Legrand Nuvo Adds Line of 8-Inch Passive Subwoofers and Digital Amplifiers

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Legrand today introduced a new family of Nuvo 8-inch in-ceiling and in-wall passive subwoofers and matching digital amplifiers. Designed for small, medium and large home theaters and audio installations, the three compact single and dual subwoofers deliver low-frequency impact, while the wall- and rack-mount amplifiers are designed specifically for use with them. For smaller installations, […]

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OSD Black Drops TreVoce Powered Subwoofers Ahead of CEDIA Expo

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OSD Black just introduced two powered stand-alone subwoofers, the 800-watt TreVoce 12 and the 500-watt TreVoce, which are aimed at in-home theaters, media rooms and high-end listening spaces. Designed for the custom integration market, these stand-alone subwoofers include an active woofer and two symmetrically-built passive woofers. According to OSD, the active subwoofer is self-contained and […]

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Sonos and IKEA Finally Debut Speaker-Furniture Lineup

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The collaboration between Sonos and IKEA to design furniture with built-in Sonos audio has finally officially debuted. And, although it isn’t shipping until August, it’s one of the most highly anticipated whole-home audio launches in a decade. Sonos has collaborated with IKEA on SYMFONISK, a range of speakers designed to “democratize the home sound system.” […]

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Focal Launches 100 IWSUB8 In-Wall Subwoofer and 100 IWSUB8 Amplifier

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Including an 8″ Polyglass speaker driver and a front vent with a streamlined inner frame to guarantee no-noise operation, Focal 100 IWSUB8 high-power passive bass-reflex subwoofer can be installed during pre-construction of the walls using 16″ OC studs. With a shallow in-wall depth (33/8″), a bass reproduction (bass cut-off frequency: 30Hz to -6db) and covered […]

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Trinnov Audio Now Supports DTS:X Pro Technology

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Trinnov Audio has told us that its range of high-end Altitude processors will be the first to support DTS:X Pro immersive audio technology in the home. Object-oriented audio liberates sound designers from the limitation of a small number of fixed loudspeaker channels, whether it be 5.1 or 7.1. Instead, “sound objects” can move freely about […]

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Trinnov Enables 48- and 64-Channel Immersive Audio Systems with Altitude48 and Altitude48ext

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As DSP-chipset manufacturers are about to achieve rendering of 16 channels, Trinnov has created a solution to enable even more discrete channels from the Altitude32, expanding the count to 48 discretely-rendered channels by using the Altitude’s 32 analog outputs and its 16 AES digital outputs simultaneously. This will allow users to have Home Atmos, with […]

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Atlantic Technology Expands with Fourteen New Products at CEDIA 2018

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At 2018 CEDIA Expo, Atlantic Technology will be exhibiting their largest product expansion ever. This includes a mix of SKAA wireless home theater, multi-room and personal products, plus premium tower speakers, subwoofers and outdoor speakers. Booth #4347. NEW Wireless Multi-Room Streaming Speaker – Gatecrasher 1: Atlantic Technology’s first Wireless system is a beautiful, compact 2.1 […]

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Global Home Audio Market Breaks the $13 Billion Barrier

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The global home audio market continues to climb, with hardware shipments increasing by 23 percent in 2017, according to a comprehensive new report from Futuresource Consulting However, you guessed it, consumer product companies are stealing away the high-end audio market. “It’s not just shipments that are performing well,” says Rasika D’Souza, senior market analyst at […]

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New Klipsch Powered Speakers Are Aimed at Premium Home Audio

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Klipsch today announces the debut of its expanded Reference Powered speaker series. The plug-and-play lineup now includes two-channel towers and additional monitor speakers with groundbreaking technology. Klipsch Reference R-28PF powered floorstanding speakers and R-14PM powered monitors come turntable-, computer- and TV-ready, featuring a 24-bit/192kHz digital-to-analog converter (DAC) and RIAA-equalized phono pre-amplifier. They also include Bluetooth wireless technology to play music directly from […]

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Jamo Adds New Outdoor Speaker Collection

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Jamo is pleased to announce a collection of all-weather speakers designed to provide balanced, natural sound to any outdoor living environment. The collection is comprised of landscape and rock speakers, wall-mounted speakers and amplifiers — all with 70/100-volt compatibility and low impedance capability for maximum installation flexibility in residential or commercial spaces. The new Jamo Landscape speakers provide […]

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Control4 Takes Aim at Origin Acoustics With Its New Triad Designer Series In-Ceiling Speaker Line

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Control4 today announces the availability of the new Triad Designer Series of high-performance in-ceiling speakers. The Triad Designer Series speakers are engineered to hide neatly in a ceiling while projecting full, rich sound from an unobtrusive, tiny four-inch flush-mounted grill, all while retaining simple serviceability. With both full range and subwoofer models, Triad Designer Series speakers reproduce a wider range of […]

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PlanterSpeakers Introduces The Metropolitan

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PlanterSpeakers just announced the launch of its new Metropolitan model featuring a modern design using a marine-grade waterproof shell, 8” of planting depth and Smart Pot USA drainage bags. And, it’s available in any custom color. These are weatherproof speakers and can be fitted with 90° or 180° projection and use braced construction and teak legs. Its three-way speaker system […]

