Dolby Pro Logic Stories November 12, 2014

expiredYamaha RX-V577 7.2-channel Wi-Fi Network AV Receiver with AirPlay: $300 shipped ($250 off)

Amazon offers the Yamaha RX-V577 7.2-channel Wi-Fi Network AV Receiver with AirPlay for $299.99 with free shipping. That’s $250 off of list for this high-power AV receiver that we rarely see near $400. IT can be controlled from remote (included) or iOS or Android Yamaha App (free) and includes spotify and Pandora as well as the ability to Airplay from Apple or iTunes devices and connect via HTC connect to Android devices.

Key Features

  • 7-channel powerful surround sound
  • 115 W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 1-ch driven)
  • 80 W per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.09% THD, 2-ch driven)
  • HDMI (6 in / 1 out) with 4K Ultra HD pass-through for super high resolution images
  • AirPlay, Pandora, Spotify music streaming service and AV Controller App
  • HTC Connect™ for music streaming from HTC Connect compatible smartphones
  • Front panel USB digital connection for iPod and iPhone
  • FLAC, WAV 192 kHz / 24-bit, Apple® Lossless 96 kHz / 24-bit playback
  • Virtual CINEMA FRONT provides virtual surround sound with five speakers in front
  • Extra Bass enriches powerful bass sound even with small speakers
  • Assignable amplifiers for bi-amp connection and speaker Zone B function
  • Two subwoofer outputs (simultaneous outputs)
  • Gapless playback compatibility allows play without interruption
  • YPAO™ sound optimization for automatic speaker setup
  • Multilingual color OSD for improved visibility (English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Japanese and Chinese)
  • ECO mode operation for about 20 percent less power consumption

 

With your savings, pick up a newly-released Yamaha YAS-93 Sound Bar with Dual Built-in Subwoofers for $125 shipped

Dolby Pro Logic Stories September 30, 2014

SteelSeries, long known for its gaming accessories, has completely refreshed its line of Siberia headsets. With a focus on providing a variety of styles and designs at different price points, SteelSeries is making sure every gamer has an option. There are four models in the Siberia line of headsets, beginning at $59.99 and rising up to $199.99.

Each model is specifically designed for a different gamer, from casual to hardcore. The entry-level model RAW Prism brings the price down in an attempt to get users to enter the market. At $59.99 this model fits in nicely with other headphones we have seen designed for entry-level gaming. The included software allows for full customization of audio profiles, as well as the ability to change the color of the illuminated ring on the set.

Head below the fold for video and to learn about the other models and pricing.

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