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WISA-COMPATIBLE TVS REMOVE THE NEED FOR WIRES OR AN AV RECEIVER

Imagine an eight-channel surround sound system supporting 24-bit/96kHz digital audio quality, all without speaker cables or an AV receiver all pieced together with products from several different brands.

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Reviews

BLU-RAY REVIEW: SICARIO - DAY OF THE SOLDADO (4K ULTRA HD)

Sicario Day of the Soldado, directed by Stefano Sollima, may follow closely regarding story and style; however, it just can’t reach the same heights as Sicario.

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2019 STEREONET MELBOURNE HI-FI SHOW DATES ANNOUNCED

The Australian Hi-Fi Show in Melbourne and organised by StereoNET is emerging as a must-see event on the global Hi-Fi Show calendar, and 2019 will be no exception.

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DIRAC LIVE INTRODUCES BASS MANAGEMENT

The Swedish sound pioneers, Dirac, have today announced that they will launch its all-new Dirac Live Bass Management Module at CES 2019 next month.

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Reviews

REVIEW: PIONEER UDP-LX500 4K UHD BLU-RAY PLAYER

We were eager to get Pioneer's new UDP-LX500 4K Blu-ray player in for review. Having owned a few Oppo disc spinners, the burning question on everyone's mind is whether Pioneer can fill the Oppo void. We put the new spinner through its paces to find out.

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FIRMWARE UPDATE TO BRING HDR10+ TO PIONEER BLU-RAY PLAYERS

Pioneer has announced an upcoming HDR10+ firmware update for its already highly-sought after UDP-LX800 and UDP-LX500 Universal Disc Players.

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FIRST IMAX ENHANCED 4K BLU-RAY CONTENT EMERGES

Those fortunate enough to be already sporting one of Sony's latest IMAX Enhanced projectors, and a capable Arcam, Denon or Marantz AV Receiver will be pleased to know DTS has announced the first IMAX Enhanced 4K Blu-rays.

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SVS ANNOUNCES NEW 3000 SERIES SUBWOOFERS

If there's one thing Ohio, US brand SVS knows, it's subwoofers. The company has built a very highly regarded reputation around them. So the announcement of its brand new 3000 Series range subwoofers is welcome news.

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JVC PUTS QUALITY AHEAD OF PROFIT WITH 2018 PROJECTOR RANGE

Eager JVC projector enthusiasts awaiting the 2018 D-ILA projector line will need to wait longer as the company announces it has ceased production and will not be able to launch the range in the immediate future.

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SONY RELEASES THREE NEW NATIVE 4K PROJECTORS

Sony has announced the arrival of three new native 4K resolution home theatre projectors in New Zealand.

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FOCAL SHARPENS ITS FOCUS WITH THREE NEW KANTA MODELS

French loudspeaker goliaths Focal have strengthened its Kanta range with three new designs, hot on the heels of the successful N°2 floorstander introduced last year.

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KRIX TO DEMONSTRATE WORLD-FIRST 24.10.10 DOLBY ATMOS

World-first! 34 decoded speaker channels in a Dolby Atmos home cinema demonstration that will take place exclusively at the 2018 Melbourne International Hi-Fi Show in October.

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RAPALLO UPS THE ANTE WITH POSH NEW DIGS

It’s not every day that HiFi/AV retailers build swanky new showrooms, so when this rare phenomenon occurs; it’s a pretty big deal.

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NEW DIRAC LIVE ROOM CORRECTION BETA AVAILABLE

Dirac Research, the Swedish leaders in room correction software solutions, have announced a new, easier to use software version featuring an upgraded user interface, easier setup, and improved technical performance.

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NEW 600 SERIES LOUDSPEAKER RANGE ANNOUNCED BY B&W

Bowers & Wilkins has announced its new 600 Series speaker range that includes stand-mounts, floor-standers and a matching centre channel speaker and comes in at affordable pricing.

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COME IN AND MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME IN STEREONET NZ’S FORUMS

One of StereoNET's benefits across its international network of sites is the online community it offers, linking enthusiasts and consumers together in one central place. From purchasing advice to moving on your old gear, the forums cater for all.

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IT’S A GOOD TIME TO BUY BLUESOUND

Bluesound, the emerging king of wireless multiroom audio systems is running a special offer across the month of August.

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