OPPO Digital announced that its UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Disc player is available for purchase. A step-up version of the recently released UDP-203, the UDP-205 brings, say OPPO, top-of-the-line audio performance to a universal player that supports 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and many other digital audio and video formats. More »

Pioneer has announced the release of three new generation AV receivers, the VSX-LX302, VSX-932 and the VSX-832, which they say are “packed to the gills with every facility needed to form the heart of seriously capable home entertainment systems”. More »

Onkyo have just announced their 7.2-Channel TX-NR676E Network A/V Receiver that adds audio-video support, app-based streaming, and multi-room audio distribution to a foundation of “high-current amplification power”. More »

Atlas Cables, the engineering-led cable manufacturer of Kilmarnock, Scotland, has introduced the latest addition to its HDMI cable range, the Hyper 4K Wideband HDMI. Building upon its 1st generation Atlas Equator (active) and Element (passive) High speed with Ethernet HDMI, Atlas has introduced this new model that delivers the full bandwidth requirements of the latest HDMI specification for Ultra UHD with a bandwidth of 18Gbps over extended lengths up to 15m. More »

McIntosh has announced that their MX122 A/V Processor has received Control4’s Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP) Certification. More »

Karma-AV got in touch to tell us about what they are demonstrating at the 30th Bristol Sound And Vision hifi Show this week. More »

Loewe, the German manufacturer will be demonstrating their flagship OLED TV and wireless speaker system at the Bristol hifi and home cinema show on…

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Loewe, the German manufacturer will be demonstrating their flagship OLED TV and wireless speaker system at the Bristol hifi and home cinema show on 24th to 26th February. More »

AudioControl makers of audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has announced that Monitor Audio has been added to their Sound Partners Program (SPP). More »

SVS, USA based manufacturer of speakers, subwoofers and audio accessories, have announced their 16-Ultra Series, its largest and most powerful subwoofer line ever. SVS told us: ‘The new sealed box SB16-Ultra and ported box PB16-Ultra subwoofers are the culmination of all SVS engineering advancements and loaded with innovations that establish the 16-Ultra Series as the reference standard for bass. More »

Bowers & Wilkins say that they are “unleashing a new level of cinematic prowess on visitors to ISE 2017 in Amsterdam. The breathtaking Diamond Cinema experience, a culmination of unrivalled technical excellence, design and performance, features 15 new CI800 Series Diamond high-performance custom installation loudspeakers complemented by two new high-power DB1D subwoofers delivering the ultimate 3D Cinema sound experience”. More »

JBL got in touch to tell us about their Synthesis speakers at the ISE show, which kicked off today in Amsterdam. More »

Loewe, the German manufacturer of televisions and AV equipment, has launched a wireless floorstanding speaker system called klang 5 (‘klang’ means ‘sound’ in German). Designed to work seamlessly with Loewe TVs, including the bild 7 OLED set, the klang 5 speakers deliver all forms of audio, from music to movies. More »

Within 3 years, the French manufacturer Trinnov Audio has established a position in the High-End Home Theatre market thanks to its flagship Altitude32. Ahead of ISE 2017, Trinnov has announced internal changes to support its growth as well as a strong presence on the show floor. In addition, the company’s CEO Arnaud Laborie will be giving a training session and sharing his latest findings in speaker placement for immersive sound room design. More »

Arcam, who celebrated their 40th anniversary last year, are once again building what they are calling “a show-stopping ‘Object Based’ Reference Cinema”, providing a world-first opportunity to hear the new High-End FMJ AV860 AV Pre-Processor in action, partnered with around 6000 watts of FMJ P49 Class G power amps in bridged mono-block mode. More »

Monitor Audio’s new ASB-10 compact Active Soundbar system is engineered to restore the power of an audio and video experience by re-energising HD and UHD pictures with the sound they deserve. Although TV panels deliver ever wider more enveloping pictures, their on-board sound quality is in relative decline. Size limitations imposed by shrinking bezels mean that the speakers within them reproduce only fraction of the bandwidth available from today’s DTV boxes, games consoles and media players. More »

TAGA Harmony, a European manufacturer of speakers and audio electronics, has announced a new addition to the TCW Custom Install speaker series. More »

MartinLogan, the American manufacturer of electrostatic and Folded Motion® ltechnology loudspeakers, has announced that all speakers in the Masterpiece Series are now shipping. More »

Arcam of Cambridge, UK, are at CES 2017, in the Venetian Rooms 30/210 & 30/212. They are launching three new products in their rSeries and Home Cinema range. More »

Based on Revel’s Performa3 F208 (pictured below) and M106 models, the Performa3 Be concepts include two new models: the F208Be 3-way floorstanding loudspeaker and M106Be 2-way bookshelf loudspeaker. More »