Son-Vidéo.com presents the new hi-fi and home theater releases for May 2023! Discover the latest equipment designed to perfect your audio and video system: OLED TVs, projectors, AV receivers, soundbars, portable Bluetooth speakers, hi-fi headphones and turntables.
This month, we present the new benchmark in OLED 4K Ultra HD TVs: the Samsung S95C. In addition, discover the new BenQ W4000I projector, the Yamaha R-N1000A and Yamaha R-N800A AV receivers, and the first Loewe Klang bar5 mr & sub5 soundbar. For those who like to enjoy music at home, there’s also the latest Audeze MM-100 open-back headphones and a special edition of the Rega Planar 3 50th anniversary turntable. Last but not least, the latest generation of Sony’s SRS-XV800 portable Bluetooth speaker completes this selection.
Samsung S95C OLED TV
This month, discover the new Samsung S95C 2023 OLED 4K Ultra HD TVs. Thinner, brighter and with a better anti-reflection filter than previous models, these TVs offer exceptional picture quality thanks to an expertly calibrated panel. Enjoy an enhanced sound experience with 70 watts of power across 4.2.2 channels. What’s more, this TV features great gaming specs with support for AMD’s VRR protocol, FreeSync Premium Pro. From €2,690, available in 55″ (139cm), 65″ (164cm) and 77″ (195cm).
BenQ W4000I projector
The BenQ W4000i projector is equipped with a 0.65″ Texas Instrument DMD chip, projecting a bright, accurate image measuring 2.5m when placed 2.5m to 3.3m from the screen. It covers the DCI P3 color space for accurate color reproduction, displaying over a billion hues. Its quadruple LED (RGBB) lamp provides a maximum brightness of 3200 lumens. What’s more, its zoom and Lens Shift features simplify installation. Finally, the Android TV module offers fast access to online video services. €2,990, available exclusively from Son-Vidéo.com.
Yamaha R-N1000A and Yamaha R-N800A receivers
The Japanese brand presents its new Yamaha R-N1000A and Yamaha R-N800A AV receivers, offering essential features at a more affordable price. In neo-vintage style, they feature large buttons, a multi-pixel display and integrate the MusicCast standard for network music playback and multi-room connectivity. Both models retain the YPAO calibration system, which provides acoustic correction adapted to the listening room. The R-N1000A is equipped with an HDMI ARC socket to receive TV sound, while the R-N800A offers a second coaxial digital input instead. Available from €1,199.
Loewe Klang BAR5 MR & SUB5 soundbar
The Loewe Klang bar5 mr & sub5 is a 5.2.1-channel system with wireless subwoofer, delivering 400 watts RMS. Compatible with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X, it creates immersive surround sound for full enjoyment of the soundtracks to films, TV series and video games. The icing on the cake is its support for Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast built-in and DTS Play-Fi multi-room protocols, as well as several connectivity options. €1,690, available.
Audeze MM-100 hi-fi headphones
Developed with Manny Marroquin, the Audeze MM-100 headphones are an open-back model offering professional sound quality and precision no matter where you are. They incorporates large 90mm Planar Magnetic transducers. What’s more, their lightweight magnesium, aluminum and steel chassis ensures optimum comfort. €499, available.
Rega Planar 3 50th Anniversary turntable
Rega celebrates its 50th anniversary with a limited edition of the famous Rega Planar 3 turntable. This special edition is equipped with a Neo PSU MK2 power supply and the Rega Exact moving magnet cartridge. It features improvements such as a reinforced structure and a pulley inherited from the Rega Planar 6. A devilishly attractive version that showcases Rega’s exceptional expertise! €1,090.
Sony SRS-XV800 portable Bluetooth speaker
The Sony SRS-XV800 portable Bluetooth speaker offers an immersive 360-degree sound experience thanks to its 7 drivers, 2 of which are rear-firing. For the ultimate in party entertainment, it’s equipped with a microphone and guitar input. With a battery life of 25 hours, it guarantees prolonged playback of your favorite music. What’s more, it adds a festive touch with its integrated light effects. €799, pre-order.
This month’s guides
Son-Vidéo.com also has many unmissable guides to read. The latter can help you make the best choices, or simply learn more about current technologies.
This month, we’re giving you the essential tips for choosing the right equipment and enjoying music during your sports sessions. Whether you’re into fitness, running, swimming, yoga or any other sport, find out how to work out to music in the best possible conditions. Enjoy the benefits of music to motivate you, improve your concentration and optimize your sporting performance!
In addition, our new “Music to improve your well-being” guide explores the profound influence of music on our mood, emotions, minds and bodies. Learn how music can promote cognitive development, stimulate creativity and even help relieve pain through music therapy. This guide will help you understand how music affects you, so you can take full advantage of its benefits to improve your well-being.
Finally, take a look at LG’s history. From the launch of the Lak Hui company in 1947 to the birth of LG in 1990, discover the key steps in the Korean brand’s evolution. Explore LG’s iconic productions in the fields of television, audiovisual electronics and display technologies, as well as its current innovations. This guide gives you a complete overview of the brand and its impact on the market.
The world of hi-fi and home theater still has many surprises in store with new technologies, increased performance and improved user comfort. While you’re waiting to discover them, take a look at the hi-fi and home theater releases for February, March and April 2023!