Next-Gen Onkyo RZ Receivers Step Up from 7 to 9 Channels

Following on from Onkyo’s announcement last week about its partnership with ‘Works with Sonos’, the company has just announced its new 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receivers from the RZ Series: the THX Certified Select TX-RZ830 ($1,399 USD / $1,699.99 CAD) and TX-RZ730 9.2-Channel Network AV Receiver ($1,099 USD / $1,299.99 CAD), and […]

The Patriot – UHD Review

In the lead up to the American Revolutionary War, farmer and veteran of the French and Indian War Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) must choose between his familial obligations and his eldest sons’ desire to support their new country. First born Gabriel (Heath Ledger) joins up against Benjamin’s wishes, and is […]

Marantz Introduces NR1609 and NR1509 Slim Network AV Receivers

Marantz has announced two new additions to its line of slim AV receivers, the NR1609 and NR1509. The company continues to anticipate consumer calls for slimmer, more simply operable receivers, which are easy to set up, and where customers clearly do not require as many features as are offered on […]

Seymour-Screen Excellence Launches White Bias Lighting Kit

Seymour-Screen Excellence of Ames, Iowa, has introduced what it claims is the industry’s first color temperature-tunable back-lighting kit for home theater screens. The company believes the new product is ‘the perfect compliment’ to ambient light-rejecting film screen and a high brightness projector in a darkened room. The kit can be […]

Global Availability of New $3,000 Hisense 80-inch Laser TV

After the company showed off its award-winning $10,000 100-inch laser TV at CES this year, Chinese TV brand Hisense has now launched a new 80-inch L5 laser TV in Beijing. With its ‘highly affordable pricing,’ the company claims its new product is well within the reach of families with modest […]

AMPED America Announces New 400W 2-Channel Class D Amp

AMPED America has announced the availability of the AMP2400, the company’s latest 2-Channel 400 Watt per-channel Class D power amplifier (made in the USA). The AMP2400 is now making its debut into the high-end and luxury audio markets, and features Audiophile Ultra Sonic Performance (AUSP) technology, while also delivering ‘unmatched’ […]

My all-time favorite movie process

I have been a devoted fan of Cinerama ever since my neighborhood theater (the Syosset theater, in Syosset, Long Island) spent an unheard-of $259,000 in 1959 to install the process. I quickly memorized the specific row and seat number I always used when seeing a Cinerama film (9th row, dead […]

Sound United and Sonos Reach Settlement Agreement

Sound United, which some of you may know as the parent company to audio brands such as Denon, Marantz, Polk Audio, Definitive Technology, HEOS, Boston Acoustics and ClasséAudio, announced today that it has reached a settlement with Sonos, resolving all patent infringement litigation between the two companies including the upcoming […]

Weekly RoundUp 5-22-2018

  Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD…   The Features   – Red Sparrow – 2018   – Little Women – 2017   – The Birth of a Nation – 1915   – A Fantastic Woman – 2017 – Next […]