If you are like me you probably DVR everything to give yourself at least 15 minutes of record time so you can skip commercials altogether. If you aren’t like me and just watch live TV then you know that the commercials are often much louder than the TV shows you are watching. GefenTV has a new solution to that problem.
Onkyo has unveiled a pair of new home theater receivers that slot into their line in the mid-range of their offerings. The two new receivers include the HT-RC260 and the HT-RC270 receivers. Both of the receivers have many of the same features including 7.2 channel sound capability.
The local cable company that serves my neighborhood really sucks. It’s one of those small rural companies that have six HD channels and only started offering DVRs last year. I use satellite and the only downside is that they had to run a new cable to the rooms I wanted a TV in rather than using the cabling already in my house.
When it comes to getting home theater surround sound speakers in a room running the wires and finding a place to sit normal speakers can be a big challenge. The problem is that in many rooms the places available to sit a speaker for rear channels and front channels are not always the place where the speakers would sound the best.
Since the Nintendo Wii hit the market, a number of LCD and plasma flat panel TV screens have met an untimely demise. Give a gamer a Wii Remote to fling about without the wrist strap in place and a broken TV is likely.
Onkyo's latest attempt to get us all listening to surround sound has emerged, in the shape of the world's first 3D-ready and THX certified integrated home theater system. The Onkyo HT-S9300THX bundles an HT-R9800 A/V receiver with seven speakers and a 12-inch subwoofer; it has four 3D-ready HDMI 1.4a inputs, 1080p HD upscaling, and Audyssey 2EQ room acoustics correction technology.