Home Theater

LG HX996TS and HB906SB 3D home theater systems & BD960 Blu-ray/media server outed

LG HX996TS and HB906SB 3D home theater systems & BD960 Blu-ray/media server outed

LG has outed its CES 2011 line-up of 3D AV kit, seemingly deciding that pre-holiday press is better than the early January crush. Star of their show will be the LG HX996TS, a 3D home theater system, along with the LG HB906SB Blu-ray 3D home theater system, and the LG BD690 network 3D Blu-ray player.

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Pioneer ships new 3D Blu-ray player line

Pioneer ships new 3D Blu-ray player line

Pioneer is a huge brand in the home theater market and the company has announced that it is finally shipping its new line of 3D Blu-ray players to consumers everywhere. The new players are the BDP-430, the BDP-41FD, and the BDP-43FD and they all share many of the same features.

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Kaleidescape reveals Modular Disc Vault for Blu-ray movies

Kaleidescape reveals Modular Disc Vault for Blu-ray movies

In May of this year Kaleidescape unveiled a couple new media players for streaming flicks all around your home called the M500 and the M300. The company has announced a new device called the Modular Disc Vault that works with either the M500 or M300 to allow the importation of Blu-ray flicks that can be played back in any room of the home.

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Optoma 3D-XL converter box to ship in December

Optoma 3D-XL converter box to ship in December

If you are a home theater fan looking to get into 3D movies and gaming you may be expecting some cool gear for Christmas. Optoma has an interesting converter box that will connect your HDMI 1.4a gear like your Blu-ray player, PS3 and other stuff to the 3D ready Optoma projectors or to any other 3D ready projector.

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Cool Pop-up Microlites make your remote control light up

Cool Pop-up Microlites make your remote control light up

One of the things I really like about my Logitech Harmony One remote is that the keys are backlit. That way I can see what button I am hitting even in the dark. If you are using the factory remote that came with your TV or cable box, odds are you are having to strain to see what button you are hitting.

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Cox Communications unveils new whole home DVR

Cox Communications unveils new whole home DVR

Cox Communications has announced a new whole home DVR solution that will get fans of TV that use the cable company excited. The new service is in New England right now and sounds really cool. It adds $5 per month to the bill and allows the viewer to watch their programming in any room of the house that has a Cox tuner.

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Mvix HDHome Combines your Home Theater, Computing, and Gaming All into One

Mvix HDHome Combines your Home Theater, Computing, and Gaming All into One

Here's one giant system for everything you do at home, basically. Take a peek at this. Mvix is offering a system that they note is compatable with Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, Boxee, and Revision 3 internet television, plus more. It runs on Windows 7, plays Blu-ray disks, and generally appears to be one amazing base-camp for all your viewing pleasures in the home. Plus, they want to give you a $300 USD + coupon off the price if you feel like you might want to go ahead and buy one up.

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DIY Odyssey 2 speakers took 800 hours to build

DIY Odyssey 2 speakers took 800 hours to build

There are DIY projects that geeks undertake that are my speed like building your own gaming PC. Then there are DIY projects that are entirely different animals with design and build that you need some serious skills to pull off. These sweet Odyssey 2 speakers are one of the latter type of mods that mortal geeks need not try.

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Gefen 1:4 Splitter for HDMI supports 3D content

Gefen 1:4 Splitter for HDMI supports 3D content

Gefen has gobs of hardware and accessories for getting your home theater all set up and running just how you want it. The company has unveiled its latest splitter for home theater fans needing to send a signal out to four different displays making this a great device for someone looking to build up a video wall. The splitter is the GTB-HDFST-144-BLK otherwise known as the 1:4 Splitter for HDMI with FST and 3D.

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Orb Audio offers up Hammered Earth speakers

Orb Audio offers up Hammered Earth speakers

The number of speakers to choose from on the home audio and home theater market is overwhelming. Typically the speakers have a square cabinet and are made of wood or MDF for enclosures. Orb Audio has been making speakers for a while that are round balls and look pretty cool.

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3LCD Reflective chip heads to new projectors soon

3LCD Reflective chip heads to new projectors soon

If you throw a rock in the projector world you will hit several projectors that use 3LCD tech inside for better picture quality and performance. The latest in chip tech from 3LCD has been announced and will soon land in projectors that home theater fans can purchase. The new chip is called 3LCD Reflective.

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Aperion Audio offers up Zona Wireless Surround Speakers

Aperion Audio offers up Zona Wireless Surround Speakers

If you are a home theater fan that doesn’t have the space or inclination to run wires all the way around your room for the rear channels wireless is one of the few options if you want surround sound. Aperion Audio has unveiled a new wireless rear surround speaker system called the Zona Wireless Surround Speaker System that will get rear channels in your room sans wires.

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