Without a doubt Soundbars are some of the hottest products on the market. With living space becoming a premium, full 7.1 or 5.1 surround systems demand too much room. The Soundbar can be a rewarding option for those that want good audio in their bedrooms or even as a main system. The Polk Audio Surroundbar 4000IHT proves itself a versatile audio companion. I had a chance to experience the Surroundbar 4000IHT and this is what I heard.
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While many HDTV owners have not yet taken advantage of experiencing the surround sound that’s part of TV, Blu-ray, and streaming, there are those home-theater enthusiasts that drool for more performance. Equipped with Airplay compatibility, Denon AVR-4520CI is the best A/V receiver to guide your home entertainment to higher thrills and expectations. Although a serious powerhouse with advanced connectivity (wired and wireless), fans and novices will enjoy this receiver’s easy set-up.
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Given the endless stream of Internet-delivered content arriving at homes everywhere, consumers not only desire to harness it for their big screen enjoyment, but also want the flexibility of controlling it with the thing they carry with them everywhere—their mobile devices. Yamaha answers the call with its notable series of A/V receivers—the 7.1-channel RX-V671, RX-V571, [...]
Beyond HDTV, sound is an absolute partner to your TV screen. In order to complete a powerful home theater system, deep, driving bass is necessary. The entire concept of of emulating the sound of a large theater in the home is to produce the realistic effects when viewing video. Those sounds are found at frequencies [...]
Blu-ray is currently the best medium to view movies for the consumer. Anyone serious about maximizing their audio and video experience at home need not look further than blu-ray at the moment. It’s the pinnacle of home entertainment. So that said, what should you purchase for the blu-ray addict in your life? The first thing [...]
How do you improve a wonderfully designed universal remote like the Harmony One? For Logitech, it was simple, add an RF (radio frequency) module. Their latest universal remote, the Harmony 900 has RF capabilities. In terms of functionality, the Harmony 900 is almost identical to the Harmony One. However, the Harmony One is only IR [...]
Toshiba has officially accepted defeat. It’s been almost two years since the demise of their HD DVD format, the lone high definition, physical disc medium that was a viable threat to blu-ray. However, they sure took their time to release a blu-ray deck. Toshiba has finally licked their wounds, and have gone on to release [...]
Before Plasma and LCD screens dominated the HDTV market, video projectors were perceived as the most likely to deliver a home theater environment. It made sense. A projector could deliver image sizes to 300 inches, nearly duplicating the effect of a movie theater. The projector, however, had several drawbacks. You needed to set up a [...]
Everyone has a widescreen TV and HDTV has become part of daily language. But the conversion to digital TV broadcasting also brings vast improvements in TV sound. You can’t really find it coming from those 2 speakers on your TV. You need a home theater sound system. Now there are many home-theater in a box [...]
The Internet is full of sites that stream videos and offer libraries for video downloads. Acer AspireRevo is a mini desktop computer that offers an HDMI port for convenient connection to your 1080p TV. The Acer AspireRevo AR1600-U910H Desktop is based on the popular Acer Aspire Netbook, a portable PC that uses an Intel Atom [...]