Onkyo Home Theater in a Box Has HDMI 1.3a, 10-inch Sub, 1080p DVD Player

Although this Home Theater in a Box (HTiB) doesn't have as many features as Onkyo's DTX-8.8, it still gives you an all-in-one solution for your entertainment needs in a relatively affordable package—and it's Onkyo's top of the line HTiB. The receiver in the HT-SP908 and HT-SP904 models has 7.1-channel audio, two HDMI… » 10/16/07 6:40pm 10/16/07 6:40pm

First Look at Mitsubishi's 1080p DLPs and LCDs, and What's That About…


Having had a look at the new DLPs and LCDs from Mitsubishi, due out this August, I'm pretty excited about what I see. The TVs are generally sweet, as Mitsubishi has joined Pioneer in the "higher end or bust" category. The DLPs have impressive viewing angles both widthwise and up-and-down; I hate when you get close to… » 5/14/07 5:23pm 5/14/07 5:23pm

Mitsubishi Launches "Thin Frame" 1080p Line: 8 LCDs, 9 DLPs


Today is a big day for Mitsubishi, which is augmenting its excellent DLP line with nine new models, and finally getting very serious about LCD flat panel, with eight 1080p models with assorted options ranging from 40 to 52 inches. Both sets of TVs are part of Mitsubishi's "Thin Frame" design approach: hidden speakers… » 5/14/07 11:47am 5/14/07 11:47am

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's Next Gen Receivers: The Stuff Home Theater Dreams Are Made Of

I've always been a fan of Denon's A/V components and their newest line of receivers reinforces my infatuation. The sexy new boxes will include HDMI 1.3 inputs and support for both Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD. There aren't that many devices out there that support HDMI 1.3, but we've already seen some upcoming Samsung HDTVs » 2/21/07 5:11pm 2/21/07 5:11pm

HDMI Spec Upgraded to Support "Deep Color"

Just when we started getting used to the HDMI interface, they've gone and upgraded it again, where it will now support what's known as "deep color." The group controlling the interface, HDMI LLC—founded by Sony, Thompson, Philips, Matsushita, Hitachi, and Toshiba—decided to upgrade HDMI to version 1.3, where the… » 6/13/06 1:42pm 6/13/06 1:42pm