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AV Receiver / Loudspeaker Configuration: 5.1 / Total Output Power: 5 x 120 Watt / Output power per channel: 120 Watt / Dolby Formats: Dolby Digital, Dolby ProLogic II / DTS Formats: DTS, DTS 96/24 / Frequency Range: VHF / RDS / Analogue Inputs: 4 / Optical Inputs: 3 / Number of coaxial Inputs: 1 / Number of HDMI Inputs: 4 / 3D Ready / DSP Programmes: 12 / Automatic Measurement / Lip-Sync / Dimensions: 432 x 141 x 359 mm / Weight: 5.5 kg / Common terms: Home Cinema, Coaxial, Lip-Sync, Analogue, HDMI, RDS
LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2010 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today unveiled its 2010 line of standalone AV Receivers, further demonstrating the companys commitment to delivering premium audio experiences to consumers. . Each of the new standalone AV Receiver models the 7.2-channel HW-C700 and 5.1-channel HW-C500 feature Samsungs new Crystal Amplifier Pro technologies that bring the audio experience that consumers expect from a movie theater, into the home. The lineup features a stylish design aimed at complementing the 2010 lineup of Blu-ray players for example, the HW-C700 was designed to be paired with the BD-C6500 Blu-ray player. For those wanting a complete solution, the HW-C560S and HW-C770S Home Theater Systems include matching speakers and an active subwoofer. Samsungs new AV Receivers will be on display at Booth #11026 during the International Consumer Electronics Show, which will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 7 -10, 2010.
Our AV Receivers elevate our home theater offerings to a new category and bring the consumer a truly authentic audio experience, said Sung-Ho Jun, Senior Vice President of Visual Display Division at Samsung Electronics. We are proud to introduce this new line of products that offer an equally premium and flexible experience to consumers, whether they are looking for an all-in-one or an advanced audio solution all with a sleek and modern design that people have come to expect from Samsung.
Samsungs line of AV Receivers comes with the companys group of Crystal Amplifier Pro technologies, which includes Multi-Variable Feedback and Intelligence Power features to ensure accurate sound reproduction. The Multi-Variable Feedback feature keeps unit-interfering playback noise to a minimum. Intelligence Power is applied when listening to music with a high volume variance, putting power to the amp when the volume suddenly peaks to avoid clipping. These technologies ensure the sounds listeners hear are as close to the original sound as possible.
In addition, Samsungs line of receivers come equipped with a certified iPod/iPhone dock to let consumers easily playback their portable music library in the living room.