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9.1 surround

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First listen: Dolby Pro Logic IIz 'height' surround falls flat

Dolby's latest surround mode adds a vertical dimension to home theater. That's the idea, too bad we couldn't hear it.

By April 16, 2009

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Dolby Pro Logic IIz adds vertical dimension to surround sound

Previous surround schemes project sound in the horizontal plane. Dolby's Pro Logic IIz adds height channel outputs to produce a more enveloping surround experience.

By March 12, 2009

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LG BH9420PW has 3D Sound Zooming to drop you in the action

LG's new surround sound system matches the depth of sound to the 3D effect on-screen, making for more immersive viewing.

By January 8, 2012

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Does home theater need more than 5.1 channels?

Music is a two-channel medium, but is home theater stuck with 5.1? What's the maximum number of channels for home theater?

By January 28, 2011

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Poll: Is 7.1 channel home theater a bust?

Just about every mid-price or more expensive receiver is a 7.1 channel model, but only a tiny minority of buyers actually use all seven channels, or do they? Take the Poll and tell us how many channels you use in your home theater.

By February 24, 2010

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Do you use all seven channels on your home theater receiver?

Seven channels are probably at least two too many for you. The nebulous "feature" is just another example of feature glut.

By July 9, 2009

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 delivers everything casual tablet users will need, but it's all tied down to an inflated price tag that makes comparable options more attractive to budget-conscious shoppers.

April 11, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 11, 2014
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Onkyo SKS-HT870

The Onkyo SKS-HT870 speaker package offers up tons of performance for the price, but it's not the most stylish speaker system.

October 29, 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2009
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Dolby Pro Logic IIz: Taking a second listen

The "height speakers" of Dolby Pro Logic IIz didn't make much of an impression on us, so we gave the setup another audition.

By April 30, 2009

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Onkyo's new AV receiver streams Pandora, Rhapsody, Sirius, and Internet radio

Onkyo has released two new receivers, the TX-NR807 and TX-SR707, with the former adding audio-streaming functionality from Pandora, Rhapsody, Sirius, and Internet radio stations.

By August 10, 2009