The “sound platform” category continues to grow. These are products that act as a base for your TV and provide much meatier sound than your average, smaller soundbars. For its part, Yamaha calls this kind of product a “TV speaker base.” And now it’s introduced the SRT-1000, which it claims is the first such product to offer “true” 5.1-channel surround sound.
Sonos has a great selection of wireless-enabled speakers to fit in any room in any home. Whether you’re a casual listener or hardcore audiophile, you can appreciate being able to move music freely without having to fuss with wires. Those who own and use Sonos speakers should already be familiar with this, except that doing more »
The company says the $799.99 R-20B particularly excels at quality reproduction of dialogue, which it says is a problem with many existing soundbars.
Atlantic Technology today introduced an innovative approach for “upgrading” existing speakers in a home to the Dolby Atmos surround sound system with its new 44-DA Dolby Atmos-enabled home theater speaker module.
Bowers & Wilkins introduced new models of its CM Series of loudspeakers, which feature its Decoupled Double Dome tweeter technology.
Energy today launched its $599.99 Energy Connoisseur CS-30 soundbar, featuring plug n’ play functionality, Dolby Digital decoding, 3D surround mode and Bluetooth streaming capabilities.
Jamo introduced the second generation of its Concert Series loudspeakers, consisting of 10 models. The series emphasizes high design and superior sound.
If you own a non-wireless speaker and have been wondering if you’ve been missing out, you have. Seriously, wireless is the way to go, especially with such choice of mobile audio streaming. But not everyone is ready and willing to toss out money and replace a perfectly good speaker. I wouldn’t, especially a high-quality favorite. more »
Consumers have quite the choice of speakers and audio systems to choose from. While the vast majority of them consist of plastic, silicone, and some metal, there are some that take a completely different approach to design. If your cozy living space is a little more laid back and a little less tech-modern, you certainly more »
Harman today introduced its new Infinity Reference Series of loudspeakers, with an emphasis as much on their iF Product Design Award-winning industrial design as their sound.
Paradigm today offered up more sonic goodies for home audio fans — namely, its next generation of “ultra-slim” Millenia on-wall/on-shelf speakers. Sitting 1.75 inches from the wall when mounted, they’re meant to be paired with a flat-panel TV.
With all the latest Bluetooth speakers to hit the market, a lot of people are experiencing envy. No matter the kind of home speaker setup, it’s probably not as quick or convenient as streaming audio wirelessly through a mobile tablet or smartphone. The apps for those mobile devices make access to all sorts of music more »