AV Peripherals and Systems Guide
AV Peripherals and Systems Articles
Catering to an audience with elevated tastes in audio, the International Sound & Sights Exhibition returns for its 2012 iteration. Among the highlights, Yamaha and Pioneer flaunt their new AV receivers, JVC and Sony unveil renewed home theater projectors, while Beyerdynamic and Sennheiser showcase their new headphones.
Is it a satellite dish? Is it a light reflector? Is it a hand-held drum? No. This is the new BeoPlay A9 speakers from Bang & Olufsen which comes with the capacity to deliver 480W of power and sound.
The Ultimate Ears 600vi offers same features as the 600, plus an in-line microphone and controls. With other noise-isolating in-ear earphones out there, including models under the Ultimate Ears brand, how will this one stand out? Read on to see if our expectations were met.
With its open back design and hefty asking price, the Beyerdynamic T90 is a headphone designed for the audiophile. We put it through its paces to see if its performance will be able to satisfy the demands of even the most demanding of music lovers?
The BenQ Joybee GP2 is an ultra portable mini projector which weighs about 565g, and, like the GP1, sports a dual-color design, with a black top above a white body. How will this mini projector fare? We find out.
Featuring a push-in/pull-out dock design, the Soma Travel has the ability to work even if you don't remove your device's protective casing. With so many iPod speaker docks in the current market, how will this one stand out? Read on for our evaluation.
The new Creative Sound BlasterAxx is unlike any wireless speaker. It features a host of smart features such as a customizable "acoustic zone" and even boasts a built-in microphone array with CrystalVoice technology for communication purposes. We check out the entire line-up, SBX 8, SBX 10 and SBX 20, to see if it will turn Creative's fortunes.
After a long week, IFA 2012 has come to an end. To conclude our coverage, here's a curated list of prominent announcements and our impressions of technologies that made the headlines at Europe's number one consumer electronics trade fair.
Yamaha has brought a treasure trove of products to IFA 2012, including new sound bars, desktop audio systems, and even a high-end CD player with a network-streaming client. Here are a few that caught our attention; fingers crossed that they will reach our shores soon.
Hunting for cool audio-visual deals at Comex 2012? Then be sure to check out our recommendations related to HDTVs, projectors, media players, and headsets before you head down to Suntec's Convention Center. Happy shopping!