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  1. Todd Anderson

    New Trinnov Altitude Processors Begin Shipping with HDMI 2.1 Boards, Upgrades For Existing Customers Ship Soon

    (December 19, 2023) As we recently reported, Trinnov's latest firmware update accommodates its new HDMI 2.1 board manufactured by Cypress Technology (CYP). Today, the manufacturer of elite processors announced that it's now shipping all Altitude surround preamp/processors with HDMI 2.1 boards...
  2. Todd Anderson

    AudioQuest HDMI Cable Review Series: Pearl 18, BlueBerry 18, Cherry Cola 48, Cinnamon 48, and ThunderBird 48

    In our latest installment of HDMI TEST BENCH, we tackle five different models and eight different lengths of AudioQuest HDMI cables to give you a good idea of whether or not they're fluff, or have the right stuff to reliably transmit digital bits between the various components in your media or...
  3. Todd Anderson

    WIN a 10 Meter Bridgee Mark Series HDMI 2.1 Fiber Optic Cable!

    (November 10, 2023) In our last HDMI TEST BENCH review, we tested two of Bridgee's new flagship Mark Series of cables. During the evaluation, we found a conveniently flexible cable capable of reliably playing host to manufacturer performance specs. That means complete support of the HDMI 2.1...
  4. Todd Anderson

    HDMI TEST BENCH: Bridgee's Flagship 8K Fiber Optic MARK Series HDMI 2.1a Cable

    Bridgee's latest installment is its new flagship cable series called MARK. If you’ve shopped for HDMI fiber on Amazon, you might recognize the company's unique name, as they do have a variety of consumer-grade cables for sale. The subject of this review, however, isn’t slated for Amazon sales...
  5. Todd Anderson

    THX Unveils New THX Interconnect Cables Ahead of CEDIA 2023, Relaunches THX Certified Training Sessions

    (August 31, 2023) THX Ltd. has announced an in-house HDMI cable line called THX Interconnect, designed in partnership with Pixelgen. Optimized to cover the HDMI 2.1b protocol spectrum and capable of delivering uncompressed 48Gbps signaling for source material up to 8K 60Hz, THX Interconnects are...
  6. Todd Anderson

    HDMI TEST BENCH: Full Review of SVS's SoundPath Ultra HDMI 4K Cables

    On our latest edition of HDMI Test Bench, we step into the world of SVS and analyze 2M and 3M versions of its SoundPath Ultra HDMI 4K cable using Murideo's 8K Fox & Hound Test kit and other resources. SVS first launched its SoundPath cables roughly one year ago, offering customers access to 1M...
  7. Todd Anderson

    HDMI TEST BENCH: Full Review of FIBBR's Ultra 8K II HDMI AOC 56Gbps Cable

    On this edition of HDMI Test Bench, we review the world's FIRST 56Gbps AOC HDMI 2.1 cable using Murideo's 8K Fox & Hound Test kit and other resources. This cable stands as FIBBR's flagship HDMI cable and is available in a range of sizes beginning at 1M and extending to 20M. It features a hardy...
  8. Todd Anderson

    HDMI TEST BENCH: A Full Review of AIMIBO's 4K HDMI Wireless Transmitter and Receiver Kit

    Welcome to our first review installment of HDMI Test Bench, a new series dedicated to objectively analyzing HDMI cables, splitters, switches, and wireless transmitters. Thanks to a partnership with Murideo, we'll be using their high-tech 8K Fox & Hound HDMI 2.1 Testing Kit to identify exact...
  9. Todd Anderson

    THX and Pixelgen Design Inc., Announce the World's First THX Certified 8K HDMI 2.1 Cable

    (March 14, 2023) Pixelgen Design Inc. has announced two new 8K-capable HDMI 2.1 cables, both of which carry Ultra High-Speed HDMI Cable and THX Certifications – a world's first. “We are pleased to achieve THX Certification across our line of new home theater cables, for both short and...
  10. Todd Anderson

    Marantz CINEMA Series 70, 60, 50, and 40 Receivers Thread

    Marantz recently launched its all-new Cinema Series of AV Receivers. We covered the launch at CEDIA 2022: There Series has 4 different receiver models, as follows: CINEMA 70 Channels: 7.2 – 50 Watts per channel and 4 sub woofer outputs Watts Per Channel: 50w (8 ohm 20-20kHz) Processing...
  11. Todd Anderson

    Giveaway! Win a SVS SoundPath Ultra HDMI 2.1 Certified Cable!

