AV receiver

Onkyo Debuts First Nine-Channel Home Theater Receiver (TX-NR1009)

  • Posted on: 1 June 2011
  • By: chw staff

The Onkyo TX-NR1009 available from today is the first of the company’s line of AV Receivers to offer nine channel audio entertainment and to feature DTS Neo:X multidimensional audio technology. Now user can attach up to nine loudspeakers with distinct direction clues that enhance the height and space dimensions of a home theater room beyond the capabilities of current seven channel systems—creating a lifelike 3-D soundscape.


Savant Launches Audio Visual Multiroom Solution: SmartSystems

  • Posted on: 4 April 2011
  • By: chw staff

Savant systems launches a new line of Apple-based Audio Visual control and distribution platform, called SmartSystems, which consist of eight systems. The new solutions replace the current Rosie and PROTÉGÉ range and include an iTune-based digital media server. The SmartSystems will allow you to manage all your smart home appliances including home-theater control, whole-home automation, lighting, media and A/V distribution.

Onkyo Releases Advanced Networking Home Theater AV Receivers

  • Posted on: 10 February 2011
  • By: chw staff

The new 7.2 Channel TX-NR609 and 5.1 Channel TX-NR509 AV Receivers features the latest in networking capability available to home entertainment systems, although being class as entry-level.  The AV Receivers boost support for DLNA, Wireless, Windows 7, Internet Radio and remote App control from Onkyo App for iPhone and iPod. The other new model is the TX-SR309, it is the only one of the three that does not support Networking.

Yamaha RX-V867 AV Receiver Tops Off Popular Home Theater Series

  • Posted on: 28 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

The RX-V867 is the latest in the 67 series of low to mid-market AV receivers. The RX-V867 is packed with some of the latest in AV connectivity, sound distribution and more. As a mid-market receiver it is up there with Sony, Denon, Onkyo and others in-terms of features such as 3D support, HDMI output and networking capabilities. It is already available online from Yamaha and Yamaha authorized dealers for an estimated price of $899.95.

Onkyo Launches DLNA 1.5 and Windows 7 Home Theater Receivers (HT-RC260 and HT-RC270)

  • Posted on: 16 August 2010
  • By: chw staff

Onkyo has release two new HT-RC home theatre receivers (HT-RC260 and HT-RC270). Both models feature the latest in surround sound with a High Definition high performance 7.2-channel via Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio codecs. For inter components connectivity they both have a 3D-Ready HDMI-1.4a port, and are DLNA 1.5 and Windows7 compatible.  Both models have Audyssey DSX and Dolby Pro Logic IIz and Onkyo's proprietary WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology) amplifiers.  Onkyo HT-RC260 and HT-RC270 are available at retailers for $499 and $849 respectively.

Sony Launched AV Receivers and Blu-ray Player for Custom Installers

  • Posted on: 6 July 2010
  • By: chw staff

SonyAre you planning an installation of a new home entertainment system that integrates with your home control system? Well you might be in luck.  Sony has released a new range of Elevated Standard ES AV Receivers, which it hopes to be the preferred AV Receivers for custom home theatre installers.  The ES AV Receivers were designed especially for this purpose and offer the best in video and audio quality, with seamless integration with multiroom and third party home control systems.

Pioneer Released Elite AV Receivers VSX-30 and VSX-31

  • Posted on: 28 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

Pioneer has release six new Elite AV Receivers for us to take advantage of the latest in digital home connectivity and media sharing.  The main attractions in the new Elite range are the VSX-30, VSX-31 and flagship SC-37, together they offer the best in enjoying digital sound and home theater experience, at a price that can suit your budget.  According to Pioneer the new range do the thinking for the home theater, by offering connectivity features to streamline and del

Onkyo DLNA and Multi-Room A/V Receivers (TX-NR1008, TX-NR808 and TX-NR708)

  • Posted on: 2 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

Onkyo has released details of their soon to be released A/V Receivers (TX-NR1008, TX-NR808 and TX-NR708).  The new models feature the latest in connectivity, sound quality and compatibility. All models offer the same basic features such as compatibility with Windows 7, DLNA 1.5 certified, integrated support of Apple iPhone and iPod, network audio streaming and multi-room support.

Denon Released AV Receivers for 100th Anniversary

  • Posted on: 29 April 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

As part of their 100th anniversary Denon as announced the release of ten AV Receivers. They are release as part of the Retail Home Theater series and should be in the shops in the next coming months. These new models feature significant enhancement over previous models, first of all they come with HDMI 1.4s Repeater Inputs with 3D - as standard, Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) support and Audio Return Channel.

Denon Celebrates 100 years with New Range of Blu-rays and AV Receivers

  • Posted on: 29 April 2010
  • By: chw staff

Denon is celebrating 100 years in business this year and has announced the release of two Blu-ray players and ten Audio/Video Receivers.  The new systems are due out in the coming months and promise the latest in home entertainment. Features include media streaming, auto firmware update and the ability to integrate with other home control systems.