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Grimani Systems Announces New Delta Loudspeaker

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Grimani Systems announced the availability of their new Delta speaker. Specifically designed for use in smaller rooms (200-400 square feet), Delta speakers have the conic section array (CSA) waveguide for constant wide dispersion and sound staging throughout the range of frequencies, ensuring that every listener is immersed in the same soundfield. The Delta speaker is […]

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SpeakerCraft AIM Series 2 In-Wall LCR Speaker Line Ships

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SpeakerCraft from Core Brands today announced that its two new AIM Series 2 in-wall left-center-right (LCR) speakers, the AIM LCR5 FIVE Series 2 and the AIM LCR5 TWO Series 2, are now shipping worldwide. Both AIM Series 2 In-Wall LCR speakers employ the all-new Arrayed Point Source (APS) Tweeter Module, which incorporates three pivoting tweeters […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Debuts CI800 Series Diamond

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The new CI800 Series Diamond includes three new models that feature Diamond dome tweeters and Continuum and Aerofoil cone. They are part of their custom installation range for the home.This range of in-wall and in-ceiling speakers features transducer technologies that include Diamond dome tweeters, Continuum midrange drivers and Aerofoil bass cones. Originally developed for the 800 Series Diamond, […]

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Parasound Ships Four-Zone DAC and Crossover

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Parasound has begun dealer shipments of the custom installation industry’s first four-zone DAC and crossover. Parasound said the ZoneMaster 4 DAX creates a CI business opportunity for more effective implementation of multi-zone streaming audio using Sonos Connect, Chromecast and similar technologies. The ZoneMaster 4 DAX improves digital sound quality while simplifying connection options and dramatically […]

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SnapAV Acquires Music Streaming and Audio Distribution Company Autonomic

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SnapAV announced this week that it has purchased Autonomic, a manufacturer of music streaming and multi-room audio distribution solutions for the custom install market. Autonomic “makes the consumption of digital media easier” for customers by offering a distributed audio system that’s controllable with iOS and Android devices or via a control system. SnapAV distributes audiovisual […]

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Savant Adds All-in-One Scalable Music Solution for Pro Channel

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Today Savant introduced the Savant Pro Audio 4, the company’s first scalable, wired, all-in-one music solution exclusively for Savant Pro Integrators. Savant Pro Audio 4 features built-in streaming, distribution and amplification for complete audio immersion. With a 50-watt amplifier, integrated audio processing and four zones of high-quality audio that sync automatically between rooms, users can […]

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Autonomic Introduces the MMS-1e Music Streamer Featuring eAudioCast Audio-over-Ethernet Technology

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Autonomic has announced the introduction of the MMS-1e whole-house music streamer featuring eAudioCast audio-over-Ethernet technology. The MMS-1e also resides in a new compact form factor, enabling integrators to easily locate the music streamer along with source devices anywhere in the home or in a traditional structured wiring enclosure. The completely solid state MMS-1e music streamer […]

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Control4 Partners with Sonos

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Today, Sonos announced a unique partnership with Control4 that includes integrating the Sonos audio platform into a Control4 connected home. “We are excited to be part of the new Sonos endorsed partner program. Control4 is a recognized industry leader and we are proud to be one of the first companies to officially integrate with Sonos,” […]

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Crestron Partners with Sonos for Integrated Whole Home Audio Experience

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Crestron announced today a groundbreaking new partnership with Sonos, the leading home sound system. The new collaboration enables the Sonos app to be seamlessly integrated with Crestron home automation systems. Homeowners can now search and stream all of their favorite music on their Sonos home sound system right from Crestron touch screens, handheld remotes, keypads, […]

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KEF Releases Ci200QSb-THX 8″ In-Wall or In-Ceiling Subwoofer

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KEF announces a new edition to its ‘Q’ Series In-Wall or In-Ceiling architectural speakers – a THX-certified 8” square subwoofer with two operating modes. In passive mode, two Ci200QSb-THX subwoofers can be wired in parallel with a set of KEF Ci speakers for added low-frequency response and emphasis, or you can use two Ci200QSb-THX subwoofers […]

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MainStream Audio Debuts MS amp160 for All-In-One Streaming and Multi-Zone Audio

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MainStream Audio announced the MS amp160, a new amplified streaming product designed for custom integrators looking for an “all-in-one” Wi-Fi streaming and two-channel amplifier solution. MainStream Audio’s MS amp160 Wi-Fi streaming and audio amplifier compliments the trio of non-amplified units launched by MainStream Audio in July. The amp160 has been engineered as a two-channel, 160-watt, […]

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Phase Technology Updates dARTS Digital Theater Systems

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Phase Technology announced a new version release of its dARTS (Digital Audio Reference Theater System) 660 and 535 Series Speaker systems with enhanced custom room calibration. Each dARTS system is configured as a home theater solution package to include performance-matched speakers and an amplifier that calibrates the speakers’ performance to accommodate the nuances of the […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Is Now White

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British audio brand Bowers & Wilkins launched the Zeppelin Wireless nearly a year ago — now it’s introducing the Zeppelin Wireless in white. Thanks to Apple fans clamoring for a white version, it’s now available (as well as their traditional black). Like its counterpart, the Zeppelin Wireless white is fitted with five completely new drive […]

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