Tuesday, 30 September 2014
As promised, Onkyo has launched its Dolby Atmos firmware upgrade. The free update is now available for the company's TX-NR636, TX-NR737, and TX-NR838 receivers through a network connection or USB download, just in time for the release of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' the first Blu-ray to support an Atmos mix.
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Pioneer has been promising a Dolby Atmos update for its Elite SC-85, Elite SC-87, and Elite SC-89 receivers for several months, and the company has finally confirmed a launch window. The Atmos firmware upgrade will be downloadable by the end of September to coincide with the release of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' the first Blu-ray to support the new audio tech.
Marantz has revealed more details on its upcoming SR7009 AV receiver. The audio device will retail for $2,000 and offers support for a variety of Dolby Atmos configurations, letting customers add special ceiling height speakers for increased immersion in their surround sound setups.