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May 6, 2008

Panasonic Wireless Home Theater System With Integrated Blu-ray Disc Player Is Now Shipping

Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company has announced that its first home theater in a box (HTiB) system with an integrated Blu-ray Disc player will be available for purchase in late Spring, with a suggested retail price of $999.95. The new model, SC-BT100, is the perfect complement to a high definition, flat panel large screen TV.

The new model epitomizes Panasonic’s emphasis on media friendly capabilities. It is made for iPod* and features an advanced integrated dock which not only recharges an iPod but plays music or video through the home theater system, displays audio tracks and menus on the TV screen and operates with the supplied remote control…

Apr 17, 2008

Onkyo Announces 3 New Entry Level Htibs

Onkyo HT-S5100
Onkyo has introduced three new packaged home theater systems, each consisting of a flexible HDTV-capable audio-video receiver, five or seven surround-sound loudspeakers, powerful subwoofer, and an included iPod docking station on two of the systems. These systems, popularly called HTiB for "Home Theater in a Box," can be combined with a video display, Blu-Ray or DVD player, and cable/satellite TV box to provide a complete home theater surround sound experience.

The 7.1 channel home theater receiver included with top of the line HT-S5100 offers an amazing range of capabilities at such a modest price point. The HT-R560 receiver has three 1080p compatible HDMI inputs and one output…

Apr 1, 2008

Philips Network Music Player NP1100

Philips NP1100

At CES 2008 Philips and RealNetworks®, Inc. announced a new alliance to bring Rhapsody®, the award-winning digital music service from Real and MTV Networks, to consumers both on the go and in the home with Philips’ new portable MP3 GoGear™ players and Philips’ Streamium™ home audio product line.

Philips’ Rhapsody-enhanced Streamium home audio products give consumers access from their living room to Rhapsody’s catalog of over 4.5 million songs, professionally programmed music channels, personalized recommendations and thousands of themed playlists via their home stereo systems…

Mar 18, 2008

Onkyo Debuts Entry-Level A/V Receivers With Powered Zone 2, Audyssey Dynamic Eq And More

Onkyo TX-SR576
Onkyo has introduced two affordably-priced A/V receivers that deliver a remarkable array of high end features for home theater and multichannel music reproduction. The 80 watt-per-channel TX-SR576 and 75 watt-per-channel TX-SR506 are the lowest priced receivers ever to include the company's Powered Zone 2 capability and front channel bi-amplification features, and are among the first receivers available anywhere to include Audyssey's new Dynamic EQ loudness correction technology…
Jan 6, 2008

New Pioneer Slim DVD Players Deliver Entertainment In Every Room

Pioneer DVD-310

With multi-format compatibility and a sophisticated build quality, Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today introduces two slim DVD players offering uncompromised playback of multimedia entertainment. The DV-310 and DV-410V DVD players offer enhanced form and functionality that make them the ideal source components in any room. With HDMI®, the DV-410V gives consumers a simple connectivity solution as well as video upscaling to 1080p for compatibility with new flat panel displays. A front panel USB port on both players gives consumers the ability to enjoy music, photos or video stored on a USB key in high quality…

Jan 6, 2008

New Pioneer AV Receivers Allows Consumers To Realize High Definition Era Of Home Theater

Pioneer VSX-818V-K

Pioneer Electronics Inc. today debuts four advanced A/V receivers that deliver dynamic high definition video and audio formats for next generation home theater performance. At the Consumer Electronics Show, Pioneer® is showcasing the VSX-518-K, VSX-818V-K, VSX-918V-K and VSX-1018TXH-K A/V receivers, which incorporate new proprietary amplifier technologies that ensure maximum power from multi-channel sound formats while maintaining clean audio with impressive THD specifications. Improved sound tuning and customization options along with an abundance of HD digital connectivity ports make it easy for consumers to usher their home entertainment into the HD era…

Jan 6, 2008

Bluetooth Integration And 1080p Upscaling Among Winning Features Of Samsung’s 2008 Home Entertainment Systems

Samsung HT-Z510

Samsung Electronics, a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, offers consumers an enhanced total HD solution with its 2008 Home Entertainment lineup. Designed to enhance the digital living-room experience and complement Samsung’s HDTVs, Samsung’s latest home entertainment lineup brings functionality, audio quality and connectivity to a whole new level. With fully integrated Bluetooth 2.1 capabilities, 1080p support technology and full support for iPod connectivity, Samsung is expanding the possibilities of HD living, making the home theater experience more accessible and convenient for consumers…

Jan 6, 2008

Samsung’s Space-saving Home Theater Sound Bar Modern Sound, Outstanding Performance, Wonderfully Wireless

Samsung HT-X810

Samsung Electronics, a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, is making high-definition video more accessible than ever to consumers with its stunning HT-X810 Home Theater Sound Bar. A self-contained home theater speaker system with integrated upconverting DVD player, wireless subwoofer and Bluetooth connectivity, the HT-X810 is designed to enhance the digital living room experience and complement Samsung’s HDTVs. Samsung’s HT-X810 Home Theater Sound Bar delivers dynamic, cinema-quality sound with the streamlined look and contemporary convenience of a single wall-mount unit…