    (July 18, 2022) Hello there AV NIRVANA! We're back with another great opportunity to win home theater gear. This time we're giving away SVS's newest launch, an Ultra HDMI 2.1 Certified Cable! Crafted to support the latest HDMI 2.1a specification and graced with 8K Ultra High-Speed...
  12. Todd Anderson

    Twin Debut: Denon Unveils Budget-Friendly AVR-S660H and AVR-S760H AV Receivers

    (October 21, 2021) Fresh on the heels of revealing its AVR-X1700H, which strikes an ideal balance of price for performance, Denon is opening the HDMI 2.1 floodgates and ushering 8K compatibility to incredibly low price points. The all-new S-Series 5.2 channel AVR-S660H ($449) and 7.2 channel...
  13. Todd Anderson

    Denon Delivers Bang-For-The-Buck with Its AVR-X1700H 8K AV Receiver

    (October 19, 2021) Denon has officially launched a new budget-friendly AV Receiver, the AVR-X1700H. Priced at $699, the X1700H hits all the right notes by accommodating advanced HDMI 2.1 requirements with multiple inputs, Hi-Res music streaming, Atmos and DTS:X immersive sound, and voice control...
  14. Todd Anderson

    More 2021 Integra Details Revealed, Including Powerful Integration Tools, as Shipping Times Grow Closer

    (June 1, 2021) 11 Trading Company (11TC) recently showcased Integra's new trio of AV receivers to partners in the custom install and integrator space, revealing new details and advanced tools rarely seen in the sub-$3,000 category. Before we dive into Integra specifics, here's a quick update on...
  15. Todd Anderson

    Denon and Marantz Re-Release Flagship AVRs with HDMI 2.1 8K Upgrades, Announce 2.1 Adapter Kits for Troubled 2020 Models

    (May 27, 2020) Denon’s potent AVR-X8500 and Marantz’s vaunted AV8805 are being re-released with upgraded HDMI 2.1 capabilities. The new units, designated as AVR-X8500A and AV8805A, will gradually replace all existing AVR-X8500H and AV8805 units, shipping for $4,499 and $4,999, respectively. The...
  16. Todd Anderson

    Catching Up With StormAudio: New Product and Feature Announcements, and a Warranty Extension for MK2 Owners

    (May 6, 2021) StormAudio's big May announcements are the first of many for 2021. While we can't reveal all of the company's plans, its latest public moves reaffirm a customer-first agenda and strong support for its powerful modular platform. First on the docket is an update to its product...
  17. Todd Anderson

    JBL Synthesis and ARCAM Announce HDMI 2.1 Upgradability for Select Models

    (April 27, 2021) HARMAN Luxury Audio has announced HDMI 2.1 upgrade options for several different JBL Synthesis and ARCAM models. While pricing details are expected to be announced this summer, kits – which require authorized professional installation – won’t begin shipping until Q4 2021. “By...
  18. Todd Anderson

    Marantz’s Latest SR AVR Installments are Simply Delicious, Including the New Flagship SR8015 with DTS:X Pro

    (July 7, 2020) With Denon’s 2020 models revealed, Sound United has shifted its powerful spotlight to a new crop of 8K-ready Marantz SR Series receivers. Priced between $1,099 and $3,199, Marantz’s latest and greatest are hardly budget-oriented, but rest assured, all of that coinage delivers...
  19. Todd Anderson

    Denon’s New 8K-Ready AVR-S960H Delivers Big for Less Than $650

    (July 2, 2020). Denon is following up its impressive X-Series lineup reveal with a modestly priced stunner: the all-new AVR-S960H. Designed to attract forward-thinking budget-oriented enthusiasts, the S960H is loaded to the brim with HDMI 2.1 tech, including true 8K compatibility. The S960H is...
  20. Todd Anderson

    HDMI Forum Announces Mandatory Certification Program for 2.1 Cables

    (January 17, 2020) The HDMI Forum has announced a mandatory certification program for cables supporting HDMI 2.1 features, including full 8K resolution. This means consumers purchasing a certified 2.1 cable are guaranteed to experience true 4K and 8K performance, along with HDR, VRR, eARC...
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