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Oct 1, 2013

Yamaha R-S201: An Affordable 2-Channel Receiver

Yamaha R-S201

Yamaha today introduced the R-S201, a 2-channel receiver that delivers the exceptional Hi-Fi sound quality for which the company has long been known. Designed for a wider audience than ever before, the RS-201 features Yamaha’s signature Natural Sound concept and high sound quality circuit design, along with a powerful 100 watts per channel to reveal every detail of recording artists’ performances. …

Sep 26, 2013

Yamaha Showcases Its Flagship Aventage CX-A5000 And MX-A5000

Yamaha CX-A5000

Yamaha is featuring its flagship AVENTAGE AV separate components, the CX-A5000 11.2-channel AV preamplifier and MX-A5000 11-channel power amplifier, at CEDIA Expo 2013 (booth #1131). When combined, the two models create unequalled sound realism with expressive dynamics and massive power for a home theater experience only Yamaha can deliver.

The craftsmanship and design behind these new components are influenced by Yamaha's expertise in professional audio, musical instruments and home theater…

Sep 12, 2013

Yamaha Releases Slim Network AV Receiver RX-S600

Yamaha RX-S600

Yamaha today released the slim RX-S600 network AV receiver that offers consumers greater flexibility to place a smaller AV receiver in their home without compromising the audio quality expected from the company's full-size models. The powerful yet compact unit will be available this month, combining high-performance AV capabilities, connectivity to home and portable devices and compatibility with Yamaha's top rated AV Controller App for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices…

Sep 6, 2013

Philips Introduces New Fidelio SoundSphere and Fidelio Primo Speakers

Philips DS9860W

Philips introduces three new Fidelio speakers that offer consumers high fidelity sound together with Spotify Connect, a new home audio experience giving you intelligent, effortless control of your music across your phone, tablet and speakers with millions of songs built right in.

Specifically designed to deliver pure and authentic sound, the Fidelio SoundSphere Speakers and new Fidelio Primo are the first audio products to feature Spotify Connect, allowing music fans to easily stream their favorite songs directly from the Spotify app to an array of devices, freeing-up their Smartphone or tablet to do other things…

Sep 5, 2013

Harman Kardon Introduces SB 35 and SB 26 Soundbars

Harman Kardon SB 35

Harman announces two new soundbar systems that feature advanced Harman Kardon engineering. The Harman Kardon Sabre SB 35 soundbar and the Harman Kardon SB 26 soundbar exceed and redefine all compact sound system expectations; boosting the audio performance of any flat TV they are connected to…

Sep 5, 2013

JBL Introduces Spark Wireless Stereo Speaker

JBL Spark

JBL announces the marriage of functionality and fun in JBL Spark, a wireless stereo speaker system that looks like nothing else you've ever seen.

"The bright colors and megaphone shape catch your eye immediately," said Michael Mauser, President of HARMAN Lifestyle, "but it's the unmistakable JBL sound that catches your ears and won't let go."

JBL demonstrates that professionalism in audio reproduction can be fun with JBL Spark wireless stereo speakers…

Sep 5, 2013

Philips And Armin Van Buuren Launch M1X-DJ Sound System

Philips M1X-DJ

Today at IFA in Berlin Philips and Armin van Buuren are launching the M1X-DJ System. Combining a sleek design aesthetic and easy-to-use interface with innovative technology, the M1X-DJ allows anyone who wants to mix, play and share their music in one portable device. It combines a DJ controller and sound system that comes integrated with an Apple Lightning connector and Bluetooth connectivity and works seamlessly with the djay 2 app from Algoriddim.

“Fans often ask me what equipment they should buy when they want to start mixing themselves,” said Armin…

Sep 5, 2013

Philips Introduces New Wireless Speakers: S5X, S3X, BR-1X, SHOQBOX XL And DOT

Philips S5X

Philips introduces today at the 2013 IFA Show a new range of wireless speakers, designed to marry style and high-power sound in one compact package, whether at home or on-the-go.

“Today’s consumers aspire to a new generation of stereo on which to enjoy their music at home,” said Edouard Petit, director consumer marketing, audio at Philips Lifestyle Entertainment. “We live in an ever-connected world with music and content stored on smartphones, tablets and laptops. Home stereos have to change accordingly…

Sep 5, 2013

Philips Fidelio SoundTowers Offer High-Fidelity Sound

Philips Fidelio SoundTowers

Philips launches the Fidelio SoundTowers, a premium sound system for consumers who want high-fidelity playback of audio across a variety of platforms. The sleek Sound Towers are designed to deliver room filling, natural sound without taking up the space of a traditional system and without all the wires. With wireless connectivity, DualDock and CD playback, music lovers are free to enjoy their music however they like.

“The Fidelio SoundTowers are two-way floor-standing speakers designed to integrate all functionalities and electronics without a central unit,” said Benoit Burette, sound innovation engineer at Philips Lifestyle Entertainment…

Aug 20, 2013

Yamaha A-S3000 Amp And CD-S3000 CD Player To Be Available In U.S. In September

Yamaha A-S3000

Yamaha today announced that the company’s flagship A-S3000 integrated amplifier and CD-S3000 CD/SACD player will be available in the U.S. in September. These flagship Hi-Fi models are built with expert craftsmanship, rock solid anti-distortion construction and the best-sounding components to give audiophiles the fullest emotional connection to their music…