Sony shows off new home cinema systems


Sony has launched a range of home cinema systems in time for the holidays, so if you’ve got a bit of money to spare and want an all-in-one package, these are worth considering.

First up is the HTP-BD3iS, which combines Sony’s BDP-S350 Blu-ray player and HT-IS100 5.1-channel surround sound system that features subwoofer, powerful S-Master digital amplification, surround sound processing, and automatic audio calibration…

Sony intros BRAVIA Theatre integrated TV stand: RHT-G500


Sony has announced its new “Home theatre in a stand” system designed to be used with 32-40 inch BRAVIA TVs, though unlikely to self-destruct if you deign to put a different brand of flat screen telly on it.

It’s a 3:1 system, featuring centre, left, and right speakers and a subwoofer built in to the stand, and it used S-Force PRO Front Surround technology to offer virtual surround sound without the need for rear speakers and the near-obligatory trailing wires…