Bryston introduces its newest digital-analog converter, the BDA-2, that offers spectacular audio performance at a very affordable price.
Boston Acoustics has entered the home theater surround speaker arena with a winning combination, its M series, that delivers big sound from small boxes.
BiGR Audio has released its limited edition headphones, commemorating legendary DJ Jam Master Jay. Phones fans will certainly appreciate its “bigger” sonics and its generous bass that makes mp3 downloads sound better than they deserve.
LG comes up with a smart compact 3D Blu-ray Player, the BP620, that delivers excellent overall performance at a very reasonable price. With built-in WiFi and wired internet available, it will also stream most of the good stuff out there.
The Denon AVR-2313 In-Command Integrated AV Receiver represents a sweet spot in the new line of their 2012 AVR offerings, providing most of the goodies of its bigger brother AVR-3313CI, including 3D and 4K pass-through, and Audyssey MultiEQ room equalization, all at a nice price.
Denon updates its top entry in the “In-Command” AV Receiver line with the AVR-3313CI model, adding a third HDMI output, and most seriously, 4K pass-through. A great hub for home theater with Audyssey MultiEQ XT software, and the potential for 7.2 surround sound, the AVR-3313CI is an excellent value for performance at this level.
Denon’s DBT-1713UD Universal Audio/Video Player is a study in versatility, excellent performance, unfussy set up, and good build quality. It provides internet streaming apps like VUDU, Hulu and Netflix, but surprisingly lacks a full assortment of analog outputs or wireless operation.
Noted loudspeaker company, Bowers and Wilkins, has come up with a nifty portable headphone, the P3, that should bring big smiles to the ears of the iPod crowd.
Toshiba introduces a smart little BD/DVD player, the BDX5300, with a most appealing sticker price, that simply boots up and plays video and audio discs flawlessly.
The Audyssey Audio Dock Air generates big sound from a tiny box that is both generous in bass and mid-range detail. A dream device for placement in small rooms and an easy to use, fun source for recreational listening.