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HDMI 2.0 : Is It Here?

In recent weeks, talks have been rife about the impending launch of HDMI 2.0 and while new technology is usually received with open and welcome arms, especially when HDMI 2.0 would usher in a whole new era of video, it could also open Pandora’s box and create handshake issues as HDMI 1.0 did before. HDMI […]

A Modern AV Receiver At Last?

AV receivers are known to be somewhat out of sync with modern technology and are always bulky and hard to use. Sony has recently announced the Sony STR-DN1040, one of the most feature-packed AV receivers available for a most affordable price. Packed with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay support, and eight HDMI inputs, what more can […]

New Denon AV Receivers Announced

Denon has announced 5 brand new AV receiver models for the year, ranging from the entry-level Denon AVR-X500 to the high-end Denon AVR-X4000. Other than the entry level AVR-X500, all the new Denon receivers feature iOS and Android control apps that users can use to control every aspect of the amps and an on-screen setup […]

Look Out For Yamaha’s RX-V ’75 Series AV Receivers

It is now AV receiver season and we are seeing all sorts of upgrades on all lines of AV receivers. The Yamaha AV receivers have received an update and you should keep an eye out for the Yamaha RX-V375 and Yamaha RX-V475. For a really affordable $300, the Yamaha RX-V375 is a 100-watt driven receiver […]

Marantz Surprises With Ultra-Slim AV Receivers

Just when you thought that AV receivers could not get any better, Marantz surprises us with its space-saving ultra-slim NR1604 and NR1504 AV receivers. Designed to pack the same audio quality as its bulkier counterparts, these AV receivers have been found to be really easy and simple to use. They include features such as AirPlay, […]

Monster ISF Certified HDMI Cable Tells You Signal Resolution

New technologies such as 4K Ultra HD in HDTVs, projectors and Blu-ray players put new demands and high video bandwidth on cables. But how do you know if your home theater equipment is outputting the highest signal resolution? Well the latest Monster latest line of ISF Certified ‘Smart’ HDMI cables have glowing signal indicators that […]

New AirPlay Network AV Receivers From Harman Kardon

Harman Kardon has launched two brand new AV receivers and they are the Harman Kardon AVR 2700 and AVR 3700. Powered by the Harman Kardon high-current, ultra-wide bandwidth amplifier and boasting 8 HDMI inputs with 3D compatibility and Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding, these AV receivers look attractive, to say the least. The […]

Sony’s All New AV Receivers Boast Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Airplay

Sony has always had AV receivers in its range of products, though they were never the market leaders in this arena. While most other manufacturers have features almost as a standard in their AV Receivers, Sony has finally launched brand new AV receivers that come with features such as Wi-Fi, AirPlay and Bluetooth. Its 2013 […]