Hegel Music Systems Pushes Into CEDIA Channel with Modular High-Current Class-AB Mono-Block Amplifiers

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Norwegian audio brand Hegel Music Systems today announced the launch of its first amplifiers aimed at the home theater and distributed audio markets. Called the C5 Series, three models are available, the C53, C54 and C55, which are configured as three-, four- and five-channel amplifiers, respectively. With pricing starting at $6,000, depending on configuration, the […]

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Gefen Ships 4K Scaler

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Gefen from Core Brands today announced that its 4K 600 MHz 1:2 Scaler with EDID Detective and Audio-De-Embedder (EXT-UHD600A-12-DS) is now shipping. Gefen says that it has independent scalers built into each of its two HDMI outputs and one output can downscale a 4K 600 MHz signal to 1080p  while the other can upscale an HD signal to 4K Ultra HD […]

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Emotiva Audio Corp. to Make CEDIA Debut With 16-channel Processor and 3D Audio Presentation

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Emotiva Audio Corporation will make its CEDIA Expo debut in September with a live demo that features several of its most recent product introductions, in addition to the first public demo of the highly anticipated 16-channel RMC-1 A/V processor. The RMC-1 ($4,999) is a no-holds-barred 16-channel processor that supports full 4K UHD video, with high speed video switching, in addition […]

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Sony Shows New 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

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Sony Electronics announced a new Ultra HD Blu-ray universal player. Sony’s first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (dubbed the UBP-X800) is compatible with Ultra HD Blu-ray (3840×2160) as well as video streaming in 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR). The UBP-X800 provides Ultra HD Blu-ray playback with wide color space BT.2020, which offers twice the […]

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AudioControl Adds DTS:X and DTS Neural Surround to Home Theater Receivers and Preamp/Processor

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AudioControl has announced the availability of DTS:X and DTS Neural Surround for its Concert AVR-7 and AVR-9 home theater receivers as well as their Maestro M9 theater processor. These surround formats are available now and can be added to models already in the field via firmware update. DTS:X is an immersive surround format that delivers […]

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James Loudspeaker Intros W-Series Architectural Speakers for 3D Audio

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James Loudspeaker has announced the introduction of the W-Series loudspeakers designed for boundary applications, such as integration into a 90-degree corner where walls and ceilings converge. The wedge-shaped form factor is designed for the latest immersive 3D audio technologies (Atmos, Auro3D and DTS:X) as well as other applications and can be used in both indoor […]

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