Dolby Atmos

NAD Announces Two New MDC Audio Modules MDC AM 17 and MDC AM 230

NAD Electronics, a leading manufacturer of premium home audio and video products, announced two new performance audio modules for their Modular Design Construction portfolio. The MDC AM 17 Audio Module (€769 / £649 / $699 U.S. MSRP) is designed as an upgrade for the company’s Masters M17 PrePro while the MDC AM 230 (€629 / £599 / $549 U.S. MSRP) partners with the NAD T 758, T 777, T 787 AVRs and T 187 and M15HD AV Preamp Processors.

Anthem AVM 60 Preamplifier Processor

Anthem AVM 60 Preamplifier Processor Review

The Anthem AVM 60 is an 11.2 channel preamplifier-processor which supports both the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based audio formats, as well as the Dolby Surround and DTS Neural:X upmixers. The AVM 60 includes Anthem Room Correction (ARC), DTS Play-Fi and is ready for 4K UHD TV and UHD Blu-ray with support for HDMI 2.0a, HDCP 2.2, HDR (high dynamic range), BT. 2020 wide color gamut, and Dolby Vision.

Marantz AV8802 11.2 Surround Sound Processor (SSP) Review

The Marantz AV8802 defines what it means to be a flagship A/V processor and preamp. Featuring support for up to 11.2 channels of immersive sound, the AV8802 includes Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, and the complete Audyssey Platinum suite. It can be optionally software upgraded to support Auro-3D and even the hardware can be updated to the latest HDMI 2.0a standard so the AV8802 is ready for the future of 4K and HDR video content.

CEDIA 2014 Show Coverage

CEDIA 2014 Show Coverage is underway.....the SECRETS Team is on the ground in Denver.....press releases embargoed until today are being added to the Press Releases posted on SECRETS.  Actual coverage from the floor begins on Thursday.  The SECRETS Team covering CEDIA 2014  includes our Senior Editors, Robert Kozel, Chris Eberle and Kris Deering and SECRETS Managing Editor, Cynthia Johnson. Also roaming the floor and attending meetings are Sumit Chawla and David Rich, so a large presence from SECRETS, for sure.