Archive for January, 2010

Guidebook Offers New Method for Operating Loudspeakers

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Current-Driving of Loudspeakers by Esa Meriläinen demonstrates new process for loudspeaker feeding

KIRKKONUMMI, Finland (MMD Newswire) January 4, 2010 — Current-Driving of Loudspeakers: Remedy to the Fundamental Fallacy of Sound Reproduction Technology by Esa Meriläinen argues that conventional loudspeaker technology is flawed and introduces a new method for loudspeaker feeding called current-drive. (more…)

Intelix Introduces HD Switcher with Built-in Scaling and Format Conversion

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Middleton, WI- Intelix LLC, U.S. manufacturer of audio/video equipment and software, announced the release of the DIGI-SCAL-11X2, a revolutionary high-definition switcher with built-in scaling and audio/video format conversion. (more…)

SNELL ACOUSTICS ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF NEW PHANTOM B7 LOUDSPEAKER

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

– All the Power, Performance and Listening Luxury of Snell’s Flagship Illusion

in a Smaller, More Streamlined Cabinet –

LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2010 Snell Acoustics, a leading manufacturer of high-performance and custom-built loudspeakers for more than 30 years, has announced the availability of its new Phantom B7 loudspeaker, first shown at CES 2009. The Snell Phantom (SRP: $25,000/pr) is engineered to provide the prestige, style and incredible sound of the company’s flagship Illusion, only with an acoustic design befitting of conventional living rooms and smaller footprint. In keeping with Snell’s pedigree and its “No Compromises” sound proposition, Phantom features many of the same astounding audio characteristics and leading-edge technologies as Illusion, including the innovative, continuously variable cabinet design and extraordinary best in class parts list. (more…)

SNELL ACOUSTICS COMPLEMENTS PHANTOM LOUDSPEAKER WITH NEW “PHANTOM CENTER”

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

– New Addition Allows Consumers to Create Reference Quality Theater with Phantom Loudspeaker System or Snell’s Flagship Illusion –

LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2010 – Snell Acoustics, a leading manufacturer of high-performance and custom-built loudspeakers for more than 30 years, is proud to announce the upcoming introduction of its new Phantom Center loudspeaker (SRP: $7,500), a reference quality center channel speaker matching the quality, style and performance of the company’s recently introduced Phantom B7 Tower. Both the Phantom B7 and the new Phantom Center loudspeaker are engineered to provide the style and incredible audio performance of the company’s flagship Illusion, only on a scale appropriate for conventional living rooms. Phantom Center gives discriminating consumers the opportunity to create a ”Best in Class” surround sound system. Its astounding power and performance are made possible through the utilization of many of the leading-edge technologies featured in Snell’s flagship Illusion and shared with the Phantom Tower. The Snell Phantom Center is scheduled for market introduction in March 2010. (more…)

MCINTOSH MX150 12 CHANNEL A/V PREAMPLIFIER WITH HDMI 1.3 CAPABILITY NOW AVAILABLE

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

– High Performance Control Center Gives Enthusiasts Total Flexibility and Maximum Performance from All Advanced Sources; Elegant and Simple Solution For Home Theater Entertainment –

Las Vegas, NV, January 6, 2010 – McIntosh Laboratory, a global leader in home entertainment systems that has defined the highest quality in sound reproduction for over 60 years, today announced the availability of its high-performance MX150 A/V Control Center (SRP: $12,000). With features and functionality far beyond those of typical A/V preamplifiers, the MX150 sets a new standard for high performance home theater, providing users with an elegant solution for controlling and enjoying the maximum benefits of all today’s advanced video and audio source components. (more…)

MCINTOSH INTRODUCES ITS FIRST EVER BLU-RAY PLAYER: TRUE “UNIVERSAL” PLAYER WITH UNMATCHED AUDIOPHILE PEDIGREE

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

– High-Performance MVP881 BR Delivers Ultimate Quality Audio and Video from Virtually Any Disc-Based Packaged Media; with BD Live Connectivity and Much More

Las Vegas, NV, January 6, 2010 – McIntosh Laboratory, a global leader in home entertainment that has defined the highest quality in sound reproduction for 60 years, today announced the introduction of its first ever Universal Audio/Video Blu-ray Player, the model MVP881 BR (SRP: $8,000). Scheduled for availability in January 2010, the MVP881 BR is a single source component offering universal compatibility and world-class performance from virtually all today’s most advanced video and audio disc formats, also supporting BD-Live Blu-ray Profile 2.0 web-enabled features. It reflects all of McIntosh’s leading-edge craftsmanship, attention to detail and unmatched performance, and sets a new reference standard in ultimate-quality source components. (more…)

