We’ve compiled the latest gear news, including a Samsung sound bar, new amps, and more.
From product announcements and streaming app updates to general industry news and recent gear trends, keeping up with the latest tech news can be a daunting task. With that in mind, we’re here to offer you a roundup of some of the latest gear and consumer electronics news that you may have missed.
For this edition, we’re covering the launch of Samsung’s latest sound bar model, new amps from Onkyo and Rotel, and a Mohu all-in-one cord cutting kit.
So, without further ado, here’s a rundown of some of the latest gear and tech news:
Samsung Releases MS750 Sound+ Sound Bar
Samsung has announced the launch of its newest sound bar model. The MS750 Sound+ Soundbar is available now for a MSRP of $700.
“Bringing the best viewing and listening experience to our home entertainment lineup is paramount at Samsung,” said Jim Kiczek, Vice President of Digital Audio/Video Marketing for Samsung Electronics America. “MS750 Sound+ Soundbar provides a sweet spot no matter where you sit with Samsung’s patented distortion cancelling technology.”
The sound bar features 5-channels of audio through 11 speaker units with dedicated amplifiers, three wide-range tweeters, six woofers, and two vertical wide-range tweeters. With that said, while the unit does include upward firing drivers, the device does not offer Dolby Atmos or DTS:X support.
A UHD upscaling option which uses Ultra High Quality 32-bit audio technology to automatically preserve a recording’s original sound is offered as well. Likewise, the speaker features a Smart Sound Mode capable of identifying and optimizing content as Movie, Voice, Music or Sports. The cross-over range is rated for 600Hz ~ 20kHz and the unit supports 4K pass-through for Ultra HD video sources. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and multi-room audio capabilities are integrated as well. Finally, users can also add an optional W700…