Harman’s HK Surround 5.1 Speaker System joins the WiSA party

Details are bit light on pricing and actual availability, but it is welcome news that another WiSA compatible 5.1 speaker system will be in market soon. WiSA Announces Certification of Harman’s HK Surround 5.1 Speaker System Follows Growing Roster of WiSA Certified Products from Harman’s Lifestyle Audio   SAN JOSE, CA (November 6, 2019) – WiSA® LLC, the Wireless Speaker […]

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SVS SB-3000 Sealed Subwoofer

SVS announced the new 3000 series subwoofers just before the 2018 holiday season. Similar to their other lines, it offers a ported (PB) and sealed (SB) version of the bass reproducing device. With a 13” driver, 800W RMS / 2500+ W peak Sledge STA-800D2 DSP amplifier and an entry price of $1400 (PB) and $1000 (SB) it slots just between […]

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WiSA @ CES 2019

WiSA is neat tech. So I always make a point to put them on the list of groups to meet with at CES. There wasn’t much new this year; the chips still top out at a Dolby Atmos unfriendly channel count. Although as a “better” alternative to a soundbar (i.e good in a good/better/best) for the vast majority of consumers […]

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SVS SB-4000 13.5″ 1200W Sealed Box Subwoofer

SVS unveiled the SB-4000, PB-4000, and PC-4000 4000 series subwoofers back in November. These reference quality subs replace their popular 13-Ultra series, with a level of change which is quite dramatic from the previous generation. Alterations were made to the cabinet and 13.5” driver, but the electronics received the most benefit with the introduction of a 50MHz Analog Devices Audio […]

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CES 2018 – Axiim & WiSA

It would be impossible to tell the WiSA and Axiim stories separately for CES 2018, so we are going to have to combine the two here. From a straight technology perspective, not much seems to have changed with the WiSA standard. Aside from Axiim there have only been some minor changes to the available consumer hardware. Although some major brands […]

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CES 2018 – SVS

I wasn’t surprised at all that SVS puts on a good audio demo. Naturally both the SB-4000 and Ultra 5 speaker system I got to listen to briefly sounded great. But, I was not prepared to as impressed as I was by their “coming soon” Prime Wireless DTS Play-Fi enabled speaker.   The speaker works as a single, or can […]

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CES 2018 – Fraunhofer & Sennheiser

One of the great things about actually going to CES, is that you get a chance to explore a little; and sometimes experience new and interesting things before they make it to market. The MPEG-H demo at the Fraunhofer booth was a perfect example of this. For those who are unfamiliar with it, MPEG-H is a modern object based audio […]

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SVS launches 4000 Series subwoofers

SVS is known for making amazing subwoofers, both from a performance and value perspective. So it is great to see them launching a new line that look fantastic and promise specs to shake the floor/room/house. The three models in the 4000 Series lineup offer different form factors and range price from $1500-$2000 (check the release below for more details). Like […]

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