|DVD Audio/Video Players From Panasonic|
|Home Theater News Audio Sources News|
|Written by AVRev.com|
|Friday, 26 May 2000|
Panasonic recently announced plans to release a full line of DVD-Audio/Video products under both the Panasonic and Technics names. Slated for a July release, the Panasonic DVD-A7 will have a suggested retail price of $999.95, and the Technics DVD-A10 will have a retail at $1199.95. Technics will also introduce a line of DVD-Audio ready components, comprised of the SA-DA8 priced at $599.95 and the $799.95 SA-DA10.
Beginning this fall, Panasonic will expand its DVD-Audio line to include a micro component system with DVD-Audio/Video player. Along with the DVD-Audio player, this system will also feature an AM/FM tuner, audio cassette deck and two front speakers with built-in subwoofers. An optional multi-channel package that includes a small three-channel amplifier and three DVD-Audio ready speakers (for center and surround) will also be available. Prices and model numbers for the micro system and optional multi-channel package have not been released yet.