It's not too often that Harman Kardon ends up on these pages, but the company's newest A/V receivers have a few tricks up their sleeves that'll appeal to more than just audiophiles. The Harman Kardon AVR 2700 and AVR 3700 look like your average receivers, but there's a module within that enables native 4K scaling as well as support for Apple's wireless AirPlay standard. Both the Harman Kardon AVR 2700 and AVR 3700 are powered by the acclaimed Harman Kardon high-current, ultrawide bandwidth amplifier, not to mention eight HDMI inputs (with full 3D support), and Dolby TrueHD / DTS-HD Master Audio... Read more...
Wires, wires, everywhere. Talk about a nightmare. AT&T thinks so, and that's part of the reason why they're launching the industry's first integrated wireless receiver, which aims to give U-verse TV customers more freedom to watch TV shows anywhere, in any room throughout the home. The new U-verse TV Wireless Receiver is the first fully-integrated wireless receiver available from any TV provider, and gives U-verse TV customers even more freedom to watch TV when and where they want it, including rooms without an existing U-verse outlet. The Wireless Receiver will be available for order on Monday,... Read more...
It seems that the high-end home theater trend has started to fizzle somewhat, but those that have already invested in a home cinema of their own are obviously interested in keeping it up. Sony has been a big player in this particular market for some time now, and with this very company being a huge proponent of 3D from the start, it's no surprise to see 3D as one of the standout features on their new line of A/V receivers. The 3D compatible models, which are now available for pre-sale at www.sonystyle.com, include the STR-DN1020, STR-DH820, STR-DH720, and STR-DH520 AV receivers.  Starting... Read more...
Whether you love or hate Apple, it's impossible to deny the impact that the iPod has had on the world of consumer electronics. It's the de facto MP3 player now, and even vehicles have grown to adopt Apple's technology from the factory. Many new cars are shipping with the ability to tap into one's iPhone or iPod library and play that through the car's stereo. And the same kind of thing is happening in the home cinema world. Many, many new home theater options are now shipping with integrated iPod/iPhone support, and given just how many people now use one of those as their primary jukebox, we can't... Read more...
Denon has pretty high standards, and the products from the company are typically very high end, very expensive and very good. Very, very good. But even a company like Denon can take the time to make things better, and they can even take the time to celebrate when the occasion arrives. After 100 years of staying in business, we'd say there's plenty of reason to party down. After staying afloat in the competitive A/V market for a full century, Denon is celebrating the occasion by announcing a special-edition Anniversary Product Collection (A100) of seven new home entertainment components. The limited... Read more...
At the CEDIA Expo, Pioneer announced that its Elite BDP-09FDr Blu-ray Disc Player has become the world’s first to achieve THX certification. The company’s Elite EX Series in-wall speakers have also attained THX Select2 certification. Both of these products complement the company’s Elite A/V Receivers, which are also THX Ultra2 Plus Certified and feature Class D digital amplification. By meeting these certifications and adhering to the company’s own strict principles for faithful reproduction of content, Pioneer feels that its line of products rival the movie theater experience. Pioneer Showcases... Read more...