MCINTOSH INTRODUCES TWO-CHANNEL MEN220 ROOM CORRECTION SYSTEM

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

– Advanced Digital Technologies Allow Users to “Fine-Tune” Audio Systems by Eliminating Room Interaction; Time-Honored McIntosh® Craftsmanship

Las Vegas, NV, January 6, 2010 — McIntosh Laboratory, a global leader in home entertainment that has defined the highest quality in sound reproduction for 60 years, today announced the introduction of the MEN220 Room Correction System (SRP: $4,500). The MEN220 delivers a potent suite of digital Room Correction, Custom-EQ and 2-Way Crossover capabilities in one easy-to-use stereo component that allows users to “fine-tune” the characteristics of their audio systems and achieve the best possible performance in any listening space. The MEN220 is scheduled for availability later this month. (more…)

DENON® PROVIDES HIGH-PERFORMANCE AUDIO QUALITY CONTROL PRODUCTS FOR NBC’S COVERAGE OF THE VANCOUVER WINTER GAMES

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

– Denon A/V Receivers and Blu-ray Disc Players Enable Audio Quality Control During Coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games, February 12-28, 2010

Las Vegas, NV, January 6, 2010 — Denon Electronics, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment components, was selected to provide Audio Quality Control products to NBC Universal during NBC’s coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games from Vancouver, February 12-28. The announcement was made today by Bob Dixon, Director of Sound Design & Communications, NBC Sports.

This marks the 6th straight Games in which NBC has relied on Denon products to assist with its coverage efforts. As Bob Dixon noted: “Since Sydney 2000, having Denon in the control room as we produce the broadcast of the Games has become an NBC tradition. Audio Quality Control is a very important part of our coverage, and we know we can rely of Denon components to help us ensure the very best performance at all times.” (more…)

DENON® ANNOUNCES AUDYSSEY DSX FIRMWARE UPGRADE FOR AVR-3310CI AND AVR-990 A/V RECEIVERS

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

– Upgrade Allows AVR-3310CI and AVR-990 Receiver Owners to “Go Beyond 5.1-Channel Surround” with Audyssey DSX; Available at Denon Website for $100 Beginning February 1st

Las Vegas, NV, January 6, 2010 — Denon Electronics, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment components, will offer its valued customers the opportunity to experience enhanced audio performance that goes “beyond 5.1-channel surround sound” with an advanced Audyssey DSX Firmware Upgrade. Beginning February 1, 2010, the upgrade for Audyssey DSX, a surround sound technology that adds height or expanded width channels, will be available for $100 via Denon’s website* to owners of the company’s AVR-3310CI and AVR-990 A/V receivers. With the addition of the Audyssey DSX feature in the upgraded AVR-3310CI and AVR-990, Denon now makes this advanced feature available in four of its A/V receivers, also including the AVR-4810CI and AVR-4310CI. (more…)

INTRODUCING BOSTON ACOUSTICS’ NEW TVee™ MODEL 20: THE NEXT GENERATION IN BOSTON’S BREAKTHROUGH SOUNDBAR SYSTEM THAT SIMPLY ENHANCES TV SOUND

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

– Incorporating Innovative New “HHRT” Drivers Combined with an Advanced Compact Wireless Subwoofer, Model 20 Provides Convenient and Affordable “Plug and Play” Room-Filling Sound –

LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2010 – Boston Acoustics®, a pioneer in both soundbar loudspeaker systems and advanced wireless technology, today announced the upcoming release of its TVee™ Model 20 Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer System (MAP: $299.99). Following the success of the company’s TVee Model 2, the affordably priced TVee Model 20 utilizes a slim soundbar and matching wireless subwoofer to add powerful, room-filling sound and powerful bass to any television experience. The TVee Model 20 will also deliver this improved television experience at a new lower price thanks to Boston Acoustics’ innovative new “HHRT” (Hyberbolic High Rigidity Transducer) driver technology, and Boston’s engineering teams’ continued value engineering efforts. The TVee Model 20 is scheduled to be available in stores in March 2010. (more…)

Magazine Web Design - Advontemedia