Denon has unveiled what they say is the first universal SACD/DVD/Blu-ray player. The DVD-A1UD has a Pure AV Direct, 32-bits/192kHz D/A converter, 7.1-channel analog outputs, an SD/SDHC card slot, and two HDMI 1.3 outputs. The player is compatible with DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby TrueHD audio format and although not BD-Live ready, Denon says there will be firmware in the future for upgrade. Look for a ¥546,000 (~$584.00) price.
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Gamers, time to get excited with a way to make your fave video game more lifelike. Creative has released their PCI Express Audio Sound Card. Connect to your home theater system with a single cable for Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. The company promises super 3D positional audio with X-Fi CMSS-3D and great EAX 5 sound effects even with headphones. You should also get clearer voice chat when you plug in your mic. You can “hear it all,” as Creative says, for $149.99.
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