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Spears & Munsil UHD HDR Benchmark Disc is Here!

The Spears & Munsil High Definition tech disc as been our go to standard for calibrating displays. Today S&M; announced a UHD HDR version

Spears & Munsil UHD HDR Benchmark Disc is Here!
RBH Sound Announces Company Purchase & New President

RBH Sound today announced the purchase of the company and its assets by Todd A. Stewart. Todd's expertise in woodwork extends RBH’s US-based

RBH Sound Announces Company Purchase & New President
Sound United Acquires Onkyo and Pioneer!

Sound United will acquire Onkyo Electronics, which also means Pioneer and Integra. Will this be good for consumers or will we now get FOUR of

Sound United Acquires Onkyo and Pioneer!

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Spears & Munsil UHD HDR Benchmark Disc is Here!

Spears & Munsil UHD HDR Benchmark Disc is Here!

Ever since the first Spears and Munsil Test High Definition Benchmark Blu-ray edition came out, it has been our go to calibration disc for setting color, black level and various other picture alignment settings that allowed even a novice user to get near professional calibration status of their display with careful use and patience. We've been waiting for a UHD HDR disc capable of calibrating the latest UHD displays and projectors. Spears & Munsil heard the calls of the videoholics with the release of such a test disc. Check out what it offers and how to get it on Amazon for only $39.95!

The Spears & Munsil High Definition tech disc as been our go to standard for calibrating displays. Today S&M; announced a UHD HDR version capable of calibrating the very latest in display formats.

— July 02, 2019 18:00 in AV News

RBH Sound Announces Company Purchase & New President

RBH Sound Announces Company Purchase & New President

RBH Sound (RBH), a privately held manufacturer of high performance loudspeakers and audio products, today announced the purchase of the company and its assets by Todd A. Stewart. Stewart’s interest in the company began last year when his son’s woodworking company became an important vendor partner for RBH. Stewart’s acquisition advances and extends RBH’s US-based production capabilities, a strategic move RBH sought to avoid paying high tariffs on China imported goods. See what else is in store for RBH's future under new leadership.

RBH Sound today announced the purchase of the company and its assets by Todd A. Stewart. Todd's expertise in woodwork extends RBH’s US-based production capabilities to avoid Trump Tariffs and expand.

— June 25, 2019 03:10 in AV News

Sound United Acquires Onkyo and Pioneer!

Sound United Acquires Onkyo and Pioneer!

Sound United is poised to create what some would say is a monopoly of the consumer based home theater industry! If the merger goes through, Sound United will acquire Onkyo Electronics, which also means Pioneer and Integra. Will this be good for consumers or will we now get FOUR of the same receivers just rebranded with a different name? We see a bright future for Sound United and consumers. Read on to find out why.

Sound United will acquire Onkyo Electronics, which also means Pioneer and Integra. Will this be good for consumers or will we now get FOUR of the same AV receivers rebranded? We see good, read on.

— May 14, 2019 23:45 in AV News

Marantz SR6013 9.2CH AV Receiver Giveaway

Marantz SR6013 9.2CH AV Receiver Giveaway

The Marantz SR6013 9.2CH AV Receiver ($1,500 value) Giveaway is Here! Audioholics is celebrating 20 years of online success this month To celebrate and share the love with our loyal readers, we’re partnering with Marantz to give away one of their SR6013 9.2CH AV Receiver ($1,500 value)! Register to win before April 30th. Remember, you gotta be in it to win it!

Audioholics is celebrating 20 years of online success this month and we've partnered with Marantz to give away a brand new SR6013 ($1500 value) 9.2CH AV receiver. Register to win now!

— April 02, 2019 14:20 in AV News

Control4 Acquires NEEO to Take Smarthome to Next Generation

Control4 Acquires NEEO to Take Smarthome to Next Generation

Control4 Corporation today announced the acquisition of Switzerland-based NEEO, the creators of the acclaimed smart home remote, to accelerate its leadership in delivering remotes, touch panels, keypads, and other smart home devices. What does this mean for the future of Control4? Even more awesome remote controls we reckon.

Control4 Corporation recently acquired NEEO, the creators of the acclaimed smart home remote, to accelerate its leadership in delivering remotes, touch panels, keypads, and other smart home devices.

— February 04, 2019 23:00 in AV News

Qobuz Official Streaming Service of Florida Audio Expo

Qobuz Official Streaming Service of  Florida Audio Expo

The Florida Audio Expo is thrilled to announce that Qobuz, the world’s first certified Hi-Res streaming and download service, will be the official streaming service for its inaugural show, taking place Friday–Sunday, February 8–10, 2019, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore. The Expo is FREE to the public and we will be there covering the show on that Saturday. Don't miss this event and be sure to say hello to our staff and you may just wind up in one of our YouTube videos.

Qobuz will be the official high-res streaming service for the Florida Audio Expo show taking place Feb 8-10th in Tampa. The show is free to the public and we will be there covering it.

— February 01, 2019 19:20 in AV News

Help Grow Our YouTube Channel, Become a Patron!

Help Grow Our YouTube Channel, Become a Patron!

Audioholics is looking to take our YouTube channel to the next level with you through Patreon. Patreon is a membership platform that provides an easy way to run a subscription content service allowing us to deliver exclusive experiences to our subscribers or patrons. With your membership, we can create more frequent and customized YouTube content with higher production quality. Join today to get all of our cool new perks we're offering.

