Home Entertainment

Akihabara-based company Thanko's new simplified projector for smartphone called "Sumaho de Theater" allows you to make your room a home theater at a reasonable price with no bulbs, no noisy fans, and no electricity.

Yoriko Takahashi - April 14, 2014

With the growth in demand for a large screen TV including 4K TV, the demand for home theater systems has been increasing. Sony is keeping pace and are going to release 4 new models of their home theater system on May 31. They all support NFC.

- Soundbar type (HT-CT370)

Sony - "Wavefront Control" Surround Home Theater Systems - 4 Models

Sony has announced 4 models of surround home theater systems to be released over the coming months featuring wavefront control technology, NFC and Bluetooth.

Pioneer - Class D "Direct Energy HD Amp" - SC-LX87

Pioneer has announced 2 new AV amplifier units that will be released in the end of September - the Class D "Direct Energy HD Amp" (SC-LX87 and SC-LX77).

They are 9-channel "Direct Energy HD Amplifiers", employing the "SABRE 32bit Ultra DAC" (9.2ch) from ESS Technology, Inc. giving it high-quality, high-power output.

Both models, at 810W and 770W respectively, feature power and intensity and surround playback of high-resolution sound, with Apple Lossless, AIFF, FLAC, and WAV.