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Mar 12, 2013

Panasonic's 2013 Home Theater Lineup Pricing Revealed

Panasonic SC-HTB770

Panasonic today announced pricing and availability for the new 2013 lineup of Home Theater Systems. The new SC-HTB770, SC-HTB370, SC-HTB70 and SC-HTB65 Home Theater System models have been crafted with the consumer’s needs in mind. Compatible with various TV sizes, the new lineup offers superior sound quality with stylish and flexible layouts.

The 2013 Panasonic Home Theater Systems will be available in March 2013 with pricing as follows: SC-HTB770 SRP $399.99, SC-HTB370 SRP $299.99, SC-HTB70 SRP $199.99, SC-HTB65 SRP $179.99.

The new 2013 SC-HTB series of Home Theater Systems offer options for the entire home…

Mar 5, 2013

Pioneer 2013 AV Receivers Ready For Smartphone Integration

Pioneer VSX-523

As today’s advanced smartphones continue to become essential components of the home entertainment experience, Pioneer is making integration of these devices easy and convenient. Pioneer’s latest 2013 audio video receiver lineup, the VSX-523 and VSX-823 5.1-channel, VSX-1023 7.1-channel, and VSX-1123 7.2-channel receivers, are designed to support today’s connected lifestyle, compatible with the two most popular smartphone OS platforms for expanded access to music streaming options and improved control of features and functionality…

Feb 26, 2013

Yamaha Unveils Next Generation Of RX-V Series AV Receivers

Yamaha RX-V675

Yamaha today unveiled its newest RX-V Series AV receivers. These models, from the only manufacturer that is "Powered by Music" with deep roots in the musical instrument and professional audio markets, as well as in home and mobile audio, include four network-enabled models (7.2-channel RX-V775WA, RX-V675 and RX-V575, and 5.1-channel RX-V475) and the RX-V375 non-networked model…

Jan 23, 2013

Yamaha Introduces CD-N500 Network CD Player

Yamaha CD-N500

Yamaha today introduced the CD-N500 network CD player that offers music fans a flexible portal to their favorite content from practically any source—CDs, downloaded files such as iTunes and streamed music from PCs, NAS systems, smartphones, tablets and Internet radio. The free Yamaha NETWORK PLAYER CONTROLLER app for smartphones and tablets enables the user to quickly select entertainment choices and easily stream content to the player. Gapless playback enhances streaming audio experiences by eliminating the annoying pauses often heard when music is transmitted from a network source…

Jan 17, 2013

Yamaha Announces New Compact Audio Systems With Wide Source Compatibility And Bluetooth

Yamaha TSX-132

Yamaha announced today that their latest desktop and micro component audio systems, the TSX-132, TSX-B232, MCR-042 and MCR-B142 begin shipping this month. Offering playback from many sources, including iPod, iPhone and iPad portable audio devices, USB, CD and AM/FM radio, these models deliver exceptional audio quality for their compact size and offer colorful, style-savvy industrial designs.

These models integrate Yamaha's Compressed Music Enhancer that improves the audio quality of compressed music files and IntelliAlarm, which gently wakes up users gradually with their favorite music…

Jan 8, 2013

Bang & Olufsen Releases New Built-In Sound System

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 15 and BeoLab 16

Bang & Olufsen, the Danish provider of high end, custom-made audio and video products announces the launch of its latest built-in sound system at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The integrated speaker solution is comprised of two-way active speakers (BeoLab 15), an active subwoofer (BeoLab 16) and a rack-ready amplifier (Amplifier 1) - all created specifically for in-wall or in-ceiling placement.

The new BeoLab 15/BeoLab 16 system builds on a broad spectrum of signature Bang & Olufsen capabilities to pack amazing sound into unexpected places…

Jan 8, 2013

Vizio Announces Premium 42" And 54" 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bars

Vizio S4251w-B4

VIZIO today announced a line-up of premium home theater audio solutions highlighted by the new 42" 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar with wireless subwoofer and surrounds (S4251w-B4). Designed to deliver a best-in-class audio experience that serves as the perfect complement for today's advanced HDTVs, VIZIO looks to further innovate the category with superior surround sound and new convenience features, such as a Display Remote and Bluetooth connectivity…

Jan 8, 2013

Sony Introduces ES-Series Loudspeakers

Sony SS-NA2ES

Building on its legacy as an innovator in home audio entertainment, Sony today announced the extension of its AR-line of high resolution loudspeakers with the introduction of its ES-series. The new ES natural acoustic speaker systems further the line established the last two years with the introduction of the highly-acclaimed SS-AR1 and SS-AR2 loudspeakers.

“From the company’s inception, Sony has dedicated itself to advancing audio entertainment and faithfully reproducing music as artists have intended,” said Neal Manowitz, director of Sony Electronics’ Home Audio product group…

Jan 7, 2013

Polk Presents New TSx Series Of Home Theater Loudspeakers

Polk Audio TSx 440T

Polk Audio first introduced discriminating listeners to the high-performance, high-value TSi speaker lineup in early 2008. Five years later, the beloved line is getting a complete redesign, with new curvilinear cabinet designs, improved bass, greater dynamic range improved imaging, better detail, superior sensitivity—and a new name…

Jan 7, 2013

Panasonic Debuts New Line Of Wireless Speakers And Expands Compact Stereo System Line

Panasonic SC-HC58

Panasonic today announced six new personal audio units including three new streaming wireless speakers, many featuring Bluetooth technology. The HC Series, comprised of the SC-HC58, SC-HC38 and SC-HC28, features a USB cable connect and a dock that works with iPhone5/iPod touch (5th generation), allowing users to play music from a variety of sources including iPod/iPhone/iPad, while the new NE (Network Era) Series includes the SC-NE1, SC-NE3 and SC-NE5 and features the ultimate in sound quality with full wireless connectivity…