Audioholics is looking to take our YouTube channel to the next level with you through Patreon. This membership platform enables us to produce customized content for you along with other perks. Join!

— October 09, 2018 01:00 in AV News

Monster Ousts Executive With Bizarre Past

Monster Ousts Executive With Bizarre Past

Monster Products has fired COO Fereidoun Khalilian and other “toxic” members of the management, in an attempt at a fresh start for the company’s 40th anniversary. Khalilian planned to make billions for Monster by establishing an online gambling empire, but his ambitions were overshadowed by shady deals and troubling behavior. Monster CEO Noel Lee claims that Khalilian attempted a “hostile takeover” of the company. Read on to learn more.

Monster Products has fired COO Fereidoun Khalilian and other “toxic” members of the management, in an attempt at a fresh start for the company’s 40th anniversary. Noel Lee prevents a hostile takeover.

— October 02, 2018 00:40 in AV News

'Jack Ryan' Brings Dolby Atmos To Amazon Prime Video

'Jack Ryan' Brings Dolby Atmos To Amazon Prime Video

Amazon’s new Prime Original Series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is the first content on the streaming service to deliver Dolby Atmos sound. The new series debuted on August 31st also features Dolby Vision HDR video. Does this mean that streaming services have finally caught up to the audio-visual quality available from Ultra HD Blu-ray? Read on to find out.

Amazon’s new Prime Original Series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is the first content on the streaming service to deliver Dolby Atmos sound and Dolby Vision HDR. Has streaming caught up to physical media?

— October 01, 2018 01:00 in AV News

Mark Waldrep’s Book ‘Music and Audio’ Is An 850-Page Guide To Better Sound

Mark Waldrep’s Book ‘Music and Audio’ Is An 850-Page Guide To Better Sound

Audio engineer and high-res guru Mark Waldrep has published an 850-page book called Music and Audio: A User Guide To Better Sound. Dr. Waldrep, who owns the audiophile label AIX Records, has distilled his 35 years of experience into what he hopes will become the definitive guide to music and audio. Although the project took nearly two years longer than Waldrep had anticipated, the final product appears to be worth the wait. Read on to learn more.

Audio engineer and high-res guru Mark Waldrep has published an 850-page book called Music and Audio: A User Guide To Better Sound. A Blu-ray disc with high-res tracks to compare to MP3 is included.

— September 23, 2018 08:00 in AV News

Amazon’s Echo Devices Gain Voice-Controlled Audio Equalizer Settings

Amazon’s Echo Devices Gain Voice-Controlled Audio Equalizer Settings

The Amazon Echo family of devices can now adjust the tonal balance of your music. With a simple voice command, you can ask Alexa to crank up the bass, dial back the treble, and adjust the midrange to your liking. Best of all, these new capabilities are making their way into third-party devices that combine Alexa’s smarts with superior sound quality.

The Amazon Echo family of devices can now adjust the tonal balance of your music with voice activated EQ options. Just tell Alexa if you want more bass, treble or midrange and she will abide.

— September 17, 2018 06:00 in AV News

Theory Audio Design Promises Thrilling Sound And Designer Looks

Theory Audio Design Promises Thrilling Sound And Designer Looks

Industry veteran Paul Hales has announced a new audio company called Theory Audio Design. Borrowing tech from its sister brand Pro Audio Technology, the new company aims to deliver thrilling sound via smaller and more designer-friendly speakers and electronics. Theory made its debut at the 2018 CEDIA Expo, where Hales showed off on-wall and in-wall speakers, soundbars, and subwoofers, as well as the “amplified loudspeaker controllers” that provide both the brains and the brawn for these new systems.

New company Theory Audio borrows tech from its sister brand Pro Audio Technology to deliver thrilling sound via smaller and more designer-friendly speakers and electronics to debut at CEDIA 2018.

— September 11, 2018 07:00 in AV News

Watch IMAX Movies with Special DTS Sound with IMAX Enhanced at Home

Watch IMAX Movies with Special DTS Sound with IMAX Enhanced at Home

IMAX and DTS partner to give you IMAX Enhanced. The new certification and licensing program combines consumer electronic companies Denon, Marantz and Sony products with IMAX digitally re-mastered 4K HDR content and DTS audio technologies to offer what they call “A new level of quality in immersive sight and sound experiences for the home!” Should you throw away all your home theater gear run out and buy the whole series of IMAX Enhanced displays, soundbars, and receivers? Read on to find out.

IMAX and DTS partner to give you IMAX Enhanced. The IMAX digitally re-mastered 4K HDR content and DTS audio technologies sound will only be featured in select electronics. Read on to see which ones.

— September 05, 2018 00:00 in AV News

Dayton Audio DSP-408 4x8 DSP Digital Signal Processor Contest Giveaway!

Dayton Audio DSP-408 4x8 DSP Digital Signal Processor Contest Giveaway!

The Dayton Audio DSP-408 4x8 DSP Digital Signal Processor for Home and Car Audio Giveaway is Here! To show some love to our loyal Audioholics readers, we’re partnering with Dayton Audio/Parts Express to give away one of their Dayton Audio DSP-408 4x8 DSP Digital Signal Processors for Home and Car Audio. Entry must be received BEFORE 8/31/18 at 11:59 PM EST​ so enter now! Remember, you've gotta be in it to win it.

The Dayton Audio DSP-408 4x8 DSP Digital Signal Processor for Home and Car Audio Giveaway is Here! Enter to win by 8/31/18.

— August 25, 2018 00:00 in AV News