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KLIAVS 2019: Klingen & Erlesen to launch Elecom 4K Premium HDMI cables

By | July 4th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

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By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Klingen & Erlesen, which will debut its own range of optical 4K HDMI cables under the AV Research brand (see previous post), will also be launching the Elecom range of HDMI cables at the coming KL International AV Show.

 

Elecom cables have undergone the Premium HDMI certification programme and are allowed to have the ‘Premium Certified Cable’ label on its products.

 

These cables are able to support the full 18Gbps bandwidth from the HDMI 2.0b specifications plus an EMI test to ensure they minimize interference with wireless signals.… Read the full article

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A HT Club for home theatre fans

By | April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Remember Tan Chung Wei, the owner of Sound Fusion in Kuching who turned the performance of home theatre up a few notches at last year’s Kuala Lumpur International AV Show at the Movee Space room?

 

He is back in town. Yes, he will be an exhibitor at this year’s edition of the Kuala Lumpur International Show, but that is another story. Today’s story is that he has opened a club where he can demo his calibration skills on top-class systems based on Starke and StormAudio components.… Read the full article

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Sony Unveils its Latest 4K Flagship Home Theatre Projector

By | April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Strong Native Resolve

by Dick Tan
Sony’s latest 4K flagship projector, the VPLVW870ES. Laser powered, lamps issues here is a thing of the past

At a recent launch at the PJ Sheraton Hotel, Sony unveils its latest top of the line 4K projector the VPL-VW870ES.

 

Featuring a long-life advanced Z-Phosphor Laser light source powering its proprietary SXRD imaging device to produce a native 4K image of 4096 x 2160 pixels the VPL-VW870ES is said to offer up to four times the resolution of a full HD (1970 x 1080p) projector.… Read the full article

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Epson Unveils New 4K Pro-UHD Home Cinema Projectors

By | March 16th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Dick Tan

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TW9400

 

Epson’s 4K PRO-UHD Projectors EH-TW7400 (left) and EH-TW9400 (right)

 

In a recent launch in Kuala Lumpur Epson announced the release of two brand new home cinema projectors, the EH-TW7400 and EH-TW9400 that are powered by the new 4K PRO-UHD technology. The projectors feature an advanced pixel-shifting, resolution-enhancement technology that is said to be able to deliver a stunning and immersive 4K experience to film enthusiasts.

 

Epson also asserts that with this new 4K enhancement technology, these new home cinema projectors are able to deliver exceptional image quality with its myriad of features such as brightness, colour accuracy and image detail for a vivid 4K PRO-UHD experience.… Read the full article

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JVC’s 8K e-shift projector is outstanding

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Steven Woo of Klingen & Erlesen and thr 8K e-shift JVC DLA-NX9 projector above him.
Steven Woo of Klingen & Erlesen with the 8K e-shift JVC DLA-NX9 projector above him.

 

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Several AV enthusiasts were treated to a visual feast at the AV Designs’ showroom off Jalan Kuching, Kuala Lumpur, last Thursday as the world’s first 8K e-shift JVC home theatre projector was launched in Malaysia. The AV enthusiasts also had the honour of being the first Malaysians to watch the JVC DLA-NX9 projector in action.

 

To make us salivate a bit, James Tan had set up a 4K system using JVC DLA-N5, which is a native 4K projector, in a smaller room.… Read the full article

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Hisense LN60D 100″ Laser TV

By | November 10th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Laser Precision

by Dick Tan

 

Hisense’s laser powered ultra-short throw Laser TV. Ideal for a tight spaces and big picture
Hisense’s laser powered ultra-short throw Laser TV. Ideal for a tight spaces and big picture

When is a TV not a TV? Well, when its large, approximately 100″ diagonal, uses a Laser light source, requires a separate screen and has a high powered DLP (Digital Light Projection) projector tucked inside its main body. It is known as a Laser TV.

 

That is what Hisense called their new high resolution, high brightness home visual display system.… Read the full article

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Samsung HW-N650 5.1CH Panoramic Soundbar

By | October 9th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Upgrade-able Soundbar

by Venoth Nair

 
The Samsung HW-N650 is a 2-piece soundbar system comprising of the main soundbar itself paired to a wireless sub-woofer. The system which boasts a 5.1 channel audio output sits in the middle of Samsung’s current range of soundbar’s and is meant to perfectly complement Samsung flat panel big screen displays. At over a meter in width this soundbar is more suited to displays 60 inches and above.

 

Aesthetically the HW-N650 draws attention with its all black metal mesh grills that wrap the entire top and front of the soundbar.… Read the full article

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CEDIA 2018: AudioQuest NRG and Cherry Cola HDMI

By | September 30th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

CEDIA is where tech pro’s come together to make your home sound better.  No matter what set of toys you assemble for home, you need some wire it up! At CEDIA 2018, AudioQuest was showcasing a suite of analog and digital cables, tools, and accessories for installers from entry-level to super high premium. Notable at CEDIA was the introduction of a new HDMI and Power Cables.

I want my reference audio system to sound good, yes, but I think it needs to look the part as well.… Read the full article

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JVC Introduces Native 4K Projectors

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Beyond 4K

by Dick Tan

 

One of JVC’s newest native 4K home theatre projectors, the JVC N5
One of JVC’s newest native 4K home theatre projectors, the JVC N5

In a recent announcement JVC revealed it is ready to release three new home theatre projectors that offer native 4K resolution. Yes, native 3840 x 2160 UHD resolution, not 1920 x 1080p upscaled or, in JVC’s technical parlance ‘e-shift’ to 3840 x 2160 resolution.

 

There are three models that should be made available anytime soon and one of the three is even capable of ‘e-shifting’ its native 4K 3640 x 2160 resolution to 8K.… Read the full article

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Epson EH-LS10500 4K Projector

By | August 24th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A deal you cannot refuse

by Dick Tan

 

Epson's EH-LS10500 offers superb visual detail and highly accurate eye-popping colours
Epson’s EH-LS10500 offers superb visual detail and highly accurate eye-popping colours

Many videophiles who attended the recent KL International AV Show 2018 would have noticed that the competition among the big projector players appear to be heating up, with what appeared to be an almost ‘no holds barred’ attempt by all present to carve the biggest slice possible out of the fast-growing home theatre projection market.

 

As such most of the key home theatre exhibits reported an enthusiastic jump in videophiles acquiring home theatre projectors.… Read the full article

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