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NEWS: 1080p DVD player from Sony

Joe Cox Wed, 28 May 2008, 11:32am

Proving it's not only Pioneer who can announce new home cinema kit this week, Sony has released details on a new DVD player. The slimline DVP-NS708H offers 1080p upscaling via its HDMI output, as well as support for Bravia Sync, PhotoTV ...

US NEWS: Monster Cable to go 'no cable'

Andrew Everard Wed, 28 May 2008, 8:28am

One of the world's best-known cable companies, Monster Cable, is all set to go wireless. That was the message from company founder and 'Head Monster' Noel Lee (left), speaking at a major consumer electronics/custom installation ...

NEWS: 2008 Pioneer DVD range includes £60 starter model, £150 SACD player and three DVD recorders

Joe Cox Tue, 27 May 2008, 2:36pm

Pioneer’s four-strong DVD player line-up offers something for everyone. The entry-level DV-310 (£60) features a high-speed USB 2.0 terminal backed by DiVX support, and is claimed to offer an ultra-fast response time (from power up to ...

NEWS: Pioneer's stylish cinema systems

Joe Cox Tue, 27 May 2008, 1:04pm

There's yet more from Pioneer, with news of home cinema in a box systems and the company's DVD range to follow. First up, home cinema in a box systems. The DCS-575, due in June at around £300, leads the way with a host of ...

NEWS: Pioneer reveals 'extraordinary' 2008 AV receiver range

Clare Newsome Mon, 26 May 2008, 4:07pm

As we've already seen with the launches of its new Blu-ray and flatscreen ranges, modesty doesn't seem to be in Pioneer's current mindset. The confidence extends to the company's four new home cinema receivers - the SC-LX81, ...

EXCLUSIVE REVIEW: Panasonic's new DMR-EX78 DVD and 250GB hard-disk recorder tested

Andy Clough Sun, 25 May 2008, 9:00am

It's been a while since we last tested a DVD/hard-disk recorder, but with a string of new models on the way from the likes of Panasonic and Sony, we decided it was time to get up to speed with the latest contenders. One of the ...

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NEWS: Pioneer BDP-LX71 Blu-ray player claims to 'redefine the world of digital entertainment'

Clare Newsome Sat, 24 May 2008, 11:01am

When it introduced its Kuro plasmas last year (see here for news of the 2008 sets), Pioneer claimed they would 'change the way you watch television'. This year its Blu-ray players get the bold-claim treatment, with its first ...

NEWS: Denon gears up for launch of 2008 UK home cinema range

Andy Clough Fri, 23 May 2008, 4:47pm

It looks like our American cousins have already been given details of Denon's new product line-up for 2008, with a whole range of new multichannel receivers on the way, ranging from $300 to $1200. We're meeting up with Denon next ...

EXCLUSIVE: Denon upgrades its Surround Bar with 'virtual sub' technology

Andrew Everard Wed, 21 May 2008, 5:24pm

Building on the success of its X-Space FS3 Surround Bar, Denon has now upped the ante with a more compact model, pitched at a very affordable £400. And the new model, the DHT-FS5, doesn't need to be used with an add-on subwoofer: ...

JAPAN NEWS: JVC develops Super Hi-Vision projector chip, giving 17x Full HD resolution!

Andrew Everard Mon, 19 May 2008, 2:30pm

[intro] It's just under a year since we brought you news of the work being done by Japanese broadcaster NHK to prepare for Super Hi-Vision TV, offering many times the resolution of current HD TV systems. Now JVC has announced the ...