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Onkyo HT-S5100 Home Theater in a Box: 7.1 Surround and Acoustic Room…

Onkyo's best new entry level HTiB setup has a 7.1 surround is notable for having room correction tech. I'm pretty sure its rare to find a low end system that can adjust gain and delay on all channels to calibrate itself to a room's acoustics. The receiver included is the DTS/Dolby capable HT-R560, with 3 HDMI inputs,… » 4/18/08 11:03pm 4/18/08 11:03pm

Sony STR-DG920 Receiver Handles 110 Watts Per Channel, 1080p and 24Hz

Sony's latest STR-DG920 receiver looks nice (it's got a similar look to my cheap-o Sony receiver in a box and other Sony receivers), but has plenty of functionality as well. There's the 7.1 channel support, 1080p + 60/24Hz, four HDMI ports (woo!), Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD, dts High Resolution Audio, dts HD… » 2/26/08 3:01am 2/26/08 3:01am

Oppo DV-980h Upscaling DVD Player Has 7.1 Audio, 1080p

Oppo's following up their DV-981HD upscaling DivX-compatible DVD players with the DV-980H, a slightly cheaper model. The 980 doesn't have the Faroudja upscaling technology, but does have 1080p, HDMI 1.2, 7.1 channel audio, and DivX support. Looks like a cheaper alternative at $169 if you're looking to save a few… » 8/08/07 6:47pm 8/08/07 6:47pm

Onkyo TX-NR905 Super Receiver: Same Reon-HQV Scaler as Top Blu-ray…

Click to viewOnkyo's got a press event today—in Jersey City, of all places—where they're showing off their top-line TX-NR905. The most important thing you should know about the NR905 (and 875) is that it uses a Reon-HQV video processor. That's the same processor that the Samsung BD-P1200 Blu-ray and the Toshiba HD-XA2… » 4/24/07 2:53pm 4/24/07 2:53pm

Denon AVC-1930 Home Theater Receiver with HDMI, 1080p Switching

Denon introduced its AVC-1930, a 150-watt 7.1 amplifier with two HDMI inputs, and one HDMI output for that 1080p HDTV monitor. Attach its little puck-shaped microphone, and it automatically sets up its equalization to match your room's acoustics. And if you get sick and tired of all that crispy 1080p video, plug your… » 9/18/06 9:41am 9/18/06 9:41am